We select honorees for seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen and for each CIF division. The most difficult was for Division II with so many balanced scoring teams in the state playoffs. Like the boys, two of this year’s winners also had to be picked twice. For official writeup on the 2014-15 Ms. Basketball State Player […]
Just like the boys, it’s also down to six who can be considered finalists for a prestigious honor that lists winners back to 1972. Unlike the boys, though, it’s two seniors making the cut with four juniors. This year’s Ms. Basketball State Player of the Year will be announced on Monday, April 13.
Relentless St. Mary’s of Stockton wins its first CIF Open Division title and eighth overall with a comeback against Mater Dei. In Division II, Archbishop Mitty powers to sixth crown, while in Division IV a dynamic duo caps 3-for-4 career in state titles for Sierra Canyon.
Projected Open Division teams at this point from NorCal would be St. Mary’s of Stockton, Vanden, St. Ignatius, Pinewood, Archbishop Mitty, Miramonte, Carondelet and Salesian of Richmond. Projected Open Division teams from SoCal would be Mater Dei, Long Beach Poly, Sierra Canyon, either Chaminade or Alemany (the two have now split) plus the San Diego...
One week after the boys preseason state rankings were announced, here are the girls. To no one’s surprise, Mater Dei of Santa Ana, with one of the top players in the nation and many other standout returnees, is the team to beat at the start. It’s more difficult after that, however, with St. Mary’s of […]
Mater Dei’s Katie Lou Samuelson tops the 10th annual 2014 Cal-Hi Sports Girls of Summer rankings (both overall and for Class of 2015) despite not playing club ball this summer. Go inside here for a look at more than 100 of the state’s top girls prospects from the class.
The first segment of the 2013-14 all-state teams for girls basketball (which marks the 34th year we’ve been doing them) highlights the best among juniors, sophomores and freshmen. Leading the way with three players each on the various squads are Mater Dei of Santa Ana, Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland, St. Mary’s of Stockton and Sierra […]
We double our final evaluations of the top teams in the state for the 2013-14 season and break down all 40 squads from No. 1 Long Beach Poly to No. 25 Enterprise and to No. 40 Deer Valley. Get your Gold Club membership today to check out this massive post if you haven’t done so...
Cream of the crop list of top players from Las Vegas girls hoop tourney includes the obvious, but we’re more fired up about those who were breakout performers and those we’ll be seeing in future years.
Toughest choice other than overall was in Division I where a sophomore edged a senior. Other honorees from Bakersfield, Oakland and Chatsworth. Go inside here as well for best among juniors and freshmen.