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Boys Basketball: Galileo stuns Lincoln to pull into first-place tie

Boys Basketball: Galileo stuns Lincoln to pull into first-place tie 

By Jeremy Balan

The public-school gyms in San Francisco are more utilitarian than they are glamorous and that makes winning on the road that much tougher in the Academic Athletic Association.

The Lincoln boys basketball team became the second league opponent in just over a week to find out how hard it is to win at Galileo on Thursday, dropping their first AAA game of the season to the Lions 49-48 in the Marina District.

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Basketball Top 10s: Riordan new top boys team, SHC still best girls squad

Basketball Top 10s: Riordan new top boys team, SHC still best girls squad 

Every week, we will be publishing our take on the top ten boys and girls basketball teams in San Francisco. Feel free to make your own rankings and discuss ours in the comment section.

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Girls Basketball: Lowell pulls away after halftime to secure road win over Lincoln

Girls Basketball: Lowell pulls away after halftime to secure road win over Lincoln 

By Matthew Snyder

Since practice began in the preseason, the Lowell girls basketball team has worked tirelessly toward improving its fast-break offense.

For the first month of the season, the Cardinals focused exclusively upon pushing the ball upcourt. Even in midseason they must make a set number of fast-break layups during the first five minutes of practice or else suffer consequences.

That fast-paced base paid dividends in Monday’s Academic Athletic Association game at Lincoln, where the Cardinals beat the Mustangs at their own game by pushing the tempo on offense on the way to a 72-42 rout.

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Boys Basketball: Lincoln only remaining AAA unbeaten after rout of Lowell

Boys Basketball: Lincoln only remaining AAA unbeaten after rout of Lowell 

By Jeremy Balan

The 16 minutes didn’t come sequentially, but the Lowell boys basketball team essentially scored a single point in a half against Lincoln on Friday night.

And that’s no way to beat the Academic Athletic Association’s best team.

In the first and third quarters, the Cardinals scored just one point combined and shot 0-of-21 from the floor, allowing the Mustangs to coast to a 48-21 home win.

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Basketball: Top teams hold in boys and girls rankings

Basketball: Top teams hold in boys and girls rankings 

Every week, we will be publishing our take on the top ten boys and girls basketball teams in San Francisco. Feel free to make your own rankings and discuss ours in the comment section.

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Football: SanFranPreps.com All-City Team

Football: SanFranPreps.com All-City Team 

By Jeremy Balan

Antoine Porter’s breakout senior season may not have even happened if the Mission football team had another option to play quarterback.

Mission coach Joe Albano essentially put Porter, who is naturally a slotback or wide receiver, behind center because he had no one else.

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Boys Basketball: Gurr’s last-second layup pushes Lincoln past Marshall

Boys Basketball: Gurr’s last-second layup pushes Lincoln past Marshall 

By Jeremy Balan

The Lincoln boys basketball team went from anguish to elation in about four seconds on the road Tuesday against Marshall.

Trailing by a point with 5.4 seconds left on the clock, Lincoln senior guard James Gurr inbounded the ball to junior forward Davion Telfor at the right-hand elbow and sprinted toward the basket.

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Boys Basketball Top 10: St. Ignatius moves to the top after Bruce-Mahoney win

Boys Basketball Top 10: St. Ignatius moves to the top after Bruce-Mahoney win 

Every week, we will be publishing our take on the top ten boys and girls basketball teams in San Francisco. Feel free to make your own rankings and discuss ours in the comment section.

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Girls Basketball Top 10: Sacred Heart Cathedral ends St. Ignatius’ streak at the top

Girls Basketball Top 10: Sacred Heart Cathedral ends St. Ignatius’ streak at the top 

Every week, we will be publishing our take on the top ten boys and girls basketball teams in San Francisco. Feel free to make your own rankings and discuss ours in the comment section.

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Boys Basketball: Lincoln outmuscles Mission in AAA opener

Boys Basketball: Lincoln outmuscles Mission in AAA opener 

By Jeremy Balan

In the high-paced, guard-heavy Academic Athletic Association boys basketball league, hustle usually reigns supreme.

But Lincoln relied mostly on muscle to beat defending San Francisco Section champ Mission 69-55 on the road Wednesday in each team’s AAA opener.

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Boys Basketball Top 10: Sacred Heart Cathedral moves to the top

Boys Basketball Top 10: Sacred Heart Cathedral moves to the top 

Every week, we will be publishing our take on the top ten boys and girls basketball teams in San Francisco. Feel free to make your own rankings and discuss ours in the comment section.

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Girls Basketball Top 10: No movement for top teams heading into league play

Girls Basketball Top 10: No movement for top teams heading into league play 

Every week, we will be publishing our take on the top ten boys and girls basketball teams in San Francisco. Feel free to make your own rankings and discuss ours in the comment section.

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