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LA South:
Video, San Diego Lincoln-Compton reaction

Compton coach Tony Thomas wasn't pleased with his team's energy level in the Tarbabes' 60-52 loss to San Diego Lincoln in the Division-II regional final at the Galen Center. But afterward, Thomas did say he was impressed by the Tarbabes' resiliency in coming back a rebuilding year last season. Two years ago, Compton relied on star DeMar DeRozan, who has since moved on to USC and the NBA. Thomas said he knew his team would get back to regional power status, but he didn't know it would be this soon:

Meanwhile, San Diego Lincoln coach Jason Bryant mentioned the matchup problems Compton presented to his team, while praising his Hornets' perserverance. The Hornets trailed 28-22 at the half before a dynamic third quarter in which they outscored the Tarbabes 27-10. Here's some of what Bryant had to say:

San Diego Lincoln guard Norman Powell, who had 15 pounds, nine rebounds and four blocks while playing the entire game, said the only difference between the Hornets' play in the first and second halves was an increased level of confidence: