January 4 was packed with excitement in Pasadena as the Chesapeake and Northeast basketball teams squared off for an evening of rivalry hoops action.
In the girls contest, Chesapeake's Haley Downin scored 15 points and dished out a career-high 10 assists in leading the Cougars to a 60-29 win over the Eagles.
Downin eclipsed 1,000 points for her high school career late in the game, and the victory improved Chesapeake to 8-1 on the season.
Ashley Chew also scored 15 points for Chesapeake to go with her career-high 11 rebounds. Corinne Castle scored nine points and pulled down 13 rebounds; Summer Smith had eight points, seven rebounds and four steals; and Morgan Gray added nine rebounds for the Cougars.
Allyson Wills, Ryleigh Nalley and Divine Benson all scored seven points for Northeast.
The boys contest came down to the wire, and Northeast scored a 52-50 win on a last-second game-winning shot by Jaylin Albury, who went coast-to-coast and hit a five-foot floater as time expired to give the Eagles the win:
Albury's game-winner came after Chesapeake's Reed Rebstock hit a 3-pointer to tie the game at 50-50 with less than nine seconds remaining.
Albury finished with 21 points, five assists and three steals. Brandon LeBarron had 15 points and hit three 3-pointers. for the Eagles. Brennen Volkman had six points and seven rebounds; Darrell Sheppard had four points and six rebounds; Olimade Ajayi scored three points; Keishon Thomas had two points and played excellent defense; and Trent McNeill finished the game with one point.