SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Aaron Gordon had 33 points and 20 rebounds as Archbishop Mitty of San Jose defeated Las Costa Canyon of Carlsbad, 78-57, to win the California boys’ Division II championship Friday at Power Balance Pavilion.
Gordon, just a junior, threatened his own state championship record of 21 rebounds, set last year, but came out of the game with 1:14 left after Mitty (31-3) had put the game away. Gordon’s challenge to the record came as part of the Monarchs’41-25 domination of the boards.READ MORE: California Tax Revenues Soar as Rich Get Richer Despite Pandemic
David Travers was practically the whole show for La Costa Canyon (34-3), scoring 22 points, including all but six of the Mavericks’points in the first half. Matt Shrigley added 13 for La Costa Canyon.READ MORE: Trailers, RVs, Shed Burned at Industrial Yard in Oakland
The Mavericks were clearly hurt by Eric Magnuson’s foul trouble. The 6-6 center, who will play football at Michigan, fouled out
after playing just 8:56.
It was Mitty’s second straight state championship.MORE NEWS: Santa Clara Officials Open COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic At Local Farm
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