May 28, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

(UPDATED) CIF BOYS QUARTERS: Fountain Valley, JSerra and Mater Dei win; others lose

Fountain Valley’s boys basketball team advanced to the semifinal round of the CIF 3A playoffs, defeating Yorba Linda 61-50 Tuesday night in a quarterfinal round game at Yorba Linda.

The Barons (19-8) were led by Jeremiah Davis with 20 points and Preston Amarillo with 14 points.

Omair Memon scored 14 points, Connor Platt had 13 points and Cory Knutson 11 points for Yorba Linda (18-13).

Fountain Valley held a 29-24 lead at halftime and outscored Yorba Linda 23-14 in the final quarter to seal the win.

Fountain Valley moves on to face Shadow Hills in the semifinals Friday night at Shadown Hills. Shadow Hills defeated Simi Valley 60-54.

OTHER SCORES

OPEN DIVISION

Mater Dei 76, Rancho Christian 71

DIVISION 1

JSerra 61, Bishop Montgomery 59 (JSerra will be home Friday to play top-seeded Windward, which defeated Mayfair 67-65)

DIVISION 2A

Bonita 62, Pacifica Christian 53

DIVISION 2AA

Chaminade 73, Capo Valley Christian 57

DIVISION 4A

Yeshiva 62, Buena Park 54

DIVISION 5AA

Bishop Diego 49, Estancia 46