The Chino Hills boys basketball team stretched its win streak to 46 games, defeating Mater Dei 84-73 in the championship game of the Tarkanian Classic (Platinum Division) on Tuesday at Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas.
The Huskies defeated Mater Dei twice last year en route to a 35-0 record that included a national championship.
This was the first meeting between the teams this season.
Chino Hills, now 11-0, shot poorly but Mater Dei struggled with turnovers in a first half that ended with Chino Hills in front 36-31.
The Huskies extended their lead early in the second half with Eli Scott scoring off a pass from LaMelo Ball to make it 58-44. Chino Hills was in control from there, its lead remaining between seven and 14 points the rest of the half.
Senior LiAngelo Ball tallied 25 points and five rebounds while LaMelo added 21 with 11 assists. Scott notched a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds while Onyeka Okongwu did the same with 12 points and 10 rebounds.
All five Chino Hills starters finished in double figures as Phaquan Davis had 12.
Scott earned Most Valuable Player honors with both Ball brothers making the All-Tournament team.
The Monarchs (11-1) were led by Justice Sueing with 27 points and seven rebounds.
Chino Hills will be off until after Christmas, It plays on Monday against Foothill (Nev.) at Rancho Mirage.