avenged a loss since the duo returned to the lineup.
They will have an opportunity to do it again in their next game as their Jan. 10 opponent, Trabuco Hills, beat a short-handed Triton team earlier this year. The Trabuco game is San Clemente's Sea View League opener.
Against Capistrano Valley, the Tritons led most of the game, but not by much: 7-6 after one quarter, 17-16 after two and 28-27 after three. San Clemente poured it on in the fourth quarter, for the second game in a row showing the ability to close out an opponent late in the game
The team got balanced scoring from its starters as Dillon Waikle scored 9; Andrew Frohner and Hauser, 8 each; Harrington, 7; and Aidan Butler, 6. Ian Vikan contributed 4 off the bench, including an NBA-range three-pointer in the third quarter that provided a huge momenturm swing. Lukas Katsandris rounded out the scoring with 2.
Butler had a game-high 14 rebounds,, and Hauser matched his scoring total with 8 assists.