The opening matchup in the MLK Day Showdown at Providence High School featured the Mission Prep Royals from San Luis Obispo against the Renaissance Academy Wildcats of La Cañada.
Mission Prep entered the contest with a 13-7 record while Renaissance Academy came in with a 12-6 mark.
Both teams came out of the gates strong in a competitive first quarter. Renaissance Academy was led in the first half by junior Karl Vaskys who scored 15 points.
Sophomore Quinton Adlesh responded for the Royals, dropping 16 points to give Mission Prep a 34-30 halftime advantage.