Hancock Faculty employees manned the scorer’s desk and snack bar on the MLK Traditional hosted by the Morro Bay boys basketball program Monday at Hancock’s Joe White Memorial Gymnasium.
5 boys basketball video games had been scheduled, and within the fourth sport, Righetti held on to a 57-42 lead lengthy sufficient to carry off Porterville for a 69-67 victory within the fourth quarter.
Within the opener, Bakersfield defeated Pioneer Valley 63-37. Bakersfield North defeated Nipomo 48-43 within the second MLK sport and Bakersfield Christian Mission Prep 61-60 within the remaining.
A remaining rating was not accessible for the third sport scheduled between host Morro Bay and Tulare Mission Oak.
Righetti 69, Porterville 67
Terry Butler scored 23 factors for Righetti, together with the game-winning two free throws with 23.8 seconds left. Andrew Moody scored a game-high 29 factors for the Panthers, together with a 3-pointer from the left nook on the remaining buzzer.
After a stable first three quarters, Righetti’s protection sputtered within the remaining 4:35 because the Panthers went on a 16-4 run. The Panthers by no means acquired going within the remaining quarter.
Porterville was in a position to tempo Righetti and got here up with two turnovers because the Panthers made their remaining run. Nevertheless, within the remaining minute, Yash Patel dribbled the ball again as an alternative of constructing a layup, working a timeout that finally compelled the Panthers to foul Butler and arrange the game-winning foul photographs.
Patel completed with 21 factors. Caleb Hughes added eight for Righetti. The Warriors withstood a flurry of huge finishes from Moody, who scored seven factors in Porterville’s final three video games and put up 15 within the fourth quarter. Eric Odsather completed with 18 factors for Porterville.
Righetti moved to 8-8. Porterville fell to 12-9.
Bakersfield 63, Pioneer Valley 37
The Drillers (4-16) simply beat the Panthers (1-18) within the MLK Traditional opener.
James Tanner led three Drillers in double figures with 16 factors. Dominic Contreras scored 11 factors and Emani Miles scored 10 factors for Bakersfield.
“Panthers” are led by Inderveer Toor with 11 factors. The Drillers tied Pioneer Valley’s season-leading Jace Gomez with six factors.
San Luis Obispo 85, Santa Maria 29
The Tigers (13-7, 4-1) host the Saints (11-8, 3-2) on Monday evening in San Luis Obispo.
The sport was a make-up of a sport initially scheduled for January 9 between the rained out groups. Particulars weren’t accessible.
Valley Christian Academy 65, Cuyama Valley 19
The Lions (12-7, 7-0) jumped out to a 24-2 lead within the CVL win in opposition to the Bears (3-7, 3-3) at VCA.
The sport was considered one of a number of performed on the Central Coast, initially scheduled for January 9 however postponed because of heavy rains.
Gavin Edick scored a game-high 18 factors for the Lions. Sean Swain had 17 factors and eight rebounds in restricted motion. Rowdy Russell led the Bears with 9 factors.
VCA is the defending CVL champion and has received 18 straight league video games. The Lions went 9-0 within the Coastal Valley League final season.
The Vikings (12-9) defeated the Earwigs (2-5) in a non-league sport at Dunn.
San Luis Obispo 55, Santa Maria 33
The Tigers (8-11, 4-1) decisively ended the Saints’ Ocean League unbeaten streak on this sport at Santa Maria’s Wilson Fitness center. The Saints fell to 15-4, 4-1 and right into a four-way tie for the league lead with San Luis Obispo, Lompoc and Paso Robles.
Aaliyah Juarez led Santa Maria with 9 factors. Brianna Hill had eight factors and 11 rebounds.
“Alyssa Reyes gave us an important all-around sport,” Santa Maria coach Eric Ramos stated. “He saved combating the entire manner.”
Valley Christian Academy 58, Cuyama Valley 19
Sami Walker and Carissa Maples had 13 factors apiece and the Lions (7-10, 4-2) defeated the Bears (2-3, 2-3) in league play at VCA.
Olivia Uno had 9 factors and Katelynn Mikkelson had 10 rebounds for VCA.
“It was one other nice staff effort for us on protection,” VCA coach Randy Stanford stated. “We held them to five factors within the first half.”
A number of Conquistadores acquired within the scoring column as Cabrillo (2-8-1, 1-2) topped the Greyhounds (3-8-2, 0-4-1) at Cabrillo for its first league win.
Damian Jimenez scored twice for the Joneses, whereas Eric Carriedo and Jesus Aguiniga every had one. Adrian Gaona had two Cabrillo assists, whereas Jorge Alvarez and Mario Verduzco had one help.
Arroyo Grande 3, Santa Maria 2
The Eagles (9-4, 4-1) defeated Santa Maria (10-7, 3-2) in league play at Arroyo Grande. Particulars weren’t accessible.
Arroyo Grande 3, Santa Maria 0
Oneal Hunt scored all three targets because the Eagles (9-3, 2-1) defeated the Saints (2-6-5, 0-2-3) at Santa Maria’s Ralph Baldiviez Stadium.
Kenny Cress is a sports activities reporter for the Santa Maria Occasions, masking native sports activities in northern Santa Barbara County. You’ll be able to e-mail data or story concepts KCress@SantaMariaTimes.com.