California 2010 Preseason Rankings: Safeties

Harbor City Narbonne's Sean Parker, La Canada St. Francis' Dietrich Riley and Chula Vista Eastlake's Tony Jefferson headline the Golden State's top group of safeties...

Defensively, safety is one of the strongest and deepest positions in the Golden State this year, led by the big hitting ability of Parker, the multi-positional talent and athleticsm of Riley, Dargan and Jefferson, and the all-around ability of Bailey.

1. Sean Parker, Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne
This big hitter is the kind of guy who makes things happen every Friday night.

2. Dietrich Riley, La Canada (Calif.) St. Francis
Could play running back, receiver or safety in college.

3. Tony Jefferson, Chula Vista (Calif.) Eastlake- UCLA
Has played linebacker, safety and running back in high school and could do the same in college.

4. Dion Bailey, Lakewood (Calif.)- USC
On a team with a lot of offensive talent, Bailey shines as the top defensive player for the Lancers.

5. Erick Dargan, Pittsburg (Calif.)
The Bay Area's top defensive prospect in the class of 2010.

The Next 10:
6. Derrick Malone, Colton (Calif.)
7. Tevin McDonald, Fresno (Calif.) Edison- UCLA
8. Deone Bucannon, Fairfield (Calif.) Vanden- Washington State  
9. Edward Dillihunt, Tulare (Calif.) Tulare Union  
10. Lucky Radley, Agoura (Calif.)  
11. Tre Sayles, Corona (Calif.) Santiago  
12. Charles Garrett, Los Angeles (Calif.) Dorsey  
13. Steven Bethley, Chino (Calif.) Don Lugo  
14. Brett Thomas, Poway (Calif.)  
15. Charles Boyett, Napa (Calif.)

Other Safeties to Watch (in alphabetical order):
A.J. Powell, Covina (Calif.) Charter Oak  
Charles Boyett, Napa (Calif.)  
Dave Douglas, Oakland (Calif.)
David Tavita, Menifee (Calif.) Paloma Valley  
DaVonne Yarbrough, Fairfield (Calif.) Vanden  
Donald West, Lakewood (Calif.)  
Henry Organ, Berkeley (Calif.) St. Mary's  
James Adam-Hurd, Burbank (Calif.) Burroughs  
James Grace, Inglewood (Calif.)  
Josiah Marshall, Compton (Calif.)  
Junior Kaveinga, Lawndale (Calif.) Leuzinger  
Keith Hutchins, Upland (Calif.)  
London Lacy, Kingsburg (Calif.)  
Max Napolitano, Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian  
Nick Okano, North Hollywood (Calif.) Harvard-Westlake  
Patrick Cook, Lompoc (Calif.)  
Rene Siluano, Oceanside (Calif.)  
Robert Watson, Los Alamitos (Calif.)  
Trevor Weis, Las Flores (Calif.) Tesoro  

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