Prep Wrapup: Riordan falls to Burlingame in Crusader Classic opener
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Boys Basketball: Burlingame 61, Riordan 49
The host Crusaders (0-1) got 17 points from junior guard Geru Mabrey, but struggled to knock down open shots throughout the game and shot just over 28 percent from the floor including 2-of-21 shooting from 3-point range.
Burlingame sophomore guard Frankie Ferrari led all scorers with 21 points and the Panthers (1-0) will face Mission in the winner’s bracket on Friday night.
Riordan also got 13 points from sophomore guard Jiday Ugbaja and junior forward Christian Hernandez added seven points and 11 rebounds.
Boys Basketball: Urban 40, Crystal Springs Uplands 25
The Blues (2-0) are off to a hot start and got a game-high 16 points from junior forward Nate Cohen in the win.
Cohen also had seven rebounds and three assists, while Harrison Golding added 11 points and five rebounds, but it was Phong Tran’s lockdown defense that held down Crystal Springs’ (0-1) best player.
Girls Basketball: Drew 26, Chinese Christian 23
Despite scoring just a single point in the fourth quarter, the Dragons (2-0) held off a late push from the Rams (1-3) behind a well-rounded performance from junior Neff Rogers.
Rogers scored a team-high 16 points, collected 14 rebounds and four blocks.
The Dragons also got solid contributions from senior Marisa Hedgpeth, who finished with 11 rebounds and three steals, and Nora McDevitt-Hickey, who added six points.
Boys Basketball: Sonoma Academy 43, International 38
International senior point guard Eli Jacobson scored a career and game-high 16 points, but the Jaguars (0-1) could not overcome a shaky defensive effort in the second half.
The Coyotes (2-0) only scored 14 points in the first half, but surged late behind the play of guards Benji Rifati and Leithan Pucon, who combined for 23 points.