In this week’s new boys basketball State TOP 25, there is some movement and one newcomer, as only one higher seed in the loaded CIF Southern Section Open Division playoffs lost at home. The losers in the CIFSS open pool play games don’t really drop as those would be regional level games for teams from...
There were many excellent candidates for the state’s top boys basketball honor, but in the end the catalyst for the state’s best team gets the nod and it’s Corona Centennial’s Donovan Dent. Today, the senior guard is named California Mr. Basketball by Cal-Hi Sports, becoming the first honoree from Riverside County since a future NBA […]
In a special basketball season that saw the veteran coach win his 1,000th career game and capture his first CIF state title, the long-time La Verne Damien mentor earns the state’s highest coaching honor. Today, the state championship winning coach is honored as the 2021-22 Cal-Hi Sports State Coach of the Year. For our post […]
Centennial of Corona gains this spot on this all-time list that goes back more than 100 years for the second straight year. Of course, this time it’s after the Huskies essentially won it on the court in Sacramento. Note: We hope you enjoy this free post o CalHiSports.com. Upcoming final state rankings and some of our […]
Here are the predicted scores, what to watch for and more for each of the 12 CIF boys and girls basketball state championship games coming up this weekend in Sacramento. We will focus most on the Open Division and Division I, but also have the picks for each of the other divisions too. NorCal teams […]
Before the fireworks went off, Corona Centennial’s Josh Giles was selected State Coach of the Year in boys basketball. The fireworks may be cooling, but the school keeps on sparkling with Martin Woods named as State Coach of the Year for girls basketball. This is the first time a school has had both state coaches […]
In a basketball season that extended well after the traditional school year was over, one coach had a team that met two of its main goals: winning a major division CIFSS title and getting players college opportunities. That team’s coach is Josh Giles of Centennial (Corona), who today is honored as the 2020-21 Cal-Hi Sports […]
After three straight years of Sierra Canyon finishing on top of the state, and in a season unlike any other with no official CIF state champions for the second straight year, this year’s selection is claimed by Centennial of Corona. The Huskies didn’t win a CIF SoCal Open Division title on Saturday night, but No. […]
We have some big changes this week at the top as previous No. 1 Sierra Canyon goes down in the CIF Southern Section Open Division title game and Torrey Pines takes over the top spot. No team from San Diego County has finished No. 1 in the state in the modern era. Torrey Pines is...
One night after school’s girls team lost in a heart-breaker in the CIF Southern Section Open Division final, the boys headed to state No. 1 Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth and won the biggest game in school history by toppling the host Trailblazers in the CIFSS Open championship. Centennial isn’t going to play in next week’s […]