Bishop Diego missed some open looks down the stretch and dropped a 60-55 boys basketball decision against Hart on Friday at the Coach ‘C’ Classic at Santa Clara High in Oxnard.

Kai Morphy hit a three-pointer to give the Cardinals a 55-54 lead, but Hart answered with trey.

Bishop (4-3) created a couple of scoring chances to retake the lead but was unable t convert.

“We had a couple of chances by our best shooters at the end of the game and that’s all you can ask for,” said coach James Coronado.

Morphy led the Cardinals with 26 points and Ty Williams added 12.

“I’m proud of the way our guys fought all game,” said Coronado. “If I was to bug about one thing, it’s we gave a few plays away down the stretch. And, in close games like this, we can’t give the other team any extra opportunities. We will watch film and clean those things up, but I love our effort.”

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Barry Punzal, Noozhawk Sports Editor

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