Gunn wins a tournament; Menlo-Atherton sweeps the Knights


Gunn won another boys' basketball tournament and Jeffrey Lee-Heidenreich earned another tournament MVP, and Menlo-Atherton crossed the El Camino Real to beat host Menlo School in both boys' and girls' nonleague basketball victories on Friday night.

The Titans (8-2) topped Mills, 59-44, in the championship game of the Pioneer Classic at Prospect as Lee-Heidenreich recorded a double-double with 24 points and 13 rebounds.

David Clarke, who added 12 points, and Josh Radin joined Lee-Heidenreich on the all-tournament team.

Eric Norton scored 17 points, which included an 11-of-13 effort from the foul line, in leading Menlo-Atherton (3-2) to a 57-48 victory over the Knights, who were playing their season opener.

Riley Woodson had 19 points and 14 rebounds for Menlo, which plays at Half Moon Bay on Saturday at 7 p.m. Joe Foley also netted 19.

The Bears travel to Mt. Eden for a nonleague contest at 3 p.m. Saturday. The game should finish in time for the team to follow the M-A football team's state championship game against Parclete at Antelope Valley College.

Greer Hoyem scored 14 points and Mele Kailahi added 13 as the M-A girls outscored the Knights, 21-4, in the second quarter to break open a close contest in a 73-46 final.

Stella Kailahi combined with her sister to score 13 of the 21 second-quarter points for the Bears (5-1), who host unbeaten Cupertino at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Sam Erisman scored 28 points to lead Menlo (2-1), which plays at Half Moon Bay at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

In another nonleague boys contest Friday, Sacred Heart Prep dropped a 52-42 decision to host Mountain View (6-0). Ryan McWilliams led the Gators (1-3) with 11 points.

Sacred Heart Prep hosts Menlo-Atherton at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Girls soccer

Sacred Heart Prep dropped a 2-1 decision to visiting Sequoia on Friday.

McKenna Angotti scored for the Gators (3-2), with an assist from Cameron Gordon.

SH Prep was scheduled to play Woodside in the Firebird Classic on Saturday.

— Palo Alto Online Sports


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