Prep Wrapup: Riordan boys basketball hands Westmoor first loss
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Boys Basketball: Riordan 64, Westmoor 48
After stunning St. Ignatius earlier in the week, the Rams (4-1) were handed their first loss of the season by the Crusaders (4-0) on Friday night at Westmoor.
Three Riordan players scored in double figures, with junior forward Bobby Arenas leading the way with a team-high 15 points (Geru Mabrey added 13 points and Graham Gilleran scored 10). Arenas also took down eight rebounds and had four steals. Junior guard Jiday Ugbaja also had four steals to go along with nine points.
Westmoor’s Errol Fernandez was the only Rams player to score more than 10 points, with a game-high 18 on 4-of-7 shooting from three-point range.
Girls Basketball: Mercy 51, San Domenico (San Anselmo) 39
The Skippers (4-1) rode the hot hand of guard Christina Haight against the Panthers (2-4) to punch their ticket to the Lick-Wilmerding Tournament championship game, where they will take on International.
The senior had a team-high 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the floor, and had a near triple-double with nine steals and eight rebounds. She also had five blocks and five assists.
Sophomore guard Gabby Jajeh was the only other Mercy player to score in double figures with 13 points on 4-of-7 shooting from three-point range.
Boys Basketball: Stuart Hall 62, Lincoln 52
In a inter-City matchup across the Bay at the Island Classic in Alameda, sophomore forward Armani Collins poured in 22 points to lead the Knights (5-2) to victory over the Mustangs (0-4) in the tournament’s consolation-bracket semifinals.
Stuart Hall sophomore forward Pavlos Peritos added 12 points and five rebounds, and fellow underclassman Malik Hale (a freshman) scored nine points.
Lincoln led 17-15 after the first quarter and only trailed 37-35 after the third frame, but the Knights outscored the Mustangs 25-17 in the fourth.
Boys Basketball: Cupertino 45, Mission 43
The Bears’ (0-6) precipitous slide continued in the final game of the Fukushima Invitational in San Jose.
Eight Mission players scored, but senior guard Antoine Porter was the only one that scored more than seven points. Porter scored 16 and senior guard Anthony Bonds took in a team-high seven rebounds.
The Bears led 8-2 after the first quarter, but got outscored 16-8 in the second, then played even with the Pioneers (1-4) after the halftime break.