Chargers show appreciation, then get the victory
West Covina 53, Charter Oak 70
Covina, CA — On a night where teachers, seniors, and parents were honored, the Charter Oak Boys basketball team knew they needed a victory to improve their playoff seeding going into post season play. The 70-53 win on Thursday night was a big improvement from the last time CO met West Covina High. The last contest ended in a buzzer beater as the Chargers survived a close call. Charter Oak improves to 18-7, 7-3 and have secured a share of second place in the Hacienda League. The Chargers were led in scoring by Jermaine Braddock and Reuben Carrillo with 18 points each. Chad Evans added 16 points and Michael Anyanwu chipped in nine. With hopes of a first round home game, the Chargers eagerly wait for the CIF 3A postseason pairings, which will be announced on Sunday.