Pintos lose close contest to Bulldogs

California's Taron Morris drives toward the basket during the Pintos' contest for third place at the California Tourney Saturday afternoon.

California's Taron Morris drives toward the basket during the Pintos' contest for third place at the California Tourney Saturday afternoon. Photo by April Arnett.

The California Pintos faced Mexico in the contest for third place today (Saturday) at the 78th Annual California Boys Basketball Tournament, where the Pintos, seeded sixth, lost a close contest to the top-seeded Bulldogs, 48-45.

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California Pinto Head Coach Blair Scanlon, center, talks to sophomore Jerry Lutz during halftime of the Pintos' final game of the California Tournament Saturday.

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California's Phillip Longan sinks a free throw during the second quarter of the Pintos' game against Mexico Saturday at the California Tournament. The Bulldogs came away with the win, 48-45.

California (8-6) will play at Boonville Tuesday, Jan. 17.

For more of this story, check out the Jan. 18 issue of the California Democrat.

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