That's when the wheels came off, as a slew of turnovers contributed largely to a scoring avalanche by Saddleback Valley. San Clemente was outscored 25-8 in the fourth, losing 73-52. The Tritons had led by a point at the end of the first quarter, and trailed by one at the half.
For the second consecutive game, Austin Miller led San Clemente's scoring with 15. He also pulled down nine rebounds to lead the team.
Elijah Morris with 13 and Cole Fotheringham with 10 were also in double figures for the Tritons. Fotherin gham added eight rebounds. While having a below-average scoring night for him, Nick Crankshaw continued to fill the stat sheet. He recorded 5 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks. The latter three stats were all team highs. Joe Mann had 5 points. Cade Griffin and Rico Young, Jr., each added 2.