Category Archives: Videos
Girls Basketball – Video: Precious Nwaba talks about dominating the 2nd quarter as University wins the Division II title
University’s Precious Nwaba dominated the second quarter as University won the LA City Division II title in a 46-38 victory over Roosevelt. She talk about her performance and what is like like to have one more than her older brother David, who guided the boys team to four straight Division II final appearances.
The junior finished with 21 points, 16 rebounds and six steals.
University’s junior guard Lizeth Hernandez discusses her 26-point performance in a playoff win over Bravo and what it took for coach Ronald Cass, a notorious screamer during games, to be left speechless.
Boys Basketball – Video: St. Monica’s Dennis Ashley talks about his hot shooting in playoff win over Crean Lutheran
St Monica senior point guard Dennis Ashley talks about how his hot shooting early in second quarter that helped the Mariners take control in a 75-49 victory over Crean Lutheran of Irvine in the first round of the Division 4A playoffs.
Ashley had 17 points and six assists in the contest and mentions his thoughts about facing Brentwood in the playoffs for the 2nd year in a row.
St. Bernard was hurt by Serra’s length and was unable to match them in the rebounding category, losing 79-57 on Monday night and extending their losing streak to three.
The Vikings (7-16, 1-6 Del Rey League) had a hard time battling on the boards with the taller Cavalier players giving up easy second and third chance scoring opportunities. St. Bernard’s inability to rebound led to a 33-20 halftime deficit.
“I thought where their size bothered us was second chance points for them, we really had a tough time rebounding the ball. Some of their best offense was a missed basket,” St. Bernard head coach Mitch Runco said.
A hostile crowd and the memory of the close loss the last time they came to Santa Monica’s North Gym should have had some negative effect on Beverly Hills Friday night.
In fact for point guard Siavash Yektafar, it was quite the opposite.
The senior had 30 points as the Normans got out to an early lead and never trailed in a 58-45 victory to take sole possession of first place in the Ocean League, with two games left.
Beverly Hills started the game on a 9-2 run, held a 13-5 advantage at the end of the first quarter and pushed their lead to 21 points with four minutes left until halftime.
Yektafar knew his teammates were ready for this game.
Boys Basketball: Video – Pacific Hills’ Andre Ferguson hits a game-winning shot to beat Peninsula at the Redondo Tournament
Pacific Hills’ final play was not designed to go the Andre Ferguson.
However, when Peninsula overloaded the right side, guard Namon Wright found a open Ferguson who hit the game-winning jumper as the Bruins pick up their first win in a 65-62 victory over Peninsula at the Redondo Tournament.
Ferguson had 20 points on the night
Girls Basketball: Video – Windward’s Kristen Simon and Jordin Canada discuss why they picked USC and UCLA
Windward center Kristen Simon talks about why she picked USC over Cal earlier today and point guard Jordin Canada discusses why it won’t be odd to face her teammate at UCLA.
Venice High wide receiver Dewan Thompson caught, threw and ran for a touchdown on his 17th birthday in the Gondoliers 49-0 victory over Fairfax on November 1, 2013.
The senior had missed the last three games due to an ankle injury and talked about his performance.
Venice High quarterback Alexander Diamont completed 16 of 17 passes for 323 yards and three touchdowns in an 34-7 victory over Palisades to remain undefeated in Western League play.
Below is his postgame interview:
Venice running back Alijah Lee discuss his 200 yard performance in the Gondoliers 48-0 victory over University along with his deep pass completion to Kaelin Jones and his thought on the rest of the Western League schedule.
Windward’s Austin Webster discusses his four touchdown which included a 63-yard punt return in the Wildcats victory over Kilpatrick during their homecoming game at Foley Field.
For more on the game story, click on – Football: Webster had four TD’s and Windward forces eight turnovers to get first on campus win in 11-man era
Fairfax head coach Shane Cox talks about his team 36-35 victory over Palisades on Friday and his decision to go for the two-point conversion in the final seconds of the game. For more on the game story, click on - Football: A late score and Bowen’s 2-point conversion run just enough to put Fairfax past Palisades
Football: A late score and Bowen’s 2-point conversion run just enough to put Fairfax past Palisades [Updated]
It is time to start calling Fairfax’s football team the “Cardiac Kids”.
After giving up a two touchdown lead in the second half, the Lions engineered a scoring drive in the final minute and watched Palisades’ kicker Ethan Erickson’s 57-yard field goal fall short with no time left before they could celebrate a 36-35 victory to open Western League play.
Palisades had scored on three consecutive series and took the lead when #11 ran in for a 1-yard touchdown with 1:10 left to take a 35-28 advantage.
Left with a long field and a single timeout, things look bleak for the Lions when three straight incomplete passes gave them a fourth-and-ten on their own 20 yard-line.
However, quarterback Myles Bowen connected with Jason Lewis for a 45 yard gain to keep the Fairfax hopes alive and four plays later the duo found each other again for a 14-yard touchdown.
Football: Video — Westchester’s Cemaj Douglas talks about his 93-yard kickoff return in win over Hollywood
Westchester’s Cemaj Douglas talks about returning the opening kickoff for a 93-yard touchdown and his thoughts on the Comets 25-6 victory over Hollywood, yesterday.
Football: Video — Santa Monica College head coach Gifford Lindheim post game interview after loss to San Bernardino Valley
Santa Monica College football head coach Gifford Lindheim discusses his team’s 42-21 loss to San Bernardino Valley on Saturday, September 21, 2013, dropping the Corsairs to 1-2 on the year. SMC will start Pacific Conference play next week when they travel to rival West Los Angeles College.