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Boys' basketball: Long Beach Poly wins in overtime, 65-59

March 7, 2012 |  9:48 pm

Long Beach Poly held off Capistrano Valley, 65-59, in overtime of a Division I Southern California Regional opener. Roschon Prince scored 28 points for the Jackrabbits, who will face Orange Lutheran in the quarterfinals.

Orange Lutheran received 35 points from Gabe York in a 64-57 win over Dorsey. Top-seeded Mater Dei defeated Crescenta Valley, 66-47. Xavier Johnson scored 25 points and had 11 rebounds.

Woodland Hills Taft defeated Clovis West, 84-54. Anthony January and Kris Yanku had 17 points apiece and Brandon Perry 16. Taft will host Fresno Bullard, a 68-53 winner over Westchester. Etiwanda defeated Vista, 57-50. Jordan McLaughlin scored 28 points and Sam Flemming 18.

In Division II, El Camino Real received 23 points from Julian Richardson to defeat Colony, 71-63.

In Division IV, Crespi defeated Kingsburg, 82-48. Michael Milligan Jr. had 24 points and London Perrantes, who picked up a scholarship offer from USC, had 11 assists. Pacific Hills defeated Sierra, 88-40. Marcus Jackson scored 21 points and Brandon Taylor 20. Crespi will host Pacific Hills on Saturday.

Price defeated Chowchilla, 101-63. Khalil Johnson scored 18 points. La Verne Lutheran defeated Ontario Christian, 80-50. Grant Jerrett and Eric Cooper Jr. had 22 points apiece. Campbell Hall was beaten by Central Valley Christian, 62-53. Aaron Holiday had 17 points and Cole Huff 12 points and 10 rebounds.

In Division III, Ron Lee Jr. helped Oak Park rally from a five-point deficit in the fourth quarter, scoring 23 of his 34 points, and the Eagles defeated Grant, 72-58. Gor Plavchyan had 18 points and 19 rebounds for Grant. Top-seeded Alemany defeated Independence, 71-49. Marqueze Coleman scored 18 points and Max Guercy had 12 assists. St. John Bosco defeated Mission Bay, 71-53. Isaac Hamilton had 20 points. Calabasas defeated Frontier, 86-56, with Joshua Cohan scoring 19 points.

-- Eric Sondheimer

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