Photos: St. Augustine basketball beats Carlsbad 65-53

After a fast paced first quarter on Tuesday night, St. Augustine found themselves five points ahead of visiting Carlsbad. The Saints were able to increase their lead after each quarter but not without resistance from a Carlsbad team that entered having won seven straight games.

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Watch: Balanced effort leads Torrey Pines basketball to win 60-50 win over El Camino in North County Coastal League opener

Torrey Pines and El Camino were tied at 15 early in the second quarter on Friday night before the Falcons seized control, shutting out the Wildcats for the remainder of the quarter that resulted in a 19-point halftime lead.

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Vote now: Who should be SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Southern California High School Athlete of the Week for April 19-25 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff.

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Watch: Vincent Berlucchi leads La Costa Canyon basketball to 78-68 win over Sage Creek

Junior forward Vincent Berlucchi had 20 points for La Costa Canyon on Monday night including three three-pointers in the second half that helped the Mavericks extend their seven-point halftime lead to 21 points after three quarters.

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