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Santa Monica managed only two hits and once again could not get past the first round as they lost at home to Knight 8-3, knocking them out of the Division 3 playoffs.
Despite struggling at the plate, the Vikings took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the fourth when Mason Landis scored from third on a wild pitch.
That advanted was short lived when Knight grabbed four runs in the top half of the fifth led by an Edgar Cabral homerun and two more runs in each of the final two innings.
Santa Monica (20-11) has not advance to the second round since the 2008-2009 season.
Brentwood point guard Tra Holder committed to Arizona State after his unoffical visit to the Tempe campus his club coach Ryan Silver announced today on Twitter. The junior had been offered three weeks ago by the Sun Devils. Holder is one of the top point guards on the westside and averaged 23 points and five assists for the Eagles this season.
Below is today’s first round boys volleyball playoff schedule involving westside teams. All games are at 7 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
LA CITY SECTION
Grant at Palisades
Kennedy at University
Arleta at Venice
The latest CIF Southern Section poll is out with little change in the rankings.
Sant Monica schools continue to make their mark in the boys’ volleyball Division 3 poll with Crossroads holding the five spot and Santa Monica at number seven. Brentwood sits just outside the Division 3 rankings and St. Bernard missed being in the Division 5 poll.
In baseball, Malibu remains in the number two position in Division 6 after sweeping Santa Clara and Windward breaks into the rankings at tenth.
Beverly Hills is the only westside team to be ranked in boys’ tennis at number three in the Division 2 poll.
Brentwood junior guard Tra Holder has been offered a scholarship by Arizona State, he announced on twitter today. He averaged 23 points and five assists this season as the Eagles advance to the CIF-SS 4A title game.
Below are the scores of the first round state basketball playoff games involving westside teams.
Santa Monica 63, Narbonne 58
Palisades 72, Mission Viejo 70
Leuzinger 75, Hamilton 58
Chula Vista Mater Dei 62, Brentwood 58
Pacific Hills 84, Chowchilla 50
Crespi 58, LACES 38
Long Beach Poly 80, Fairfax 22
Canyon Springs 73, University 30
Murrieta Valley 71, Westchester 48
Granada Hills 49, Culver City 46 OT
St Bernard 64, Animo South 22
It was a matchup against a familar foe, but not an ideal ending for Brentwood losing 74-65 to Pacific Hills in the Division 4A championship game Saturday at Mater Dei High school.
It was the third time both teams met, splitting the season series and sharing the Alpha League title.
Brentwood started strong in the rubber match, getting out to a 10-7 lead behind a pair of three-pointers by Yonathon Napolean. Tra Holder provided support, adding 13 points and two rebounds as they took a 36-34 lead into halftime.
Pacific Hills big three was the big one in the first half with most of the production coming from Jahmel Taylor after he knocked in a pair of three-pointers, but Namon Wright and Marcus Jackson struggled from the field combining for 12 points in the half.
Taylor had 12 points by himself with two rebounds