The Coronado girls basketball team played an extra game during the Gator Winter Classic, meaning Tuesday’s Gold Bracket quarterfinal at Green Valley was its fifth game in four days.
Ryan Rapp hit a 3-pointer with 25 seconds to play Tuesday to help Foothill’s boys basketball team to a 77-76 win over Harvard-Westlake (Calif.) in the Gatorade Division championship game of the Maxpreps Holiday Classic in Palm Springs, Calif.
Silverado girls basketball coach Dean Bosch wasted two timeouts during a span of 1 minute, 10 seconds in the second quarter. After the second one, Bosch warned his team they may need the timeouts at the end of the game.
Allonzo Trier scored 22 points Monday to lead Findlay Prep’s boys basketball team to a 77-52 win over Lincoln (S.D.) in the Mike Miller Classic in Mitchell, S.D.
The Durango girls basketball team hasn’t done much since its last game on Dec. 16, and the rustiness showed in the first half Saturday.
Darrian Traylor led four scorers in double figures with 16 points Saturday as Centennial’s boys basketball team topped Northwood (Calif.) 67-51 in the Estancia/Tustin Classic in Tustin, Calif.
Noah Spearman had 21 points and 12 rebounds Friday to help Del Sol’s boys basketball team to a 62-42 win over La Serna (Calif.) in the Nogales Christmas Classic in La Puente, Calif.
It’s not often that a team that loses in the semifinals finds a way to win a tournament.
Green Valley boys basketball coach Lorenzo Jarvis was asked what he was most proud of Saturday, and his answer consisted of six sentences. In that span, Jarvis used the word “fight” five times.
Palo Verde’s boys basketball team already had played two games this week, so coach Paul Sanchez was a bit apprehensive about his team heading into its opener in the Foothill Holiday Classic on Friday.