St. Monica's Jack Matsunaga goes up for a lay up against St. Paul on Wednesday. (Photo by Paul Alvarez Jr.)

St. Monica’s Jack Matsunaga goes up for a lay up against St. Paul on Wednesday. (Photo by Paul Alvarez Jr.)

ST. MONICA — St. Paul ruined St. Monica boys’ basketball’s 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’s 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’ junior varsity soccer and basketball teams. Those game both begin at 4 p.m.

The girls’ varsity soccer and basketball teams are next. Both games begin at 5:30 p.m.

Varsity boys’ basketball is next with a 7 p.m. start.

Rounding the day out is a boys’ varsity soccer matchup at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

daniela@smdp.com

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