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VX Roundup 1/29: Higley boys erase 20-point deficit to beat Seton in OT

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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 10:57 am | Updated: 9:08 pm, Thu Jan 31, 2013.

Higley defeated Seton 60-57 on Tuesday night in Div. II boys basketball despite the Knights' down 20 points in the third quarter and 13 going into the fourth.

Higley furiously came back to win behind Terrell Clayburne's 15 points and Nick Colson's 15 points and 8 rebounds. Kenny Jean Pierre chipped in 10 points, including two clutch free throws late.

Evan Goreham had six straight points in the fourth to cut the lead to three point, but Higley, down 49-46 with 30 seconds to go and Clayburne hit a 3-pointer to tie the game with 12 seconds left.

In overtime, Mason Johnson nailed a 3-pointer with 15 seconds to go to give the Knights a three-point lead, and the win.

 

BOYS BASKETBALL

Mountain View 68, Skyline 34: The Mountain Lions (11-6) got 25 points from Payton Dastrup, 12 from Rock Shill and 10 from Brian Butler to defeat the visiting Coyotes going away.

Paradise Valley 68, Saguaro 62: Despite a 43-point outburst from the Sabercats’ Ryan Burg, the Trojans’ (20-6) combination of  Ryan Finley and Paul Watson helped them outlast Saguaro (16-9). Finley (24) and Watson (19) combined to score 43 of Paradise Valley’s 69 points.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Highland 72, Red Mountain 44: Olivia Lucero scored 12 points to lead the Hawks to an easy victory. The Mountain Lions’ Erica Vasquez led all scorers with 17.

Xavier 66, Barry Goldwater 20: Katie Werner had 25 points and three rebounds as the Gators (18-7) cruised past the Bulldogs.

Cactus Shadows 45, Scottsdale Christian Academy 28: Despite a game-high 15 points by Anna Long and nine from Kendyll Hellestrae, the Eagles could not keep up with the Falcons. The loss dropped Scottsdale Christian to 5-16 on the season. Freshman Corrine Querrey scored 13 points and Makayla Spinas added eight points for Cactus Shadows in the win, which led 27-19 at halftime.

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Red Mountain:  7  12  17  8 -- 44

Highland:  25  25  20  2 -- 72

RM: Vasquez 17, Cunningham 6, Richards 6, Alvarado 6

Highland (25-2): Lucero 12, Rudd 11, Myers 11, Eckenrode 10, Miranda 8, Brown 8

 

Barry Goldwater:  9  6  2  3 -- 20

Xavier:  23  23  14  6 -- 66

Xavier (18-7): : Warner 25, Lorenzo 15

 

Cactus Shadows:  16  11  7  11 -- 45

Scottsdale Christian Academy:  10  9  5  4 -- 28

CS: Querrey 13, Spinas 8, Dolezal 6, Chamberlain 6, Kessel 5, Stallings 3, Easterbrook  2, Voth  2

SCA: Anna Long  15, Kendyll Hellestrae  9, Mackenzie Moses  2, Kelly Owens 2

 

BOYS BASKETBALL

Skyline:  9  10  9 6 -- 34

Mountain View:  19  24  19  6 -- 68

School (overall W-L record): : Lee 12, Sheridon 10

School (11-6): : Dastrup 25, Shill 12, Butler 10

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