Following the boys divisional all-state teams from last weekend, here are the same ones for the girls. These teams are based on the CIF state divisions (not sections) and in some cases we had to extrapolate where teams would have been placed for the CIF state playoffs to determine all-state divisional placement. With the final […]
We like to start off this annual feature with our writeup of the most inspirational player of the year, highlighting a player who had to overcome some adversity to have a memorable season. This year, that honor goes to Pacific Grove’s Danielle Pasquariello. We also have a salute to another player — West of Torrance’s...
To go with our annual State Schools of the Year tribute, here are some additional schools that were on our board in the various CIF state divisions and in our own five-division format that we would consider to be honorable mention.
If you weren’t paying attention when our Ms. Softball finalists were named, only one of the five was a junior so you should have correctly assumed that the State Junior Player of the Year was automatically going to be Norco’s Kinzie Hansen. Joining her and Ms. Softball POY Payton Tidd of San Marcos as statewide […]
Final No. 1 teams already were announced for D1 (San Marcos), D2 (Newbury Park), D3 (West of Torrance), D4 (Sutter) and D5 (East Nicolaus). But here’s the final rankings for each of those divisions with expanded top fives for each division plus a list of teams to watch in each division for 2019 season. Teams...
In addition to overall No. 1 San Marcos, others that can claim they are mythical state champions for 2018 are Newbury Park (Division II), West of Torrance (D3), Sutter (D4) and East Nicolaus of Nicolaus (D5). For State Team of the Year announcement recognizing state’s No. 1 overall team for season, CLICK HERE. Division I […]
For this week, we are doing the next-to-last divisional state rankings in softball BEFORE the Tuesday section playoff games and will be doing baseball AFTER those contests. There just aren’t that many games left in softball compared to baseball with all sections done except the Southern and North Coast. Top-ranked teams entering the final week...
Here’s where to go to check out all of the writeups for those who are second team overall and third team overall on the 39th annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Girls Basketball Teams. While we don’t agree that a team that didn’t win the CIF Open Division state title should be No. 1 in the nation, […]
The spotlight shines this week on Haley Jones (no, not the one you’re probably thinking about) as one of our four honorees. This Haley Jones is from West of Torrance and has led her team to a CIF Southern Section divisional final with big games last week against Long Beach Poly and Los Alamitos. This […]
It’s a week where we’ve gone with dual-threat quarterbacks for each of our offensive honorees as Robby Rowell of Lafayette Acalanes and Nick Nash of Irvine Woodbridge led teams to significant wins. Our other choices have gone to Rancho Cordova, San Mateo, San Diego and Torrance.