As final minutes of basketball games go, Jayden Eggleston’s last minute on Tuesday is pretty difficult to top.
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.
Tournament Most Valuable Player Megan Jacobs scored 14 points Tuesday to lead the Bishop Gorman girls basketball team to a 43-40 win over Mira Costa (Calif.) in a semifinal of the SoCal Holiday Prep Classic in San Diego.
Canyon Springs senior defensive lineman Melvin Johnson made an oral commitment to UNLV on Tuesday.
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.
A 2-3 zone is often seen as a passive defense. But not the way Valley played it on Monday.
With her team leading by 38 points less than two minutes into the third quarter Monday, Centennial girls basketball coach Karen Weitz sent five subsitutes to the scorer’s table.
It was a big man’s game for nearly four quarters between Bonanza and Capistrano Valley Christian (Calif.) on Monday night.
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.