Prep report: Pinewood girls, Paly boys just keep winning


Hannah Jump scored 22 points, including a 6-of-9 effort from long range, and the Pinewood girls' basketball team swamped Soquel 84-25 in Friday's semifinal round of the Joe Schram Memorial Tournament at St. Francis in Mountain View.

Klara Astrom added 13 points for the Panthers (9-1), who will meet the host Lancers (9-1) in Saturday's championship game at 6:15 p.m. Kaitlyn Leung was 4-for-4 from 3-point range and finished with 12 points.

Hannah Jump
Pinewood was 14-of-26 from beyond the arc as Astrom also hit a pair. Una Jovanovic and Olivia Williams each added a 3-pointer.

Also at St. Francis, Palo Alto dropped a 41-38 decision to North Salinas in a consolation contest. The Vikings (5-4) meet Lowell at 3 p.m. in the seventh-place game Saturday.

The Lancers beat Aptos, 58-53.

At the Monterey Bay Sweet 16 tournament, Stacey Wong scored 17 points, Lauren Sibley added 12 and Castilleja beat Gonzales 34-27 in the consolation bracket on Friday.

The Gators (3-8) ended a three-game losing streak. Castilleja is off until opening West Bay Athletic League play at The King's Academy on Jan. 12.

Boys basketball

Palo Alto beat Iolani 69-54 at the Lahainaluna Invitational Tournament on Friday and will face King Kekaulike at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Senior Spencer Rojahn sank six 3-pointers and went 2-for-2 from the free throw line to record a game-high 20 points. He also added a game-high 11 rebounds and a game-high five assists.

Senior Max Dorward was equally solid, scoring 19 points, grabbing four rebounds, dishing out three assists, and recording four steals.

Senior Bryant Jefferson scored 12 points and senior William Schlemmer added 10.

At the SoCal Holiday Classic, Priory beat Brawley, 60-53, and will meet host Serra-San Diego at 2 p.m. Saturday for the title of the Silver Division.

Menlo School (6-1) dropped its first game of the season, 72-68, to Canyon-Anaheim (13-1) at the Orange Holiday Classic in Fullerton on Friday.

Boys soccer

Menlo School scored a goal in each half and beat Scotts Valley 2-0 in a nonleague match played at Depot Park in Santa Cruz on Friday.

The Knights (2-2-1) meet Harbor at 2 p.m. Saturday, also at Depot Park.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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