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Chino Hills’ Ball Brothers Win CIF-Southern Title

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The Ball brothers combined for 77 points to lead USA Today Super 25 No. 1 ranked Chino Hills past No. 6 Sierra Canyon 105-83 to win the CIF Southern Section Open Division championship.

 

ESPN No. 5 ranked senior Lonzo Ball, a 6-5 point guard, had a 20-point, 17-rebound, 10-assist triple double.

 

Freshman LaMelo Ball scored 26 points, while his other brother, 6-5 junior shooting guard LiAngelo Ball, poured in 31 points.

 

With Saturday’s win, 31-0 Chino Hills won their first ever Southern Section Open Division championship

 

And they captured the title in dominating fashion, winning their four CIF post-season games by an average of 34.5 points each and outscoring their opponents by a combined 419-281.

 

“To do what Chino Hills has done against the competition they’ve played against is truly something we don’t see often in high school basketball,” Sierra Canyon coach Ty Nichols told USA Today. “It’s hard to take anything away from them.”

 

With the roll they have been on, Chino Hills coach Steve Baik said that it will be tough for anyone to beat them right now.

 

“That’s going to be hard,” Baik said. “I think you’re going to have to have a perfect situation where we have an off game and [the opponent] has their best game.”

 

It’s not the first time the explosive Ball siblings have gone off together in a game.

 

Over the summer, Lonzo, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball combined to score a whopping 93 points at an Adidas Uprising game.

 

All three Ball brothers have already committed to UCLA.

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