Sacred Heart Prep takes sole possession of first


By Keith Peters

Embarcadero Media

Sacred Heart prep knocked down 10 three-pointers and took over sole possession of first place in the West Bay Athletic League with a 74-33 victory over host Eastside Prep on Friday night in East Palo Alto.

The win by the Gators (4-0, 12-2), coupled with Harker's 36-33 loss to Crystal Springs, left SHP atop the standings.

Reed McConnell had four treys and 16 points to share scoring honors with his senior twin, Will. Junior Cole McConnell and senior Colin Terndrup added three treys and 13 points each. The Gators outscored the Panthers (0-5, 5-10) in the second half, 35-12.

In Atherton, Pinewood got big games from Solomone Wolfgramm and Cameron Helvey while rolling to a 70-59 victory over host Menlo School in a WBAL game on Friday night.

Wolfgramm scored 20 points with seven rebounds, six assists and five steals while Helvey added 16 points, seven rebounds and two assists for the Panthers (4-1, 12-3), who remained a game back of first place. Menlo (2-2, 6-7) was led by Mac Osborne's 18 points while Richard Harris added 12 points and eight rebounds.

In Sunnyvale, Priory let a first-quarter lead get away and dropped a 62-43 decision to host King's Academy on Friday in WBAL action. Brandon Willhite led the Panthers (1-3, 7-5) with 21 points. King's Academy outscored Priory in the second and third quarters, 40-17.

In the PAL Bay Division, Menlo-Atherton got 21 points from Marquise Tolson in a 62-45 victory over host South San Francisco on Friday. The Bears (1-1, 8-8) raced to a 19-2 first-quarter lead and never were threatened after that. Myles Brewer added 12 points while Michael Culhane had four points, four assists and three rebounds

● Girls' basketball roundup.

-- Palo Alto Online Sports

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