Lincoln steps up, downs Marshall

Marshall shutout top Academic Athletic Association talent Deend Parker from the field for almost three quarters, so the Lincoln boys’ basketball team had to spread the buckets around.

Drew Bologna’s 16 points led four Mustangs (11-9, 4-1) in double-digit scoring as they rolled past the host Phoenix (4-9, 2-3) 65-58.

Parker was kept to the free-throw line until hitting a trey with under 25 seconds left in the third, but he helped out everywhere else on the court, grabbing nine rebounds and assisting for four scores.

“We’ve been working with Deend as far as how he can contribute,” Mustangs coach Mike Gragnani said of his six-foot-6 junior. “He’s not just about points, has to be one of our best defensive rebounders also, and he’s learning and getting better every day.”

Parker’s field goal put the Mustangs ahead for the last time after Laurence Melton, who tallied a game-high 24 points, had dragged the Phoenix into a 2-point lead by scoring all his team’s 11 points of the period.

Randall Gacayon chipped in 13 points for the Mustangs, while Charles Gardener helped out the Phoenix with 13 points and nine rebounds.

David Agrell

Wallenberg 57, Burton 47

Travis Barabin led four players in double figures with 14 points as the Bulldogs took advantage of a fast start to beat the Pumas and stay undefeated in the AAA. Barabin also pulled down nine rebounds while Chibuzo Eneka had 13 points and Victor Chew chippedin 12 for Wallenberg. Michael Chiu also had 10 for the Bulldogs. Burton was led by Philip Blueford, who had 13 points, including three 3-pointers, for the Pumas.

— Staff report

Lowell 43, Galileo 31

Travis Hom had 18 points and the Cardinals (13-5, 5-1) got out to a 31-13 halftime lead before cruising to the win over the Lions (6-11, 1-4).

— Staff report

BAY COUNTIES LEAGUE WEST

Stuart Hall 65, Drew 24

John Bickle and Winslow Hicks eachmade three 3-pointers and scored 13 points as the Knights (9-8, 2-2) downed the Dragons (6-12, 0-5).

— Staff report

Girls

ACADEMIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

Lincoln 73, Marshall 30

Hallie Meneses led 12 Lincoln players, who were able to get on the scoreboard with 12 points as the Mustangs cruised to a road victory over Marshall.

— Staff report

Lowell 70, Galileo 42

Kristina Lum and Ashley Ong led 10 Lowell scorers with 14 points as the Cardinals (14-4) beat the Lions (7-9, 1-2).

— Staff report

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