In its last two games, the boys basketball team at Mater Dei of SantaAna has been on the brink of defeat. A loss wouldn’t just end an otherwise successful season, it would be an end to a historic run to a fourth consecutive CIF state title at the highest level.
Welcome to the online Cal-Hi Sports State Record Book & Almanac. This state record list is for most varsity career coaching wins in boys basketball. These totals are for California wins only and do not include out-of-state wins unless noted. Forfeit wins or losses also are not included. For more on Cal-Hi Sports record book founder...
With the updated totals for Ed Azzam of L.A. Westchester getting re-set on Saturday and with Tom Hofman of La Canada winning his 600th game on Friday night, here is a special updated version of the Cal-Hi Sports’ exclusive list of the state’s all-time best boys coaches in California.
Year-by-year results kept by Cal-Hi Sports and noted historian Bruce McIntosh of Rio Vista shows long-time L.A. Westchester coach Ed Azzam still 46 wins short of L.A. City Section career wins record-holder Willie West of L.A. Crenshaw. Below is a tale of the tape for both legendary coaches.
State No. 4 Loyola of Los Angeles wins the boys basketball National Division of the UA Holiday Classic in Del Mar with an easy win over No. 5 Corona Centennial. Other teams that perform well include underclass-dominated Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth and Cantwell Sacred Heart of Montebello. Malik Marquetti of Long Beach Millikan commits to […]