Roundup: Dec. 30, 2012

By From page A8 | December 31, 2012

Boys basketball

Kendall Arnett Tournament
Union Mine 71, San Juan 63 — The Diamondbacks notched a second-round victory Friday over the Spartans, outscoring San Juan in every quarter except the third. Alec Vaughn and Scott McIntyre led the way with 25 points and 22, respectively. Sam Fleury chipped in with a dozen and Daniel Saich had 7.
Union Mine 62, Colfax 67 — UM lost its second game of the tourney at the hands of Colfax on Saturday, nixing a chance at fifth place. The Falcons led 21-9 at the end of the first quarter but Union Mine took the momentum by half, leading 26-25. Colfax outscored the D’backs in both the third and fourth quarters. Scott McIntyre notched 19 for Union Mine with Alec Vaughn scoring 17 and Sam Fleury 15.
Union Mine 62, El Camino 68 — The D’backs fell in Thursday’s opening round game. Saich notched a game-high 20 points; Vaughn tallied 14; McIntyre and Fleury each had 9; and Tyler Parker had 8. The Eagle outscored Union Mine 19-12 in the seond quarter for the difference.

Maxpreps Holiday Classic
Ponderosa 60, Los Osos 73 — Despite a strong third quarter rally of nine points after trailing at the half 38-25, the Bruins could not complete the comeback in the final quarter of play against Los Osos  Saturday. The loss was Ponderosa’s third in a row after winning its first game of the tournament.
Ponderosa 43, Capistrano Valley 60 — The boys from Shingle Springs fell by a large margin for the second night in a row Friday, coming up short by 17 points a day after losing by 19. Chris Snyder scored 22 for the Bruins.
Ponderosa 71, Bloomington 90 

KSA Holiday Tournament
Oak Ridge 45, Notre Dame 61 — The Trojans dropped their tournament opener.
Oak Ridge 38, Los Alamitos 26 – Troy faired better in the second round of the tourney, winning an extremely low scoring game. OR will have one more game on Monday against Huntington Beach for the rights to fifth place.

Golden Sierra 26, Victory Christian 44 — After scoring 13 points in the opening quarter for a one point lead, GS turned in a dismal effort from there, mustering on 13 the rest of the game, including a 2-point second quarter. Victory Christian’s offensive output was slim as well but enough to push past the Grizzlies. Peter Biersteker topped the Griz with 11 points.

Girls basketball

KSA Holiday Tournament
Oak Ridge 58, Tri Valley 49 — After a Friday forfeit, the Trojans played their first game of the tournament on Saturday and handled their opponents from Pennsylvania. Troy was behind at the half 30-27 but outscored Tri Valley in both the third and fourth quarters to pull out a win. Ali Bettencourt led Oak Ridge with 18 points while Nikki Dow added 11.

Union Mine 60, Marysville 27 — The Lady D’backs improved to 13-2 as Madi Aliff poured in 11 points and Brianna Lara and Sonya Watson each added 9.

Democrat Staff

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