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Prep report: Pinewood, Palo Alto win holiday tournaments

Menlo School finished third at the Orange Holiday Classic. Photo courtesy of Pam McKenney/Menlo Athletics.

The Pinewood girls basketball team beat host St. Francis, 58-36, in the championship game of the Joe Schram Memorial Tournament in Mountain View on Saturday.

Hannah Jump had 18 points and 11 rebounds to pace Pinewood (10-1), which plays at Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

Trinity Copeland
The Panthers turned defensive in the second half, outscoring the Lancers (9-2) 25-10 to turn a seven-point halftime lead into a double-digit victory. St. Francis was held to 20 percent shooting for the game. Pinewood shot 36 percent.

Bri Claros added 12 points and Trinity Copeland had 10 points and eight rebounds. Pinewood outrebounded the Lancers by a 43-24 margin. Klara Astrom had 10 rebounds and Kaitlyn Leung and Olivia Williams combined for another 10.

Boys basketball

Palo Alto finished with a 4-0 record at the Lahainaluna Invitational Tournament in Maui, beating King Kekaulike, 69-29, on Saturday.

Senior William Schlemmer led all scorers with 14 points, including four 3-pointers. Senior Max Dorward scored 12 and junior Wes Walters scored 10 points and pulled down a game-high seven rebounds.

Junior Jackson Chryst scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds.

Senior Jared Wulbrun drained two 3-pointers and grabbed a rebound in limited minutes during his first game action since re-injuring his ankle two weeks ago.

Next up for the Vikings (7-2) is the opener of league play on Wednesday at Cupertino. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

Menlo School finished third at the Orange Holiday Classic on Saturday, beating La Mirada, 63-55.

Joe Foley scored 26 points on 77 percent shooting for the Knights (7-1) and was named to the all-tournament team.

Menlo led from the outset, taking a comfortable 20-10 advantage after the first period.

Senior Riley Woodson added 15 points and 12 rebounds. Sophomore Cole Kastner added four steals and five assists and junior Kevin Chen pitched in with five rebounds.

Menlo opens West Bay Athletic League play at 6:30 pm against visiting Pinewood Wednesday.

Boys soccer

Marc Velten-Lomelin and Jonny Ebrahimian each scored twice and combined for three assists as Menlo School beat Harbor, 7-0, in a nonleague match at Depot Park in Santa Cruz on Saturday.

The Knights (3-2-1) host Eastside College Prep at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Max Colowick, Trevor Perez and Alex Morgan also scored for the Knights.

Also Saturday, Sacred Heart Prep fell to host Serra, 3-0, in a nonleague match. The Gators (3-3) travel to Crystal Springs Uplands at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in a West Bay Athletic League opener.

Girls soccer

Katie Bocian scored, with an assist from Lauren

Beers, in the first half and St. Francis made it hold up in a 1-0 nonleague victory over visiting Los Gatos on Saturday.

The Lancers (4-3-1) open West Catholic Athletic League play at St. Ignatius on Wednesday.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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