At 14 years outdated, Lynwood Excessive freshman guard Jason Crowe Jr. brings again reminiscences of one other 14-year-old freshman making an attempt to succeed in opposition to hold-back gamers his similar grade — LaMelo Ball of Chino Hills.
It’s difficult if you’re not as robust driving down the lane, however the 6-foot-3 Crowe has grown up enjoying within the yard in opposition to his father, Jason Crowe Sr., a former skilled participant and Lynwood’s head coach. Corridor of Famer Paul Pierce, who performed with Crowe Sr. at Inglewood Excessive, was within the stands on Monday at Beverly Hills Excessive watching and able to provide ideas.
“He’s grown up playing older guys in pickup games,” Crowe Sr. mentioned. “I’ve been preparing him for bigger and better things.”
Crowe goes to be heard from over the subsequent 4 seasons. He’s already made a distinction, scoring 51 factors in a single recreation. In opposition to Oakwood on Monday, he didn’t rating within the first quarter and earned himself a spot on the bench subsequent to his father. Instructed to be extra aggressive on offense and protection, he responded with 39 factors over the ultimate three quarters, serving to tie the rating within the fourth quarter after Lynwood fell behind by 13 factors.
Ultimately, Oakwood received 75-67 in a gap recreation of the Beverly Hills match, but it surely’s clear Lynwood has a shiny future with 5 freshmen enjoying on varsity.
“He’s a heck of a freshman,” Oakwood coach Steve Smith mentioned.
Oakwood has a reasonably good guard itself in junior Ben Eisendrath, who completed with 30 factors.
Beverly Hills 60, San Diego 57: Jameson Caruso linked on two clutch three-pointers within the fourth quarter to rally the Normans (7-0) to victory. He completed with 18 factors. Jon Mani led Beverly Hills with 24 factors. Noah Marte had 26 factors for San Diego.
Brentwood 80, Chino 38: Jordan Hoegban made six threes and completed with 20 factors for Brentwood within the Beverly Hills match.
Taft, 65, Redondo Union 50: The Toreadors (1-2) acquired their first win of the season. Keyon Kensie scored 18 factors and Derrick Hill and Bishop Brooks added 17 apiece.
Walnut 74, Fairmont Prep 71: In a battle of unbeaten groups within the St. John Bosco match, Walnut (7-0) prevalied. Joby Barnes scored 17 factors and Adrian Triplett had 16.
Rolling Hills Prep 79, New Roads 19: Alec Peterson scored 17 factors for Rolling Hills.
Grant 108, Monroe 35: Jayleen Jones had 20 factors and 11 rebounds in Grant’s season debut.
Etiwanda 55, Canyon Springs 38: Curtis Williams led the Eagles with 14 factors.
Bishop Alemany 73, Van Nuys 36: The Warriors (7-1) obtained 15 factors from Anthony Martinez.
Tesoro 67, Calvary Chapel 41: Carson Brown led the way in which with 22 factors for 9-1 Tesoro.
San Fernando 67, Sylmar 33: Samantha Maldonado scored 24 factors for the Tigers.
Palisades 2, Cleveland 0: Erica Hamilton scored each objectives for Palisades in knocking off the defending Metropolis champions.
Servite 2, Villa Park 2: Dylan Graham and Korey Villanueva scored objectives for Servite.