XRDS ‚Äî Crossroads and New Roads will meet Thursday in boys‚Äô basketball in a battle for Santa Monica.
It is a rematch of a game that Crossroads ran away with, 87-35.
Crossroads has stumbled since then with a three-game losing streak, the most recent coming against Malibu on Monday.
“We haven‚Äôt been playing well chemistry wise,” Crossroads head coach Kevin Jackson said. “I‚Äôm pretty sure we can handle New Roads again, but I anticipate a dog fight.”
Crossroads enters the game 5-5, while New Roads sits at just 1-8.
Despite routing New Roads last time out, Jackson said that his team‚Äôs recent struggles give him reason to pause.
The game will be Crossroads‚Äô last until Jan. 7, 2013.
Thursday‚Äôs game begins at 7 p.m. at Crossroads.
Crossroads, New Roads, part II
Crosstown rivals New Roads and Crossroads boys‚Äô soccer will follow basketball‚Äôs suit and clash on Thursday.
Ranked No. 5 in the most recent CIF-SS Division 5 poll, Crossroads comes into the game 7-1-1 this year. New Roads is 2-2.
Crossroads is the defending CIF-SS champion.
The game will be played at Crossroads at 7 p.m.
No. 1 St. Monica travels to Flintridge Sacred Heart
Sitting at 9-1 overall and atop the CIF-Southern Section Division 4A rankings, St. Monica girls‚Äô basketball travels to Flintridge Sacred Heart on Thursday.
Sacred Heart enters the game 7-3 overall.
St. Monica is riding a six game winning streak.
The game begins at 7 p.m.