Rosco Allen had 17 points and 10 rebounds in just 16 minutes of action Thursday to lead Bishop Gorman’s boys basketball team to a 76-38 win over Lakota East (Ohio) in the Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The Gaels (6-2) broke open the game early, using a 28-0 run to grab a 32-2 lead. Gorman extended the edge to 41-8 at halftime.
Lakota East (2-4) made just 1 of its first 16 field-goal attempts and finished the first half 4 of 20 with 12 turnovers.
Shabazz Muhammad had 22 points for the Gaels, who got six points, five rebounds and five blocks from Demetris Morant.
Muhammad passed former Gorman star C.J. Watson as the school’s all-time leading scorer with 1,640 points. Watson finished his high school career with 1,632 points.
Zack Penzeca led Lakota East with 10 points.
The Gaels will face Milton (Ga.) in the semifinals at 4 p.m. Friday.
Centennial 77, Redlands East Valley (Calif.) 37 — At San Bernardino, Calif., Marcus Allen scored 23 of his 27 points in the first half as the Bulldogs cruised in the semifinals of the Kiwanis Touranment.
Malcolm Allen added 12 points, and Evan Martin scored 10 for Centennial, which led 52-17 at the half.
The Bulldogs take on two-time defending champion Summit (Calif.) for the title on Friday.
Santiago (Calif.) 59, Green Valley 54 — At Palm Desert, Calif., Durrell McDonald had 23 points and seven rebounds, but the Gators couldn’t top the Sharks in the Desert Heat Classic.
Lorenzo Jarvis converted on 5-of-10 3-pointers en route to 16 points for Green Valley.
Mater Dei (Calif.) 98, Foothill 67 — At Palm Desert, Calif., UNLV signee Katin Reinhardt scored 24 points, and Xavier Johnson added 20 points to help the Monarchs down the Falcons in the Desert Heat Classic.
Greg Cox paced Foothill with 17 points, and teammate Darren Buckles added 11 points and four assists.
Brannon Cresanto supplied 10 points, three steals and three assists for the Falcons, which got six points and seven rebounds from Tyler Morris.
Boulder City 66, Blair (Calif.) 55 — At Menifee, Calif., Austin Morgan scored 22 points to lead the Eagles to the win in the Paloma Tournament.
Michael Walker added 12 points for Boulder City.
Sunrise Mountain 68, Parowan (Utah) 66 — At Cedar City, Utah, Jovan Kirtly had 13 points to help the Miners edge the Rams in the Steve Hodson Cancer Classic.
Charles Manning added 12 points, and Fharhaad Zinnamon scored 11 for Sunrise Mountain.
Juab (Utah) 60, Moapa Valley 54 — At Cedar City, Utah, Spencer McPherson and Jake Nielson each scored 10 points to help the Wasps top the Pirates in the Steve Hodson Cancer Classic.
Sean McConnell was 5-for-5 on 3-pointers for 15 points to lead Moapa Valley. Shane Terril also scored 15 for the Pirates.
Perry (Ariz.) 57, Cimarron-Memorial 55 — At Prescott Valley, Ariz., Perry outscored the Spartans 17-9 in the fourth quarter to secure the win in the championship game of the Alvarez Tire Classic.
Arin Henderson led Cimarron with 19 points. Erik Brewer added 15 points and 14 rebounds, and teammate Tyler Willinsky had 11 points and eight rebounds for the Spartans.