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The Watsonville (CA) varsity basketball team won Friday's neutral tournament game against Santa Cruz (CA) by a score of 61-48.

Game Details: Santa Cruz High School Dad's Club

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Santa Cruz1510131048
Watsonville1912161461
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Game Stats

Santa Cruz

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals4820
1Zen Maki (Fr)31
3Sean Conroe (Jr)105
21Taylor Kientzel (So)72
34J. Hightower (Sr)2410
55Ian Hoppis (So)42
Watsonville

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals122465288
3Jeminez Bajog (Sr)21
22Dominic Delfino (Sr)104
23Ryan Saucedo (Sr)72
24Kraig Mitchell (Sr)198
25R. Carrancho (Sr)144
32Luke Scurich (Sr)94
Santa Cruz

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals1
21Taylor Kientzel (So)1
Watsonville

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals44100
25R. Carrancho (Sr)1
32Luke Scurich (Sr)1
Santa Cruz

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals19
1Zen Maki (Fr)1
3Sean Conroe (Jr)5
21Taylor Kientzel (So)1
34J. Hightower (Sr)10
55Ian Hoppis (So)2
Watsonville

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals424888
3Jeminez Bajog (Sr)1
22Dominic Delfino (Sr)4
23Ryan Saucedo (Sr)2
24Kraig Mitchell (Sr)8
25R. Carrancho (Sr)3
32Luke Scurich (Sr)3
Santa Cruz

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals71070
1Zen Maki (Fr)1250
21Taylor Kientzel (So)2367
34J. Hightower (Sr)4580
Watsonville

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals263281
22Dominic Delfino (Sr)22100
23Ryan Saucedo (Sr)3475
24Kraig Mitchell (Sr)3475
25R. Carrancho (Sr)5683

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

Santa Cruz has not entered any rebs, asst, steals and tos stats.
Watsonville

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals10425214714
3Jeminez Bajog (Sr)11121
5Sean Villareal (Sr)1
22Dominic Delfino (Sr)3
23Ryan Saucedo (Sr)22411
24Kraig Mitchell (Sr)112133
25R. Carrancho (Sr)2211
32Luke Scurich (Sr)331
Santa Cruz

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals15
1Zen Maki (Fr)1
3Sean Conroe (Jr)5
5Bryce Jacobsen (Sr)4
21Taylor Kientzel (So)1
34J. Hightower (Sr)1
42Erik Rodriguez (Sr)3
Watsonville

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals126
3Jeminez Bajog (Sr)1
22Dominic Delfino (Sr)2
23Ryan Saucedo (Sr)3
24Kraig Mitchell (Sr)2
25R. Carrancho (Sr)2
32Luke Scurich (Sr)3

Coaches Summary

First Quarter

In a very competitive first quarter Watsonville's inside play of Kraig Mitchell and Luke Scurich paced Watsonville to a four point lead. Santa Cruz's Justin Hightower led Santa Cruz with 7 first quarter points on a variety of drives and post ups.

Second Quarter

Close play continued, Watsonville's balanced scoring allowed the Wildcatz to take a 6 point lead into the break.

Third Quarter

Another closely played eight minutes. Justin Hightower and Ian Hoppis kept Santa Cruz close by attacking Watsonville inside. Watsonville's balanced scoring allowed the Wildcatz to extend their lead to 9 by the end of the quarter.

Fourth Quarter

Consistent shooting from the foul line let Watsonville protect its lead. The final score was 61-48. Hightower led all scorers with 22, followed by Mitchell's 19 and Watsonville's point guard Robert Carrancho's 14.

Rankings & Records

Santa Cruz (07-08)

NationalCASection
12,12371756
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
15-1710-310-44-61-7.469.7691,8361,976

Watsonville (07-08)

NationalCASection
4,66227517
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
26-310-09-111-06-2.8971.0001,9581,500

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1OT2Final
Santa Cruz
11.514.914.616.011.0-57.4
Watsonville
17.316.717.414.811.07.067.5

Team Stat Comparison

Santa CruzWatsonville
48.4Points Per Game69.7
1.8Rebounds Per Game31.8
.6Assists Per Game10.9
.3Steals Per Game7.4
.1Blocks Per Game.5

Team Leaders

Santa CruzWatsonvilleNational Avg.
#34 Justin Hightower16.0Points Per Game#24 Kraig Mitchell18.45.3
#44 Quinn Garner.9Rebounds Per Game#24 Kraig Mitchell10.82.7
#23 Derek Daniels.2Assists Per Game#25 Robert Carrancho2.81.1
#23 Derek Daniels.2Steals Per Game#23 Ryan Saucedo1.9.9
#44 Quinn Garner.1Blocks Per Game#24 Kraig Mitchell.4.3

Record Breakdown

Santa Cruz (07-08)

Watsonville (07-08)

15-17
Overall
26-3
10-3
League
10-0
3-8
Non-League
7-1
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
11-8
Common Opponent
16-0
10-4
Home
9-1
4-6
Away
11-0
1-7
Neutral
6-2
1-1
Playoff
1-1
15-17
In-State
26-3
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0