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Boys' basketball: St. John Bosco wins in South Carolina

December 22, 2012 | 10:45 pm

Bellflower St. John Bosco made its trip to South Carolina productive, winning the Chick-fil-A-Classic with a 72-62 win over Blanche Ely.

Isaac Hamilton scored 24 points and Tyler Dorsey had 18 points.

Torrance Bishop Montgomery stayed unbeaten after a 68-53 victory over Seattle Prep in the championship game of the Mission Prep tournament. Lamond Murray Jr. was selected MVP. He scored 27 points.

In the Public-Private school challenge in Long Beach, Mateu Vilakazi made 10 of 11 free throws and finished with 22 points in Rancho Cucamonga's 60-50 win over Cantwell-Sacred Heart. Jose Estrada had 26 points in a losing cause. Etiwanda defeated Cathedral Catholic, 60-54. Kenny Barnes scored 16 points. Tim Myles had 11 rebounds.

Price defeated Long Beach Jordan, 62-56. Chance Murray scored 26 points and Chris Martin 13. Santa Monica defeated La Jolla Country Day, 60-40. Jordan Mathews had 21 points and Trevis Jackson 15. Compton Centennial defeated La Salle, 56-48. Kenderous Rosette scored 22 points. Corona Santiago defeated Army-Navy, 58-53. 

In Sacramento, Chaminade was beaten in the championship game by Sacramento, 70-68, on a shot at the buzzer. Jaron Marin was named tournament MVP and had 23 points for the Eagles. West Ranch took third place with a 74-57 win over Oakland. Ako Kaluna scored 39 points and had 18 rebounds.

Servite won the Norco tournament championship with a 54-37 win over Heritage. Tournament MVP Louis Juego scored 19 points. Servite is 8-3 and off to its best start since 2008.

In Palm Springs, Calabasas defeated Palm Springs, 56-48, to finish in third place in the tournament. Alex Monsegue had 18 points for the Coyotes (10-1).

In Las Vegas, Fairfax defeated Desert Vista, 53-48. Jonathan Brown had 15 points and Reggie Theus Jr. 14.

Village Christian defeated Golden Valley, 87-37.

-- Eric Sondheimer