Neither Long Beach Poly nor Compton’s boys’ basketball teams had played a competitive game together in more than a year, and it showed on the floor in the first half of both teams’ season opener. The Jackrabbits were able to shake off the rust and defeat their longtime Moore League rivals, 62-36. “The first half […]
High School Boys’ Basketball: Long Beach Poly vs. Compton Long Beach Poly and Compton opened the 2021 season with their Moore League opener at Compton Centennial. The Jackrabbits unveiled their new Jordan Brand jers… Support The562.org
Long Beach Poly defeated Compton 73-5 after leading 50-3 at halftime. It was both teams’ Moore League opener. Poly was led by 13 points from Lily Buggs and 11 points from Nala Williams.
Long Beach Poly defeated Jordan 21-0 in both team’s Moore League opener. Poly (10-1, 1-0) was led by Josh Sok (3 runs), Ryan Skjonsby (2/2, 4 runs, 2 RBI), and pitcher Elias Torres, who got the win.
Last year was a highwater mark for Long Beach girls’ basketball, with Poly, Millikan, and Wilson all notching 25 wins or more. The Jackrabbits once again holding onto the Moore League title, but the Rams and Bruins both had great seasons, including Wilson winning its first CIF-SS title in the sport in 20 years. This […]
The Jackrabbits are coming off their 14th consecutive Moore League championship, but Poly is putting a different kind of roster on the floor than they have in a few decades. The Jackrabbits have only four players returning who had significant varsity experience last year, and will rely on young or inexperienced players to fill in […]
No sport was caught more off guard by this Spring’s “Green light” from the state authorities than basketball. Most coaches expressed pessimism about a potential season in the weeks leading up to that surprise change in policy–that means that basketball practice around the city were among the most joyous places in the last few weeks, […]
Perhaps no team in the city was poised for a bigger 2020-21 season when the COVID-19 shutdown came than the Long Beach Poly boys’ basketball team. The Jackrabbits feature elite talent across the board and have legitimate CIF-SS and CIF State championship hopes. The talented roster is headlined by McDonald’s All-American and UCLA signee Peyton […]
Kelsey Adams, Kyla Gomez and Olivia D’Anna scored three unanswered goals in an 11-minute span on Tuesday at Wilson to help Long Beach Poly grab a 4-2 win. The well-played victory catapults the Jackrabbits into first place after the first round of Moore League girls’ soccer. These old rivals will meet again on the last […]