Hart Basketball Team Wins Big In Holiday Classic
The Hart boys basketball team beat South High from Bakersfield, 92-32, in the opening round of the Hart Holiday Classic.
Lewis Stallworth scored 16 points and led four players from Hart in double figures.
The Indians led 59-21 at halftime.
Frank Lonsinger scored 13 points for Hart. The Indians have won eight games in a row.
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Santa Clarita High School Sports
In other first-round action from the Hart tournament, Village Christian beat Grant, 82-54. Bennie Boatright scored a career-high 33 points for Village Christian.
Highland beat Crescenta Valley, 58-43.
The Canyon boys basketball team beat Rio Mesa, 58-50, in the quarterfinals of the Ventura Tournament.
Ben Taufahema scored 17 points and hit four 3-pointers for Canyon. Marc Cabrera chipped in with 12 points. Canyon improved to 11-1.
The Cowboys will play Oxnard in the semifinals tonight.
The Valencia boys beat Eastside Catholic, 79-44, in the first round of the Chaminade tournament.
Angel Cardenas scored 12 points and Jaleel Howard had 10 points for Valencia.
The Hart girls basketball team lost to Moorpark, 75-67, in the La Canada Tournament.
Los Angeles Sports
In the NBA, the Clippers lost to the Portland Trailblazers, 116-112 in overtime. Portland improved to 24-5, the best record in the NBA.
The Clippers lost for the second straight night on the road.
Chris Paul scored 34 points and had 16 assists. But he missed a 3-pointer that would have given the Clippers the lead with 13.4 seconds left in overtime.
The Clippers are back home for a game against the Utah Jazz at Staples Center on Saturday night.
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