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2018-2019 FINAL TOP 20 SOCAL BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS AND ALL-REGION TEAMS SOCAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Onyeka Okongwu, Chino Hills (Sr., 6-10, C) SOCAL COACH OF THE YEAR: Bill Burke, Rancho Cucamonga ALL-SOCAL TEAM: KJ Martin, Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth (Sr., 6-7, F); Jake Kyman, Santa Margarita of Rancho Santa Margarita; Boogie Ellis, Mission Bay of San Diego (Sr., 6-2, G); Evan Mobley, Rancho Christian of Temecula (Jr., 7-0, C); Isaiah Mobley, Rancho Christian (Sr., 6-10, F); Cassius Stanley, Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth (Sr., 6-5, G); Jarod Lucas, Los Altos of Hecienda Heights (Sr., 6-3, G); Julien Franklin, Villa Park (Sr., 6-7, G); Ryan Langborg, La Jolla Country Day (Sr., 6-4, G); Bryce Pope, Torrey Pines of San Diego (Sr., 6-3, G) 1. (Last Week: 1) Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth (Gold Coast) 32-3 2. (2) Mater Dei of Santa Ana (Trinity) 29-5 3. (3)...
2018-2019 TOP 20 SOCAL BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS (03/04/19) (Last Week: 1) Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth (Gold Coast) 30-3 (6) Mater Dei of Santa Ana (Trinity) 29-4 (2) Fairfax of Los Angeles (Western) 27-2 (5) Westchester of Los Angeles (Western) 24-5 (4) Bishop Montgomery of Torrance (Del Rey) 24-7 (3) Rancho Christian of Temecula (Southeastern) 26-6 (8) Centennial of Corona (Big VIII) 27-6 (11) Etiwanda (Baseline) 28-5 (7) Torrey Pines of San Diego (Avocado-West) 25-7 (10) Santa Margarita of Rancho Santa Margarita (Trinity) 25-11 (17) Chino Hills (Baseline) 23-10 (9) Rancho Verde of Moreno Valley (Ivy) 27-7 (15) St. John Bosco of Bellflower (Trinity) 22-10 (16) Colony of Ontario (Palomares) 30-5 (18) Foothills Christian of El Cajon (Coastal) 24-7 (14) Mayfair of Lakewood (Suburban) 26-7 (12) Damien of La Verne (Baseline) 25-6 (NR) Rancho Cucamonga (Baseline)...
2019 CIF STATE BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS PREDICTIONS   DIVISION V   SOCAL QUARTERFINALS No. 1 Foothill of Bakersfield over No. 9 Math & Science College Prep of Los Angeles No. 4 Santa Clara over No. 5 Sage Hill of Newport Beach No. 3 Orange Vista of Perris over No. 6 Kerman No. 2 Southwest SD of San Diego over No. 10 Hueneme of Oxnard SEMIFINALS No. 4 Santa Clara over No. 1 Foothill No. 2 Southwest SD over No. 3 Orange Vista FINALS No. 2 Southwest SD over No. 4 Santa Clara   NORCAL QUARTERFINALS No. 1 Mt. Shasta over No. 9 Hoopa Valley No. 4 Eastside College Prep of East Palo Alto over No. 5 Liberty of Madera No. 6 Lincoln of San Francisco over No. 3 Clear Lake of Lakeport No. 2 Dinuba...
2018-2019 TOP 20 SOCAL BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS (02/25/19) (Last Week: 1) Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth (Gold Coast) 28-3 (3) Fairfax of Los Angeles (Western) 27-1 (2) Rancho Christian of Temecula (Southeastern) 26-5 (5) Bishop Montgomery of Torrance (Del Rey) 24-6 (4) Westchester of Los Angeles (Western) 23-4 (7) Mater Dei of Santa Ana (Trinity) 27-4 (10) Torrey Pines of San Diego (Avocado-West) 25-6 (6) Centennial of Corona (Big VIII) 26-5 (8) Rancho Verde of Moreno Valley (Ivy) 25-6 (12) Santa Margarita of Rancho Santa Margarita (Trinity) 23-10 (9) Etiwanda (Baseline) 25-5 (11) Damien of La Verne (Baseline) 25-6 (13) Camarillo (Coastal Canyon) 25-4 (17) Mayfair of Lakewood (Suburban) 26-6 (14) St. John Bosco of Bellflower (Trinity) 21-9 (20) Colony of Ontario (Palomares) 27-5 (16) Chino Hills (Baseline) 20-10 (18) Foothills Christian of El Cajon (Coastal)...
2018-2019 TOP 20 SOCAL BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS (02/17/19) (Last Week: 3) Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth (Gold Coast) 27-3 (2) Rancho Christian of Temecula (Southeastern) 26-5 (4) Fairfax of Los Angeles (Western) 26-1 (5) Westchester of Los Angeles (Western) 23-3 (6) Bishop Montgomery of Torrance (Del Rey) 24-5 (1) Centennial of Corona (Big VIII) 26-5 (8) Mater Dei of Santa Ana (Trinity) 27-4 (9) Rancho Verde of Moreno Valley (Ivy) 25-6 (7) Etiwanda (Baseline) 25-5 (15) Torrey Pines of San Diego (Avocado-West) 23-6 (10) Damien of La Verne (Baseline) 25-6 (14) Santa Margarita of Rancho Santa Margarita (Trinity) 22-10 (11) Camarillo (Coastal Canyon) 25-4 (12) St. John Bosco of Bellflower (Trinity) 21-9 (13) Orange Lutheran (Trinity) 22-9 (19) Chino Hills (Baseline) 20-9 (20) Mayfair of Lakewood (Suburban) 25-6 (NR) Foothills Christian of El Cajon (Coastal) 22-5...
2019 CIF-SAN DIEGO SECTION BASKETBALL PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS OPEN DIVISION No. 1 Foothills Christian of El Cajon over San Marcos No. 4 Santa Fe Christian of Solana Beach over Vista No. 3 Torrey Pines of San Diego over Poway No. 2 St. Augustine of San Diego over Mission Bay of San Diego SEMIFINALS No. 1 Foothills Christian over No. 4 Santa Fe Christian No. 3 Torrey Pines over No. 2 St. Augustine FINALS No. 3 Torrey Pines over No. 1 Foothills Christian   DIVISION 1 QUARTERFINALS No. 1 Cathedral Catholic of San Diego over Christian of El Cajon El Camino of Oceanside over Orange Glen of Escondido No. 3 Francis Parker of San Diego over Mater Dei Catholic of Chula Vista No. 2 Montgomery of San Diego over Helix of La Mesa SEMIFINALS No. 1 Cathedral...
For the second straight week in a row, we talk to a basketball program from Newport Beach.   With the CIF-SS playoffs underway, we chatted with Pacifica Christian of Newport Beach. We spoke with Coach Jeff Berokoff and his players, senior forward Solomon Davis, junior forward Judah Brown and sophomore guard Houston Mallette on what it will take to keep the season alive for a few more weeks. We also talk to Cole Koffler who is in charge of the Edison MESS (Mighty Edison Student Section, yeah pretty creative!) as we discuss what it took to improve the MESS this season as they have become one of the most improved student sections this season.
2018-2019 TOP 20 SOCAL BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS (02/11/19) (Last Week: 2) Centennial of Corona (Big VIII) 26-3 (1) Rancho Christian of Temecula (Southeastern) 24-5 (3) Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth (Gold Coast) 25-3 (4) Fairfax of Los Angeles (Western) 25-1 (5) Westchester of Los Angeles (Western) 22-3 (9) Bishop Montgomery of Torrance (Del Rey) 23-4 (8) Etiwanda (Baseline) 25-3 (6) Mater Dei of Santa Ana (Trinity) 26-4 (7) Rancho Verde of Moreno Valley (Ivy) 24-5 (12) Damien of La Verne (Baseline) 24-5 (10) Camarillo (Coastal Canyon) 24-3 (11) St. John Bosco of Bellflower (Trinity) 21-7 (13) Orange Lutheran (Trinity) 21-8 (14) Santa Margarita of Rancho Santa Margarita (Trinity) 19-10 (16) Torrey Pines of San Diego (Avocado-West) 22-6 (17) Riverside Poly (Ivy) 21-8 (15) St. Augustine of San Diego (Western) 22-6 (18) Harvard-Westlake of Studio City (Mission)...
CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION OPEN DIVISION POOL A Rancho Christian of Temecula 3-0 Bishop Montgomery of Torrance 2-1 Rancho Verde of Moreno Valley 1-2 Etiwanda 0-3   POOL B Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth 3-0 Centennial of Corona 2-1 Mater Dei of Santa Ana 1-2 St. John Bosco of Bellflower 0-3   FINALS Sierra Canyon over Rancho Christian   DIVISION 1 QUARTERFINALS Chino Hills over Riverside Poly Loyola of Los Angeles over Long Beach Poly Harvard-Westlake of Studio City over JSerra of San Juan Capistrano Santa Margarita of Rancho Santa Margarita over Damien of La Verne   SEMIFINALS Chino Hills over Loyola Santa Margarita over Harvard-Westlake   FINALS Santa Margarita over Chino Hills   DIVISION 2AA QUARTERFINALS Camarillo over Heritage Christian of Northbridge Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks over Valencia of Magic Mountain Notre Dame of Riverside over...
In this week's episode of the OC Sports Podcast, we talk basketball with Newport Harbor of Newport Beach and we preview the CIF-SS Boys Basketball playoffs and discuss every OC basketball team in the postseason. We also talk to Steve Fryer of the Orange County Register as the CIF-SS Boys Basketball playoffs will officially kickoff tomorrow. In part 1 of the podcast, we talk Coach Robert Torribio as well as his three seniors, guard Sam Barela, forward Dayne Chalmers and center Will Harvey as they prepare for their CIF-SS Division 2AA first round game against El Toro of Lake Forest. Here is part 1 of this week podcast; In part 2 of the podcast, we talk about the 10 CIF-SS Division for the boys basketball playoffs with Steve Fryer as we discuss the teams that...