DUBLIN — Melaya Gaines took a pass from Marshanique Hall and scored with four seconds left to propel the Armijo High girls basketball team to a 47-45 win over Presentation of San Jose in the Gold Division’s third-place game of the West Coast Jamboree on Saturday.
“It was a wild game, a wild game,” said Indians coach Christian Stoll, whose team led 36-27 after three quarters and held his breath as a half-court shot by the opposition hit the rim at the buzzer.
Justice Robinson-Kroon led Armijo with 12 points, while Gaines and Daija Daniels were next with eight.
The Indians are off until hosting Lincoln of Stockton on Thursday.
Falcons take sixth in tourney: At Bentley High of Lafayette, Fairfield went 1-2 to take sixth place in the Amber Division of the West Coast Jamboree last week.
The Falcons opened with a 42-28 loss to Acalanes with Alexis Hines scoring 12 points and Ra’Shanae Johnson five.
Fairfield then rolled to a 49-35 win over Corcoran with Shawntanea Moten pouring in 20 points, while Johnson added 13 points and 11 assists and Hines eight points.
The Falcons wound up the tourney with a tough 39-38 loss to Petaluma with Moten scoring 14 points, Hines 10 and Johnson, who was named to the all-tournament team, eight.
Fairfield entertains Woodland on Thursday.
Dixon JV 54, Armijo 27: In the Dixon Ram Jam tournament championship game, the Indians trailed 39-11 at the half and never recovered.
Destiny Blueford, who was received the tournament’s Outstanding Defensive Player Award, led Armijo with 14 points, while Azanae Lewis, who made the all-tournament team, was next with six.