CIF-Southern Section basketball championships

Here is our collection of photos from the boys’ basketball championships for Calabasas, Oak Park, Oaks Christian and Westlake High Schools. Photos by Iris Smoot and Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oak Park High School player Cole Micek holds up the team’s CIF champion plaque as his teammates cheer for their victory over St. Francis High School in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oak Park High School player Cole Micek holds up the team’s CIF champion plaque as his teammates cheer for their victory over St. Francis High School in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers St. Francis High School basketball players Noah Willerford, left, and Markar Agakanian attempt to block a shot by Oak Park High player Michael Alvarez during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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St. Francis High School basketball players Noah Willerford, left, and Markar Agakanian attempt to block a shot by Oak Park High player Michael Alvarez during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers St. Francis High School basketball player Greg Lupica, bottom right, blocks Oak Park player Jonathan Lee as they watch Oak Park player Michael Alvarez shoot over St. Francis defender Evan Crawford during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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St. Francis High School basketball player Greg Lupica, bottom right, blocks Oak Park player Jonathan Lee as they watch Oak Park player Michael Alvarez shoot over St. Francis defender Evan Crawford during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oak Park High School basketball player Robert Vetti shoots under St. Francis defender Dylan Crawford during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oak Park High School basketball player Robert Vetti shoots under St. Francis defender Dylan Crawford during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers St. Francis offensive player Kyle Leufroy tries to power past Oak Park defender Grant Bettisworth during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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St. Francis offensive player Kyle Leufroy tries to power past Oak Park defender Grant Bettisworth during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oak Park High School player Michael Alvarez leaps up to shoot as St. Francis defender Greg Lupica tries to block him during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oak Park High School player Michael Alvarez leaps up to shoot as St. Francis defender Greg Lupica tries to block him during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oak Park High School offensive player Cole Misek dodges St. Francis defender Mike Allen on his way to score during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oak Park High School offensive player Cole Misek dodges St. Francis defender Mike Allen on his way to score during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers From left, Oak Park players John Aldrich and Jake Whealen, wearing their CIF champion t-shirts, congratulate teammate Niccolo Posarelli after their victory over St. Francis in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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From left, Oak Park players John Aldrich and Jake Whealen, wearing their CIF champion t-shirts, congratulate teammate Niccolo Posarelli after their victory over St. Francis in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oak Park head coach Aaron Shaw holds up his sons Owen, 2, left, and Grant, 4, to bump fists with his players in celebration of their CIF championships victory over St. Francis in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oak Park head coach Aaron Shaw holds up his sons Owen, 2, left, and Grant, 4, to bump fists with his players in celebration of their CIF championships victory over St. Francis in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oak Park High School player Cole Micek, left, holds up the team’s CIF champion plaque as his teammate Michael Alvarez kisses the golden surface and Jake Whealen, right, cheers with the rest of the team for their victory over St. Francis High School in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oak Park High School player Cole Micek, left, holds up the team’s CIF champion plaque as his teammate Michael Alvarez kisses the golden surface and Jake Whealen, right, cheers with the rest of the team for their victory over St. Francis High School in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oaks Christian High School basketball player Jordan Flannery leaps up to shoot as JSerra defender Dylan Osetkowski tries to block his shot during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oaks Christian High School basketball player Jordan Flannery leaps up to shoot as JSerra defender Dylan Osetkowski tries to block his shot during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oaks Christian High School basketball player Jordan Flannery dodges JSerra defender Dylan Osetkowski during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oaks Christian High School basketball player Jordan Flannery dodges JSerra defender Dylan Osetkowski during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers JSerra player Johnnie Vassar loses control of the ball as he attempts to push through Oaks Christian defenders Andre Chevalier, left, and Alex Chinian during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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JSerra player Johnnie Vassar loses control of the ball as he attempts to push through Oaks Christian defenders Andre Chevalier, left, and Alex Chinian during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oaks Christian High School defender Austin Moye sticks close to JSerra player Dylan Osetkowski as he races across the court during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oaks Christian High School defender Austin Moye sticks close to JSerra player Dylan Osetkowski as he races across the court during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oaks Christian High School basketball player Austin Moye shoots over JSerra defender Jayce Johnson during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oaks Christian High School basketball player Austin Moye shoots over JSerra defender Jayce Johnson during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers Oaks Christian High School basketball player Kenneth Smith, Jr., pushes past JSerra defender Dante Pettis to shoot during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

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Oaks Christian High School basketball player Kenneth Smith, Jr., pushes past JSerra defender Dante Pettis to shoot during a CIF championship game in Azusa on Friday, March 7.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Westlake's Michael Hayon drives the ball to the basket against Canyon of Anaheim during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Westlake’s Michael Hayon drives the ball to the basket against Canyon of Anaheim during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Westlake's Clark Nelson, center, is blocked by Canyon's Kalem Rokosz, left, and Devonte Parker during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Westlake’s Clark Nelson, center, is blocked by Canyon’s Kalem Rokosz, left, and Devonte Parker during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Westlake boys' basketball head coach Rob Bloom reacts to a call during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Westlake boys’ basketball head coach Rob Bloom reacts to a call during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Westlake's Isaiah Brooks, right, tries to run down a loose ball as Canyon's Anthony Ballestero runs alongside during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Westlake’s Isaiah Brooks, right, tries to run down a loose ball as Canyon’s Anthony Ballestero runs alongside during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Westlake's Alvie Thompson, right, drives the ball around Canyon's Anthony Ballestero during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Westlake’s Alvie Thompson, right, drives the ball around Canyon’s Anthony Ballestero during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Westlake's Clark Nelson walks off the court following their 71-54 loss to Canyon of Anaheim during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Westlake’s Clark Nelson walks off the court following their 71-54 loss to Canyon of Anaheim during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Westlake boys' basketball players Marcos Soto, left, Michael Hanshaw and Jeremiah Gray react after losing to Canyon of Anaheim during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Westlake boys’ basketball players Marcos Soto, left, Michael Hanshaw and Jeremiah Gray react after losing to Canyon of Anaheim during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Justin Bessard, right, of Calabasas tries to put a jump shot over Sonora's Steven Murphy during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Justin Bessard, right, of Calabasas tries to put a jump shot over Sonora’s Steven Murphy during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Austin Smith, left, of Calabasas makes a move around Sonora's Steven Murphy to get to the basket during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Austin Smith, left, of Calabasas makes a move around Sonora’s Steven Murphy to get to the basket during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Jeremy Lieberman of Calabasas goes for the layup against Sonora during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Jeremy Lieberman of Calabasas goes for the layup against Sonora during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Sonora's Steven Murphy, left, and Josh Rodriguez can't stop Calabasas' Conner Longmire, center, from going to the basket during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Sonora’s Steven Murphy, left, and Josh Rodriguez can’t stop Calabasas’ Conner Longmire, center, from going to the basket during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Calabasas boys' basketball team celebrates their 66-47 victory over Sonora during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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The Calabasas boys’ basketball team celebrates their 66-47 victory over Sonora during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Calabasas' Amin Ismael, left, Justin Bessard and Christian Foster celebrate their 66-47 victory over Sonora during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Calabasas’ Amin Ismael, left, Justin Bessard and Christian Foster celebrate their 66-47 victory over Sonora during the CIF-Southern Section Division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Calabasas boys' basketball team poses for their CIF championship photo following their 66-47 victory over Sonora in the division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

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The Calabasas boys’ basketball team poses for their CIF championship photo following their 66-47 victory over Sonora in the division 2A championship at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Calabasas boys’ basketball team gathers around their championship plaque after defeating Sonora 66-47 in the CIF-Southern Section division 2A final at the Honda Center on March 8.

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The Calabasas boys’ basketball team gathers around their championship plaque after defeating Sonora 66-47 in the CIF-Southern Section division 2A final at the Honda Center on March 8.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Calabasas' Larry Bush kisses the team's championship plaque after defeating Sonora 66-47 in the CIF-Southern Section division 2A final at the Honda Center on March 8.

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Calabasas’ Larry Bush kisses the team’s championship plaque after defeating Sonora 66-47 in the CIF-Southern Section division 2A final at the Honda Center on March 8.

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