Basketball

Santa Fe Christian Cagers shock No. 2 Foothills Christian

Santa Fe Christian Cagers shock No. 2 Foothills Christian

Confidence—all good teams have it and it was the key ingredient in the fourth-ranked (MaxPreps) Santa Fe Christian boys’ basketball team’s biggest win of the season Friday night, Jan. 4. After surrendering the lead with 1:40 remaining, in a game they had led virtually the entire way, the host Eagles displayed an assurance that has become second nature in bouncing back to defeat No. 2 Foothills Christian, 57-53, in the Coastal League opener for both clubs. Santa Fe Christian improved its season ledger to 13-4.

Senior transfer (from Virginia) Chase Pagon, new to the San Diego basketball scene this year, said the winning blueprint was laid out moments after Foothills Christian pushed...

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