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Crossroads Beats St. Monica in All Santa Monica Matchup

Roadrunners pick up 67-41 victory over the Mariners.

By Chad Winthrop

In a Santa Monica versus Santa Monica affair, the Crossroads Roadrunners boys basketball team took on the St. Monica High School Mariners boys basketball team, with the Roadrunners walking away with a 67-41 victory.

Left to right: St. Monica’s Muneed Mujahid and Justin DeCa attempt to block the shot of Crossroads’ Brendan Terry.

The first quarter of the game was tight, with St. Monica finishing play up 15-14. The second quarter saw the Crossroads defense step it up, holding St. Monica to 3 points while scoring 10 points of their own on offense. The third quarter saw the Crossroads offense explode, scoring 29 points and while St. Monica fought in the fourth quarter, it was too little too late as Crossroads walked away with a 67-41 victory.

With the victory, Crossroads’ record improves to 5-2 while St. Monica’s record dropped to 6-4. Up next for Crossroads is a Jan. 4 home game versus Hollywood High School while Santa Monica will take on Wiseburn Unified & Da Vinci Schools on December 12 at home.

St. Monica Center Vincent Bery Jr. jumps in the air to shoot over T.J. Muhammad and Henry Adiassa of Crossroads.
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