Saturday, March 07, 2009

Besant Hill Crowned CIF Champs

Besant Hill's dream season concluded last night with a 74-63 victory over Hope Centre Academy of Compton. With the win, the Coyotes claimed their first ever CIF Title. The Champs finished their season with a 22-1 record, including an impressive 20 consecutive wins.

Yannick Atanga was the star of the night for the Coyotes, scoring 35 points and grabbing 16 rebounds. Sophomore Francois Tchoyi chipped in with 23 points and 16 boards, while Ivan Matip had 14 points and 12 rebounds. After being tied at the half, the Coyotes asserted their skills en route to the 11 point win.

For more details on the title game, see Wednesday's edition of the OVN.