Sunday, April 1, 2012

DUTRA BROTHERS, ROCK ACADEMY FALL TO FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN

Despite getting a team-high 15 points from Jay Dutra, The Rock Academy High Warriors boys’ basketball team suffered a 44-36 defeat by the Foothills Christian Knights in the CIF Div. V Finals at the University of San Diego’s (USD) Jenny Craig Pavillion on March 2.

Dutra, a junior guard, notched 12 rebounds and was followed in the scoring column by sophomore guard Jonathan Dutra (eight points), sophomore forward Holden Haskett (eight points, game-high 15 rebounds) and senior forward Keelan Elliott (five points).

Haskett also had a team-high two three-point goals for the Warriors, while Elliott added one of his own.

The Knights were paced by the performances of junior guard Nick Loudon (15 points), senior guard Andre Johnson (15 points), sophomore guard Caleb Hoffman (eight points, team-high 12 rebounds), senior guard Joe Buenresto (four points) and sophomore forward Johnny Van Ommering (two points).

Loudon led Foothills Christian with a team-high five three-point goals and was followed by Johnson and Hoffman with three and two, respectively.

With the victory, the Knights improved to 20-11. The Rock Academy fell to 18-10.