The Hoover Cardinals boys' basketball team overcame an
11-point deficit to
defeat the Grossmont Foothillers,
66-60, and captured the Titan Tip-off
Saturday night. Hoover ran its record to 5-1,
represents the school's best start in over 20 years.
Along the way,
the Cardinals upset 2 top 10 San Diego
teams in Mt. Miguel and
JayDee Luster (Fr) was selected tournament Most
Player as he drained 27 points to go with his
9 assists. Luster who was
saddled with a 101 degree
temperature, did not participate in pre-game
or play in the semis, but appeared out of the locker
uniform after Grossmont jumped to an 11-2
lead. Luster then proceeded
to dominate as he scored
17 second half points. Luster averaged 18.4
10.8 assists, and 5 steals per game during his 5 game
performance. He also scored 24 points in a
pool play upset of #10 Mt.
Miguel. Luster became the
first freshman ever to be named
M.V.P. in the history of the Titan Tip-off
Mark Hall (Sr) and Kenneth Maye (Sr) were also
the All-Tournament team. Hall enjoyed a
big night in the semi-finals as
he finished with 15
points and 12 rebounds in Hoover's upset of Eastlake.
In their only tournament loss against #2 ranked,
Escondido, Hall finished
with 27 points and 13
rebounds. For the tournament, Hall averaged
points and 10.2 rebounds. Maye enjoyed back to back
games in the semis and finals. Maye's solid
floor game during Luster's
absence was instrumental in
the semi's victory as he finished with 12 points,
rebounds, and 5 assists. In the Championship, Maye
knocked in 17
points. For the tournament, Maye
averaged 16.5 points and 4.3 steals
with a tournament
high of 33 points against Montgomery in pool
Other notable performances came from David Kinder (Jr)
averaged 8.3 rebounds, while Todd Doxey (Fr)
averaged 8.0 points and 3.2
Hoover Caputres Crown.
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