Diaz & Palencia Combine for 37 Points & Seven 3-Pointers in Edgewood’s 58-47 Victory at Rio Hondo Prep

Jan 08 2023 01:36:26

Photos by Susan Coulter

Boys Basketball:

Rio Hondo Prep entered the fourth quarter with a two-point lead over their visitors from Edgewood High School.

But the Lions would outscore the Kares, 16-3, in the fourth quarter, and went on to a 58-47 victory.

EHS had a 33-21 advantage in points beyond the 3-point line.

Oscar Diaz had a game-high 21 points for Edgewood and Kris Palencia chipped in with 16 points.

Diaz connected on three 3-pointers, and Palencia hit four 3-pointers and scored 10 points in the decisive fourth quarter.

Nate Curtis paced the RHP offense with 12 points and Rainn Pollock finished with 10.

Up next: RHP will host Providence on Tuesday at 7:30.

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Box Score:
E: 15-12-15-16-(58)
RHP: 13-10-21-3-(47)

Edgewood scoring: Oscar Diaz 21, Kris Palencia 16, Steven Ramirez 8, Champ Harris 7, Cruz Toma 3, Alex Raygoza 2, JP Ramos 1

Rio Hondo Prep scoring: Nate Curtis 12, Rainn Pollock 10, Derek David 8, Tyler Dang 6, Alex Mustain 5, Max Xiao 3, Colby Johnson 3

Records: Edgewood (12-4); Rio Hondo Prep (4-14)