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Golden Valley Tops San Marino

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Golden Valley 61, San Marino 50By Dave Rogahn
All 12 players scored at least a point as Golden Valley notched its second victory of the season with a 61-50 win over visiting San Marino Friday night in Santa Clarita.
After falling behind, 2-0, Golden Valley (2-6) went on a 9-0 run and led the rest of the way. The Grizzlies led by 21 early in the third quarter, though San Marino (4-6) cut the deficit to nine points a couple of times in the second half.
Golden Valley held a 15-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, and a basket by Jordan Glover made it 17-7. A 3-pointer by Kevin Wang brought the Titans within seven, but Golden Valley pushed its lead back to double digits when Glover hit two straight jumpers to make it 24-12.
Three-pointers by Kourbine Lee and Kyle Strem in the final minute of the second quarter pushed Golden Valley's lead to 30-12 at the end of the first half. And Dominique Gully hit a 3-pointer in the opening seconds of the third quarter to make it 33-12.
San Marino rallied to cut the deficit to nine points at 37-28 late in the third quarter after a 3-pointer by Jasper Hwang. Golden Valley scored the game's next seven points to push its lead back to 16 points at 44-28 after two 3-pointers by Jon Antipuesto in the first minute of the fourth quarter.
The Titans again cut the deficit to nine points on a 3-point play by Hwang with 1:08 to play. But David Robins scored on a driving lay-up to push the lead back to double digits at 59-48, and Tristan Peralta made two free throws with 24 seconds left to make it 61-48 and seal the win for the Grizzlies.
Jordan Watkins led Golden Valley with 9 points, and he also had 8 rebounds. Antipuesto also had 9 points. Glover had 8 points and Gully had 7 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. James Chevious came off the bench for 7 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals. Freshman C.J. Jacobs had just one point but grabbed a game-high 9 rebounds.
For San Marino, Hwang led all scorers with 24 points, and he added 4 rebounds and 4 steals. Wang had 12 points, 6 rebounds and 5 steals. Jamal Etayeb came off the bench for 5 points and a team-high 8 rebounds.
JV Game: Golden Valley 78, San Marino 71 (OT)
Cameron Knox scored 36 points including 2 free throws to send the game to overtime and 4 free throws to seal the win for Golden Valley.
Box score (Varsity Game):Friday, December 21, 2012 - 6:30 pm
At Golden Valley HS, Santa Clarita
San Marino Titans 50:2-Brian Low, SG - 3/3 fg, 0/1 ft, 2 reb, 2 ast, 1 stl, 4 pf, 6 pts
3-Nate Harding, C - 0/3 fg, 5 reb, 1 pf, 0 pts
20-Jasper Hwang, PG - 9/23 fg, 4/4 ft, 4 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk, 4 stl, 4 pf, 24 pts
23-Kevin Wang, SF - 3/11 fg, 5/6 ft, 6 reb, 1 ast, 2 blk, 5 stl, 1 pf, 12 pts
35-Garette Verdugo, PF - 1/7 fg, 1/2 ft, 5 reb, 2 ast, 1 pf, 3 pts
33-Jamal Etayeb, F - 2/7 fg, 0/1 ft, 8 reb, 5 pts
5-Eric Wong, F - 3 reb, 1 pf, 0 pts
34-Cole Mace, C - 0 pts
team rebounds: 6
Totals: 18/54 fg (.333), 10/14 ft (.714), 39 reb, 6 ast, 3 blk, 10 stl, 12 pf, 50 pts
3-pt fg (4): Hwang 2, Wang, Etayeb
Turnovers (25): Verdugo 7, Hwang 6, Wang 6, Low 2, Harding 2, Etayeb 2
Golden Valley Grizzlies 61:1-Dominique Gully, PG - 2/10 fg, 2/2 ft, 8 reb, 5 ast, 1 pf, 7 pts
12-Kyle Strem, SG - 1/2 fg, 3 reb, 2 ast, 1 stl, 1 pf, 3 pts
14-C.J. Jacobs, PF - 0/3 fg, 1/2 ft, 9 reb, 1 blk, 2 stl, 1 pf, 1 pt
20-Kourbine Lee, SF - 2/8 fg, 1 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl, 1 pf, 6 pts
21-Jordan Watkins, C - 4/8 fg, 1/2 ft, 8 reb, 2 pf, 9 pts
3-James Chevious, G - 2/15 fg, 2/7 ft, 7 reb, 5 ast, 3 stl, 1 pf, 7 pts
5-Tristan Peralta, G - 1/5 fg, 2/2 ft, 1 ast, 1 pf, 4 pts
23-Bunmi Olatunji, F - 1/2 fg, 2 reb, 2 stl, 3 pf, 2 pts
11-Jordan Glover, C - 4/7 fg, 5 reb, 3 blk, 3 pf, 8 pts
22-Jon Antipuesto, G - 3/9 fg, 1/2 ft, 4 reb, 1 ast, 1 pf, 9 pts
42-Harrison Edwards-Kanal, F - 1/2 fg, 3 pts
44-David Robins, F - 1/2 fg, 1 reb, 2 pts
team rebounds: 5
Totals: 22/73 fg (.301), 9/17 ft (.529), 53 reb, 15 ast, 4 blk, 9 stl, 15 pf, 61 pts
3-pt fg (8): Lee 2, Antipuesto 2, Gully, Strem, Chevious, Edwards-Kanal
Intentional Foul: Chevious
Turnovers (19): Chevious 6, Jacobs 3, Strem 2, Lee 2, Gully, Watkins, Peralta, Olatunji, Glover, Robins
Score by Quarters:
San Marino------07-05-16-22 = 50
Golden Valley---15-15-08-23 = 61
Updated Records: Golden Valley 2-6, San Marino 4-6
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