Prep Wrapup: Riordan boys basketball routs Balboa
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Boys Basketball: Riordan 83, Balboa 38
It didn’t take long to find out the Buccaneers (4-4) were outmatched in Crusader Forum.
The Crusaders (5-0) dominated the Bucs in each of the first three quarters to take a 74-29 lead into the fourth. Riordan had four players finish in double figures, led by 11 points apiece from senior guards Usman Hameed and A. J. Padrones. Juniors Bobby Arenas and Jiday Ugbaja added 10 points apiece. Riordan also outrebounded Balboa 39-22 and shot just over 51 percent from the floor.
The Bucs shot 33 percent from the field, but got solid contributions from sophomore guards Sam Esser and Kevin Neumann, who each had nine points.
Boys Basketball: Drew 48, SFI 42
The Dragons (2-6) trailed the Huskies (0-1) 33-28 after the third quarter, but key steals by Kyle Kabasares and Eddy Poot spurred a 20-point fourth frame and a comeback win.
Kabasares scored 13 points and sophomore guard Charlie Boone put in a team-high 19 points for Drew.