Darren Sabedra: “Piedmont Hills basketball coach/AD Pete Simos tells me he has resigned from both positions to explore interests outside of athletics. Said school, where he’ll continue to teach, has been nothing but supportive”
This is certainly a loss for South Bay basketball.
Ryan Madry is back in the Bay Area as a Santa Clara University assistant coach.
Bay Area Memorial Day Classic results:
15u Finals: Oakland Soldiers Green 50, Lakeshow 15 Select 45
MVP: Houston Mallette of Oakland Soldiers Green
16u Finals: Lakeshow 15 Black 81, Lakeshow 16 Black 65
MVP: Yaru Harvey of Lakeshow 15 Black
17 Silver Finals: Stanco Stampede 72, West Coast Xtreme 70
MVP: Cam Sherwood of Stanco Stampede
17 Gold Finals: SF Work Hard Play Hard 72, Splash City Blue 65
MVP: Brahjon Thompson of SF Work Hard Play Hard
Evan Daniels: “Aaron Menzies is transfering from Seattle and has signed with St. Mary’s, he tells @247Sports. Averaged 11.3 PPG & 8.9 RPG”
Menzies is 7-foot-3, 290 and also provided 2.3 blocks in 26.9 minutes per game. Here’s a January 2017 feature.
Rob Hoyt: “Al Burge signs his full scholarship with Arizona Christian University.”
Burge is a 6-foot-4 sophomore guard out of Columbia College who averaged 12.1 points plus 7.8 rebounds as a sophomore.
Chico State Men’s Basketball: “We are excited to announce the new signees that make up our 2018 recruiting class! These four young men add more size, quickness, leadership, playmaking, rebounding, shooting, character and great personalities to our program. Welcome to the #WildcatFamily!”
Matt McAndews will quickly become a favorite next season.
Delta Mens Bball: “Today our Darnel Harris committed to Cal State Maritime! Thank you to Coach Rooney!”
The 6-foot-3 Harris, out of McNair High, averaged 6.4 points and 5.0 rebounds this past season.
BHS Boys Basketball: “Congratulations to @_patrickfisher on his commitment to play college basketball at Gavilan College in Gilroy, CA. Go Rams!!”
Patrick Fisher is a 6-foot-1 guard out of Bloomington, Illinois.
Aaron Murphy: “I am blessed to have received my first scholarship offer from Cal Poly SLO 🐎! #GoStangs 🤟🏾”
Murphy is a 6-foot-6, 2019 recruit who averaged 10.5 points and 6.8 rebounds for Modesto Christian.