Jerome Williams, who played for four teams during nine NBA seasons, is the president of The Young3 — the youth initiative connected to recording artist Ice Cube, and his Big3 professional 3-on-3 basketball league, for which Williams played during its inaugural season in 2017.
The schedules and results (when available) for the boys and girls basketball tournaments being held Jan. 2-5 in Southern Nevada are here.
Favor Chukwekulu had 13 points and 14 rebounds to help Arbor View rally for a 51-48 win over Peninsula (Wash.) Saturday in the third-place game of the Tournament of Champions in Seattle.
Sade Booker drained five 3-pointers and had 28 points Saturday to lead Bonanza’s girls basketball team to a 56-55 win over Calvary Chapel for third place at the Vegas Invitational at Mountain View.
The host Bulldogs, ranked No. 21 nationally by USA Today, cruised to an 86-48 victory over West High School (California) on Saturday to win the tournament title.
Playing its eighth game in 10 days, Spring Valley had trouble boxing out on key rebounds and lost a 60-56 decision to Centennial (Arizona) in the consolation final of the Las Vegas Prep Championship at Las Vegas High.
The host Bulldogs rolled to a 78-37 victory over the Bruins to clinch a berth in the championship game Saturday afternoon opposite West (Calif.).
Darnell Washington had 22 points and 20 rebounds Saturday to help the Desert Pines boys basketball team outlast La Jolla Country Day 83-74 in two overtimes in the Under Armour Holiday Classic in San Diego.
Markay Merchant poured in 27 points Friday to lead Del Sol’s girls basketball team to a 52-10 win over host Mountain View in the Vegas Invitational.
Trinity used its size to create a substantial rebounding advantage, and earned an 80-61 win over Foothill in the semifinals of the Las Vegas Prep Championship at Las Vegas High.