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Boys' basketball: Lonzo Ball puts on a show in Chino Hills win

June 24, 2013 |  8:26 pm

Sophomore Lonzo Ball of Chino Hills is considered the No. 1 point guard prospect in Southern California for the class of 2016, and he put on a show Monday night in a first-round game of the Fairfax tournament.

He scored 26 points to help Chino Hills defeat Compton, 71-62.

Ball missed the final three games for Chino Hills last week in the Maranatha tournament, but he said after Monday's game, "I'm back."

Nnamdi Okongwu, a 6-foot-8 junior, added 11 of his 13 points in the second half to help stop a Compton comeback from a 14-point halftime deficit. Bishop Mency added 15 points.

Isaiah Bailey scored 17 points for Compton and Kyron Cartwright had 14.

Chino Hills advances to Wednesday's 7 p.m. quarterfinals against El Camino Real.

-- Eric Sondheimer

 

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