Boys basketball: Falcons fall in fight for third in CCAA
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The Millennium High boys basketball team’s hopes for playoffs ended with the Falcons’ final game of the season, a 74-73 loss at Kimball High to Sierra Ridge/Rite of Passage.

The Falcons (9-16, 4-6 Central California Athletic Alliance) started with a first quarter lead but Sierra Ridge/ROP (12-7, 6-4 CCAA) led 52-36 at the end of the third quarter. Millennium fought back at the end but was unable to regain the lead.

Senior Marques Shanks led the Falcons with 20 points and seven rebounds, senior Derritt Scarver scored 17 points, junior Izaiah Williams scored 16, and sophomore Jordan Johnson scored 10.

Weston Ranch 60, Kimball 57

Kimball’s boys watched their early lead disappear in the second half of their final game of the season on Tuesday at Weston Ranch. The Jaguars (16-11, 6-8 Valley Oak League) were up 32-28 at the half but gave up the lead to the Cougars (12-14, 8-6 VOL) in the fourth quarter.

Senior Ben Juarez led the Jaguar offense with 16 points, senior Bryer Peet scored 14 and junior Peter Van Katwyk scored nine.

Delta Charter 75, Lodi Academy 66

The Delta Charter boys’ 45-33 halftime lead was enough to carry the Dragons (20-6, 11-3 Mountain Valley League) to a 75-66 win at Lodi Academy (12-13, 8-6 MVL) on Tuesday. The win secures the Dragons second place in the MVL behind Ben Holt Academy, and a spot in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs. Details of Tuesday’s game were not available.

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