LA North and LA South: Ventura vs. Compton boys basketball playoff slide show

The Ventura boys basketball team beat Compton, 70-58, in the semifinals of the CIF Southern Section Division 2AA playoffs on Friday night at Ventura College.

Dylan Houck scored a game-high 22 points for Ventura.

Compton had a 15-point lead in the third quarter, but Ventura went on an 18-0 run to take the lead.

Ventura held Compton scoreless for nearly six minutes in the third quarter.

Houck was 9-for-9 from the free-throw line. He converted two free throws, a result of a technical foul on Compton, to take the lead, 45-44, with a little under two minutes to play in the third quarter.

Actor Kevin Costner was in attendance at the game.