You’ll see in some of the highlights the frenetic pace, and that was how the game was. There were no easy trips up the floor, except in transition. The pace was especially crazy in the fourth quarter, when San Bernardino outscored Moreno Valley 20-15.
Sun Top 10, and CIF-SS rankings.
First, The Sun Top 10
1. Chino Hills (7-13)
Chance to avenge on-the-court loss at Damien Friday
2. Etiwanda (16-6)
Tight win vs. Gahr Saturday
3. Ayala (18-4)
Better, but still unable to beat Glendora
4. Rancho Cucamonga (17-6)
Close vs. Damien, blown out by Chino Hills
5. Colony (16-8)
Lost to very good Corona Santiago team
6. Redlands East Valley (19-3)
Ike still a thorn in REV’s side
7. Redlands (17-5)
Has moved into a tie for 1st
8. Eisenhower (11-11)
Split week vs. Redlands teams
9. Kaiser (14-7)
Sweep of Summit gets Cats into Top 10
10. Don Lugo (15-7)
Tight win vs. Chaffey
Dropped out: 7. Summit (17-5).
Under consideration: Alta Loma (15-9), San Bernardino (14-8), Silverado (14-10), Summit (17-5).
CIF-SS BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS
The 13th annual Southern California Shootout a one-day basketball event is slated for Saturday at Azusa Pacific University. While the event is not in San Bernardino County, and most of the games do not involve San Bernardino County teams, it is a well-run event in a great facility with some good games.
Here’s the full schedule:
9 a.m. – Rowland vs. Flintridge Prep
10:30 a.m. – Walnut vs. Villa Park
Noon – Diamond Bar vs. Mission Viejo
1:30 p.m. – Corona Santiago vs. Colony
3 p.m.– Glendora vs. Los Osos
4:30 p.m. – Los Altos vs. ML King
6 p.m. – Etiwanda vs. Gahr
7:30 p.m. – Cantwell Sacred Heard vs. Damien
9 p.m. – La Canada vs. Claremont
It was reported earlier in the week that the basketball career of Summit High senior Darrion Willies may be done due to a spine ailment.
According to Willies, he believes he can return to the court to continue his basketball career following a second opinion with a sports medicine doctor.
“The doctor called me (Jan. 22) after reviewing my x-rays,” Willies said. “He assured me that with some therapy he could get me back on the court.”
The big question surrounding his return to a basketball court, is a matter of when if at all?
“I am hoping by this season but however much time I need to fully recover,” he explained. “The doctor said to rest for a couple of weeks then after a check up he will decide on how therapy will go.”
Willies will still try to make it to Summit’s games to support his teammates.
The team has gone 2-0 in Willies’ absences with victories over league-rivals, Colton and Fontana.
Also, check out Willies’ rim breaking highlight that was named as one of Maxpreps’ Plays of the Week video.
From Staff Writer Michelle Gardner:
Confirmation today that Chino Hills boys basketball will be forfeiting 9 games.
Here is the word from school district spokesman Julie Gobin:
“It has come to our knowledge that a student-athlete participated in CIF competition despite being scholastically ineligible. Therefore, administrators at Chino Hills HS have chosen to self-report to CIF and to forfeit the 11 games in which the student participated. These forfeitures do not affect the wins achieved at the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Tournament of Champions this past weekend in Springfield, Missouri. Chino Hills High School has implemented a new system to ensure this does not occur again.”
Julie Gobin, communications director for CVUSD
The Huskies were 12-4 on the court and 2-1 in Baseline League play after a loss to Damien last night.
Representatives from Upland and Rancho Cucamonga say they have been notified of forfeits that included games against their teams, both of which Huskies won on the court.
So Chino Hills is officially 0-3 in the Baseline, heading into game on Friday vs. Etiwanda. And that will be tough one.
“This definitely changes things,” says Rancho Cucamonga coach Bill Burke, whose team is now 16-4 overall and 2-1 in Baseline. “It really does open the door for us, maybe even Upland.”
Upland Athletic Director John McNally said his school had been notified it was getting a win via the forfeit as well.
Of the 11 games the ineligible student participated in, nine were wins. So the Huskies are 3-13 overall, 0-3 in league.