Eddie Salazar hit all three of the Coast Union High boys basketball team’s 3-pointers, scored a game-high 20 points and the Broncos improved to 2-0 with a 43-23 win at Shandon on Wednesday.
Coast Union jumped out to a 26-11 halftime lead over the Outlaws (0-1), who were led by Cody Van Boxtel’s nine points. The Broncos also got seven points apiece from Sean Mertens and Andy Gordon, and teammate Sam Rivera poured in six.
“They played a little aggressive 2-3 zone,” Coast Union coach Tim May said, “and we were able to move the ball efficiently around the perimeter and get some good looks. It was good ball movement.”
Bishop Diego 69, North County Christian 51
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Despite a double-double from Josh Feld, the Crusaders fell to 0-1 in their opener at the Bishop Diego Tournament in Santa Barbara.
Feld scored 23 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, snatched four steals and hit all three of the team’s 3-pointers. Joe Honeycutt had nine points and nine rebounds for North County Christian, and teammate Daniel Katches had eight points and eight rebounds.
The Crusaders play Besant Hill today at 5:30.
North County Christian 63, Orcutt Academy 6
The Crusaders had their way with the school in its second year of existence, as the Spartans are still developing a varsity squad comprised of underclassmen.
Cristy Scarson had a team-best 18 points for North County Christian, which won its first game under new coach Alan Scarson. Kelsey Paulus and Brianna Feld added 16 and 13, respectively.
Mission Prep 9, St. Joseph 0
The Royals found their rhythm about 20 minutes in and led 5-0 at halftime.
Aryan Eslambolipour had two goals and four assists, while Patrick Foran and Neal Hetzel also added a pair of scores apiece. Brian McAllen, Tanner Nelson and Keegan Nelson also scored.
Joey Miller made four saves for Mission Prep.
Mission Prep’s match at St. Joseph was rescheduled to 6 p.m. Monday.