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Boys' Basketball Playoff Roundup

February 21, 2001|BRETT PAPE

Kilpatrick 109, Arrowhead Christian 71--Keilon Fortune scored 45 points and Adam Townsend had 26 points and 10 rebounds for the Mustangs (24-1) in a victory at Arrowhead Christian.

Granada Hills Hillcrest Christian 55, Flintridge Prep 51--Amrit Nat scored 24 points, making seven of 11 shots, including two three-point baskets, and eight of eight free throws for the host Eagles (19-3) in a victory at L.A. Baptist.

Connor O'Byrne scored 21 points, including six three-point baskets, for the Rebels (14-12).


Highland 58, Arroyo Grande 46--Gabe Stephenson scored 24 points as the Bulldogs handed the Eagles their third loss of the season in a second-round game at Highland.

Stephenson scored 15 in the first quarter as Highland (14-13), which advanced past the second round for the first time, took a 23-15 lead. He led an 18-2 run with three three-pointers in the quarter.

Arroyo Grande (25-3) was unable to get 6-foot-11 Phillip Johnson, who has committed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and 6-10 Ryan Zimmerman involved offensively. The two were held to nine and 10 points, respectively.

David Romero's basket with five minutes left in the third quarter pulled the Eagles to within 35-33, but Highland went on a 14-5 run over the next seven minutes to pull away. Idel Dawson scored 16 points and Mike Stephenson added 12 for the Bulldogs.

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