Only five Tritons scored in the 53-50 loss to Ambrose, three of them in double figures. Gage Shelmidine had 15 points; Cade Griffin, 13; and Joe Mann, 11. The other two San Clemente scorers with Nick Crankshaw with eight and Scott Herrod with three. The team was only three of 12 on three-point attempts and five of 12 on free throws, either of which could have changed the outcome. Mann led the team with six rebounds, the same number of assists Crankshaw had for a team high.
The Triton Varsity returns to action at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 6, in its 2014-15 home opener against Troy.