Ms. Basketball State Player of the Year Te-hina Paopao of state No. 1 La Jolla Country Day and freshman teammate Breya Cunningham both get onto the top 10 slots for the 40th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State girls basketball teams. Cunningham is not the only freshman to snag one of these elite positions, either. Go inside […]
These five players can be considered finalists to be considered for the Ms. Basketball honoree for California for 2020. Look for the winner to be announced several days after we have honored the annual State Coach of the Year. We like to write up finalists before doing the actual Ms. Basketball feature since it can […]
After all of this weekend’s CIF section championships in basketball are complete, the CIF will meet on Sunday morning to finalize its pairings for this year’s state playoffs. The biggest questions always surround which teams will be in the Open Division and which ones should get a first-round bye. We have both boys and girls...
There is some movement in the top six of this week’s rankings thanks to Windward’s victory over previous No. 3 Long Beach Poly, but the top two stay the same as we head into the home stretch for league play and the beginning of league and section playoffs. From seven through 12, we also had...
There’s been a handful of squads that have already hit the court, but we’re still calling it preseason for the rankings and writeups that are below. Just like the boys, Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth has a CIF Open Division defending state champion that has a loaded roster on the girls side and starts out at […]
Like the boys several days ago, we are beginning the process toward selection of the 40th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Teams in girls basketball with this first list of those honored as nominees. Some of the earliest selections include Cheryl Miller (Riverside Poly 1982), Violet Palmer (Compton 1982) and Lisa Leslie (Inglewood Morningside soph 1988). […]
We can’t do divisional state basketball rankings anymore during the regular season because there’s no way to know (thanks to competitive equity seeding) which divisions to place any of these teams. Now that brackets are out, though, we can apply our own rankings system to the teams in both the NorCal and SoCal playoffs and […]
For the first time in this honors’ program history, we’ve chosen two players from great games played on a Saturday who then had their teams play against each other on a Monday. That can only happen on MLK weekend. For the boys, we were more normal going with hair-raising scoring outputs from players representing regions […]
Four State Top 20 teams were in action on MLK Day in the second day of action in Stockton at the St. Mary’s MLK Showcase and two won and two lost, one to a nationally-ranked team, and one team on the bubble squad making its case to join the next rankings. Also, four San Diego […]
It’s time to start the final process of choosing the 39th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State girls basketball teams. This is an updated version from the first version of all-state nominees that was posted two weeks ago. Many names have been added and other updates completed. We’ll begin releasing the all-state underclass teams first and will...