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Boys' basketball: Taft wins Mission Prep tournament

December 20, 2011 | 10:13 pm

Woodland Hills Taft won the Mission Prep tournament Tuesday in San Luis Obispo by defeating La Costa Canyon, 58-52, in the championship game. Brandon Perry was named tournament most valuable player.

In a consolation game, Campbell Hall defeated San Luis Obispo, 71-60. Aaron Holiday had 31 points and Cole Huff 28.

Encino Crespi and Mission Hills Alemany advanced to the championship game of the San Fernando Valley Invitational. Alemany defeated Morningside, 67-57. Jerico Richardson had 21 points and Max Guercy added 18. Unbeaten Crespi defeated Ribet, 77-60. London Perrantes had 22 points and Christian Johnson 16. The two Mission League rivals will square off at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Granada Hills.

In consolation games, Westlake defeated Quartz Hill, 73-67. Josh Brooks had 18 points. Sierra Canyon defeated University, 67-61. Jahmel Taylor scored 26 points. Burbank defeated Grant, 58-50. Andre Spight had 18 points for Burbank. Gor Plavchyan scored 19 points for Grant.

In the Windward tournament, St. John Bosco defeated Locke, 72-47. Isaac Hamilton scored 22 points. The Braves face Windward on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

In Hawaii, Oaks Christian defeated Mount Si (Wash.), 75-47. Chass Bryan had 12 points. Oaks Christian plays Redondo in the semifinals.

In Florida, Mater Dei defeated St. Raymond (N.Y.), 63-58. Elijah Brown had 12 points.

Burbank Providence defeated Los Angeles Fremont, 83-78, in overtime of the National Prep Classic. Freshman Macus LoVett had 34 points and hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into overtime.

Compton Dominguez defeated Redlands East Valley, 70-62. EJ Johnson scored 20 points and had seven assists.