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Knights win Galt tournament; Sierra High defeats Tokay team
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Ripon Christian got the job done during Saturday’s championship game of the Galt Tournament.

The Knights (5-1) received 43 combined points from Sean Broker (23 points) and Travis Vander Molen (20 points) as Ripon Christian cruised to the victory over Elliot Christian, 75-68.

The Knights led 29-11 after the first quarter, where Vander Molen scored 11 of his total and Austin Alger tallied all of his nine.

“We got into some foul trouble,” Ripon Christian head coach Ron Vander Molen said. “They outscored in the second and third quarter because of foul trouble.

“Sean Broker really came alive in the fourth quarter.”

The junior Broker scored 14 of his 23 in the fourth and was named tournament MVP. Elliot Christian knocked off Central Catholic in an upset on Friday to get to the final.

Eric Broker finished with 14 points for RC, which will open up its own two-day tournament Friday at 8 p.m. against Hughson.

Roosevelt (Fresno) 62, Manteca 50

The Buffaloes (5-3) settled for second place at the DBMAC/Save Mart Classic and never led during the championship at Buhach Colony High. Austin Haro finished with a team-high 14 points. Miguel Lopez had 13 and T.J. Muhar netted 10.

Manteca will compete at the Cosumnes Oaks Tournament on Thursday against Florin at 4 p.m. at full strength now that it will have its football players back.

Sierra 54, Tokay 41

The Timberwolves bounced back from a lopsided defeat against Oakland and finished off the McDonald’s Classic with a victory against a team they will play again on Wednesday.

Sierra took 11th place and was led by Jonnythan Munkholm’s 17 points. Daniel Wyatt netted 11 and Devin Nunez nine. Bryson Sanders chipped in seven.

The Timberwolves went 14 of 14 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter.

Lathrop 66, Modesto 37

The Spartans (5-1) finished off the Tracy Winter Holiday Classic by capturing the consolation title after blowing out the Panthers. Lathrop used an 11-0 third-quarter run to go ahead 21 after 24 minutes.

The Spartans’ defense only gave up seven points the entire second half. They will host Bear Creek on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Bear Creek 67,
 W. Ranch 46

The Cougars (4-5) were outscored by eight in the second quarter and by 12 in the fourth as they dropped their third straight game at the McDonald’s Classic.

Whitney 78, Ripon 48

The Indians were down 21 at the half and were led by Matt Uecker’s 10 points. Cole Stevens and Derek Hickman each finished with nine for Ripon, who will host East Union at home Tuesday at 7:15 p.M.