Pacifica of Garden Grove leads the pack with not one not two but three pitchers headed to major colleges. Defending State Team of the Year Norco, however, may have the best offensive lineup. A new coach, meanwhile, will lead top-ranked preseason team in Northern California.
The bigs are great, the backcourt is too so Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland is the pick as state’s top team for 2012-13 season. The Dragons will have to win Open Division this time, though, to finish with state title. By Harold Abend.
This group of team writeups begins at No. 13 Alemany of Mission Hills and continues through teams to watch. One team with a losing record from last year and two from Division V make the cut.