Boys Basketball League: BCL-West

2019 Player of the YearMiles Amos, senior, guard, Stuart Hall

First Team

  • Max Fried senior guard University
  • Zach Johnson senior center Lick-Wilmerding
  • Nigel Burris sophomore forward Stuart Hall
  • Charley Moore senior forward University
  • Sam Faber senior guard Marin Academy

Second Team

  • Bryce Smith sophomore guard Urban
  • Cash Fulton senior guard San Domenico
  • Christian Heng junior guard University
  • Allen Wilson junior guard Lick-Wilmerding
  • Alex Byrd senior guard Stuart Hall

Honorable Mention

  • Spencer O’Brien Steele (Stuart Hall),
  • Phin Horowitz (Lick-Wilmerding)
  • Tomas Wolber (Stuart Hall)
  • Reese Johnson (University), Neil Ashe (Marin Academy)
  • Raki Cabrera-Scarlata (University)

Cañada College Men’s Basketball: “Congrats to sophomore Sean Orr on being named 1st Team All-Coast Conference North”

Cañada College Men’s Basketball: “Congrats to sophomore Kaden Bradley on being named 1st Team All-Coast Conference North”

John Bynum Jr: “Spencer Montiero (San Joaquin Delta) has been named Most Valuable Player in the Big 8 Conference. Montiero averaged 19.8 points and 10.4 rebounds in conference action for the Mustangs.”

John Bynum Jr: “Rich Ressa (San Joaquin Delta) has been named the Coach of the Year in the Big 8 Conference. The Mustangs went 22-6 and went 14-2 in conference action and earned a 4th seed in the NorCal Playoffs.”

John Bynum Jr: “Big 8 Conference 1st Team:

  • Aidan Cantwell (Sierra)
  • Skylar Chavez (Santa Rosa)
  • Zethan Dumpson (Folsom Lake)
  • Tommy Edwards (ARC)
  • Parker Haven (ARC)
  • Khari Hutt (CRC)
  • Gregory Milton III (Sac)
  • Ryan Perez (Santa Rosa)
  • Cameron Pieters (Delta)
  • Marcus Robinson (CRC)
  • Jalen Valverde (Delta)”

John Bynum Jr: “Cornell Greenwood (Yuba) has been named the Most Valuable Player in the Bay Valley Conference. Greenwood averaged 15.4 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists in conference action.”

John Bynum Jr: “Doug Cornelius (Yuba) has been named Coach of the Year in the Bay Valley Conference. Yuba went 24-4 and 15-1 in conference action.”

John Bynum Jr: “1st Team BVC:

  • Stevie James (Yuba)
  • Brandon Recek (Yuba)
  • Isaiah Bates (Yuba)
  • Raazhel Watkins (LMC)
  • Charles Jones (LMC)
  • Sherab Nyima (Merritt)
  • Jamoni Barber (Merritt)
  • Eric Mireri (Marin)
  • Joey Potts (Marin)
  • Eric Jones (CCC)
  • Isaiah Attles (CCC)
  • Gabe Knight (Mendo)

John Bynum Jr: “1st Team Coast North Conference:

  • Kaden Bradley (Cañada)
  • Sean Orr (Cañada)
  • Jordan McGlory (Chabot)
  • Deschon Winston (CCSF)
  • Emeka Udenyi (CCSF)
  • Walter Urbina (CCSF)
  • Blake Henry (Foothill)
  • Michael Hayes (LasPo)
  • John Ketchel (LasPo)
  • Masie Mohammadi (Skyline)

Allan Hancock’s Spirit Ricks was named a First Team Western State North honoree. The 6-foot-7 sophomore out of Patterson High earned the same honor last season. He averaged 11.5 points plus 6.2 rebounds in 2018-19 and shot 52%, 53% and 73%.


High school

“De La Salle holds off Weston Ranch in Open clash” Darren Sabedra

“Young Archbishop Mitty schooled in Open Division quarterfinals
Modesto Christian easily beats a Mitty team that can look forward to all but two seniors returning next season” Mike Lefkow

“A great start to a hopeful long run. MC rolls in state playoff opener” Julian A. Lpoez

“(Aaron) Murphy on hoops: ‘It’s a man’s game, but I play it like a kid — full of heart'” James Burns



Sacramento State topped Eastern Washington 59-56 as Hornet guard Marcus Graves nearly achieved a triple double with 19 points, 10 boards, nine assists, with three steals to boot. Jesse (Drake High) Hunt totaled 15 points, seven rebounds and a pair of blocked shot for EWU.

Behind 28 points and 11 rebounds from Isaiah (Placer High) Pineiro, visiting San Diego came from behind at the end in both the first 40 minutes and overtime to defeat USF 91-90.

San Francisco State edged host Chico State 74-70 as Jiday (Archbishop Riordan) Ugbaja led the victors with 21 points.

High school

Ethan Kassel: “Final (2 OT): University 61, Mountain View 57
Just another OT thriller for the Devils at Kezar. They now have home court for any and all remaining NorCal games.” Max Fired grabbed 18 boards while scoring 15 points.

“University continues Kezar magic with double-OT win” Ethan Kassel

Redwood eliminated by Monterey in thrilling quarterfinal
Giants, who led by 12 points in the third quarter, finish season with 24-9 record” Danny Schmidt

“Monterey boys rally to advance to NorCal basketball semifinals” John Devine

“O’Dowd defeats San Joaquin Memorial, moves on to D-I semifinals
Five-star recruit Jalen Green scores 19 points, but fouls out in O’Dowd’s Northern California quarterfinal victory” Phil Jensen

“O’Dowd quiets Green, heads to NorCal semifinal” Scott Giorgianni

“James Logan gets past Folsom, O’Dowd next” Darren Sabedra

“Campolindo junior adds to his clutch reputation  Carter Mahaney’s basket with two seconds left in OT leads Cougars past Sacramento and into CIF Division II regional semis” Curtis Pashelka

“Mission Bears upset top seed St. Mary’s, Thursday playoff results” Ryan Gorcey

Frank Knight: “#6 Moreau Catholic defeats #3 Clovis West tonight 84-79 to advance to the CIF D1 State Championship Semi-Finals. David Hector 21, Amil Fields 18, Max Anderson 18 and Leonard Turner 15.”

Harold Abend: “Final NorCal D1 Branson Bulls comes on in 4th to beat @SHCathletics 52-47 behind 35P/14R/3B by Victor Rajkovic

“Branson ends Cinderella-like run of Sacred Heart Cathedral and continues its own” Harold Abend

“Tiny Branson ends Sacred Heart Cathedral’s Cinderella run” Mitch Stephens

“Palo Alto fights off Stuart Hall to continue NorCal run” Ethan Kassel

“One road closes, another stretches on for Paly hoops” Rick Eymer

“Boys’ PCAL basketball: Pajaro Valley’s Quintero named Cypress division M.V.P.” Tony Nunez

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