It’s senior year time for West Ranch, which uses Las Vegas to see where she stands in preseason in high school basketball.
The team is 10-0 after beating Georgia Kell 65-55 on Tuesday at the Tarkanian Classic in Las Vegas, with a semifinal match against Santa Ana Mater Dei on Wednesday.
Andrew Meadow had 18 points and Jazz Gardner had 17 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks.
Mater Dei 80, Florida Calvary Christian 72: Sophomore Owen Verna scored 26 points, including eight threes, to lead the Monarchs in Las Vegas.
Corona Centennial 70, Lake Highlands 64: In Florida, the Huskies (8-2) received 24 points from Jared McCain and 11 rebounds from Aaron McBride.
Bishop Montgomery 54, Missionary Preparation 40: The Knights (11-0) advanced to the championship game of the Mission Prep tournament. Will Smith and Xavier Edwards each had 17 points. JJ Howard scored 31 points for Mission Prep.
87 San Ysidro, 82 Sherman Oaks Notre Dame: The knights dropped the street game. Caleb Foster had 24 points and Lino Mark added 21 points. Mercy Miller didn’t play for Notre Dame. Mikey Williams scored 36 points for San Ysidro.
68 JSerra, 53 St. Mary’s: Aidan Fowler finished the race with 19 points for JSerra.
Santa Margarita 66, Buchtel Griffins 57: Rockwell Reynolds contributed 25 points and 10 rebounds to give the Eagles an 11-1 lead.
Birmingham 90, Rancho 66: Kory Blunt finished with 20 points for the Patriots.
58 St. Paul, Utah Layton 54: Maurice Wright scored 25 points in the overtime win. St. Paul is 11-2.
Canada Mother Teresa Catholic 47, Dominguez 45: Eric Banks Jr. had 15 points and Isaac Sowell added 14 points and 14 rebounds for Dominguez.
Santa Monica 48, Oaks Christian 46: Santa Monica ended Oaks Christian’s 12-game winning streak. Anton Berge Wells had 12 points and Joshua Hecht added 11 points.
81 St. John Bosco, 60 West Salem: The Braves improved to 12-0 and advanced to the championship game of the tournament in Oregon.
Saugus 69, Viewpoint 45: Bryce Mejia scored 12 points and Max Tengan and Justin Perez each had 11 points.
Northridge Academy, 84, Bloomfield 38: Dylan Goosen scored 28 points for 15-0 Northridge Academy.
Crespi 72, Knight 52: Freshman Joe Sterling had 33 points and Peyton White added 16 points and 10 rebounds for an 11-2 Crespi.
75 Chaminade, 53 Mo. Maplewood: Junior Ethan Johnson scored 22 points for the Eagles.
Junction 72, Sheldon 69: Isaiah Chappell led Crossroads with 27 points and Nils Cooper added 17 points.
Brentwood 88, Nevada Legacy 62: Jordan Houegban scored 30 points for the Eagles.
Windward 68, Culver City 66: Gavin Hightower finished with 23 points for Windward.
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Sierra Canyon 74, Denver (Colorado) George Washington 37: The 8-0 Trailblazers continued their march through the teams in Las Vegas. Juju Watkins and Izela Arenas each scored 23 points.
Granada Hills 63, Oxnard 48: Natalie Melendez had 17 points and Marianne Bosco added 12 points and 10 assists in a tournament win in Santa Barbara for the 8-2 Highlanders.
Mater Dei 69, Utah Skyline 58: The Monarchs (8-1) reach the semifinals in Las Vegas. Caia Elisaldez finished with 15 points and Jenessa Cotton with 14.
Westlake 47, Hart 46: The Warriors gave Hart his first loss.
71 Brentwood, 37 Spring Valley Nevada: Amber Furch led Brentwood (10-3) by 19 points.
https://www.latimes.com/sports/highschool/story/2022-12-20/prep-sports-roundup Prep basketball roundup: Unbeaten West Ranch is set to play Mater Dei in Las Vegas