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Placer JV repeat as San Juan Tourney Champions

Placer JV battled tough this afternoon against a very athletic and talented Center Courgar team 64-44 to win the San Juan Tournament for the second time in 2 years. Placer JV led by only 28-25 at the half but had a huge 2nd half to blow it open. Kaden Baroni, Cowen Meyer and Zach Jenkins

Hillmen battle tough vs Wolfpack

Placer varsity battled hard vs a very athletic, quick, physical Cosumnes Oaks squad but came up empty in the last 4 minutes. Placer Trailed by 1 at the end of first quarter but battled back to take the lead on a 3 pointer by Dylan Ziegelmann at 15-13 early in the 2nd before falling behind

Placer JV defeats Foothill to reach San Juan tourney Championship

Placer JV boys basketball defeated a very athletic Foothill squad 50-47 to reach the finals of the San Juan Tourney for the 2nd straight year. The Hillmen defeated Sutter in a thriller last year. Placer was led by Zach Jenkins with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Cowen Meyer chipped in 15 and had 4 steals

Petrenko and Meyer lead Hillmen over Rosemont 66-45

Max Petrenko scored 21 points and pulled down 12 rebounds along with Myles Meyer who scored 16 points and added 5 assists and 5 steals to pace the 4-4 Hillmen into the consolation championship game Saturday at Rosemont. Placer got out to a 22-9 1st quarter and never looked back. Petrenko and Meyer got it

Hillmen drop tourney opener to Cordova

The Hillmen’s inability to take care of the ball showed its ugly self again as the young Hillmen gave the ball away 31 times in route to a 67-55 loss to Cordova. Placer struggled to play catch which led to Cordova scoring 21 points of Hillmen turnovers. Placer also struggled to stop the Lancers penetration

Hillmen pick up 73-61 win at Bear River

Placer Hillmen evened their overall record to 3-3 on the young season with a 73-61 victory at Bear River. Placer was paced by 6’2 junior Jackson Lee as he poured in 20 points on 6-10 shooting and 4-6 from beyond the ard. Lee also had 5 rebounds and 4 assists on the night. Max Peternko

Hillmen earn 3rd place with a 80-67 win over Shasta

Hillmen play their best game of the young season with a huge 80-67 over the Shasta Wolves to earn 3rd place hardware. Most of the tournament forcasters had Shasta as the team to beat at the tournament. This makes the Placer win even sweeter.Placer finally played a complete game and took care of the ball

Foothill drops Placer in HC semi-final

Placer’s 27 turnovers led to 30 points for the Foothill Cougars as they defeated the Hillmen 78-57 in the semi-final game of the 50th annual Harlan Carter Invitational. Placer also hit only 14 of 32 FT’s compared to Foothill who was 20-25 from the charity stripe. Max Petrenko led all Placer scorers with 16 points,

Placer opens 50th Harlan Carter tourney with a win

Placer boys got in the win column and moved into the tourney semi-finals with a 65-62 victory over Vallejo. The Hillmen led for most of the game and sealed the win with some Jackson Lee and Carson Seeman FT’s. Placer was led by Max Petrenko with 23 points, 7 reb, and 3 blocks. Caden Lichau

Hillmen drop tough one to hot shooting Del Oro

Placer ran into a hot shooting Del Oro Eagle squad that got off to a hot start then stayed even the rest of the way.JD Duley scored 10 of his 23 point for Del Oro as they build a 23-14 first quarter lead on their way to 73-61 victory over Placer. The combonation of Del