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Boys' basketball: Carter Gallo makes buzzer beater for Crespi

January 14, 2013 |  9:32 pm

In overtime on Monday night, Max Hazzard of Loyola scored with three seconds left to put the Cubs on top, 80-79, in a Mission League game against Encino Crespi.

Coach Russell White designed a play to get the ball to London Perrantes or Max Heidegger. Except it didn't happen. Carter Gallo got the pass, dribbled and made a shot from just inside the half-court line as the buzzer sounded, giving Crespi an 82-80 victory.

Crespi (14-6, 4-1) took over first place in the league. The Celts made 14 three-pointers. Perrantes finished with 24 points. Thomas Welsh led Loyola (13-3, 3-1) with 25 points.

Harvard-Westlake pulled out a 55-52 win over St. Francis on a three-pointer by Bryan Polan at the buzzer. Jaron Martin scored 35 points in Chaminade's 74-46 win over Sherman Oaks Notre Dame.

In the Alpha League, Brentwood and Pacific Hills are set for a Wednesday showdown. Brentwood defeated Campbell Hall, 88-69. Leland King had 33 points and 27 rebounds. Tra Holder had 29 points. Aaron Holiday scored 25 points for Campbell Hall. Namon Wright scored 19 points in Pacific Hills' 64-41 win over Paraclete.

In the Marmonte League, Calabasas knocked off the last remaining unbeaten team, beating Westlake, 68-60. Max Hoetzel scored 24 points and Jeremy Lieberman 20. Larry Bush had 14 points for the Warriors (16-3, 6-1).

In the South Coast League, Mission Viejo defeated Capistrano Valley, 64-35. Evan Zeller scored 20 points for the Diablos (17-2), Santa Clara defeated Channel Islands, 72-49. D'Andre Jones scored 17 points.

Price defeated L.A. Cathedral, 67-58. Chance Murray had 21 points.

-- Eric Sondheimer

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