Riordan cruises in opener

Riordan 77, Capuchino 27

Zac Baldridge scored 15 points, all on 3-pointers, to lead the Riordan boys’ basketball team to a 77-27 victory over Capuchino in the opening round of the Crusaders Classic at Riordan.

Logan Shoffner added 12 points for Riordan (1-0), which had 14 players score. The Crusaders scored the game’s first 16 points, led 44-3 at one point in the second quarter and coasted from there in their season-opening victory over the Mustangs (0-1).

Washington 63, Westmoor 48

DALY CITY — Lou Nakasako had 13 points and Isiah Pfitzer and Jahrail Taylor each added 12 for Washington as the Eagles (1-1) erased a 12-point first half deficit to beat Westmoor (0-2) in the Blue and Gold Tournament. Washington outscored the Rams 37-16 in the second half to win going away.

“In the first half we were impatient and rushing our shots,” Taylor said. “Then we got our composure and did what we had to do.”

— Matt Elliser

San Mateo 60, Galileo 57 (OT)

DALY CITY — Andre Robinson hit a 3-pointer from the left corner with 11 seconds left in overtime to give San Mateo a 59-57 lead as the Bearcats (1-1) survived a spirited Galileo rally in the Blue and Gold Tournament.

The Lions trailed by 12 late in the third quarter, but battled back and even took a brief 46-45 lead with two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter.

Deante Bernstine hit a layup with 14 seconds left in regulation for Galileo (1-1) to force overtime. San Mateo’s Marcos Jackson had 16 points to lead all scorers. Asante Delacruz had 15 for the Lions.

— Matt Elliser

Lowell 58, Aragon 52

DALY CITY — Arthur Jones scored 18 points to lead Lowell (3-0) over Aragon in the Blue and Gold Tournament. The Cardinals survived a strong fourth quarter from the Dons (0-2) to remain in the winner’s bracket.

— Matt Elliser

University 72, University Prep 50

CASTRO VALLEY — Brian Park drilled five 3-pointers en route to 26 points and Thomas Bosc added 21 as the Red Devils (2-1) beat University Prep of Oakland in the quarterfinals of the Redwood Christian tournament. University will play Valley Christian of Dublin today at 6:30 p.m.

The most devastating of Park’s 3-pointers came when he connected on a 35-foot buzzer-beater to close the third quarter and put University up 51-39. The Red Devils, who led 21-11 after the first quarter, had trouble on the boards with the tall University Prep team in the first half, but Chuk Nwadibia (10 points, 11 rebounds) took over for University in the second half.

“When it comes to the university schools, we take pride and want to be known as THE University,” Red Devils coach Randy Bessolo said.

— Staff

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