Youth sports

January 26, 2007

National Junior Basketball

Division I boys

Newport-Mesa Trojans 50, Huntington Beach Rebels 32: Garrett Kerr scored a team-high 13 points for the Trojans in their win on Jan. 7. Danny Borg-Sundstrom and Jason Cernius each added eight points, and Brandon Huang had seven. Zach Morton, T.J. Danner and Ryan Grable all played well on defense and had a combined 22 rebounds for the Trojans.

Newport-Mesa Trojans 35, Manhattan Beach Mustangs 30: Jason Cernius had a team-high 12 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 20 seconds left to help clinch the victory. Brandon Huang had seven points, and Garrett Kerr and T.J. Danner (16 rebounds) each added five points. Ryan Grable contributed on defense with three steals and a blocked shot, and Zach Morton added 10 rebounds.


Bruins 43, Wildcats 22: The Bruins improved to 4-2 with the win on Jan. 21. Taylor Wildman led all scorers with 12 points and eight steals for the Bruins, while Billy MacDonald added seven points and eight rebounds. Andrew McCormack manned the paint and brought down 12 rebounds while totaling eight points.

The Wildcats played hard in defeat and were led by Tanner Trauthen's 11 points, Armon Alaghband's five points and Ron Ayzin's four points.

Waves 41, Red Storm 39: In a highly competitive battle, the Waves remained undefeated with a close win over the Red Storm on Jan. 21. The Waves were paced by Adam Spies with 20 points, 10 rebounds and three steals. Dylan Pievac hit a running shot to tie the score in regulation and Max Carpenter sealed the win, hitting two free throws with just seconds remaining. Alex Turney, Jake Arnett, Garrett Keillor and Shawn Farsai all played well in the win.

The Red Storm were led by the strong play of Wyeth Rietveld, Zach Asdourian, Jake Comer, Matt LeValley and Zach Gayer.

Spartans 61, Tigers 35: The Spartans improved to 5-1 while taming the Tigers in the win. The Spartans were led by the stellar play of Cody Caldwell, who led all scorers with 22 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks. Kyle Orton added 12 points and Keaton Phillips, Daniel Degree and Henri Crockett all played well in the big win. The Tigers played tough throughout and were paced by leading scorers Austin Mahaffey with 14 points and Justin Ruffalo with 12 points.

Sixth-grade boys

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