Despite eight losses, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame (15-8) is attempting to lock down a Southern Section Open Division playoff berth by enjoying one of many hardest schedules in Southern California.
A 64-53 win Saturday night time within the State Preview Classic over San Ramon Dougherty Valley High (19-2), the No. 1 crew in Northern California, definitely helps the Knights’ trigger.
Mercy Miller scored 17 factors, Dusty Stromer 15 and Caleb Foster 11.
Combined with a double-overtime loss to No. 1 Harvard-Westlake on Wednesday, the Knights are exhibiting they’ll compete with the very best.
Still to come back is a crucial Mission League recreation in opposition to Sierra Canyon on Friday night time at Pauley Pavilion.
Harvard-Westlake 78, Rancho Verde 59: The Wolverines improved to 23-1. Robert Hinton scored 23 factors and Jacob Huggins 20.
Chatsworth 97, Canoga Park 48: Freshman Alijah Arenas completed with a career-high 56 factors for Chatsworth.
Corona Centennial 64, Richmond Salesian 52: The Huskies (20-3) stayed unbeaten in opposition to California opponents.
Village Christian 59, Colony 48: Immanuel Taylor and Thomas Luczak every scored 17 factors for Village Christian. Denzel Hines had 17 factors for Colony.
St. Francis 75, Fairfax 64: George Tupy completed with 21 factors to assist St. Francis prevail in additional time. Darius Carr had 25 factors for Fairfax.
Campbell Hall 74, Hillcrest 67: Tanner Jones had 17 factors for Campbell Hall (14-9).
Mater Dei 88, Crean Lutheran 65: The Monarchs acquired 31 factors from freshman Brannon Martinsen. Freshman Kaiden Bailey scored 28 factors for Crean Lutheran.
Loyola 69, Calabasas 38: The Coyotes struggled one night time after their upset of Thousand Oaks in a Marmonte League contest. Hugh Vandeweghe scored 15 factors and Jonas de Krassel had 14 factors.
St. Bonaventure 76, Mission Viejo 67: Dylan Benner contributed 36 factors and 17 rebounds for St. Bonaventure.
Rolling Hills Prep 64, Los Altos 28: JV Brown led Rolling Hills Prep with 20 factors.
St. Anthony 61, Long Beach Poly 55: Tyler Small had 15 factors for St. Anthony. Cash Stokley completed with 20 factors for Poly.
AGBU 90, Avalon 40: Matthew Sahnazoglu made a school-record 12 threes and completed with 46 factors for AGBU (15-3).
La Canada 59, Pilibos 56: Sophomore Anto Balian scored 41 factors for Pilibos.
JSerra 59, Costa Mesa 49: Aidan Fowler led the best way with 14 factors for the Lions.
Mater Dei 76, St. Mary’s 61: Jenessa Cotton completed with 22 factors and 15 rebounds for the Monarchs.
Brentwood 68, McFarland 36: Emma Dudley led Brentwood with 24 factors.