Villanova Prep 46, Providence 27: The Pioneers fell behind early and couldn't dig their way out in suffering a nonleague loss at home.
Villanova is ranked No. 2 and Providence is tied for third in CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA.
Providence (18-4) was outscored, 9-0, in the first quarter and trailed at the half, 17-10. The Pioneers were also outscored in the fourth quarter, 12-4. The team was eight-for-59 shooting.