Sorry, we're late getting this feature up and posted this week. There were some technical problems on the site. Still, there's a few players from this week's edition we haven't mentioned yet this season.

(Games of Jan. 24-Feb. 1)


Mohamed Akubar (Rancho Bernardo, San Diego): Before he had 21 pts in the Broncos' big 54-48 win over Torrey Pines that knocked the Falcons from this week's Div. I state rankings, the 6-8 senior pumped in 39 in a 81-76 overtime win vs. Rancho Buena Vista.

Aaron Arongo (Calvary Baptist, La Verne): Followed up his 52-pt game of two weeks ago with a 33 pt, 12 rebound performance in a 61-58 win over Delphi Academy of La Canada.

Davis Baker (Capistrano Valley, Mission Viejo): As Capo Valley downed Trabuco Hills of Mission Viejo 73-57, Baker baked for 34 pts.

Alex Banks (Cathedral, Los Angeles): Took it to the bank for 35 pts in leading the Phantoms past Mary Star of San Pedro 75-67. He also had an even bigger statistical game with 38 pts, includung eight threes, along with seven rebounds and seven assists in an easier 84-48 win over Cantwell Sacred Heart of Montebello. Those totals are no surprise as Alex is the current state scoring leader.

Ruben Boykin (University, Los Angeles): This state stat star nearly every week tallied 45 pts, 17 rebounds and four blocks as the Wildcats clawed L.A. Hamilton 75-66. He also netted 42 in a 78-74 victory over Venice.

Oniel Cousins (Eastside Christian, Fullerton): His 33 pts led to a 81-66 triumph over Orangewood Academy of Garden Grove. Oniel is going to UTEP on the football scholarship.

Joey Craigue (Mission Prep, San Luis Obispo): In a 66-51 victory vs. Templeton, Craigue wasn't vague about his scoring with 37 points. Mission Prep won its eighth straight game and improved to 12-8.

Doug Daniels (Bethel, Vallejo): In a high scoring 104-82 triumph over city rival Hogan, Daniels was the highest scorer with 33 pts.

Tremayne Didier (Canyon, Anaheim): Was the main man for Canyon with 36 pts but Villa Park won the game, 94-62.

Steven Eghbali (Tarbut V'Torah, Irvine): Came through again, this time for 35 pts, including five threes, that led to a 60-38 victory over Acaciawood.

Matt Fournier (Chadwick, Palos Verdes): Had 33 pts as Chadwick downed Webb of Claremont 56-43.

Dwight Gooding (Bonita Vista, Chula Vista): Scored six of his 34 pts in the last 47 seconds as the Barons edged Sweetwater of National City, 71-68, in overtime.

Josh Hamilton (Hesperia Christian): Dropped in 33 pts as the Patriots dropped Antelope Valley Christian of Lancaster 80-67.

Kyle Hoggett (Amador, Sutter Creek): Kyle ran wild again, this time for 34 pts, and he also had six blocks as the Thundering Herd trampled Linden, 63-51.

Youssef Hulse (Westview, Los Angeles): Totaled 40 pts, 10 rebounds and six steals as Westview burried Summit View of Sherman Oaks 98-34. He also had 38 pts as Westview lost to Renaissance Academy 71-60.

Brett Laver (Clayton Valley, Concord): Hit for 38 pts, including 10 threes from his guard position, in a 76-62 victory over Freedom of Oakley.

Don Logan (Anderson Valley, Boonville): Had 35 pts, 16 rebounds and four blocks as the "Boonies" blasted Santa Rosa Christian 91-44.

Justin Lott (Kings Christian, Lemoore): Add to more 30-pt efforts to Lott's resume as he had 31 in a 65-54 win over Bakersfield Christian and 32 in a 87-68 win over Alpaugh.

Jude Marshall (Hoopa Valley, Hoopa): The 5-11 senior forward, considered by some to be Humboldt County's best prep player, poured in 38 pts, including six threes, as the Warriors downed Ferndale 89-47. Hey Jude!

Jack McDonald (Maricopa): Dropped in nine three-point shots and wound up with 40 pts as Maricopa outlasted Riverdale and leading scorer Heath Colvin, 81-80.

Manny Mencharo (Bell Gardens): Had 32 pts, every one needed, as Bell Gardens edged Schurr of Montebello, 64-63.

Harout Messrelian (Providence, Burbank): Meshed 33 pts as the Pioneers routed Avalon 75-49.

Cory Miller (Villa Park): Netted 42 pts in a 94-62 victory over Anaheim of Canyon.

Matt Mosko (Viewpoint, Calabasas): Established his point of view with 47 pts and 17 rebounds as the Patriots breezed by Windward of Santa Monica, 69-49.

Kyle Mullane (Dublin): Made 12 of 13 free throws while popping for 34 pts as the Gaels blew by College Park of Pleasant Hill 79-64.

DeMarcus Nelson (Vallejo): Here he is again, as for nearly all league games. This time its for 31 pts and 16 rebounds vs. Benicia (76-56) and a whopping 47 pts, including seven threes, vs. Davis (94-54).

Dwight O'Neil (Washington, Easton): Dwight was right with 27 pts vs. Chowchilla and 43 vs. Dos Palos. The Panthers won both games easily, 96-34 and 122-30.

Tim Pierce (Fremont, Oakland): Led the way with 42 pts in a big 80-74 Oakland Atletic league win over Skyline.

Leon Powe (Technical, Oakland): Led the Bulldogs over McClymonds of Oakland, 85-73, with 33 pts and 20 rebounds.

Aaron Richman (Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Ynez): Scored 32 pts and grabbed 12 rebounds as Fillmore fell to the Pirates, 67-52.

Robert Rothbart (Monta Vista, Cupertino): The big 7-0 junior pulled down 23 rebounds and blocked eight shots to go with 30 pts as the Matadors whipped Saratoga, 74-50.

James Spencer (Stoneridge Prep, Tarzana): Lit it up for 52 pts, including 32 in the first half, as the Tigers overpowered La Canada's Delphi Academy, 124-34.

Aaron Subido (Righetti, Santa Maria): Aired for 34 pts as Righetti defeated Arroyo Grande 76-64.

Bryce Taylor (Harvard-Westlake, Studio City): The 6-5 junior guard had the game of the week with a school record 53 pts by canning 19 of 33 field goal attempts and all 11 free throws in a huge 94-85 win over Loyola of Los Angeles.

Brandon Turner (Brentwood, Los Angeles): Heated up for 40 pts and 15 rebounds as Brentwood burned Paraclete of Lancaster 81-64.

Wendell White (Redondo, Redondo Beach): Whizzed for 38 pts, including six threes out of seven attempts, and grabbed 16 rebounds as the Seahawks stormed Peninsula of Rolling Hills Estates, 83-50.

Curtis Webster (Hoover, San Diego): C-Web came up big with a career-high 44 pts in Hoover's 88-67 triumph vs. Christian of El Cajon. Webster is just a junior.

Omar Wilkes (Loyola, Los Angeles): Led the cubs over tough Chaminade of West Hills 85-71 with 33 pts, 10 rebounds and six steals.

Dominque Willis (Hollywood): Burned the nets for 42 pts, including 10 in overtime, in a 78-74 triumph over Verdugo Hills of Tujunga. Hurray for Hollywood Willis!

Tre'von Willis (Washington, Easton): The standout freshman joined Dwight O'Neil as a prolific scorer in the wins over Chowchilla and Dos Palos. Willis finished with 39 pts in the first game and 24 in the second.


Brittney Butler (West Valley Christian, West Hills): Scored 25 of her 35 pts in the second half as the Seekers held off West L.A. Baptist 48-46.

Katy Digovich (Pinewood, Los Altos Hills): Went inside for 37 pts in an impressive 64-47 win over Notre Dame of Salinas as Notre Dame guarded against Pinewood's potent three-point shooting.

Jessica Fisiikava (Cajon, San Bernardino): Even though she didn't play in the second half, Jessica still scored 41 pts as Cajon set a school record in a 93-30 romp vs. Colton. She made 11 three-pointers for another school record and had 24 pts in the first quarter for yet another school mark.

Christine Fitzgerald (Mt. Miguel, Spring Valley): It was a triple-double for Fitz with 18 pts, 16 steals and 13 assists in Mt. Miguel's 91-16 romp past Steele Canyon.

Tina Flores (Jefferson, Los Angeles): Had 33 pts, including six threes, 12 assists and eight rebounds as Jeff downed L.A. Locke, 57-44.

Charde Houston (San Diego): It was right about average for the state's leading scorer in two Caver wins during the week. After netting 37 pts in a 97-63 shootout vs. Mira Mesa, Houston had 30 vs. Serra in a 70-58 victory.

Chinyere Ibekwe (Carson): Damaged Banning of Wilmington to the amount of 30 pts, 23 rebounds, four steals and two blocks in Carson's 64-28 win.

Tia Kemp (Scotts Academy, Southern Section): Rimmed in 41 pts, snared 16 rebounds and stole the ball five times in leading her team over Grace Brethren of Simi Valley, 72-43.

Eshaya Murphy (Montclair Prep, Van Nuys): A 22-rebound, 28-pt performance was more than enough to subdue Brentwood of Los Angeles, 68-45. Rosemary Pascual (Holy Family, Glendale): Kept the Gaels close with 32 pts but San Gabriel Mission prevailed 70-63.

Valerie Quinn (Camarillo): Was 7-for-7 at the free throw line while scoring 26 pts and extended her total of consecutive free throws made to 34 as her team rolled to a 73-38 win over Hueneme of Oxnard.

Linda Pace (Francis Parker, San Diego): Oh, what a week with Pace with nearly 100 pts in two games. She first erupted for 44 pts as Parker edged San Dieguito Academy, 65-63. In her next outing, Pace picked it up even more with 48 pts in a 71-49 win over Horizon.

Pam Tambini (Piedmont Hills, San Jose): Led to her team to its seventh league win of the season with 34 pts as the Pirates beat Westmont of Campbell, 60-42.

Laura Thomas (North, Bakersfield): Scored 27 pts against West of Bakersfield to give her 2,001 career pts and she made two three-pt shots and scored 25 against Stockdale. Thomas now has 280 career three-pointers, which breaks the Central Section record of 278 set in 1999 by Cassi Brangham of Clovis.

Tommi Thompson (Jordan, Los Angeles): Tommi gunned in 30 pts and had 12 rebounds as JoHi romped past Huntington Park 96-37.

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