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Boys' basketball: Notre Dame stuns Crenshaw

December 3, 2010 | 11:33 pm

Unranked Sherman Oaks Notre Dame earned respect Friday with a 76-70 upset of Crenshaw in a semifinal game of the Burbank tournament. Kennedy Edwards scored 23 points and Jonathan Bell had 21, including 14 in the fourth quarter.

Notre Dame, which lost two top sophomores who transferred, is 3-0.

In the Westchester tournament, City Section powers Taft and Westchester earned spots in Saturday's final. Taft defeated Washington, 87-58. Spencer Dinwiddie had 19 points and C.J. Blackwell 17. Westchester defeated Peninsula, 58-51. Alemany defeated Community Charter, 61-46, with Lawrence Domingo scoring 26 points.

In the Redondo tournament, Compton got seven three-pointers from Dajzae Hill to defeat Harvard-Westlake, 95-59. Compton will meet No. 1 Long Beach Poly in Saturday's final. Poly defeated Bakersfield, 84-48. Earnest Pettway and Alexis Moore had 14 points apiece. Fairfax defeated Compton Centennial in a consolation game.

In the Simi Valley tournament, Jesse Dinono had five three-pointers and finished with 15 points to lead Simi Valley past Ventura, 57-30. The Pioneers will meet Valencia in the final. Lonnie Jackson had 22 points as Valencia defeated Clovis East, 68-66.

In the San Luis Obispo tournament, Oaks Christian won two games to reach the final. Taylor Hange had 24 points in a 72-46 win over Pioneer Valley. Oaks Christian will play Foothill.

In the Pasadena tournament, Gelaun Wheelwright had 25 points in Corona Centennial's win over Summit. Mike Caffey added 24 points.

In the Campbell Hall tournament, L.A. University defeated Calabasas, 84-81, in overtime. David Nwaba had 22 points and 17 rebounds. University (4-0) will play Campbell Hall in the final.

-- Eric Sondheimer