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Oke had 13 points and a school-record 13 assists as the Hawks defeated Beaumont to clinch the Mountain Pass League title for the first time since 2012. Oke also had 14 points and nine assists against Hemet, helping Citrus Hill reach the 20-win mark for the first time in the program’s history.
He scored 49 points over two Pacific Coast League wins for the league champion Timberwolves. Huynh, a 6-foot senior guard, scored 26 points against Beckman and 23 against Irvine. He is averaging a team-high 19 points a game. This is Hunyh’s second selection as Orange County boys basketball athlete of the week.
In helping secure the Pacific League title, Hamilton had two monster games against Burroughs and rival Muir. Hamilton scored 28 points with seven rebounds and two blocks in a 95-69 win over Burroughs. In the league finale against rival Muir for the outright title, Hamilton nailed 15 of 17 shots to finish with 35 points and 19 rebounds to go with four blocks in a 78-51 victory. Next up for Hamilton and the Bulldogs is the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs, which start this week.
Chance Rich advanced to the CIF-Southern Section Coastal Division individual wrestling championships by winning the 126-pound bracket at the Tri-Valley League finals last Wednesday. Rich pinned his championship-round opponent in the first period to claim the 126-pound title. The CIF-SS meet will be held Friday and Saturday at Westminster High.
Christopher had 34 points and 11 rebounds in a 86-62 win over Cerritos that secured the Monsoons’ second straight outright Suburban League title. Christopher averages 25.9 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4 steals per game. Mayfair hosts Sonora in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 2AA playoffs on Wednesday.
Singleton, a junior, helped lead the Panthers to a 2-0 week last week. He had 23 points and 11 assists in an 82-63 win over Redondo and 20 points and eight assists in a 55-46 win against rival Palos Verdes as the Panthers finished third in the Bay League.
Santos scored a pair of goals as the Falcons defeated Arrowhead Christian 3-1 to clinch the Ambassador League championship. He registered a hat trick against Western Christian earlier in the week. Santos has 31 goals this season for the Falcons, the top seed in the Division 7 playoffs.
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