Marcus LoVett Jr.In one of the great match-ups of the basketball season,
of Providence (Burbank, Calif.)
won the battle but lost the war.
The 5-foot-11 sophomore guard, who scored over 1,000 points as a freshman, poured in 47 points (17 of 21 from the field), but his team still suffered a 91-86 loss in overtime to Campbell Hall (North Hollywood, Calif.)
. The winners were led by another standout sophomore guard, Aaron Holiday
, who had 40 points. Though Holiday fouled out with three minutes left in the fourth quarter, his teammates picked him up in the overtime.
LoVett also had 48 points during a 69-61 victory over Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks, Calif.).
scored 37 points as La Cueva (Albuquerque, N.M.)
won the Albuquerque Metro Basketball Championships with an 85-76 victory over Atrisco Heritage Academy (Albuquerque, N.M.) The son of University of New Mexico head coach Steve Alford, Bryce had 45 points in a semifinal victory. He has topped 40 points six times this season with a high of 49.
*Senior guard Anders Broman
regained the career scoring record in Minnesota with a 57-point effort as Lakeview Christian Academy (Duluth, Minn.)
raced past New Life Academy (Woodbury, Minn.) 104-79.
*Senior Patrick Barnhart scored a school-record 48 points to lead Potter's House Christian (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
to a 78-71 victory over Black River (Holland, Mich.). He set the previous record two years ago with 36 points.
*Junior Reid Travis
paced DeLaSalle (Minneapolis, Minn.)
to an 89-67 victory over Breck (Minneapolis, Minn.) with a 47-point outing.
*Six-foot-nine senior Reggie Lynch
blocked 15 shots to lead Edina (Minn.)
to a 74-43 rout of Central (St. Paul, Minn.).
*Hunter Bennefield scored a school-record 45 points as Page (Franklin, Tenn.)
rolled past East Hickman County (Lyles, Tenn.) 91-53.
lost to Victory Life Academy (Durant, Okla.)
in spite of 45 points, 10 rebounds and six assists by Austin Beene
, His 45-point total was the highest at Achille in over 60 years.
*St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.)
extended its winning streak to a current national-best 75 games with a 54-25 victory over Christian Brothers Academy (Lincroft, N.J.). Nine players scored for the Friars, who continue to play suffocating defense.