There’s a family connection between the school’s greatest era – in the 1970s – and the current teams that were 55-17 for the 2010s at the start of this season. It’s that 1970s local coaching icon Bill Miller is the grandfather of Placer’s current head coach, Joey Montoya. The Hillmen also may have an NFL […]
No. 1 teams De La Salle (D1), Redlands East Valley (D2), Calabasas (D3), Sacred Heart Prep of Atherton (D4) and Grace Brethren (D5) remain in place, at least for another week. New teams making huge leaps, however, include Carter of Rialto (D2), Camarillo (D3), Liberty of Madera Ranchos (D4) and Stellar Prep of Oakland (D5)....
Seven players chosen to either first or second team for 2012 All-State honors are going to USC. Next highest college on the list is UCLA with six, but go inside to see our pick of which college we’d rank with best in-state class.
De La Salle and Narbonne both pocket two choices with Gauchos’ Troy Williams getting coveted quarterback position. We also go with Mater Dei’s Thomas Duarte as a receiver to free up extra slot for multi-purpose player.
CIF Division IV state champ Central Catholic leads the pack with three first team honorees and three on second team. Marin Catholic is right behind while other schools with multiple picks include Wasco, Placer, Monrovia and Mission Prep.
Statement wins for No. 3 Vista Murrieta, No. 4 Mission Viejo and No. 5 St. John Bosco as regular season ends everywhere except the CCS. Pairings comments from Sac-Joaquin also already added as well.
First look at top candidates for 2012 season honor still shows the 2011 Junior of the Year in the lead. Check Thursday on this page for the latest installment of State Stat Stars.