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Final12/28/16

The Esperanza varsity basketball team won Wednesday's neutral tournament game against La Mirada by a score of 59-53.

Game Details: Orange Holiday Classic

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
La Mirada115181953
Esperanza616191859
Final score provided by M. Hill.
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Game Stats

La Mirada

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals53174141
11Brian Askew (Jr)1461060
31Shemar Morrow (Fr)82825
35Daniel Cabrera (Jr)1141040
5Joey Castanos (Sr)21425
Esperanza

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals59215638
0Kezie Okpala (Sr)25102343
12Julian Almazan (Jr)51813
2Garrett Geiger (Sr)31250
21T. Kettering (Sr)82540
24Jared Obermeier (Sr)135956
32Brendan Harrick (Jr)52825
44Garrett Poling (Sr)0010
La Mirada

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals31030
11Brian Askew (Jr)2450
31Shemar Morrow (Fr)020
35Daniel Cabrera (Jr)020
5Joey Castanos (Sr)010
Esperanza

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals62326
0Kezie Okpala (Sr)2825
12Julian Almazan (Jr)1617
21T. Kettering (Sr)010
24Jared Obermeier (Sr)3560
32Brendan Harrick (Jr)030
La Mirada

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals143145
11Brian Askew (Jr)4667
31Shemar Morrow (Fr)2633
35Daniel Cabrera (Jr)4850
5Joey Castanos (Sr)1333
Esperanza

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals153345
0Kezie Okpala (Sr)81553
12Julian Almazan (Jr)020
2Garrett Geiger (Sr)1250
21T. Kettering (Sr)2450
24Jared Obermeier (Sr)2450
32Brendan Harrick (Jr)2540
44Garrett Poling (Sr)010
La Mirada

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals162080
31Shemar Morrow (Fr)44100
35Daniel Cabrera (Jr)3560
Esperanza

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals111958
0Kezie Okpala (Sr)33100
12Julian Almazan (Jr)2367
2Garrett Geiger (Sr)1250
21T. Kettering (Sr)4850
24Jared Obermeier (Sr)010
32Brendan Harrick (Jr)1250
La Mirada

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals527328414
1Nick Colosi (Jr)222
11Brian Askew (Jr)551
31Shemar Morrow (Fr)191023
35Daniel Cabrera (Jr)1112
5Joey Castanos (Sr)22213
Esperanza

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals62531847
0Kezie Okpala (Sr)3710012
12Julian Almazan (Jr)022320
2Garrett Geiger (Sr)123001
21T. Kettering (Sr)033301
24Jared Obermeier (Sr)134113
32Brendan Harrick (Jr)178100
44Garrett Poling (Sr)011000
La Mirada

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals3
31Shemar Morrow (Fr)1
Esperanza

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals302150
0Kezie Okpala (Sr)30020
12Julian Almazan (Jr)00020
2Garrett Geiger (Sr)00010
21T. Kettering (Sr)00210
24Jared Obermeier (Sr)00030
32Brendan Harrick (Jr)00040
44Garrett Poling (Sr)00020

Game Story

California High School Basketball - La Mirada tipped by Esperanza

December 28, 2016: La Mirada, CA 90638

In Wednesday's non-league match, the visiting Esperanza Aztecs basketball team scored a tight 59-53 triumph over the La Mirada Matadores.

In their next game, the Aztecs meet the Temecula Valley Golden Bears (Temecula, CA) in a non-league match, on Thursday, December 29. Esperanza will attempt to move on its 12-1 season record. The Golden Bears enter the match with a 12-2 record after their 62-59 non-league win over Crean Lutheran (Irvine, CA).

With the defeat, La Mirada moves to 10-3 on the year. The Matadores travel to Crean Lutheran (Irvine, CA) to meet the Saints in a non-league match on Thursday, December 29. The Saints enter the match with a record of 10-5. Crean Lutheran lost 62-59 in their recent non-league match against Temecula Valley (Temecula, CA)

Players of the Game

La Mirada (16-17)

La Mirada has not selected any Players of the Game.

Esperanza (16-17)

Congratulations to #0 Kezie Okpala for being selected the Esperanza Basketball Player of the Game.

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  • Q1
  • Q3
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  1. MaxPreps

    Game Started
    La Mirada
    Matadores
    0 - 0
    Esperanza
    Aztecs
    Posted @ 6:50p
  2. D. R

    1st Quarter
    La Mirada
    Matadores
    11 - 6
    Esperanza
    Aztecs
    Posted @ 7:06p
  3. D. R

    3rd Quarter
    La Mirada
    Matadores
    34 - 41
    Esperanza
    Aztecs
    Posted @ 7:48p
  4. M. Hill

    Final
    La Mirada
    Matadores
    53 - 59
    Esperanza
    Aztecs

Rankings & Records

La Mirada (16-17)

NationalCASectionState Div.Sec. Div.
89489405421
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
22-610-27-16-39-2.786.8331,8851,553

Esperanza (16-17)

NationalCASectionState Div.Sec. Div.
6010797
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
30-36-016-07-27-1.9091.0002,1841,722

Team Scoring Averages

Season AveragesQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
La Mirada15.517.317.518.867.3
Esperanza15.016.516.817.866.2

Team Videos

La Mirada (16-17)

  • 8th grader with HS game winner

Esperanza (16-17)

Head-to-Head

  • Esperanza won on 11/30/2016
    11/30 @ 7pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    La Mirada132092062
    Esperanza2212131966

    The La Mirada varsity basketball team lost Wednesday's away tournament game against Esperanza by a score of 66-62.

  • Esperanza won on 12/28/2016
    12/28 @ 6:50pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    La Mirada115181953
    Esperanza616191859

    The La Mirada varsity basketball team lost Wednesday's neutral tournament game against Esperanza by a score of 59-53.

Team Stat Comparison

La MiradaEsperanza
66.9Points Per Game66.2
33.2Rebounds Per Game34.7
12.5Assists Per Game10.5
8.4Steals Per Game8.8
2.5Blocks Per Game5.5

Team Leaders

La MiradaEsperanzaNational Avg.
#31 Shemar Morrow16.2Points Per Game#0 Kezie Okpala30.44.9
#31 Shemar Morrow9.3Rebounds Per Game#0 Kezie Okpala10.62.6
#5 Joey Castanos2.4Assists Per Game#21 Travis Kettering2.91.0
#31 Shemar Morrow1.6Steals Per Game#0 Kezie Okpala1.90.8
#31 Shemar Morrow0.7Blocks Per Game#0 Kezie Okpala2.10.3

Record Breakdown

La Mirada (16-17)

Esperanza (16-17)

22-6
Overall
30-3
10-2
League
6-0
1-2
Non-League
9-0
0-2
Head to Head
2-0
3-0
Common Opponent
3-0
7-1
Home
16-0
6-3
Away
7-2
9-2
Neutral
7-1
0-0
Playoff
5-2
22-6
In-State
27-2
0-0
Out-of-State
3-1