Photo Gallery of West Coasters

Here are photos of some of the players we've seen so far in this young high school basketball season, including junior <b>Kenny Lawson</b>, junior <b>Chase Budinger</b>, and sophomore <b>Kenton Walker</b>...

6-6 junior small forward Blake Wallace, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite, a top 100 national potential player.



6-8 senior post Jessie Byrd, Oakland (Calif.) Bishop O'Dowd, probably the best unsigned senior post in the west. He'll have high majors on him in spring.


6-4 sophomore wing Austin Daye, Irvine (Calif.) Woodbridge. The son of former UCLA player, Darren Daye), Austin has high-major talent.



6-8 junior post, Alex Stepheson, North Hollywood (Calif.) Harvard-Westlake, the #41-ranked junior in the country.


Robin Lopez, 6-11 post, Fresno (Calif.) San Joaquin Memorial, a top 40 national prospect in the junior class.


6-7 freshman post player, Jaime Serna, Mission Viejo (Calif.) Capistrano Valley, one of the best young post players in the west.


6-8 junior forward James Keefe, Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.) Santa Margarita. He's the #15-ranked junior in the nation and verbally committed to UCLA.


Curtis Eatmon, 6-2 junior point guard, Los Osos (Calif.) High. Somewhat unknown nationally, has the raw talent to be a top 100 player nationally.


6-5 sophomore wing Drew Viney, Villa Park (Calif.) High, one of the most talented sophomores in the west and a top 100 national player for class of 2007.


6-7 sophomore post Kenton Walker, Scripps Ranch (Calif.) High. Transfer from Indiana, Walker is one of few best sophomore posts in west.


6-8 junior post, Kenny Lawson, Vista (Calif.) High. Almost completely unknown until this season, Lawson is a high-major prospect.



6-4 senior Mike Roll from Aliso Viejo (Calif.) Aliso Niguel (committed to UCLA), and Chase Budinger, 6-6 junior wing, Encinitas (Calif.) La Costa Canyon, the #35-ranked junior in the country.


Chad DeCasas, 6-4 junior wing, Mission Viejo (Calif.) Capistrano Valley.


Shane Hanson, 6-5 junior small forward, Lake Elsinore (Calif.) Temescal Canyon, a mid-major who could get looks at the lower end of the high majors.


Claude Williams, 5-11 guard, San Bernardino (Calif.) Arroyo Valley. The senior has been unknown until now and Williams is one of the quickest and most athletic players in the west. If his academics are good, he'll get considerable attention by the spring signing period.


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