Juju Watkins, the number one high school girls basketball player in the class of 2023, made quite an impression Tuesday on her return to Windward after being out with injury.
All he did was score 44 points and grab 22 rebounds in Windward’s 66-61 win over league rival Sierra Canyon.
He scored 15 points in the fourth quarter and made a pair of 3s when Sierra Canyon tried to overtake the Wildcats.
Etiwanda 83, Upland 44: Marcus Green led the undefeated Eagles with 19 points.
Damien 73, Rancho Cucamonga 53: Malik Thomas scored 28 points for Damien, who plays in Etiwanda on Friday.
Saugus 57, Canyon 46: Nate Pérez scored 21 points for Saugus.
Heritage Christian 77, Valley Christian 66: Freshman Isaiah Elohim finished with 22 points.
Colonia 68, Claremont 45: The Titans (12-1, 5-0) received 15 points from Jaidyn Simpson.
Sierra Canyon 70, Barlovento 54: The Trailblazers posted a league win at Barlovento. Amari Bailey scored 35 points.
JSerra 6, Santa Margarita 2: The Lions won their 10th in a row and stopped Santa Margarita’s winning streak in 13 games. Gage Jump struck out 11 in five innings.
Lutheran naranja 1, Mater Dei 0: The Monarchs lost their second 12-inning game 1-0 of the season. Louis Rodriguez pitched eight scoreless innings for Orange Lutheran and Luke Summers pitched four scoreless innings for the victory. They combined into a triplet.
Serve 6, San Juan Bosco 2: Trevor Schmidt had three hits in the Trinity League victory.
Birmingham 2, Chatsworth 1: Jakub Amado pitched six innings and Daniel Flores got the save to help Birmingham improve to 3-0 in the West Valley League.
Granada Hills 7, Cleveland 0: The Highlanders (3-0) continued to roll in the West Valley League. Zach Perez struck out seven in four innings and Aaron Chazin finished four of four.
El Camino Real 2, Taft 0: Josh Wood struck out nine in a complete game.
Loyola 2, Crespi 1: David Case struck out six in five innings.
Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 7, St. Francis 6: The Knights survived a seventh four-race race at St. Francis.
Chaminade 9, Germany 5: Freshman Miles Ghossein had one home run and three RBIs.
Norco 6, Corona 3: Jacob Kruswicki hit the big shot, a grand slam, to end Corona’s 11-game winning streak.
Rey 8, Roosevelt 7: Troy Sandoval led King with two hits and three RBIs.
Corona Centennial 9, Corona Santiago 1: Ryan Zamora pitched 5 1/3 innings in relief, and Chris Scovel had two hits and three RBIs.
Los Alamitos 8, Fountain Valley 0: Jason Doktorczyk threw a six-hit shutout and Nathan Dondell contributed three hits.
Corona del Mar 7, Laguna Beach 3: Charlie Mannon had three hits.
Mission Viejo 10, El Toro 3: Jacob Hambel finished with three hits and two RBIs.
Capistrano Valley 4, Dana Hills 3: Max McGwire had two hits for Capistrano Valley, including a home run.
Laguna Hills 2, Woodbridge 1: Travis Williams had a double start for Laguna Hills. Billy Schellenberg hit a triple.
Camarillo 3, Simi Valley 0: Brian Uribe struck out nine and hit a triple.
Bishop Amat 1, San Pablo 0: It took 15 tickets to decide this one. Daniel Briones had the starting double in the bottom of the 15th.
Beckman 11, University of Irvine 8: Nick McLain had three hits and four RBIs, including a home run.
Arcadia 9, Pasadena 0: Casey Spencer struck out eight in five innings.
Marina 2, Port of Newport 1: Connor Wylde struck out eight in the league’s opener.
Huntington Beach 4, Edison 1: Caden Aoki and Ralph Velasquez had two hits each. Ben Jacobs pitched three relief innings per shutout.
Moorpark 10, Oak Park 3: The Musketeers improved to 11-5 and 4-3.
Edison 4, Hope 3: Isabella Espinoza was four out of four.
San Pedro 17, Banning 1: Maddy Fao had four RBIs.
Villa Park 10, Anaheim Canyon 0: Sydney Somerndike pitched a perfect game with 14 strikeouts in five innings and also went three of three with a home run.
Serve 4, Santa Margarita 1: Jesús Melgoza scored all four goals to help the friars improve to 12-1.
Carson 6, Gardena 2: Jason Quiroz scored three goals.
El Camino Real 4, Cleveland 0: The Conquerors improved to 8-1 in the league and will face Birmingham on Thursday night for the West Valley title. Birmingham defeated Chatsworth 14-0, with Christian Moran scoring four goals.