Trey by Hubbard gives SHC victory 

Teandre Hubbard thought it was off coming out of his hands.

But like most of the fourth-quarter shots for the Sacred Heart Cathedral boy’s basketball team in Wednesday’s West Catholic Athletic League game against Riordan, the junior guard’s deep jumper landed at the bottom of the net.

Hubbard took a pass from Jerry Brown and drained a 3-pointer from the left corner with 43.5 seconds remaining to give the Irish a 57-53 lead. He scored all 11 of his points in the final period as Sacred Heart held off every charge by the host Crusaders to earn a 59-56 win. Riordan (15-8, 8-5) entered the fourth quarter behind by two points and five times rallied to tie the score, but never could go ahead as the Irish (15-10, 7-6) answered each time.

Sacred Heart shot 7-of-11 from the field and outrebounded the Crusaders 8-3 in the fourth quarter, creating second chances even when it did miss.

"I thought I missed that 3 when it left my hands and I was really glad it went down," Hubbard said. "It was a big shot for us and I think we’re coming along. We’re playing a lot more together than we were in the first half of the year."

Kevin Greene added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Irish, who stood at 8-7 overall on Jan. 8 but have now won six of their last seven games.

Jorge Camacho, who leads the WCAL in scoring and rebounding, had 21 points and 11 rebounds for Riordan. Daniel Cannon added 15 points and five assists for the Crusaders.

Sacred Heart Cathedral 59, Riordan 56

SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL (15-10, 7-6)

Richard Lai 11, Daryl Cooper 9, Jerry Brown 9, Jamal Ford 2, Karl Reyes 1, Teandre Hubbard 11, Joseph Slocum 4, Kevin Greene 12. Total 59.

RIORDAN (15-8, 8-5)

Daniel Cannon 15, Brian Miguel 9, Danny Curtin 5, Andrew Colville 2, Cris Seals 4, Jorge Camacho 21. Total 56.

Sacred Heart Cathedral 11 15 16 17 — 59

Riordan 13 14 13 16 — 56

3-pointers: SHC—Lai 3, Cooper 1, Hubbard 1. R—Miguel 3, Cannon 2. Rebounding leader: SHC—Greene 13. R—Camacho 11. Assists leader: SHC—Cooper 5. R—Camacho, Cannon 5.

Small Schools Bridge League

Jewish Community 33, Pleasant Hill Adventist 31

Pavel Krylov had his 16 double-double of the season with 23 points and 17 rebounds as the Wolves (5-15, 4-8) turned back the Cougars (2-13, 2-10). — Staff report

Jewish Community 33,

Pleasant Hill Adventist 31

PLEASANT HILL ADVENTIST (2-13, 2-10)

Cachapero 4, D. House 11, Mitchell 10, T. House 2, Roberts 2, Johnson 2. Total 31.

JEWISH COMMUNITY (5-15, 4-8)

Pavel Krylov 23, Jason Lerman 5, Ariel Gottlieb 3, Amit Kidron 2. Total 33.

Pleasant Hill Adventist 4 7 9 11 — 31

Jewish Community 8 6 8 11 — 33

3-pointers: PHA—D. House 1. JC—None. Rebounding leader: JC—Krylov 17.

Girls

BAY COUNTIES LEAGUE CENTRAL

International 47, Bay 27

Julia Hechanova scored 14 points and Rachel Beck added 13 as the host Jaguars (16-6, 11-0) needed a big fourth quarter to put away the Breakers (9-13, 5-5).Leading 27-21 entering the fourth, Hechanova, Beck and Lillian Jahan (nine points) each drained 3-pointers to spark a 20-6 surge for International.

— Staff report

International 47,

Bay 27

BAY (9-13, 5-5)

M. Khuu 3, A. Mostoyoy 8, M. MacLeod 7, K. Wyatt 2, G. Watts 2, C. Bennari 5. Total 27.

INTERNATIONAL (16-6, 11-0)

Rachel Beck 13, Megan Leary 4, Julia Hechanova 14, Heidi Kyaw 4, Lillian Jahan 9, Veronica Paulsen 3. Total 47.

Bay 6 9 6 6 — 27

International 10 6 11 20 — 47

3-pointers: B—Khuu 1, MacLeod 1, Bennari 1. I—Beck 2, Hechanova 1, Jahan 1, Paulsen 1. Rebounding leader: I—Kyaw 11. Assists leader: I—Beck.

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