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Rodriguez boys get past Vintage, 72-66

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Armijo's Tyree Carrie, right, battles for a rebound against Will C. Wood's Cameron Moore during the boys basketball game at Armijo High School in Fairfield, Tuesday. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)

FAIRFIELD — Three players were in double figures for the Rodriguez High boys basketball team as it defeated Vintage 72-66 in Monticello Empire League action, Tuesday.

Rashod Abraham led the Mustangs (16-1, 2-0 MEL) with 29 points, while Tim Moore Jr. added 16 and Kyle Williams had 15. Keanu Williams added eight.

Rodriguez led the Crushers 44-31 at the half – never again giving up the lead.

“We didn’t play our style of defense,” Mustangs coach Nate Rankin said. “There are things we have to work on. We have to get better on our defensive rotations”

The JV team won, 74-51.

The Mustangs look to continue their winning ways when they travel to Will C. Wood, Friday.

Vallejo 58, Vanden 56: At Vallejo, the Vikings (9-9, 1-1 SCAC) trailed 32-22 at the half and rallied to take a 45-42 lead into the fourth quarter, only have the Apaches rally for the victory.

“The last four minutes . . . we had eight turnovers,” Vanden coach Micheal Holloway said. “The last minute, minute and a half we had four turnovers. They picked up their pressure. We didn’t take our time and it bothered us.”

Vanden held a 56-54 lead until Denzil White hit a 3-pointer to put Vallejo ahead to stay.

DeMarre Walker paced the Vikings with 17 points, while Thomas Avent and Jihad Woods each added 13.

Vallejo JV 56, Vanden JV 47: At Vallejo, the Vikings’ (3-13, 0-2 SCAC) leading scorer was Anthony Anchante with 14 points, while Phoenix Shackleford added nine.

The Vikings are at Bethel of Vallejo, Thursday.

Valley Christian 92, Buckingham Charter 71: At Roseville, the Knights (8-7, 2-1 SMAL) had three scorers in double-figures in their loss.

Joey Moralez led with 14 points, while David Jones Jr. added 13 and Alex Hernandez had 12.

Buckingham travels to Sacramento Country Day on Friday.

Fairfield JV 63, American Canyon JV 62: At American Canyon, the Falcons (7-8, 2-0 SCAC) were led by Cameron Ross-Reed and Terrell Russell, who scored 19 points each, while G’Angelo Jenkins had nine.

Prep girls basketball

VACAVILLE — The Armijo High girls basketball team grabbed its first Monticello Empire League win of the season as it defeated Wood in a 60-32 rout, Tuesday.

The Indians (7-11, 1-1) outscored the Wildcats 23-11 in the first half and 37-21 in the second.

“Consistent scoring helped us a lot,” Armijo coach Lawrence Trigg said. “I told them don’t be afraid to shoot and take quality shots. That allowed them to relax.”

The Indians only committed 15 turnovers in the game – five in the second half.

Destiny Blueford led Armijo with 16 points, while Passion Ware had another double-double with 10 points and 12 boards.

Armijo hosts Napa on Friday.

Rodriguez 60, Vintage 25: At Napa, the Mustangs (9-9, 1-1) were up 31-15 at halftime and never looked back – only allowing the Crushers to score three points in the third.

Rodriguez was led by Destiny Greenwood’s 12 points.

The Mustangs travel to Wood, Friday.

Vanden 102, Vallejo 10: At Vallejo, the Vikings (13-5, 2-0 SCAC) rolled to a win over the Apaches behind Kayla Blair’s 28 points.

Kiana Moore added 22 points for Vanden, while Chantell Greer, Aleseana Whitney and Alex Bader each scored eight.

Vanden hosts Bethel, Thursday.

Vista Murrieta 59, Vanden 51: At Stockton in the MLK Showcase at St. Mary’s on Monday, the Vikings trailed 26-14 at the half and never recovered.

Chantell Greer led Vanden with 16 points, while Kayla Blair and Julia Blackshell-Fair each scored 10. Kiana Moore added nine points.

On Saturday, the Vikings fell to McClatchy 59-53 in the MLK Showcase. The Vikings opened a 29-26 lead at the half, but McClatchy rallied to tie the game at 44 after three quarters. Vanden was outscored 15-9 in the final period.

Blair led the Vikings with 10 points, with Greer scoring nine, Moore eight and Blackshell-Fair six.

Vanden JV 65, Vallejo 11: At Fairfield, the Vikings (12-4, 2-0 SCAC) had an easy win as they kept the Apaches to four points at the half and zero in the fourth quarter.

Krystal Gonzalez led with 13 points, while Macie Saunders and Lauryn Zabat had 10 apiece.

Vanden hosts Bethel, Thursday.

Daily Republic staff

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