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Valencia Boys Basketball Team Reaches Semifinals Of Oaks Christian Holiday Classic

khts_sportsThe Valencia boys basketball team won another tough game in the Oaks Christian Holiday Classic to reach the semifinals of the tournament.

Valencia beat Alemany, 66-64 in overtime, and will play Loyola for a chance to go to the championship game.

Quincy Quintero hit the game-winner, hitting a shot under the basket with seven seconds left in the overtime period.

Lonnie Jackson scored a team-high 26 points for Valencia. He was the one who found Quintero open under the basket for the game-winning shot.

Quintero only scored five points in the game, four of them in the second half and overtime.

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The Canyon boys basketball team won its second-round game in the Ventura Tournament. Clay Kasdorf scored 22 points in Canyon’s 69-52 win over Buena.

Coley Apsay had 20 points and Darnel Haggerty had 17 points for Canyon.

The Golden Valley boys basketball team lost to St. Genevieve, 66-65, in the Chaminade Tournament.

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The Canyon girls basketball team beat Harvard-Westlake, 39-36, and advanced to the quarterfinals of the West Coast Holiday Classic.

Alia McCoy led Canyon with 13 points against Harvard-Westlake.

The West Ranch girls basketball team beat Newbury Park, 55-51, in the West Coast Holiday Classic. Alexus Bryant scored 13 points and Whitney Branham had 10 for West Ranch.

The Saugus girls basketball team lost to Los Osos, 63-47, in the West Coast Holiday Classic. Megan Dawe led Saugus with 14 points.

In high school soccer, Hart beat University, 2-1, in the Hart Tournament. Gabe Robinson scored the game-winner in the final minute of the game.

The Canyon boys lost to La Canada, 2-0, in the opening round of the La Canada Tournament.

The Lakers are officially in another tailspin after losing, 97-82, to the San Antonio Spurs. It is the third loss in a row for the Lakers. Kobe Bryant scored 21 points, but was 8-of-27 from the field and missed 13 shots in a row at one point in the game.

The Spurs improved to 27-4, one of the best starts in NBA history. The Lakers dropped to 21-10. It is the first time since 2007 that the Lakers have reached 10 losses this early in the season.

The Kings are in Phoenix for a game against the Coyotes tonight. The Kings are coming off a 4-0 shutout over the San Jose Sharks. The Coyotes lost to the Anaheim Ducks, 3-1, on Tuesday night.

Listen to the game on AM 1220, KHTS. The puck drops at 6.

Valencia Boys Basketball Team Reaches Semifinals Of Oaks Christian Holiday Classic

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About Connie Jones

Connie and her husband, John, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley almost 30 years ago. Living in Santa Clarita for that long is the direct opposite of Connie’s childhood. She was an Army ‘brat’ who moved every two to three years. Consequently, she has lived in many states and even spent three years in Europe. All three of her kids went to Santa Clarita schools. Connie says the best thing about her job at KHTS is that she is never bored. “If I’m not smiling, Carl is sure to ask why, just before giving me a mind-boggling project.” “KHTS AM-1220 is an integral part of our community and I’m glad to be a part of it. Besides, the DJs will take my request to play Shania Twain’s ‘Still the One’ for my wedding anniversary – gotta love that!”