Christian Brothers Holiday Classic
Ponderosa 54, Christian Brothers 27 — The Lady Bruins shot out to a 25-4 first quarter lead and easily doubled up the host Falcons Saturday to win the tournament title. Ponderosa led by 22 at the break, eased up in the third and revved back up in the fourth to outscore Christian Brothers 16-7. Ali Ryan led the Bruins with 21 points on 9-of-14 shooting, grabbed 10 rebounds and had six steals; Ashley Beck scored 12; Nikki Johnson added eight points and 10 boards; and Olivia Nelson also chipped in with eight points. Ryan was named the tournament MVP and Nelson and Johnson were selected to the all tournament team.
Ponderosa 63, Rio Linda 56 — Ryan scored 24 points, hauled down 17 rebounds and made six steals and Nelson added 16 points as the Lady Bruins won Friday’s second game. Beck contributed eight points for Ponderosa and Brooke Sinner, seven.
Whitney Winter Classic
El Dorado 42, Placer 33 — Sarah Mackey and Samantha Reeder split 18 points as the Lady Cougars raced to a 26-10 halftime lead and coasted to the consolation title Saturday.
El Dorado 46, Rio Americano 34 — The Cougars rebounded Friday against the Raiders after dropping the tournament opener.
El Dorado 38, Woodcreek 47 – The Lady Cougars lost their opener Thursday despite Sarah Mackey’s game-high 18 points. El Dorado enjoyed a three-point lead going to the fourth quarter but were outscored 18-6.
Union Mine 43, University Prep 23
Union Mine 36, Hayfork 43
Golden Sierra 20, Victory Christian 29
Jack Scott Tournament
Oak Ridge 65, Monterey Trail 40 — Bryce Scott’s game-high 21 points Saturday carried the Trojans to the tournament title. Oak Ridge went up 22-6 after a quarter, led by 21 at the half and outscored Monterey Trail by 10 in the fourth. Will Findlay added 12 points and Tyler Simms and DJ Leszczynski both scored 10.
Oak Ridge 78, Kennedy 56
Golden Sierra 16, Marysville 54