SACRAMENTO (CBS / AP) — Jacari Whitfield had 15 points and the game-winning three-pointer as St. Joseph Notre Dame of Alameda defeated St. Bernard of Playa del Rey, 47-44, in the Division V boys’ state championship game Friday at Power Balance Pavilion.
Brendan Keane scored 10 points for the Pilots (27-8), who won their fourth state title, while Garret Rich had 14 rebounds.READ MORE: San Francisco Police Return Stolen Puppy to Richmond Family
Brandon Randolph had 14 points for the Vikings (26-9), and Thurman Thomas had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. St. Bernard was just 4-23 in 2009-10, but new coach Reggie Morris turned the program around in a hurry.READ MORE: San Jose Bomb Squad Renders Suspicious Device Safe at Attempted Bank Robbery Site
No team led by more than five, and it was a one-point game going into the fourth quarter, with St. Bernard holding a 36-35 lead.MORE NEWS: Mover Who Relocated San Francisco Victorian Says Historic Effort Was a Dream Job
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