Great actions shots of Wilson's win against Poly from our own Stephen Dachman.
A win at home over Cabrillo, and a Jordan upset of Wilson, helped Long Beach Poly boys basketball take over first place in the Moore League on Friday night.
St. Anthony boys basketball coach Allen Caveness was slightly concerned about the short turnaround from a Monday showcase game to a Camino Real League battle Wednesday against Bishop Amat.
Wilson (8-3-5, 2-1-2) remained in the race for the Moore League title with a win over Poly (10-4-2, 2-2-1) at Veterans Stadium. The Bruins were able to play every player on their bench, including their backup goalie.
It was a wild night in the Moore League last Wednesday, with fans eagerly checking their phones to update a pair of overtime boys' basketball games. It was an evening that could only have happened in Long Beach, with results that shook up the top of the league standings, with four of the league’s seven teams tied for first place.
The Long Beach Poly boys’ basketball team isn’t big on the roster this year, but they talk a big game on the floor — and the Jackrabbits back it up, too. The guard-heavy Poly (9-4, 1-0) squad will run the “Lamborghini offense” this year, using quick and aggressive guards — all five of whom can shoot — to put pressure on opposing defenses.
When it comes to the Moore League wrestling scene Millikan and Lakewood have been the top dogs in Long Beach. In the last two years, the Rams and Lancers have represented 27 of the 28 league’s individual titles.
Senior Hannah Arcala scored in the first three minutes to give Lakewood an early 1-0 lead against Poly and the goal held up as the Lancers defeated the Jackrabbits to open Moore League play Tuesday afternoon.
It was a busy championship Saturday for several Long Beach boys basketball teams, as two brought home titles while another finished with a silver plaque.
The Long Beach Poly boys basketball team isn’t big on the roster this year, but they talk a big game on the floor—and the Jackrabbits back it up, too.
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Long Beach Poly girls volleyball will try to advance to the CIF State Division I SoCal regional championship game, as the Jackrabbits host San Juan Hills at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening.