DP falls behind early, loses at Lakewood

Dos Pueblos couldn’t recover from a slow start and dropped a 53-43 non-league boys basketball decision to Lakewood on Tuesday night.

The Chargers trailed 22-7 after the first quarter. The closest they got was six points, 39-32 in the third quarter.

Jay Larinan led DP with 16 points and Pablo Miranda and Jackson Burke added seven apiece.

Zach Pulig, a highly recruited forward, scored 19 points to pace Lakewood.

Dos Pueblos (3-5) returns to action on Dec. 27 at the Ventura Kiwanis Tournament.