By Gideon Rubin
Cathedral Catholic has a double-digit winning streak for the second time this season.
The Dons remained red-hot as they won their ninth and 10th consecutive games, defeating Western League opponents St. Augustine 69-49 on Jan. 27 and La Jolla 71-35 four days earlier.
Nick Prunty scored 18 points and Xavier Williams scored 10 points and had 16 rebounds to lead the Dons in the St. Augustine game.
Niksha Federico added 13 points.
Brendan Reh scored 13 points and Peter Holland added 12 points to lead the Dons in the La Jolla game.
Brandon Michel added 10 points.
The Dons, who opened the season with an 11-game winning streak, improved to 7-0 in league and 21-1 overall for the season.
Torrey Pines took two steps forward in league play but then the Falcons fell one step backwards against a perennially dominant nonleague opponent.
The Falcons defeated Mt. Carmel 58-56 and Ramona 78-63 in Palomar League games on Jan. 24 and 27, but lost to Harvard-Westlake of North Hollywood 62-60 on Jan. 28.
Garrett Galvin and Joe Rahon each scored 20 points to lead the Falcons against Mt. Carmel.
Rahon scored 19 points and Galvin added 16 to lead the Falcons in the Ramona game. Michael Yanofsky contributed 14 points.
Galvin poured in 33 points and Sam Worman added 10 points in defeat for the Falcons against Harvard-Westlake.
The Falcons improved to 2-2 in league and 12-10 overall for the season.
Canyon Crest Academy has followed a four-game skid with a three-game winning streak.
The Ravens turnaround started with a 72-30 thrashing of Mission Vista on Jan. 20.
They continued their improved play with a 66-34 victory over Del Norte on Jan. 25 and a 76-51 win against San Dieguito Academy two days later.
Dylan Osetkowski and Riley Adams each scored 14 points to lead the Ravens in the Del Norte game.
J.P. Chenevey scored 34 points to lead the Ravens in the SDA game and Osetkowski added 19 points.
The Ravens improved to 3-1 in league and 9-12 overall for the season.
Santa Fe Christian defeated Mater Dei 59-51 in a nonleague game on Jan. 23, but the Eagles lost to Francis Parker 64-50 in a Coastal League game four days later.
Justin Byrd scored 26 points to lead the Eagles in the Mater Dei game and Grant Corsi added 20 points.
Corsi scored 17 points in defeat for the Eagles against Francis Parker and Byrd added 13 points.
The Eagles fell to 0-4 in league and 12-8 overall for the season.
San Diego Jewish Academy defeated Pacific Ridge 48-28 in a Pacific League game on Jan. 26.
Jacob Katz and Ryan Marchetti each scored 16 points to lead the Lions, and Ethan Lew contributed four points and eight assists.
The Lions improved to 2-1 in league and 7-8 overall for the season.
Canyon Crest Academy defeated San Dieguito Academy 52-35 in a Valley League game on Jan. 27.