Boys Basketball: Chino Hills routs Damien 72-39; Rowland back in Hacienda race with 56-51 win over DBar; Covina still unbeaten in VVL

Tom Kiss gets reaction from Chino Hills’ mind-boggling 33 point win over Damien

Chino Hills 72, Damien 39
By Steve Ramirez
The road to the Sierra League boys basketball title will run through Chino Hills. The Huskies left little doubt Friday night.
Bishop Mency scored 28 points and Mark Williams had 11 and Chino Hills rolled to a 72-39 victory over Damien in a battle of the top two teams in the league.
The Huskies, who shot nearly 60 percent from the floor, improved to 16-4 overall and 4-0 in the Sierra League. Isaiah McCullough had 12 points for Damien, which slipped to 15-3 and 3-1. Chino Hills, using a 20-2 run during a six-minute stretch during the first and second quarters, led 49-18 at halftime.
Chino Hills coach Steve Baik:“”If you would have given me a million dollars to say the game would have ended like this, I never would have fathomed this. (Damien’s) Matt Dunn is a phenomenal coach. I think early on our defense took away some of their momentum and it was capitalized by us hitting shots. We were relentless on the defensive end. That’s what we wanted to do. This is the first time we’ve put it together defensively.”
Damien coach Matt Dunn: “They are really good. They played great. I thought they played better, were better coached. I think they are really good. There was nothing about tonight that had to do with us. They are really good.”
TONIGHT’S BOYS BASKETBALL RESULTS
Baseline League

Los Osos 79, Glendora 68
Del Rey League
Serra 60, Bishop Amat 33
Hacienda League
Rowland 56, Diamond Bar 51
Los Altos 65, West Covina 51
Sierra League
Chino Hills 72, Damien 39
Claremont 68, Charter Oak 37
Valle Vista League
Covina 63, Pomona 38
San Dimas 64, Northview 44

BOYS BASKETBALL LEADERS
SCORING

1. Primitivo Gomez, Arroyo, 25.9
2. Osnar Garcia, Workman, 23.0
3. Nnadi Udengwu, Diamond Ranch, 19.8
4. Joseph Dionisio, Rowland, 18.1
5. Jeremy Hemsley, Damien, 16.9
REBOUNDS
1. Joseph Cook, Bishop Amat, 13.6
2. Primitivo Gomez, Arroyo, 10.6
3. Jordan Stokes, San Dimas, 10.5
4. Mario Macias, Workman, 9.6
5. Nnadi Udengwu, Diamond Ranch, 9.6
ASSISTS
1. Eugene Nierras, Baldwin Park, 6.0
2. Robert Adkins, Diamond Ranch, 4.9
3. John Paul Rodriguez, Workman, 4.5
4. Jeremy Hemsley, Damien, 4.3
5. Primitivo Gomez, Arroyo, 3.5

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  • RAlf

    Just a tremendous defensive job by the Huskies last night. Damien had trouble getting a shot to the rim in the 2Q , their drives to the hoop were met with defensive help and a blocked shot. Must have happened 10X in the first half alone. Went to the game expecting to see 2 great teams, saw one and one team that’s gonna have to come up with a new plan to handle Chino Hills’ length and defensive pressure if they want game #2 to be more competitive on Feb. 5th.