Will Householter sprung for rebounds, turning in a single movement with nary a dribble and flinging the ball the size of the court docket, a floppy-haired highschool level guard turning right into a supercharged Kevin Love.
Within the third quarter, the Mira Costa level guard flung a cross to senior Nick Lundy for a layup —and seconds later, whipped one other outlet to Lundy for one more bucket, Householter jogging again down court docket with a smile and two fingers held up towards his bench.
He was trying to find a triple-double on this Monday evening win over Lynwood. Two fingers for 2 assists away. He was looking, too, as a result of that’s what this Mira Costa group is constructed to do, to hunt for steals and push the tempo for lightning-quick quick breaks.
“Our motto is, ‘Let’s hunt,’ ” Householter grinned.
He received his triple-double and Mira Costa a 92-64 win, the group leaping out to a 7-0 begin, hoping to say a Division 1 crown and set up itself amongst Southern California’s finest applications by enjoying powerful protection and controlling the break.
It begins with Householter and backcourt mate Dylan Black, who got here into Mira Costa collectively as freshmen and play off each other completely. Householter is a probing dime-dropper and Black a sharpshooter, flanked by senior Lundy and sophomore Preston Ezewiro.
“We can win ugly if we need to, but we definitely want to rebound and run, get out in transition,” coach Neal Perlmutter stated.
Blink and the Mustangs have been off once more Monday towards Lynwood, Householter ultimately snaring a rebound within the closing seconds for his first-ever highschool triple-double, establishing Black for 16 and Ezewiro for 14.
“If I can throw a pass down the floor and I just don’t have to play any offense,” Householter stated with amusing, “it’s a nice break for me.”
The brilliant spot from Lynwood’s blowout loss — and for a rebuilding program, normally — is a 6-foot-3 child gazelle of a freshman level guard who simply so occurs to know his coach fairly nicely.
Jason Crowe Jr., son of coach and former Cal State Northridge participant Jason Crowe, dropped 29 of Lynwood’s 64 factors, averaging just below 30 factors by means of three highschool video games. He flashed a dynamic inside-out recreation, with a nifty go-to hop-step and comfortable contact across the rim and a easy lefty stroke from three-point vary.
If teaching one son feels like sufficient, attempt two. Santa Monica Excessive is 4-0 as coach James Hecht has senior son Josh and junior Luke enjoying for him in his twenty ninth season. Luke’s out with an ankle damage, however Josh dropped 14 factors to assist lead Santa Monica to a 68-61 win Monday over West Torrance.
“I don’t even think about, ‘Oh, that’s my son’ when I’m coaching them,” Hecht stated.