Royal hands Westlake a league loss

The Royal boys basketball team handed Westlake its first loss in Marmonte League play on Monday night.

Royal's J.R. Powell came on strong late in his team's 62-51 win over Westlake (14-6). He hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter after being held scoreless in the first three quarters.

Scott Woods scored 22 points and was the leading scorer for Royal (12-5). Westlake's Joshua Brooks scored 18 points.

Calabasas (15-2) improved to 5-0 in Marmonte League play with a 71-46 win over Newbury Park. Holden Israel scored 23 points for Calabasas.

Calabasas is home against Westlake on Wednesday night and the Coyotes can take a commanding lead in the Marmonte League standings with a win.

In the Mission League, Alemany improved to 3-0 with a 79-69 win over St. Francis. Marqueze Coleman and Bear Henderson each had double-doubles for Alemany. Coleman had 26 points and 10 rebounds. Henderson scored 14 points and had 10 rebounds.

Alemany (14-2), winners of seven games in a row, plays Crespi in a match-up of the top two teams in the Mission League on Wednesday night. Crespi (15-1) is 2-0 against Mission League opponents.