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Boys' basketball: Tra Holder's 29 points leads Brentwood

December 28, 2012 |  9:53 pm

In Palm Springs, Tra Holder scored 29 points, Yanathan Napoleon had 20 points and Leland King finished with 18 points and 15 rebounds in Brentwood's 79-69 win over Utah Pleasant Grove.

Westchester knocked off Harvard-Westlake, 70-59. Loyola suffered its first defeat, losing to Fort Bend Travis, 67-64. Parker Jackson-Cartwright had 18 points and Mtume Armour 16.

In the semifinals of the Modesto Christian tournament, El Camino Real defeated Weston Ranch, 79-54. Michael Thomas scored 18 points and Maleke Haynes had 10 assists. The Conquistadores will face Modesto Christian in the final.

In the semifinals of the Orange Holiday Classic, Elijah Brown and Stanley Johnson each scored 23 points to help unbeaten Santa Ana Mater Dei defeat Anaheim Canyon, 84-52. The Monarchs will face Tustin in the final.

In the Hart tournament, Glendale defeated Grant, 50-42. Vam Aristakessian had 21 points.

In the Ventura tournament, Ron Lee had 19 points and 12 rebounds and J.D. Slajchert added 19 points and 11 rebounds in Oak Park's 59-43 win over Santa Clara. Oak Park will play Canyon in Saturday's 5 p.m. final. Canyon defeated Ventura, 60-51. Marc Cabrera had 15 points.

Tesoro (13-2) advanced to the championship game of the Cathedral Catholic tournament with a 66-57 win over Anchorage Christian. 

In the Chaminade tournament, Westlake defeated Eastside Catholic, 71-58. Joshua Brooks scored 21 points and Grant Lozoya 18. The Warriors will meet Chaminade in the 7:30 p.m. final. Chaminade defeated Kennedy, 67-61. Jaron Martin had 22 points and eight assists. Griffin Cohen made six three-pointers and finished with 22 points.

In Honolulu, Thousand Oaks was beaten by Nevada Foothill, 63-54. Dakota Pierce had 12 points.

In the Covina tournament, Damien defeated California 59-54, to move to the championship game. Jeremy Hemsley had 25 points.

Bishop Montgomery remained unbeaten with a 72-45 win over Tennessee Christian Brothers. Lamond Muray Jr. had 19 points, Stephen Thompson Jr. 18 and OG Miljokovic 14.

Pasadena defeated Fairfax, 56-52. Andre Spight scored 18 points. Reggie Theus had 16 for Fairfax.

Sophomore Marcus Lovett Jr. had 41 points in Providence's 69-58 win over Rio Americano.

In Chicago, Crespi defeated Illinois Wheaton, 74-61. London Perrantes scored 34 points and had eight rebounds and seven assists.

La Salle defeated Bishop Amat, 67-51. Vance Jackson scored 20 points.