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Stanley Johnson and Ivan Rabb are heating up in some of the biggest games. Maybe they’ll go head-to-head on March 29. For the girls, Camarillo’s Geralynn Leaupepe leads the pack with a sensational 48-point night.
Carlmont’s Jim Liggett ready to start his 37th season as the only coach in the state above 800 and 900 career wins. Coaches moving up include San Pedro’s Tony Dobra, Paraclete’s Margaret Neill and James Logan’s Teri Johnson.
Preseason State Top 20 in softball finds three Orange County schools among the top five, led by No. 1 Mission Viejo and No. 2 Pacifica. Amador Valley will start No. 1 in Northern California for an obvious reason.
Sarah Baxter of Simi Valley continues phenomenal career as a distance runner and tops the state’s list for juniors. We also have honorees for sophs, frosh and for each of the five CIF enrollment divisions.
Torrey Pines tops the charts for girls sports, Loyola does it for boys sports only while other honorees include Archbishop Mitty (D2), Cathedral Catholic of San Diego (D3), Serra of Gardena (D4) and St. Joseph Notre Dame of Alameda (D5). Ten more schools also designated special mention for overall athletic excellence.
This collection of 30 players represents the best of the best in California for 2013, regardless of year in school or size of school. Several of them also have earned career listings in the Cal-Hi Sports state record book.
Our 31st annual all-state teams package for softball includes 30 players named second team overall plus 35 more who are third team. The third team, however, is only for seniors and only for large schools.
Click here to see what our toughest selections were, which player we were most happy about honoring because of tough circumstances she’s enduring and a look at some top sophomores and freshmen who didn’t make all-state underclass but are definitely among the best in the state....
These players were the best of the best for California high schools among teams that were considered Division III, Division IV or Division V for the state rankings. This is the 31st consecutive year for Cal-Hi Sports all-state teams in softball.
Our first of 10 all-state baseball, softball posts before this week is over begins with the best juniors, sophomores and freshmen in softball.