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Cody Mathis(32) has his shot blocked by Jalen Flanagan(5)

San Marcos Defeats El Camino 45-33 in Boys Basketball

By David A. Willauer
Contributing Writer

San Marcos CA—  In a low scoring contest, the Knights recorded their 20th win again 2 losses behind the 13 point performance by Cody Mathias, 8 by Kody Clouet and 6 by Ryan Hagood defeating the El Camino Wildcats, 45-33.

Jalen Flanagan led the Wildcats with 14 points and Deaundra McNair contributed with 9. El Camino scored first to start the game but that is the only time they led in the contest. Cold shooting by the Wildcats had them down by double digits early in the first half. El Camino was able to close the gap to one several times but with 5:00 minutes to go, the Knights got hot and pulled away for their 12th straight win.

Dante Carey Head Boys Basketball Coach of San Marcos: ” It was  grind out game the second time around with a legendary coach in Tom Tarentino but with a lot of adjustments made we had to find a way to play the game. We missed a lot of shots in our last couple of our games. I expect to bounce back and to improve our game ”

San Marcos takes their 12 game win streak into Rancho Buena Vista(15-9) Tuesday, February 6. RBV fell at home to Oceanside 65-62.  El Camino(13-10) will be at Mission Hills(12-10). The Grizzlies dropped a home match-up to the Vista Panthers, 66-64. The Pirates will face Vista, February 6, 7:00pm.