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Basketball highlights from Dec. 9

BOYS BASKETBALL

Kevin Bailey and Antwoun Whitfield came through in the fourth quarter, scoring 12 and 10 points respectively, as Clovis East erased a 53-51 deficit through three and beat Jordan-Long Beach 77-66 at the Ocean View Tournament of Champions in Huntington Beach. Bailey finished with a game-high 25. Clovis West's Charlie Thompson had 19 points but the Golden Eagles missed three free throws down the stretch and had a 3-pointer to win it rim out in a 69-67 loss to Narbonne-Harbor City.

Central Valley Christian junior Grant Verhoeven, a day after topping the 1,000-career point mark, had 23 points, 18 rebounds and six blocks in an 82-46 win over Fresno at the Kings County Classic.

Alex Fertig scored 29 points as Buchanan edged Deer Valley-Antioch 65-64 at the Chris Vontoure Classic in Concord.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Hanford West improved to 7-0 with a 54-32 victory over Cesar Chavez at the Kerman Rotary Tournament. Kristin Green scored 15 points and Dariyel Martin had 13.

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