BOYS BASKETBALL: Great Oak edges Murrieta Valley 76-67

The first place Great Oak boys basketball team defeated Murrieta Valley 76-67 to move to 3-0 in the Southwestern League.

Senior Writer Derryl Trujillo has more: Wolfpack stay atop the Southwestern boys hoops standings with late surge against Nighthawks-

MEN’S BASKETBALL: UC Riverside holds off Fullerton 65-59

The UC Riverside men’s basketball team won its second consecutive Big West Conference game, 65-59 against Cal State Fullerton.

The Highlanders were led by Dikymbe Martin’s 13 points off the bench.

UCR (12-6, 2-0) will host Cal State Northridge on Thursday. The Highlanders are 8-1 at home this season.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: CBU falls to Grand Canyon 62-58

The California Baptist women’s basketball team dropped its fifth game in a row by falling to Grand Canyon 62-58. Ane Olaeta netted a game-high 20 points along with 9 assists in the loss for CBU (8-10, 0-4).

The Lancers trailed by as many as 16 points in the 2nd quarter before battling back and taking the lead in the third.

Tiena Afu grabbed 15 rebounds to go along with her 8 points.

The Lancers hit the road for games at Chicago State and Kansas City.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Hillcrest rolls past Patriot 84-40

The Hillcrest boys basketball team sank 16 3-pointers and gained the inside track to the River Valley League title with an 84-40 win against Patriot. The Trojans were led by Sebastian Mendoza with 19 points. Gavin Kroll scored 30 of the Warriors 40 points in the loss.

Senior Write Derryl Trujillo has the story: Trojans hot perimeter shooting gives them early control in River Valley boys hoops race-

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: CBU holds off Northridge 64-56

The California Baptist women’s basketball team (2-0) picked up its second consecutive win against a Big West Conference opponent by downing Cal State Northridge 64-56 on Saturday afternoon at the CBU Events Center. Lexi Ram netted 13 points and 13 rebounds in the win.

The Lancers will host Ottawa University from Arizona on Wednesday night at 6pm