Schedule for Los Osos’ MLK Day boys basketball event

Schedule for Monday Jan. 19  MLK “I have a Dream Classic” at The Cave (Los Osos HS)

Boys basketball games
8 am Montclair vs San Gorgonio
9:30am Pomona vs Jurupa Hills
11 am Claremont vs Gardena
12:30pm 29 Palms vs Charter Oak
2 pm Víctor Valley vs Rancho Cucamonga
3:30pm Diamond Bar vs Silverado
5 pm Los Osos vs ML King
6:30pm Bishop Amat vs Summit
8 pm Rancho Verde vs Damien

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Boys basketball: The Sun Top 10 and CIF-SS Polls

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The Sun Boys Basketball Top 10
1. Chino Hills 9-2
Huskies are Ball-ing out
2. Etiwanda 11-4
For once, Eagles not odds-on league favorite
3. Ayala 13-2
Has a win over Rancho Cucamonga on its resume’
4. Rancho Cucamonga 13-4
Gave REV its only loss
5. Redlands East Valley 14-1
Could this be the year for REV in the CBL?
6. Summit 13-2
Is 3-1 in games decided by less than 10 points
7. Colony 9-7
Is 1-3 vs. teams outside CIF-SS
8. Los Osos 12-4
Hopes to compete in brutal Baseline League
9. Alta Loma 11-6
Move to Mt. Baldy can only help
10. Miller 9-4
With REV, one of 2 remaining 2-0 teams in CBL play

CIF-SS Rankings

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REV will play 2 Saturday Citrus Belt League basketball games

Description of . Cajon High School hosted league rival Redlands East Valley during Thursday's Citrus Belt League boys basketball game at Cajon High School in San Bernardino, Ca., January 8, 2015. The Wildcats controlled the entire game getting the victory over the Cowboys 65-49. (Photo by John Valenzuela/ The Sun)
REV boys basketball coach Bill Berich talks to his team during a game against Cajon.

The big negative to playing in an eight-team basketball league, some coaches would say, is that you have league games scheduled before Christmas.
Unless you change them, of course.
Several Citrus Belt League schools mixed in the two league games originally slated for mid-December for other days.
For the Redlands East Valley boys, both of their rescheduled games are on a Saturday on Jan. 17 at Miller and on Feb. 7 home vs. Redlands, both at 6 p.m. The REV girls play at the opposite site on the same days.
“I think the Redlands game (should be a good crowd). We can promote that one. That’s our one game (each year) where we get a really good crowd,” REV boys coach Bill Berich said. “I like it a lot better than playing league games in December.”
Berich thinks it also works out well because the CBL’s regular schedule has games on Tuesday and Thursday this year, so playing Saturday means no back-to-back league games.
“I don’t like that (back-to-back league games),” Berich said. “I don’t mind it for tournaments, but league games are important and you want to be able to tweak a few things (between games).”
But if the CBL was on a Wednesday-Friday schedule?
“I guess we’d have to play Monday, but I don’t really like that either,” Berich said.
I’d love to see more Saturday league games. A lot of the small private schools play league games Saturday, perhaps because it’s easier to get officials on a Saturday or travel is easier on a Saturday. Some of those small-school games are Adventist schools, which can’t play on Friday night.
I’d love to see a few more. There’s less issue with parents rushing to get to the game after work on a Saturday and there’s a unique feel to it.

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Redlands East Valley boys basketball: How good are they?

How good is Redlands East Valley boys basketball? That’s a question I wondered before I saw the Wildcats for the first time this season on Thursday night against Cajon.

They are very good. But it’s too early to tell exactly how good.

But one thing I noticed and verified by senior Julian Sinegal: they play better team defense than last year. Last year’s team had the best player: Eli Chuha, who should eventually play at the NCAA Division I level.

“But we would get caught standing around waiting for him to do something,” Sinegal said.

There is no such waiting this year. The team forces turnovers, has ball-handlers, enough size inside and some outside shooters. I don’t know exactly how far they can go, but they should win the Citrus Belt League at least.

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San Bernardino Kiwanis Basketball All-Tournament Team and Results

RESULTS FOR 57th SAN BERNARDINO KIWANIS TOURNAMENT:

 

ARROYO VALLEY  48, INDIAN SPRINGS 37                           15TH PLACE

SAN GORGONIO  PACIFIC                                                        13TH PLACE

SERRANO 80, APPLE VALLEY 71                                              11TH PLACE

BARSTOW 61, RIALTO 58                                         CONSOLATION CHAMPION

CARTER 66, YUCAIPA 51                                                         7TH PLACE

REDLANDS  69, FONTANA 51                                                 5TH PLACE

BEAUMONT 75, RAMONA 55                                                  3RD PLACE

REV 71,  SUMMIT 46                                             TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP

 

57TH ANNUAL  KIWANIS TOURNEY ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM

MVP: CHRIS HARPER – REV

ELIJAH JOSEPH – BARSTOW

A.C. LINCOLN – CARTER

ALEX ZISKA – REV

JULIAN SINEGAL – REV

DARION WILLIES – SUMMIT

ARJUN SOLANKI – SUMMIT

DARNELL EAVES – BEAUMONT

BRAD MOTYLEWSKI – REDLANDS

DERRECK AFFOR – BEAUMONT

JOE MCGUIGAN – RAMONA

TOM FOX MEMORIAL TROPHY:  MATT ARNOLD – SUMMIT

 

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