May 17, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

Yorba Linda gets past Northwood 61-57 in overtime at Gary Raya Classic

Chance Sandoval of Yorba Linda is guarded by Amit Flint of Northwood Tuesday night. (Photo Tim Burt, OC Sports Zone)

Yorba Linda’s boys basketball team opened the Gary Raya So Cal Elite Tournament Tuesday night with a 61-57 overtime victory over Northwood at Portola.

The Mustangs (7-2) were led by Ayaan Ismail, who scored 11 points. Omair Memon and Cory Knutson scored 10 points each for Yorba Linda, which held a 23-22 halftime lead. Memon set a school record with 18 points for the Mustangs.

Yorba Linda outscored Northwood 8-4 in the overtime period.

Northwood (2-6) was led by Amit Flint with 25 points and Shandon Sharifi with 15 points.

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