Sierra Canyon freshman Mackenly Randolph makes her presence felt
The signs are everywhere that 6-foot-1 Mackenly Randolph of Chatsworth Sierra Canyon has a future playing basketball.
“The best ever in the valley. Guarantee, ”Sierra Canyon women’s basketball coach Alicia Komaki said on Monday after Randolph scored 35 points in a 68-45 victory over branch power City Palisades. “She’s so good.”
Randolph is the daughter of former NBA player Zach Randolph, whose highest point total was 43 points. When asked if Dad’s family record was in danger, Mackenly replied, “Yes.
Sierra Canyon improved to 15-3 but could do without her other first first, Izela Arenas, for the playoffs with a foot injury. Demoni Lagway had 16 points for Palisades (6-6), who played a big game Friday against Hamilton, his Western League rival.
El Camino Real 47, Granada Hills 45: Gaby Quintana scored 24 points for ECR.
Birmingham 91, Cleveland 35: Iana Koguchi had 22 points for Birmingham.
Chatsworth 71, Taft 70: The Chancellors made a basket in the dying seconds to pull the game out of the West Valley League. Isaiah Lewis had 35 points.
Huntington Park 61, Larchmont 50: Diego Manzano scored 48 points for Huntington Park.
Loyola 67. Crespi 54: Jalen Cox led Loyola with 26 points.
Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 70, Alemany 59: Luke Rishwain finished with 28 points, including six threes. Omari Garrett made five threes and had 23 points.
Granada Hills 59, El Camino Real 56: Jon Li had 17 points and Khalil Forrester 16.
Bishop Montgomery 60, Gardena Serra 51: Kelcy Phipps led Bishop Montgomery with 19 points.
Oak Park 62, Royal 51: Isaiah Sherrard had 26 points and 13 rebounds for Oak Park, which has nine consecutive wins.
Westlake 67, Newbury Park 54: Isaiah Matute contributed 21 points and Elijah Elohim 18 points.
Westlake 11, Oaks Christian 3: Benjamin Church had three hits and three RBIs and Shea Upton had three hits and two RBIs.
Corona 5, Corona Santiago 0: Ethan Schiefelbein struck out nine goals and allowed one hit in six innings.
Corona Centennial 3, Roosevelt 1: Hudson Boncal struck out 13 and awarded a hit for Centennial.
San Pedro 7, Narbonne 0: The Pirates took control of the Navy League behind Rhett Peterlin, who allowed three hits. Dylan Kordic had three RBIs.
Thousand Oaks 8, Newbury Park 3: Max Muncy hit his ninth home run and Dylan Jackson hit his seventh to help the Lancers improve to 22-0.
Glendora 6, Los Altos 1: Shane Mion had two hits and Carson Collett added two RBIs.
Cypress 5, El Toro 0: Three pitchers combined for the shutout, led by James Paul, who pitched five scoreless innings.
Bishop Amat 3, cathedral 0: Izeah Muniz struck 14 and threw a shutout in one shot.
Rancho Cucamonga 7, Etiwanda 2: Jacob Billings suppressed nine points for Rancho Cucamonga.
King 7, Norco 1: John Stark hit two home runs.
Ayala 2, colony 1: Emily Leavitt retired 17 years for Ayala.