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Boys' basketball: No. 4 Etiwanda opens with 56-29 victory

November 28, 2012 |  9:56 pm

 Etiwanda, expected to challenge Long Beach Poly and Mater Dei in Division 1AA, opened its season with a 56-29 victoy over Diamond Bar. Sheldon Blackwell and Jordan McLaughlin each scored 13 points. The Eagles play Compton on Thursday.

Top-ranked Long Beach Poly (2-0) received 19 points from Roschon Prince in a 74-41 win over Narbonne.

Crenshaw was beaten by Sonora, 74-68, despite 28 points and 13 rebounds from Andre Edwards.

Westchester defeated Dominguez, 76-46. EJ Johnson had 20 points for Dominguez. Birmingham was beaten by Cajon, 50-47. Michael Henley had 27 points for Cajon. Iseah Rodgers led Birmingham with 14 points.

Santa Monica is 2-0 after an 81-27 win over AUBD. Freshman Jonah Mathews had 13 points.

Orange Lutheran defeated San Clemente, 77-70. Antwon Johnson scored 21 points and Payton Banks had 18.

Jeremy Lieberman scored 24 points in Calabasas' 89-36 win over Sun Valley Poly.  Chatsworth defeated Hoover, 88-65, behind Michael Morrissey, who scored 24 points.

Lawndale is 2-0 after a 64-32 win over Rolling Hills Prep. Will Newman scored 25 points, Marquinn Walton had 16 points and 6-10 sophomore Chimezie Metu added 12 points and 12 rebounds.

L.A. University defeated Malibu, 81-26, in the St. Monica tournament. C.J. Sinada made three three-pointers and finished with 14 points.

In the Burbank tournament, Royal defeated Roosevelt, 50-40. Max McCoy had 14 points. Royal will play Village Christian in Thursday's semifinals.

Gardena Serra defeated Gardena, 57-33. Pasadena transfer Ajon Efferson had 11 points in his Serra debut. Brentwood defeated Banning, 101-53. Leland King had 30 points and 22 rebounds. Tra Holder added 15 points and 12 assists. Austin Lee had 16 points.

In the Simi Valley tournament, Westlake defeated San Marcos, 92-64. Grant Lozoya scored 24 points and Josh Brooks 14.

In the Providence tournament, it was Providence 70, Bell Gardens 59; Holy Martyrs 62, Wildwood 49; Salesian 68, Oakwood 50; San Marino 66, Pilibos 51. Friday's matchups are LACES-St. Francis at 6 p.m. and Providence-Salesian at 7:30 p.m.

-- Eric Sondheimer