February 13, 1992 |
Toby Curto took the pass on the wing, dribbled to the free-throw line and hit a jump shot so smoothly and quickly that his defender could only look up in exasperation. "I shoot that a lot," he says. "It's my favorite shot. I practiced it a lot last summer." All that work definitely didn't go to waste. Curto, a 5-foot-11 junior forward at Liberty Christian, leads Orange County in scoring with a 28.1-point average and is shooting 55%, which also ranks among the county's best.
December 6, 1992
In the Sherman Oaks Buckley championship game: Liberty Christian 65, Sherman Oaks Buckley 50--Tournament MVP Toby Curto scored 31 points and Mike Bahnsen had 14 for Liberty Christian (2-1).
February 22, 1995
In other nonconference baseball games: Chapman 117, Pacific Christian 97--Toby Curto scored 22 and Stefan Mumaw added 21 for host Chapman (17-7). Charles Ross had a game-high 37 for Pacific Christian (24-13).
February 29, 1992
La Canada Ribet Academy 84, Liberty Christian 47--Lydell Hill scored 23 points for Ribet Academy (19-6). Teammate Orville Turner scored 19 points. Toby Curto scored 16 for Liberty Christian (18-7).
May 14, 1993
Liberty Christian's Toby Curto has decided to play basketball for Chapman next season, his father, Tony, said Thursday. Curto, a 5-foot-10 guard, averaged 26 points for Liberty Christian. He has a 3.9 grade-point average and received an academic scholarship.
November 15, 1995
Guard Toby Curto scored 14 points to lead Chapman past Australian Institute, 71-63, in an exhibition men's basketball game Tuesday at Chapman. Curto, the team's top returning scorer who averaged 12 points last season, helped the Panthers take control in the second half. Chapman's Pete Sverkos, a 6-foot-3 guard from Long Beach City College, scored nine points and Todd Canavan, a 6-6 guard from Las Vegas, had seven points and two three-pointers.