The Serra Padres after winning the state DII title.
Here is the re-cap from CIF-State following Day 2 of the state championships at Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena:
SACRAMENTO – Recaps from Saturday’s (Day 2) action of the 2016 CIF State Basketball Championships.
Open Division Boys: Chino Hills def. De La Salle, 70-50
- Chino Hills won their first State Championship in their second consecutive appearance.
- The Huskies were led by junior LiAngelo Ball’s 18 points. Fellow junior Elizjah Scott added 16 points, while senior Lonzo Ball contributed a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds and freshman LaMelo Ball tallied 14 points in the win.
- As a team Chino Hills shot 45.3% (29-of-64) for the night.
- Senior Jordan Ratinho led the Spartans with 16 points, followed by seniors Nick Macarchuk and Nikhil Peters with 12 points each.
- Sportsmanship Award Winners: Jordan Ratinho (De La Salle) and LiAngelo Ball (Chino Hills) junior LiAngelo Ball
Open Division Girls: Chaminade def. Miramonte 80-71
Chaminade won their second State Championship in as many appearances.
Senior Leaonna Odom led the Eagles with her double-double of 33 points and 15 rebounds. Senior Valerie Higgins and junior Melissa Wright added 16 and 15 points respectively.
As a team Chaminade shot 47.8% (33-of-69) for the night.
Miramonte was led by senior Sabrina Ionescu with a triple-double of 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.
The Mats shot 46% (29-of-63) from the floor in the loss.
Sportsmanship Award Winners: Kena Delos Santos (Miramonte) and Mackenzy Iwahashi (Chaminade)
Division II Boys: Junipero Serra def. Long Beach Poly, 48-33
Junipero Serra won their first State title in their second attempt.
Senior Jake Killingsworth was the leader of the night with his double-double of 15 points and 16 rebounds. Fellow senior Lee Jones added 13 points in the win.
Long Beach Poly was led by junior Zafilr Williams with a double-double of 16 points and 10 boards.
Sportsmanship Award Winners: Darryl Polk Jr. (Long Beach Poly) and Miles Todzo (Junipero Serra)
Division II Girls: Cajon def. Elk Grove, 55-36
Cajon won their first State Championship in their first appearance.
Senior Kayla Washington was the leader of the night with her double-double of 17 points and 15 rebounds. Fellow Cowboy senior Tyla Turner added 17 points, followed by senior Taylor Goldsberry with her double-double of 12 points and 16 boards.
Elk Grove was led by junior Mira Shulman with 15 points, followed by senior Madison Wong with 10 points.
Sportsmanship Award Winners: Mira Shulman (Elk Grove) and Tyra Turner (Cajon)
Division IV Boys: Harvard-Westlake def. Palma, 66-49
Harvard-Westlake won their third State title in their fourth appearance.
The Wolverines were led by senior Wolfgang Novogratz with 26 points and eight rebounds. Freshman Cassius Stanley added 16 points and six boards, followed by junior Carter Begel with 14 points.
Plama was led by senior Wyatt Maker with 18 points and nine rebounds, while junior Jamaree Bouyea added 11 points, seven boards and two blocks in the loss.
Sportsmanship Award Winners: Liam McMillin (Palma) and Carter Begel (Harvard-Westlake)
Division IV Girls: Cardinal Newman def. Antelope Valley, 39-37
Cardinal Newman won their first State Championship in their first try.
Junior Hailey Vice-Neat was the leader of the day with her double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds. Fellow junior Lauren Walker added four points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks in the Cardinal win.
Antelope Valley was led by senior Tylen Price with 14 points and eight boards, followed by junior Tyler Smith with 10 points.
Sportsmanship Award Winners: Tyler Smith (Antelope Valley) and Maiya Flores (Cardinal Newman)
Thursday, March 24 Final Scores
Division I Boys: Crespi Carmelite def. Berkeley, 68-53
Division I Girls: Brea Olinda def. St. Francis, 64-51
Division III Boys: Manteca def. Ayala, 60-51
Division III Girls: Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep def. Lakeside, 50-47
Division V Boys: St. Joseph Notre Dame def. St. Bernard, 55-50
Division V Girls: Eastside College Prep def. Village Christian, 57-50