Crenshaw wins, establishing Coliseum League title decider

At 23-2, the Crenshaw Excessive boys’ basketball crew has put collectively a regular-season report alumni from the 18 Metropolis Part championship groups could be proud to brag about. Now there’s one ultimate piece to finish— profitable a Coliseum League championship recreation towards King/Drew on Friday at house.

The Cougars arrange the showdown by holding off Washington Prep 75-67 on Wednesday night time, avenging their solely league loss. Jeremiah Blackmon scored 20 factors and King Peterson and AJ Robinson added 18 factors apiece. Crenshaw had a 14-point lead within the third quarter, however Washington Prep went forward by a degree twice within the fourth quarter earlier than the Cougars regained the lead for good.

Zyier Beverly scored 30 factors and Esteban Mann added 22 factors for Washington Prep.

Taft 55, Birmingham 54: The Toreadors pulled right into a first-place tie with Birmingham within the West Valley League and gave coach Derrick Taylor his five hundredth profession teaching victory. Keyon Kensie scored 17 factors. The Patriots missed a free throw to tie with 5.4 seconds left, bought the rebound, then missed two shot makes an attempt to win as time expired. Naseef Lubowa scored 16 factors for Birmingham, which missed 17 free throws.

Granada Hills 61, Cleveland 48: Noah Ramirez scored 15 factors and Joe Greene 12 for Granada Hills.

Narbonne 47, Gardena 38: Marcus Adams Jr. had 23 factors and 12 rebounds for the Gauchos.

San Pedro 62, Rancho Dominguez 61: Anthony Hrboka scored 28 factors and Achilleas Papadopoulos made two clutch free throws to ship victory for the Pirates.

Grant 76, Verdugo Hills 54: The East Valley League champions obtained 14 factors from Dilyn Martin.

Northridge Academy 44, VAAS 38: Marquis Jiles had 21 factors and 10 rebounds for Northridge.

Damien 79, Rancho Cucamonga 65: Nate Garcia scored 31 factors for Damien, which performs at Etiwanda on Friday to determine the Baseline League championship.

Etiwanda 46, Los Osos 26: Carrington Pierce scored 14 factors for Etiwanda.

Bishop Montgomery 68, St. Paul 28: The Knights got here away with the Del Rey League victory, ending with a share of the league title with St. Bernard. Kelcy Phipps scored 15 factors and Xavier Edmonds 14.

Dana Hills 72, Mission Viejo 62: Collin Haugh scored 24 factors to assist Dana Hills win its first league title since 2014.

DeToledo 63, Holy Martyrs 50: Michael Galeck scored 21 factors to assist deToledo end 20-6 general within the common season.

St. Pius X-St. Matthias 76, Bishop Amat 61: A forty five-point efficiency from Tyrone Riley capped a 10-0 league season for St. Pius X.

Oxnard 66, Buena 65: The Yellowjackets (26-2, 14-0) pulled out the last-second victory.

Ladies’ basketball

Granada Hills 66, Cleveland 20: The Highlanders (22-4, 9-0) obtained 18 factors from Marianne Boco within the West Valley League win.

Mater Dei 62, Rosary 57: The Monarchs accomplished an unbeaten Trinity League season.