HAWTHORNE — Santa Monica’s boys’ basketball team retained first place in the Ocean League Wednesday with an easy 67-48 win over Hawthorne.

The win gives Samohi a perfect 5-0 record in league, a game ahead of Inglewood at 4-1.

Inglewood’s lone loss came at the hands of Samohi earlier this month. The two schools will renew their rivalry on Monday at Samohi. The game begins at 7 p.m.

Samohi is currently ranked No. 1 in CIF-Southern Section Division 1A and No. 10 in the state by CalHi Sports.


Samohi girls fall again


The girls’ basketball team from Samohi slid to 1-4 in Ocean League play with a 52-28 loss at Hawthorne on Wednesday.

The loss sends Samohi to 2-18 overall.

Next for the Vikings is a home game against league rival Inglewood on Friday at 6 p.m.

Inglewood enters the game 12-11 overall and 3-2 in league.


Crossroads’ boys’ soccer falls in poll


A loss and a tie last week has Crossroads’ boys’ soccer down in this week’s CIF-SS Division 5 poll.

Crossroads fell from No. 3 to No. 6 this week as they prepare to take on Alpha League foe Windward on Monday at home. The game begins at 7 p.m.

Windward is tied for 10th on the poll with Saddleback.


No. 11 St. Monica boys prepare for St. Paul


St. Monica’s boys’ basketball team is ranked No. 11 in the latest CIF-SS Division 4A poll, it was announced this week.

The Mariners are 9-11 overall and 1-3 in league heading into a road game at St. Paul on Friday.

St. Paul is tied for the Camino Real League lead at 4-1, 11-10 overall.

The game begins at 7 p.m. in Santa Fe Springs.




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