The only title reveals what legendary coaches Harvey Kitani and Jerry Defabiis had been making an attempt to perform once they organized the Prep State Preview Basic introduced by SBLive Sports activities.
The league, sectional, regional and provincial playoffs are a number of weeks away, and Saturday’s 9 video games at Colony Excessive College in Ontario are an incredible likelihood to gauge the place groups stand.
With the CIF’s aggressive fairness mannequin on the regional and state ranges, all 18 groups may win sturdy state titles at Saturday’s occasion.
Defiis, who coached at Colony, received 524 profession video games, whereas Catani, the Rolling Hills Prep coach greatest recognized for his 34-year run at Fairfax-Los Angeles, received 925 video games, fourth all-time in state historical past. This was reported by Cal-Hello Sports activities.
Rolling Hills Prep (18-5), winners of 4 straight — together with three straight this week by a mixed rating of 207-77 — and Colony (16-5), winners of eight of 9, are trending in the correct route.
On the highest stage, the 5 groups collaborating within the occasion are at the moment ranked No. 2 in SBLive’s Energy 25 California, topped by Harvard-Westlake-North Hollywood, which received 85-78 in double extra time over Notre Dame-Sherman Oaks.
Tenth-ranked Notre Dame, although simply 14-8, may be very proficient and has misplaced six of these video games by single digits, three by 4 or much less and two in extra time.
The Knights will likely be featured within the day’s most enjoyable matchup towards top-ranked Northern California staff Dougherty Valley-San Ramon (19-1), which includes a high-powered backcourt duo of USF-bound Ryan Beasley and sharpshooter Connor Sevilla. .
Watch Dougherty Valley’s 94-73 win over San Ysidro within the Torrey Pines Vacation Basic under:
Few groups can match Notre Dame’s guard trio of Dusty Stromer (Gonzaga signee), Caleb Foster (Duke) and Mercy Miller (Houston). Notre Dame can flip its season round with a giant efficiency towards the Wildcats.
Harvard-Westlake is led by Notre Dame signee Brady Dunlap, a 6-foot-7 small ahead, and 6-7 energy ahead Jacob Huggins, a Princeton commit. 6-4 junior Trent Perry had 27 towards Notre Dame on Wednesday and 6-8 Nikolas Khamenla added 16.
Harvard-Westlake faces Rancho Verde-Moreno Valley, a 6-10 submit headed to Houston and led by four-star Jacob McFarland.
Different gamers to observe embrace Hillcrest-Riverside 7-1 middle Dennis Evans, the state’s No. 4 commit with Minnesota, based on 247Sports.
Higher gamers: senior Zack Davidson (Mater Dei, 20.1 factors, 7.9 rebounds per recreation), juniors Jaden Goodall (Canyon), Wil Overton (Village Christian) and Aaron Powell (Campbell Corridor), sophomore Jovani Ruff (Lengthy Seashore Poly) and freshman Kaiden Bailey (Crean Lutheran).
Listed below are the information (by Thursday), common factors, prime goalscoring video games and a reside objective hyperlink to test again after the match begins.
STATE PLAN FOR 2023
- 9 a.m. — Los Altos-Hacienda Heights (14-8) vs. Rolling Hills-San Pedro (18-5)
Head coaches: Jeff Lucas (LA), Harvey Kitani (RHP). PPG (allowed): LA 60.4 (52.9), RHP 60.4 (39.0). Season highlights: LA, 87-62 over Cantwell-Sacred Coronary heart-Montebello; New Roads-Santa Monica over RHP, 79-19
- 10:30 a.m. – Lengthy Seashore Poly (8-13) vs. St. Anthony-Lengthy Seashore (11-11)
Head coaches: Shelton Diggs (LBP), Alan Mitchell (SA). PPG (allowed): LBP 61-1 (57.0, SA 58.4 (57.6). Season highlights: LBP, 99-31 over Compton; SA over Warren 81-64.
- Midday – Fairfax-Los Angeles (11-9); Louis Francis-La Canada (16-8)
Head coaches: Jamal Hartwell (F), Todd Wolfson (SF), PPG (allowed): F 61.9 (59.4), SF 55.9 (49.1). Season highlights: Fairfax 86-47 over College-Los Angeles; SF 72-33 over Half Moon Bay
- 1:30 p.m. – Hillcrest-Riverside (11-11) and Campbell Corridor-N. Hollywood (13-8)
Head coaches: Jackson Wooden (H), Stephen Tolbert II (CH). PPG (allowed): Hillcrest 58.6 (54.3), CH 73.8 (66.6). Season highlights: Hillcrest 85-47 over Patriot (Jurupa Valley), CH 110-68 over Cleveland-Reseda
- 15:00 – Mater Dei-Santa Ana (16-5) vs. Crean Lutheran-Irvine (15-5)
Head coaches: Gary McKnight (MD), Nate Klitzing (CL). PPG (allowed): MD 71.0 (59.9), CL 69.5 (59.3). Season highlights: MD 106-44 over Dos Pueblos-Goleta; CL, 88-48 over Valencia.
- 4:30 p.m. – Colony-Ontario (16-5) vs. Village Christian (19-4)
Head coaches: Jerry De Fabiiis (C), Julian Andrade (Rural Christian). PPG (allowed): Colony 59.2 (49.5), VC 71.4 (55.7). Season highlights: Colony over San Jacinto 88-42; VC, 90-32 over Fremont-Los Angeles
- 6:00 p.m. – Notre Dame-SO (14-8) vs. Dougherty Valley-San Ramon (19-1)
Head coaches: Matt Sargeant (ND), Mike Hansen (DV). PPG (allowed): ND 75.6 (65.7), DV 68.8 (48.1). Season highlights: ND over Modesto Christian 98-72; DV 95-51 over Irvington-Fremont.
- 7:30 p.m. – Harvard-Westlake (21-1) vs. Rancho Verde-Moreno Valley (13-10)
Head coaches: David Rebibo (HW), Johnny Dukes (RV). PPG (allowed): HW 70.7 (48.3), RV 58.3 (50.8). Season highlights: HW, Notre Dame, 85-78 over RV (2 OT), 83-78 over Crean Lutheran.
- 9 p.m. – Riverside Poly (16-8) vs. Canyon-Anaheim (17-5)
Head coaches: Travis Showalter (RP), Nate Harrison (Canyon). PPG (allowed): RP 56.7 (51.7), Canyon 62.7 (41.7). Season highlights: RP over Lynwood 75-67; Canyon, 83-29 over Brea Olinda.