Tag Archives: Maranatha Basketball

Minutemen Make Quick Work of Valley

By Tim Peterson (Pasadena) – Chris Austin and Xavier Ford combined for 50 points to lead Maranatha to a 73-46 rout of Valley Christian Friday night in Olympic League action.

The Peterson Principle: 3/10/2017

By Tim Peterson I love watching this UCLA team. With freshmen Lonzo Ball and T.J. Leaf mixed with seniors Bryce Alford and Isaac Hamilton it’s the most entertaining Bruin team in years. Throw in an Aaron Holiday and a Thomas Welsh and they may have the recipe for a national champion.

Maranatha Drilled in State

By Tim Peterson (Pasadena) – Maranatha fell behind early and never could gain control in a 66-62 home loss to Bakersfield Wednesday night in the first round of the CIF Division II State playoffs. 

Maranatha Rattled by Rancho Verde

By Tim Peterson (Glendora) – Maranatha struggled offensively for most of the night and eventually fell to Rancho Verde 43-41 Saturday night at the Felix Event Center at Azusa Pacific in the CIF  Division 1AA Final. 

The Peterson Principle: 2/27/2017

So Temple City isn’t folding its football program. Great news. By hiring an on campus teacher as the head coach the administration has at least shown that they are interested in creating some consistency and some interest in a program that desperately needs it.

Fast Start Fuels Minutemen

By Tim Peterson (Pasadena) – Maranatha jumped out to a 14-3 lead after one quarter and went on to beat Valley Christian 59-50 Friday night in Olympic League action.

Maranatha’s Smalley Commits to Greenville College

By Tim Peterson (Pasadena) – Maranatha point guard Zachary Smalley has committed to Greenville College in Illinois. 

Maranatha-Campbell Hall Final at Azusa Pacific

By Tim Peterson (Pasadena) – The CIF 4A Division Final between Maranatha and Campbell Hall will be played Friday at 5:00 pm at Azusa Pacific’s Felix Event Center it was announced Monday.

Minutemen Move on to Final

By Tim Peterson (Cerritos) – Maranatha jumped in front from the outset, opened up a 20 point lead in the third quarter, before eventually settling for a 67-55 win over Valley Christian Friday night to advance to the CIF Division 4A Finals.

Dorsey Drops 40; Minutemen Roll

By Tim Peterson (Pasadena) – Tyler Dorsey scored 40 points to lead Maranatha to an 80-59 win over St. Genevieve Tuesday night to advance to the semi finals of the CIF Division 4A  Playoffs.