2012-13: St. Augustine Shuts Riverside North

St. Augustine scored an impressive victory but San Diego teams lost three of four games  in the Long Beach Jordan-hosted Public-vs.-Private showcase Saturday  at Long Beach City College.

The Saints defeated high-scoring Riverside JW North, 63-54.  Cathedral was beaten by Etiwanda, 60-54.  Santa Monica topped La Jolla Country Day 60-39, and Corona Santiago edged Army-Navy, 58-53.

A 26-14 second quarter propelled the Saints (5-1) to a 10-point halftime lead over the North Huskies, who were 10-1 coming into the game  and who had averaged 88 points in the previous four games, with only a 100-86 loss to Mt. Vernon, N.Y.

Cathedral (8-2) trailed Etiwanda (8-2) 38-29 at the end of three quarters and outscored the Eagles 25-22 in the fourth quarter  but shot only 35 per cent overall on 17 of 49 field-goal attempts.

Army-Navy (6-1) could not overcome a 34-13 blowout in the second and third quarters as the Santiago Sharks moved to 8-3.

Santa Monica improved to 8-3 and La Jolla Country Day fell to 2-2.

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