A pair of 5-foot-3, unsung backcourt players led second-ranked Pinewood-Los Altos Hills to a 47-37 win over fourth-ranked Salesian-Richmond on Saturday in the Platinum Division championship game of the West Coast Jamboree at College Park-Pleasant Hill.
Annika Decker, a sophomore, scored 13 points and made six straight free throws down the stretch and Kaitlyn Leung added 12 points for the Panthers (10-0), who outscored the Pride 15-6 in the fourth quarter.
Salesian (7-5) held Pinewood’s top two scorers, Stanford-bound Hannah Jump and Klara Astrom to a combined 14 points, but the Pride couldn’t muster much offense, scoring a combined 21 points in the first, second and fourth quarters.
Angel Jackson, a 6-5 post signed to USC, had 14 points and 19 rebounds to lead Salesian, Anjel Galbraith added 10 points and Makayla Edwards contributed eight.
Despite scoring just six points, Jump was selected the division’s MVP. She combined for 44 points the previous two games.
#5 Miramonte-Orinda 71, Harvard-Westlake-Studio City 61: Division MVP Mia Mastrov scored 18 points and all-tourney selections Amerika de Los Santos and Jordan Allred had 20 and 16 points, respectively, as the Matadors (15-2) — who hit hit 38 three-pointers in their three tournament games — defeated the Wolverines (9-5) to win the Diamond Division of the West Coast Jamboree at Northgate-Walnut Creek.
#7 Heritage-Brentwood 58, St. Mary’s-Stockton 39: Jordan Sweeney scored 17 points, Abby Muse added 16 and Julie Ramirez had 13 as the host Patriots (9-1) beat the Rams (10-3) to win the Gold Division title in the West Coast Jamboree.
#1 Salesian 45, Dorman-Roebuck, S.C. 39: Shane Bell had 11 points and Jaden McClanahan added 10 as the Pride (14-0) won the American Division championship at the Chick-fil-A Classic in Columbia, S.C.
Salesian trailed 18-13 after the first half — the tournament featured two 16-minute halves — but it outscored Dorman 32-21 in the second half, limiting the Cavaliers (12-3) to 14-of-47 shooting, including 1-for-19 from three-point range.
Jaden Lazo, Tyler Brinkman and JoVon McClanahan had seven points apiece for the Pride, who had nine steals, including four from Jaden McClanahan.
Bell was selected as the division’s MVP.
Tournament roundup: No. 15 Dougherty Valley-San Ramon (11-2) won its own Holiday Classic, posting a 53-50 win over No. 9 Mitty (7-3) in the championship game. … No. 12 San Leandro, led by tournament MVP Keshad Johnson and Ciri Sawyer, defeated Santa Cruz 57-39 to win the Joe Schram Holiday Classic at St. Francis. … No. 18 Campolindo-Moraga (9-4) fell to Weston Ranch-Stockton 60-47 in the final of the Modesto Christian Holiday Hoops Classic. Campolindo’s Carter Mahaney and Aidan Mahaney were selected to the All-Tournament team. … Ezra Manjon scored 22 points and Joel Webb added 21 as Heritage-Brentwood (11-3) defeated Central Catholic-Modesto 63-52 for the title at he Bambauer Classic at Marin Catholic-Kentfield.
Max Preps senior writer Mitch Stephens covers high school sports for The San Francisco Chronicle.
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