LOS ANGELES — The Cru took second place at the Beach Cities tournament here last weekend.
The Cru, an El Centro-based youth recreation basketball team, won its first three contests before falling to the Sea Hawks 62-56 in the tournament's championship game. Severino Almerez led the Cru with 11 points in the title contest.
In their first game the Cru knocked off Top Ten 60-35. Javar Beaver led the Cru with 21 points. The Cru posted an 86-79 win over Beach Cities. Vincent McSee scored 38 points to lead the Cru against Beach Cities. Robert Christensen had 21 points and Almerez added 11 to lead the Cru to a 79-74 win over Santa Barbara in the Cru's other contest.
The Toros knocked off the first-place Cardinals to take sole possession of second place in the Imperial Valley Men's Adult Baseball League.