Mark Keppel High boys basketball team held on to first plalce Tuesday (1-28-14) defeating Montebello High, 42-36 at Montebello.
Up next for the Aztecs will be San Gabriel Friday at the Keppel gym.
Top scorers for Keppel were Bertram Mak with 18, and Adam Thompson, 15.
After a close start in the beginning of the first half, the Aztecs closed it up with a 12 point scoring run before the end of the second quarter. Keppel led most of the second hal but Montebello stayed within range, helped by three 3-pointers by senior guard Michael Mendoza.
Keppel record in Almont league play is 5-0 and 18-4 in season play.