Temple City stays in control

first_imgDo knocked down three 3-pointers, all in the second quarter, and finished with 16 points and nine rebounds for the Rams (14-13). Sunarto had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Carrillo, on the other hand, finished far below his 21.1-point average with a season-low four points for the Oilers (12-16). “They took Michael out of the game with a box-and-one and it made it difficult for us,” Montebello coach Marino Angulo said. “We were able to hit our other players earlier, but in the end, we need Michael.” Said Temple City coach Rich Hollinger: “It’s turning out that the box-and-one is our best defense.” Chen and Do turned out to be the Rams’ best offense in the first half. Do single-handedly gave the Rams (14-13) the momentum and control of the game late in the second quarter with 12 quick points during a 21/2-minute span. His first 3-pointer snapped a 20-20 tie with 3:02 to play in the first half. His third trey of the quarter capped a 12-4 run to give Temple City a 32-24 advantage. “The key was the 3-pointers,” Angulo said. “After that, it was over.” Montebello pulled within four, 36-32, midway through the third quarter, but Temple City used a 16-4 outburst to put the game away. “Our guys just kept our cool,” Hollinger said. The Rams enjoyed a 43-31 rebounding advantage, including 18 offensive boards. “(The Almont League) is a bit scrappy, where ours is finesse, so we had to prepare for a battle,” Hollinger said. Juan Artiga led the Oilers with 13 points and five rebounds. Oscar Robles had 12 points and nine rebounds and John Ramos scored nine points and had a game-high 12 rebounds. [email protected] (626) 962-6611, Ext. 4456 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Temple City’s concerted effort to contain Carrillo slowed down the Oilers. The Rams’ trio of David Chen, Will Do and Tommy Sunarto provided the knockout punch. Chen scored 28 points to lead the Rams to a 64-46 victory over the Oilers in the opening round of the CIF-Southern Section Division III-AA playoffs on Friday at Temple City High. center_img TEMPLE CITY – When it came to devising a game plan for Montebello High School’s leading scorer Michael Carrillo, the Temple City boys basketball team thought inside the box. As in box-and-one. last_img read more