Basketball Long Beach Poly

CIF Basketball: Mistakes Doom Long Beach Poly In Loss To Windward

After Long Beach Poly’s season-ending loss to Windward in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs, it was a long time before Jackrabbits coach Shelton Diggs could bring himself to leave the Poly locker room. It’s the kind of loss that haunts a coach, and leaves a team spending the entire […]

Basketball Compton

CIF Boys’ Basketball: Compton Defense Dominates King On The Road

A stifling Compton boys’ basketball defense limited host King High to seven points in the third quarter of the CIF Southern Section Division 2A second round game on Tuesday night. Compton went on to take the game 63-48, and will host Crescenta Valley on Thursday in the quarterfinals.

Basketball St. Anthony

CIF Boys’ Basketball: St. Anthony Wins At Riverside Poly

The St. Anthony boys’ basketball program won its sixth playoff game in the last two seasons on Tuesday night at Riverside Poly by using a big third quarter to take the CIF Southern Section Division 1 second round matchup 67-59. Junior Jadon Jones scored a team-high 22 points for the Saints, and senior Frank Staine […]

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The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Skylar Herrera, Long Beach Poly Soccer Long Beach Poly battled its way into the CIF-SS Division 2 quarterfinals with a pair of wins, both of which included a goal from Oregon State signee Skylar Herrera. Her goal against Palos Verdes in the first round was one of the best of the year, curling from outside […]

Basketball Long Beach Poly

CIF Basketball: Long Beach Poly Tops Lynwood In Thriller

Before Saturday’s CIF Southern Section Division 1 second round girls’ basketball playoff game between Long Beach Poly and Lynwood started, the Ron Palmer Pavilion had the air of a family reunion. Poly coach Carl Buggs coached at Lynwood for 16 years and his wife and top assistant coach, Lakeisha Buggs, is a Lynwood alum. Before […]

Basketball Millikan

CIF Girls’ Basketball: Millikan Cracks Walnut In Second Round

Millikan girls’ basketball led wire-to-wire during its 65-53 victory over Walnut in the CIF Southern Section Division 2AA playoff game at home on Saturday night. VIDEO HIGHLIGHT The Rams rode the momentum from their running-clock playoff opener against Norco on Thursday, and led 17-4 after the first quarter. “We were rolling,” Millikan coach Lorene Morgan […]