Just a few days after our final all-state teams for boys basketball were released, it’s time to get going with the girls. These teams also are well into the fourth decade of being selected. We begin with the honorees for the 2022-23 season with the best of the best among juniors, sophomores and freshmen. Schools...
NEW Hot 100 Class of ’24 Player Ranks
Our boys basketball coverage for Gold Club VIPs rolls on with a look at the state’s top college prospects in each class. We just published our 2023 Hot 100 for seniors and now we take a look at the Hot 100 juniors (2024). Our Cal-Hi Sports Hot 100 for this class expands from a Top 65...
NEW Girls BB State TOP 25 Rankings
The mess created with almost a dozen ranked teams in action on MLK Day that caused a delay in the rankings being released has been cleaned up but the who-beat-who syndrome continues with inconsistencies and a high number of knee injuries also impacting the pecking order as well. The first 12 spots didn’t change from...
Preseason Girls BB State Ranks (21-40)
This group of leading girls hoops teams in the state for the 2022-23 season is led off by defending CIF Sac-Joaquin Section D1 champion Oak Ridge. We also have a state champion in D2 from last season, a team with a player looking to move up big-time on the all-time career scoring list and at […]
Girls BB: More State Coaches of Year
Congratulations to all of the 2022 Cal-Hi Sports State Coaches of the year for girls basketball. These are the ones for each of the five state divisions, although we do combine the Open and Division I.
FINAL Girls BB State TOP 40 (Part 2)
This post includes teams ending in the No. 21 thru No. 40 positions. The first five were all in the next-to-last State TOP 25. The next 15 in order as usual were very difficult to rank, but we felt strong about Cardinal Newman of Santa Rosa, Viewpoint of Calabasas, Camarillo and St. Joseph of Santa...
All-State Baseball: Medium, Small
As mentioned with the All-State Underclass teams, we’re going to go back-and-forth between softball and baseball to complete those postseason honors this summer. That means it’s now time to announce those players in baseball from schools that were in CIF section playoffs during the 2017 season that made them medium or small school in class. […]
State Stat Stars of the Week
We ran out of time to get last week’s honor roll posted due to Mr. Basketball State POY announcement, but have two weeks rolled into one for this post. In baseball, Ashwin Chona of Sage Hill (Newport Beach) gets a two-hit shutout, but did not throw a fourth straight no-hitter. Alex Reelfs of Los Altos […]
State Stat Stars Of The Week
One of our greatest stat stars from the last football season, Ryan Robards of Elk Grove, has been on a tear for the Thundering Herd during the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section baseball playoffs. A pitcher who shut down nationally ranked La Costa Canyon and another who pitched his fourth career no-hitter also are on this week’s […]
NEW Divisional Baseball Rankings
With Buchanan of Clovis having locked it up at No. 1 in D1, we’re also down to just two teams with a shot at the final No. 1 in D2. In the other divisions, there are four left in D3, three in D4 and three in D5. Teams that can finish No. 1 by winning...