fifth annual Vaquero Summer Tip-Off at Glendale Community College on
Alhambra 15 20 5 1 -- 41
Glendale 20 15 5 3 -- 43 *--*
White 22 and 8 rebounds, Lopez 5, Punce 4, Garcia 3, Martin 3, Lee 2, Gonzalez 2. * Three-pointers: Garcia, Martin, White.
Dagher 14 and 8 rebounds, Hovanesepyan 8, Khechumyan 7, Minassian 7, Oganesyan 4, DeJesus 2, Darakjian 1. * Three-pointers: Khechumyan 2, Oganesyan, Hovanesepyan.
The senior shooting guard made a free throw with eight seconds
left to close out the scoring for the Nitros (5-3) after he made a
three-pointer with four seconds left in the first overtime to knot
the game at 40.
"I've been working all summer on making 15-foot jump shots," said
Khechumyan, who added two rebounds and two assists. "I couldn't get
excited when I made those shots because there was still time on the
Glendale, which will play in a semifinal game at 5:20 p.m. today
against Pasadena La Salle or L.A. Monroe, received a team-high 14
points and eight rebounds from senior forward Raymond Dagher. Dagher
scored 12 second-half points for the Nitros, who extended their
winning streak to four.
Glendale last loss came June 29, when the Nitros fell to La
Canada, 57-33, in a Hoover High Summer League contest.
"We needed some heroics down the stretch," Glendale Coach Steve
Snodgress said. "It was a hotly contested game, and neither team
could get on track offensively in the beginning of the game.
"I'm glad to see that Leonard could hit that big three-pointer."
Alhambra (1-5) sent the game into a first overtime when Bryan
Gonzalez scored on a layup with 14 seconds left.
Hoover 33, Van Nuys Grant 31: Emin Khachatoorian made four free
throws in the last 30 seconds to lead the Tornadoes in a tournament
pool-play contest Friday. Hoover trailed by eight with four minutes