Westchester walks a fine line in upset of No. 2 Fairfax

It was the weekend for upsets in high school basketball, and Westchester did its part on Saturday night, knocking off No. 2-seeded Fairfax, 66-59, in the City Section Open Division semifinals at Roybal High. It came a day after the Nos. 1 and 2 seeds, Chatsworth Sierra Canyon and Chino Hills, were... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax and Westchester are set for Round 2 in their regular-season rivalry

Round 2 of the Fairfax-Westchester basketball rivalry is set for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Faifax, with the No. 1 seed in the City Section Open Division playoffs on the line. Fairfax (22-1) held on for a 50-48 victory over Westchester (20-2) on Friday night. On Wednesday, each team tuned up.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Fairfax claims City Section Open Division title with 60-53 defeat of Westchester

Westchester hoped the third time would be the charm Saturday night in the City Section Open Division boys’ basketball final at L.A. Southwest College. Instead, Los Angeles Fairfax’s athleticism and depth again proved to be too much as it grinded its way to a 60-53 victory in a highly anticipated... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Rivals Fairfax and Westchester will face off for City Section Open Division title

Get ready for Round 3 in the annual Fairfax-Westchester basketball rivalry, except the next game is for more than just bragging rights. It will be for the City Section Open Division championship next Saturday at L.A. Southwest College. Top-seeded Fairfax (26-1), the best team during the regular... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Keith Dinwiddie, Fairfax complete regular-season sweep of Westchester

On a night when super fan Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers chose to be in a front-row seat at Fairfax High instead of watching LeBron James at Staples Center, the Lions delivered a smashing 87-73 victory over Westchester behind a career-high 34 points from junior guard Keith Dinwiddie. “Keith... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Fairfax claims early edge in battle of City's best with 50-48 win over Westchester

You could see the impact of playing in a Fairfax-Westchester basketball game in pregame warmups Friday night. Players were jumping higher, clapping louder and breathing harder. Fans were pouring into the Westchester gym to create the usual loud, entertaining environment. The game produced tough... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The 2019 edition of Westchester-Fairfax rivalry series finally arrives

The list of basketball players who have participated in a Fairfax-Westchester rivalry game reads like a who’s who of distinguished former high school, college and NBA players from City Section history. From Fairfax, there’s Solomon Hill, Josh and Jerren Shipp, Craig Smith, Evan Burns, Jamal... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Annual Fairfax-Westchester basketball showdown could be first big casualty of teachers' strike

Fairfax (17-1) is ready to take on Westchester (18-1) on Friday night in the City Section basketball game of the year. Players are reaching peak form. Fans are ready to stand in line to pack the Fairfax gym. Coaches are ready to put together their final game preparation. Except the game is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Westchester downs Fairfax, wins 14th City Section title

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No. 2 Fairfax, No. 3 Taft rally in second half to win City Section playoff openers

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Fairfax rolls over rival Westchester 68-51

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Boys' basketball: Fairfax holds off Westchester, 60-57

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Boys' basketball: Fairfax earns share of Western League title with win over Westchester

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Freshman Ethan Anderson sparks Fairfax over Westchester, 47-43

Ethan Anderson of Los Angeles Fairfax started the basketball season as a wide-eyed freshman. He's ending it as an experienced guard the Lions can count on in pressure situations. In a sold-out Westchester High gym and just one week before the City Section playoffs begin, Anderson delivered 12... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Westchester stops Fairfax as singer Chris Brown, Flea turn up L.A. moment

It was one of those only in Los Angeles moments. Early in the second quarter of Friday night's City Section basketball showdown between Westchester and host Fairfax, fans from both sides of the sold-out bleachers started standing and screaming. And it wasn't because of a player. Singer Chris... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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