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Watch: Keith Dinwiddie leads Fairfax to victory over rival Westchester in LA City Section boys basketball

Another chapter in arguably the best rivalry in Southern California high school boys basketball ended in victory for Fairfax on Friday night.
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BY JAPHETH PLEASANT

LOS ANGELES -- Another chapter in arguably the best rivalry in Southern California high school boys basketball ended in victory for Fairfax on Friday night, as the Lions rolled to a 75-64 win at Westchester.

The atmosphere before the game was electric. So much so that perhaps the excitement and anticipation of this matchup got to the players a bit as both teams were careless with the ball to start the game.

The activity and comments in the crowd were more enticing than the actual game itself, as both teams had more turnovers and missed layups than points through the first four minutes of the first quarter. After a low scoring opening quarter, Fairfax began applying pressure on the defensive end, which led to easy points on the opposite end.

With six minutes left in the second quarter, San Diego State commit Keith Dinwiddie took the game over, hitting 3 three-pointers within a minute, extending Fairfax’s lead to 11. Dinwiddie ended up leading all scorers with 22 points, but also got a lot of help from Justyn Hunter. Not only did Hunter help lead the Lions’ second-quarter surge on the scoring end, but he was active on the glass as well. Hunter finished with 14 points and 6 rebounds for the night.

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