Boys' basketball sports brief
January 17, 2013The Foothill Falcons followed their surprise title win over Army-Navy of Carlsbad, Calif. in the Foothill Holiday Classic with impressive wins over two Henderson rivals.
The Falcons came away with a tight away win over Basic 71-67, Jan. 8. Austin Starr was the high scorer for Foothill with 24 points, all but three of which were from three point range. The Wolves' Devante Boyd led all scorers with 25 points.
The Falcons trounced Liberty 66-34 at home, Jan. 11. Starr was held to 12 points, but that was 4 more than anyone else of the court. No Liberty player managed to score more than 5 points on the night.
Basic bounced back from their loss to Foothill with a 75-67 home win over Coronado Jan. 11. Andrew Lopez led all scorers with 23 points.
Foothill tops the Southeast League with a 15-3 overall mark. Basic sits in third place at 12-4 overall, but 2-2 in league play. Coronado is fourth with a 7-11 mark. Liberty is in fifth at 6-13.
Green Valley's strong start is a distant memory. They are currently fourth in the Northeast League at 8-12 overall, 1-3 in league play.