ST. MONICA ‚Äî St. Paul ruined St. Monica boys‚Äô basketball‚Äôs Camino Real League opener on Wednesday with a 47-39 win.
The home loss drops St. Monica to 7-9 overall.
Next for the Mariners is a road game at Cathedral on Friday. It tips off at 7 p.m.
Samohi, Inglewood split doubleheader
Santa Monica High School‚Äôs trip to Inglewood for a basketball doubleheader to open the Ocean League season came with mixed results on Wednesday.
The boys squeaked by with a 58-57 win while the girls suffered a 49-42 loss at the hands of the Sentinels.
The boys improved to 12-4 overall. The girls fell to 1-13.
Both Samohi teams will again play a doubleheader on Friday, this time against rival Culver City. The girls tip at 6 p.m., the boys 7:30 p.m.
Xrds hosts extravaganza
Crossroads will host a one-day extravaganza against nearby Brentwood on Friday.
First up are a pair of games between the boys‚Äô junior varsity soccer and basketball teams. Those game both begin at 4 p.m.
The girls‚Äô varsity soccer and basketball teams are next. Both games begin at 5:30 p.m.
Varsity boys‚Äô basketball is next with a 7 p.m. start.
Rounding the day out is a boys‚Äô varsity soccer matchup at 7:30 p.m.