Hamilton and Dominguez fly higher than Eagles at Nike Extravaganza
Jordan Hamilton had 25 points and 14 rebounds and the Dominguez boys' basketball team dominated Santa Margarita on the backboards in a 59-55 victory Saturday afternoon in the Nike Extravaganza at Mater Dei High.
Hamilton, a 6-foot-7 junior forward who transferred from Dorsey in the off-season, scored 13 points in the opening quarter.
After the Eagles twice cut the deficit to two points in the final minute, Robert Mandingo had a tip-in off Hamilton's missed jumper, and then hit two free throws with 12.9 seconds remaining.
The third-ranked Dons out-rebounded fourth-ranked Santa Margarita, 42-23.
Zack Zaragosa scored 16 points, Jaime Serna had 14 and Klay Thompson 11 for Santa Margarita.
Westchester is up next against Concord De La Salle in a SoCal vs. NorCal matchup.
-- Dan Arritt