Campo returns to the court
What looked like a blowout through three quarters ended a little closer on the scoreboard as Campolindo held on at home in Moraga to defeat Clayton Valley Charter 50-45 in Diablo Athletic League Foothill Division action.
Playing for the first time in 15 days, Campo led 17-6 after the first quarter and 30-20 at halftime Thursday night.
The Cougars widened the margin to 44-27 before 19th-ranked Clayton Valley staged a fourth-quarter comeback attempt.
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Aidan Mahaney scored 14 points and Shane O’Reilly added 13 to lead Campo.
Jake King had 28 points for Clayton Valley,
Campo (10-1, 1-0) stretched its winning streak to four games since Oak Cliff Faith Family Academy of Dallas ended the Cougars’ school-record 25-game winning streak last month.
Clayton Valley has lost three of its past four to fall to 9-6, 0-2.
No. 4 Miramonte continued its hot streak, rolling past Las Lomas 75-47 to run its record to 14-1 overall and 2-0 in the DAL Foothill. Las Lomas is 6-8, 0-2. … No. 9 Northgate also improved to 2-0 in the DAL Football – and 12-2 overall – with a 63-51 victory over College Park (5-9, 1-2).
On tap tonight
No. 2 Dougherty Valley will try extend its season-opening win streak to 15 games when it plays host to No. 17 San Ramon Valley … Leland puts its season-opening 13-game win streak on the line at home against Leigh (11-4).
Bay Area News Group boys high school athlete of the week: Marlow Buettner, Berkeley soccer
Bay Area News Group girls high school athlete of the week: Ximena Heredia, James Lick soccer
Bay Area News Group high school football co-offensive players of the year: Menlo-Atherton’s Matt MacLeod, Wilcox’s Luther K. Glenn
Bay Area News Group high school football coach of the year: Kevin Macy, Campolindo
All-Bay Area News Group high school football, fall 2021: Quarterbacks
No. 8 Valley Christian gets its first shot this season at No. 2 Archbishop Mitty when the West Catholic Athletic League teams meet tonight at Valley. Mitty (12-1) has rolled this season, except for a hiccup against now No. 1 Carondelet at the West Coast Jamboree. Valley’s two losses have come against teams ranked in the Top 10, 51-43 to No. 4 Salesian and 56-53 to No. 7 Moreau Catholic. Mitty’s resume includes two wins over Salesian.
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