Prep Wrapup: Riordan erases early deficit in comeback win over Westmoor
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Boys Basketball: Riordan 56, Westmoor 48
The Rams (2-3) led 22-9 in the second quarter, but Riordan rallied back behind the play of junior guard Geru Mabrey, who put the Crusaders (2-2) up with a layup in the third quarter and had a game-high 15 points.
Riordan senior guard Anthony Castillo chipped in 12 points and Westmoor got 10 points from Maynard Raymundo.
Girls Basketball: University 49, Head-Royce 45
The Red Devils (4-1) haven’t exactly been blowing away their competition, but won another close game against the Jayhawks (3-2) to extend their winning streak to four games.
University senior center Amelia King had a season-low 10 points, but had two crucial baskets down the stretch to put the Red Devils on top. The first put University up 47-45 with 2 minutes remaining and the second, with 30 seconds left, put the game out of reach.
Senior guard Kaiza Molina and freshman guard Katie Lo also scored 10 points apiece in the University win.
Girls Basketball: Drew 49, Leadership 16
The Dragons (5-0) remained undefeated behind a solid defensive performance and built a 30-point halftime lead over the Griffins (3-3),
Drew junior Neff Rogers had her fourth straight double-double with a game-high 19 points and 12 rebounds.
Girls Basketball: Mercy 68, El Camino 30
The Skippers (5-0) rolled through their first tournament of the season and haven’t stopped.
Behind a double-double from junior Christina Haight (12 points, 13 rebounds) and 16 rebounds from sophomore forward Nia Ilalio, Mercy’s lead was never in doubt, as the Skippers led 23-6 after the first quarter and 43-12 at the half.