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ROUNDUP: Rivers, Gorman girls finish Nike tourney with win

April Rivers poured in 26 points Thursday to help Bishop Gorman’s girls basketball team secure 11th place in the Anderson Division of the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix with a 59-47 win over Konawaena (Hawaii).

Ashlin Gross added 12 points for the Gaels, who led 28-17 at the half.

Dawnyelle Awa led the Wildcats with 15 points.

Bishop O’Dowd (Calif.) 65, Centennial 50 — At Phoenix, Breanna Brown led four double-figure scorers with 14 points, and the Dragons never looked back after taking a 19-8 first-quarter lead over the Bulldogs in the Nike Tournament of Champions.

Haleigh Robertson had 13 points, and Anell Bostick and Oderah Chidom each scored 12 for O’Dowd, which finished ninth in the Anderson Division of the tournament.

Jada Brown had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead Centennial. Breanna Workman added 11 points and eight rebounds for the Bulldogs.

Pahranagat Valley 53, White Pine 51 — At Ely, Halie Lewis had 15 points, five rebounds and three assists to help the Panthers nip the Bobcats.

Bailee Hosier added 12 points, and Kyla Mortensen supplied 10 points and four rebounds for Pahranagat Valley.

Bailey Moore had 22 points for White Pine, which missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer.

BOYS

Legacy 77, La Quinta (Calif.) 56 — At Palm Springs, Calif., the Longhorns sprinted to a 15-point halftime lead, survived a third-quarter burst by La Quinta and pulled away in the final quarter to post a win in the Winter Classic Tournament.

Legacy will face either Twentynine Palms (Calif.) or Whitney (Calif.) in the consolation bracket final at 4 p.m. Friday.
 

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