Basketball: Arabs lose 66-54

November 30, 2001|Staff Reports

COSTA MESA — The Imperial Valley College men's basketball team fell to Long Beach City College 66-54 in the Orange Coast College tournament here Thursday.

Glen Ellis and Nabil Mebarki led the Arabs with 11 points each.

IVC will be back in action in the tournament at 4 today against Victor Valley.

Brawley 64, San Dieguito 41

ENCINITAS — The Brawley Union High School boys basketball team opened its season with a 64-41 win over San Dieguito Academy here Thursday.

Mark Rivera led the Wildcats with 16 points. Lafayette Lofton had 13 and Carlos Corral added 11 for Brawley.

The Wildcats will be back in action at 7 p.m. Tuesday at home against Cibola of Yuma.

Girls basketball

Southwest 51, Helix 41

LA MESA — The Southwest High School girls basketball team beat Helix High of San Diego 51-41 in the Grossmont tournament here Thursday.


Erica Antunez led the Eagles with 27 points and seven rebounds. Denise Rios added six points, five assists and five steals for Southwest (1-1).

The Eagles will be back in action in the tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday when they take on Sweetwater High.

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