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Local stars help West squads to wins in McDonald’s event

Bishop Gorman senior Aaryn Ellenberg scored four points to help the West beat the East 84-75 Wednesday in the McDonald’s All-American Game in Columbus, Ohio.

Ellenberg, who has signed with Oklahoma, shot 1-for-5 from the field and made 2 of 3 free throws.

Findlay Prep’s Cory Joseph and Tristan Thompson played in the boys game, helping the West rally for a 107-104 win over the East.

Thompson, who has signed with Texas, helped spark a game-changing 16-4 run in the second half with three straight dunks to give the West a 67-63 lead. He finished with eight points.

Joseph, who remains uncommitted to a college, scored two points.

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