The Ramona Bulldogs have completed two basketball tournaments and are about to wrap up non-league action with their third tournament this week as they travel to Chula Vista after competing in the Imperial Tiger Classic and the Extreme Glass Invitational. The Dawgs have a 5-4 record going to Chula Vista.
The long trip to Imperial was a worthwhile venture for the Bulldogs as they beat Vincent Memorial High School 80-36 in the Tiger Classic.
Both teams played at a frantic pace in the first period and the score was tied at 18 going into period two. Vincent Memorial could not keep pace with the Bulldogs as Ramona led 37-24 at half.
The Dawgs outscored VMHS 28-4 in the third period and cruised to the win. The Dawg defense held VMHS to single figures in the scoring column in the final three periods of the game.
Josh Lieber lit up the scoreboard by scoring 16 points. He hit four 3-point shots. Andrew Alcaraz also scored in double digits for the Dawgs with 14 points. He hit one 3-point goal with six assists.
Bryson Garcia also scored in double figures with 10 points. Kwayde Miller (8), Keith Scheib (8), Jake Wolf (6), Adam Watson (6), Zach Windes (6), Sean Leahy (3) and Jared Engler (3) also scored in the victory.
Windes (2), Leahy (1) and Alcaraz (1) connected on 3-point shots. Engler led the Dawgs in rebounding with 12. Miller grabbed nine boards and Windes had seven rebounds.
Ramona jumped out to a 17-8 lead against Brawley High School and never looked back as the Dawgs beat the Wildcats 65-61 in the final game of the Imperial Tiger Classic.
Three Bulldogs scored in double figures in the game. Alcaraz led all scorers with 18 points with five boards and three assists.
Garcia and Scheib contributed 12 points apiece in the win. Garcia had nine boards and Scheib had seven.
Windes (5), Wolf (5), Lieber (5), Miller (4) and Engler (4) also scored. Wolf, Lieber and Alcaraz hit one 3-point goal each.
Ramona High School got off to a slow start against Patrick High School and dropped its first game in the Extreme Glass Invitational at Mar Vista High School to the Patriots 57-52.
The Pats took a 20-11 first quarter lead and led 31-21 at half. The Bulldogs outscored the Pats in the second half but couldn’t overcome the early lead.
Windes led the Dawgs in scoring with 14 points. He hit three shots from the 3-point range.
Ramona got good play in the paint as Garcia and Miller both scored in double figures. Garcia tallied 10 points as did Miller.
Alcaraz scored 9 points and hit one 3-point goal. Scheib (7) and Engler (2) also scored for the Dawgs.
Fallbrook beat the Dawgs in the second game of the Mar Vista tourney 62-39. The warriors took a 15-6 lead at the end of the first period and cruised to a 27-13 lead at intermission. Ramona’s offense got rolling in the second half but could not make up ground on the Warriors.
Alcaraz led the Dawgs with 14 points. Windes also scored in double digits with 12 points, including two 3-point goals. Scheib scored 6 points and hit one 3-pointer. Marshall hit one 3-point shot.
Ramona put away Montgomery High School with a big second quarter rally to win 58-37. The Dawgs trailed 14-13 after one period but outscored the Aztecs 16-6 in the second period and controlled the tempo for the rest of the game, outscoring them 12-7 in the third period and 17-10 in the final eight minutes.
Alcaraz led all scorers with 14 points. Windes (9), Engler (8), Garcia (6), Scheib (6), Lieber (5) Leahy (3) Watson (2) and Marshall (1) all scored in the win. Windes, Lieber and Leahy hit one 3-point goal apiece.
Garcia hauled in 12 rebounds. Miller grabbed six boards. Alcaraz and Scheib both dished off five assists.
Santa Fe Christian High School used a fourth period rally to beat Ramona 64-55 in the game for fifth place in the Extreme Glass Invitational. Ramona led 40-39 after three periods, but Santa Fe Christian outscored the Dawgs 25-15 in final quarter.
Alcaraz led all scorers with a season high 21 points. He connected on four 3-point shots. Windes also tallied in double figures, scoring 11 points.
Garcia (9), Miller (6) and Lieber (3) also scored for the Dawgs. Garcia led the Dawgs in rebounding with seven.