Prep report: Knights make a move in WBAL hoops play


Riley Woodson scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Menlo School remained unbeaten in West Bay Athletic League play, beating visiting Harker, 68-35, on Thursday night.

Pinewood beat visiting Priory, 57-51, in another WBAL contest. Ayo Aderoboye scored 25 points for Priory (9-5, 2-2) and Adrian LaValle added 12.

Pinewood (8-5, 2-2) took a 44-29 into the fourth quarter and managed to hold off a late Priory rush.

Priory hosts Sacred Heart Prep at 6:30 p.m. and Pinewood is at Eastside Prep at 5:30 p.m., both on Tuesday.

Joe Foley added 15 points, five assists and four steals to Menlo's totals. The Knights (11-1, 4-0) play Mission-San Francisco at the Piedmont High Martin Luther King Memorial Shootout at 3 p.m. Saturday.

In the PSAL, Kehillah Jewish (7-2, 3-1) dropped a 60-36 decision to host Summit Shasta (9-1, 4-0) in a battle for first place. The Rams will try to rebound at Mid-Peninsula Tuesday at 4 p.m. The Dragons (3-7, 0-3) play at Alma Heights at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Girls basketball

Kehillah Jewish edged host Summit Shasta, 39-34, Thursday to remain unbeaten in PSAL play. The Rams (7-1, 4-0) host Summit Prep next Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

Eastside Prep and Priory will participate in the O'Dowd MLK Showcase, with Eastside taking on Oakland Tech at 4 p.m. on Saturday and Mt. Eden at 6 p.m. Monday.

Priory and Fairmont Prep match-up at 7 p.m. at the St. Mary's MLK Showcase Saturday and then will play Brookside Christian Monday at 2 p.m. Monday at O'Dowd.

Menlo School, which hosts Pinewood on Friday at 6:30 p.m., plays El Cerrito at 2 p.m. Saturday as part of the Pittsburg MLK Showcase. The Knights also play Oakland Tech on Monday at the Terra Nova MLK Showcase at 2:30 p.m.

Menlo-Atherton meets St. Ignatius in a MLK Game Day Event at City College of San Francisco on Monday at 1 p.m.

Girls soccer

Host Woodside handed Menlo-Atherton its first PAL loss in two years, beating the Bears, 2-0, on Thursday.

Menlo-Atherton outshot the Wildcats, getting eight shots on goal to Woodside's three. Bears freshman Peyton Karp led the team with five shots, three on goal.

M-A (6-3-1, 3-1-1) travels to Terra Nova for a match Tuesday at 4 p.m. Woodside (2-1-3, 2-1-1) goes to Hillsdale for a 6 p.m. match Friday.

— Palo Alto Online Sports


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