LA North: Crespi boys basketball team wins San Fernando Valley Invitational

MISSION HILLS -- The Crespi boys basketball team won the San Fernando Valley Invitational, beating Alemany, 78-53, in the championship game.

Crespi’s Matt Mounier scored a game-high 24 points and earned tournament most valuable player. He made 12-of-12 free throws. Crespi was 31-of-36 from the free-throw line in the game.

Alemany (7-2) was down by four points, 34-30, at halftime. Crespi outscored Alemany, 21-11, in the third quarter to build a 14-point lead.

Crespi’s Reggie Coates scored seven of his 12 points in the third quarter. He also had 15 rebounds in the game.

Crespi (7-3) extended its lead to 20 points, 61-41, after Mounier knocked down a pair of free throws with a little over six minutes to play in the fourth quarter.

London Perrantes scored 13 points and teammate Christian Johnson had 10 points for Crespi in the game against Alemany. Both were selected to the all-tournament team.

Alemany’s Marqueze Coleman scored a team-high 22 points and had four steals. He and Jordan Fuller earned spots on the all-tournament team.

“I’m proud of the way my guys competed in this tournament,” Alemany coach Tray Meeks said. “Being 7-2 is a good thing. I’m extremely proud of the way our guys competed.”