Edward Griley nearly had a triple-double Thursday while leading the Morro Bay High boys basketball team to a 71-28 win over Kern Valley in the consolation title game at the Valley Christian Academy Tournament.
The 6-foot-5 junior forward, who led the Los Padres League in blocks as a sophomore, put his all-around game on display, finishing with eight points, 14 rebounds and eight assists.
Meanwhile, Luke Holzschuh was the high scorer for the Pirates with 16 points, and Carlo Green hit four 3-pointers on his way to 13 points.
“We’ve played some good team ball the last couple of days,” Morro Bay coach Dave Yamate said.
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The Pirates (6-8, 1-0 LPL) will resume league play when they host Cabrillo at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Vista Del Lago 65, San Luis Obispo 64Holding on to a two-point lead, the Tigers (6-7) gave up a heartbreaking 3-pointer with 10 seconds left and failed to convert on the final possession of the game at the Estancia Tournament in Costa Mesa.
“We came down there, and we got a shot off, but we couldn’t get it in,” San Luis Obispo coach Jim Thompson said. “We were trying to drive. It just didn’t drop for us.”
Mike Hanson led the Tigers with 29 points, and teammate Connor MacLeod had 11, while Matt Hannula pitched in with 10.
Flintridge Prep 77, Mission Prep 61Arthur Lane scored 19 points, and Andy Rowley poured in 15 for the Royals (7-7), but after Flintridge pulled away with an 18-10 third-quarter run, Mission Prep was sent home with a loss on the final day of the Torrey Pines Tournament.
Rowley had a team-high three 3-pointers, and Zach Allmon, who scored eight points, had two. The Royals trailed by only two points after the first quarter.
“Overall, we just weren’t able to finish on some plays and make stops at the right time,” Mission Prep coach Terrance Harris said.
GIRLS BASKETBALLMission Prep 63, College Park (Pleasant Hill) 53Royals forward Bri Harvey earned tournament MVP honors at the West Coast Jamboree, posting 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting while leading Mission Prep (10-4) to the ruby-division title.
Harvey, a 5-10 junior, was two days removed from a career-high 29-point performance.Jenna Dunbar added 19 points and six assists in Thursday’s win.