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Clovis North boys hoops wins first tourney title

Richie Tesmer made a 3-pointer with 5 seconds remaining as Clovis North won the first varsity boys tournament in its short history with a 58-55 win over Victor Valley-Victorville at the Kings County Classic.

The Broncos, with their first class of seniors, trailed 52-48 with 1:45 to go before tying it 55-55 on Ethan Lenox's two free throws.

Lenox and Ben Huffman each finished with 14 points, Quinton Duckett had 13 and Tesmer added 11 for Clovis North.

Kingsburg Lions Tournament: Kylon Miller scored 18 points, tournament MVP Steven Coleman added 14 and Sunnyside outscored Reedley 18-11 in the third quarter to pull away for a 63-48 win in the championship.

Miller made the all-tourney team for the Wildcats, who improved to 5-1.

All-tourney pick Brett Parichan scored 21 points for Reedley (4-1).

In the third-place game, all-tourney selections Bryce Billingsley and John Delano scored 21 and 16 points as Coalinga downed Madera South 58-43.

All-tournament pick Shaq Moore scored 14 points for the Stallions.

A night after winning the Central Section Division III championship in football, Kingsburg received 14 points from Malachi Robertson, 12 from Anthony Cantu and 11 from Jared Davis to coast past Kerman 70-50 for fifth place.

Immanuel Holiday Invitational: Tournament MVP Jesse Lujan scored 20 points as Selma defeated Chowchilla 52-48 in the title game.

Kane Cooper, who scored nine points in the final, also made the all-tourney team for the Bears.

Kyle Schiemchak scored 19 points to power Madera past Lindsay 70-56 for third place.

Earlier, in the day's second-highest scoring effort, Fresno Christian's Cooper Belmont's 25 wasn't quite enough in a 61-59 loss to Liberty-Madera Ranchos.

And Jeremy Mendoza scored 17 points to lead Fowler past Immanuel 76-45. Matt Toews, who led the Eagles to D-V titles in 2007 and '08, has resigned as coach.

Pleasant Valley Tournament: All-tournament selection Mike Hill scored 23 points as Bullard raced past Washington-Fremont 59-42 for third place.

Anthony White also was named all-tournament for the Knights, who had received 20 points from Jajuan Hammond and 16 from Carl Goodman in a 72-66 semifinal loss to Chico on Friday.

Girls basketball: Clovis North wins Hoover Classic

Clovis North's DeVaughna Jenkins was named MVP of the 15th annual Hoover Holiday Classic, scoring 23 points as the Broncos beat Clovis East 58-51 in the championship game.

Jessica Newman also made the all-tournament team for Clovis North.

All-tournament selection Erikka Banks had 14 points to lead Clovis East.

Independence beat Clovis 49-40 in the third-place game, though Brianna Watson did earn all-tourney honors for the Cougars.

Reedley Kiwanis: Robin Draper scored 25 points to cap an MVP effort and Memorial completed its 4-0 run to the championship with a 70-5 win over Mt. Whitney.

Angela Orduno and Gabby Stone also were named to the all-tournament team for the Panthers.

Sanger lost 47-37 to Dinuba but finished second with a 3-1 record and put Amanda Alba and Vania De La Torre on the all-tournament team.

Kerman Tournament: MVP Kristen Green scored six of her 10 points in the first quarter as Hanford West bolted to a 19-11 lead and coasted past Kerman 77-51 for that event's title.

All-tourney selection Kalia Parker (17 points) and Kelsie Dowd (11) each had three 3-pointers for the Huskies (9-0).

All-tournament picks Danielle Carrillo and Chrissy Medina scored 19 and 16 points for Mendota.

Strathmore Tournament: Bailey Osmer had 13 points and 10 rebounds in Caruthers' 46-34 victory over Kings Christian for third place.

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