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Boys' basketball: No. 3 Long Beach Poly survives opener

November 28, 2011 |  9:10 pm

No. 3-ranked Long Beach Poly had to rally from a 13-point third-quarter deficit to defeat Pacific Hills, 67-55, in a first-round game of the Redondo tournament. The Jackrabitts used a half-court trap, combined with the dominant play of Roschon Prince.

Prince finished with 30 points, 21 of which were scored in the second half. Junior Marcus Jackson had a huge game for Pacific Hills. He scored 26 points, including seven three-pointers.

Santa Monica upset Studio City Harvard-Westlake, 61-57. Jordan Mathews had 15 points and eight rebounds. Trey Thompson had 11 rebounds and Trevis Jackson and Spencer Cramer contributed 10 points apiece. Zena Edosomwan scored 17 points and had 19 rebounds for Harvard-Westlake.

Compton upset Westchester, 61-53, behind sophomore Isaiah Bailey, who scored 15 points. Fairfax defeated Hawthorne, 68-31. Ronny Price scored 20 points and had eight rebounds. Mayfair defeated Bishop Montgomery, 69-58. Lamond Murray had 27 points for Bishop Montgomery.

Tuesday's schedule has Palisades facing Torrance at 5:50 p.m., Loyola facing Dominguez at 7:15 p.m. and Bakersfield playing Redondo at 8:40 p.m.

Wednesday's matchups include Fairfax-Mayfair, 5:50 p.m. and Poly-Santa Monica, 8:40 p.m.

-- Eric Sondheimer