We salute some of the best boys and girls basketball players for performances in games from Feb. 10-15. Our list includes players from as far north as Lower Lake and as far south at El Centro. We've got one player with a quadruple-double and one player who grabbed 31 rebounds.

(Games of Feb. 9-15)


Vince Alderman (Lower Lake): Had 34 pts and 10 rebounds in a 90-65 win over Cloverdale.

Trevor Ariza (Westchester, Los Angeles): Led the way with 37 pts as the Comets blasted Hamilton of Los Angeles 143-51. Trevor also triple-doubled with 16 pts, 14 rebounds and 12 assists in a 85-43 victory vs. University.

Justin Booker (Grant, Sacramento): Continued hot shooting from last week with 32 pts in leading the Pacers over Woodland, 71-61.

Ruben Boykin (University, Los Angeles): Did it again, this time for 42 pts and 13 rebounds, but Palisades of Pacific Palisades prevailed, 86-66.

Ronzell Brown (Twin Pines, Banning): Pulled down 31 rebounds while scoring 27 pts in leading Twin Pines over Peace in the Valley of Fontana 69-66. He also had 23 rebounds and 21 pts in a 70-37 win over Rio Rancho.

Robert Christensen (Central, El Centro): In a strong candidate for game of the week, Christensen triple-doubled with 25 pts, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in a 100-93 overtime triumph over Imperial.

Nick Corso (Santa Fe Christian, Solana Beach): Hot shooting must course through the veins of Corso. His latest feat was nailing eight three-pointers and posting a career-high 46 pts in SFC's 82-73 loss in overtime to Tri-City Christian. Corso also had 27 last week in a 63-34 win over San Dieguito Academy.

Saul Faal (Fairmont Prep, Anaheim): As his team downed Orangewood Academy 84-65, Faal made his shots fall for 33 pts.

Jeff Fiamengo (Mary Star, San Pedro): Blitzed St. Monica of Santa Monica for 36 pts in leading Mary Star to a 62-58 triumph.

Dustin Georges (Reedley): Posted the sixth-best single-game total in school history with 35 pts to spark a 71-68 win over Fresno High.

Kyle Hogan (Laguna Beach): Popped for 35 pts in a 100-66 loss to University of Irvine.

Ekene Ibekwe (Carson): Had 40 pts plus 12 rebounds, five blocks and three steals as Carson downed Banning of Wilmington, 97-64.

Donte Jenkins (San Fernando): Meshed the nets for 45 pts including seven threes as San Fernando lost to Monroe of North Hills 104-76.

Brad Jennings (Big Bear, Big Bear Lake): In a 72-56 loss to Twentynine Palms, Jennings scored 33 pts, including seven threes.

Lorenzo Keeler (Escondido): Keeler was a killer on the offensive end with 40 pts as Escondido beat Valley Center, 90-83, and improved to 6-1 in its league standings.

Keith Lawrence (Moorpark): Piled up 36 pts including 13 free throws out of 16 attempts as Moorpark downed Calabasas 89-66.

Matt Marme (Grace Brethren, Simi Valley): Connected on seven three-point shots while scoring 33 pts in leading his team over Whittier Christian 75-59.

Sean Marshall (Eisenhower, Rialto): Scorched the nets for 44 pts as "Ike" ended its regular season with an easy win over Redlands East Valley.

Allen McMillan (Cleveland, Reseda): Had 35 pts and 10 rebounds in a 93-56 romp over Birmingham of Lake Balboa.

Mike Moreno (Wilson, Hacienda Heights): Hit for a big 40 pts as Wilson downed crosstown rival Los Altos, 82-66.

DeMarcus Nelson (Vallejo): Poured in 32 and 34 pts, respectively, in league wins over Hogan of Vallejo (97-80) and Napa (78-65).

Tim Pierce (Fremont, Oakland): The junior forward put a scare into Oakland Tech with 34 pts, including 18 in the last eight minutes, as Tech held on for a 76-74 victory.

Mickey Pimentel (Marian Catholic, San Diego): You might remember Mickey as the 6-1, 190-pound terror who was the San Diego Section Defensive Player of the Year in football. He's been a key player this winter for Marian's basketball team. The Crusaders received 31 pts from Pimentel last week in a 81-56 triumph vs. Hilltop of Chula Vista and improved to 20-4 overall.

Leon Powe (Technical, Oakland): Netted 41 pts, including 19 of 20 free throw attempts, in a 85-70 win over Skyline of Oakland and had 30 more as Tech downed Fremont of Oakland 76-74.

Kyle Sharp (Hollister): This sophomore guard was certainly sharp in his shooting with 33 pts to lead the Haybalers past North Salinas, 71-68 in two overtimes. The win upped Hollister's record to 19-5.

Jon Sheets (Nevada Union, Grass Valley): Hit for 31 pts including 13x15 from the free throw line. He now has hit on 130 of 147 season free throws for 88.4%, the second highest reported total for a minimim of 100 attempts.

Bryce Taylor (Harvard-Westlake, Studio City): As his team downed Chaminade of West Hills 83-64 in a key league game, Taylor did his part with 33 pts. Later in the week, he scored 35 in a 102-44 win over St. Francis of La Canada Flintridge.

Chaz Thomas (Oceana, Pacifica): Sophomore to watch buried 6-of-12 from three-point land and finished 15-of-23 from the field overall en route to 38 pts as the Sharks beat South San Francisco, 76-69, in overtime.

Chaz Turner (Damien, La Verne): What are the odds of two Chaz's being next to each other on any list? This Chaz dropped in 34 pts as Damien lost to Glendora 81-71.

Christian Vonalt (Polytechnic, Riverside): Fired for 40 pts and grabbed 15 rebounds in a 69-51 victory over Valley View of Moreno Valley.

Chauncey Wiseman (San Diego): A candidate for postseason honors in the San Diego Section, Wiseman wowed onlookers to the tune of 36 pts as the Cavers' blew past Kearny of San Diego, 88-55. Wonder if Chauncey has ever gone one-on-one vs. Charde?

Curtis Webster (Hoover, San Diego): Two weeks after he had a 44-pt night, Webster makes it onto this list for having two 30-pt outputs. Webster first scored 31 in a 47-45 loss to Crawford, then hit for 36 in a 72-70 loss to Madison.

Jacob Wild (Immanuel, Reedley): Went wild with 42 pts against Parlier in a 90-58 win last Friday for a new school record. Wild also began this week needing just 21 more pts for a new school career scoring mark, currently held by Todd Croissant, now an assistant coach at Immanuel.

Dominique Willis (Hollywood): Dominated Grant of Van Nuys with 38 pts, including 32 in the second half, in a 67-60 win.

Kevin Zhang (Arroyo, El Monte): Did his thang with 32 pts and 13 rebounds as the Knights blew by South El Monte 60-41.


Medina Britt (Dorsey, Los Angeles): Scored 40 of Dorsey's 58 pts as L.A. Crenshaw won with 68.

Keyasha Brothern (Ceres): Oh Brothern, can you spare a deuce? The Ceres standout didn't miss much and finished with 30 pts and grabbed 14 rebounds in a 59-53 win over Merced that kept alive her team's hopes for a high seed in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I playoffs.

Charlotte Causley (Village Christian, Sun Valley): Caused Whittier Christian's 54-48 loss to Village Christian by pouring in 30 pts.

Krista Foster (Del Campo, Fair Oaks): The 6-foot junior tallied 30 pts in a 48-32 win over Loretto of Sacramento. She's averaging 24 ppg.

Jenn Hall (Folsom): In a 55-45 victory over St.Francis of Sacramento, the highly regarded 6-2 senior hit for 31 pts.

Daphne Kennedy (Kearny, San Diego): After the Komets got their tails dispersed in that loss to San Diego, Kennedy came back strong with 33 pts in a 88-55 win over Mira Mesa.

Ana Onainda (North, Bakersfield): Set a new career three-point mark for the Central Section at 98 after scoring 30 pts and 48 pts in a pair of wins by the Stars. Onainda had 48 in a 100-75 triumph over Centennial of Bakersfield. She hit for 30 in a 100-58 win vs. Ridgeview. This all comes one week after Ana pumped in 54 in a single game.

Cindy Poon (Rosemead): This senior standout racked up a quadruple-double for her team in a 69-37 victory vs. South El Monte. Poon scored 26 pts and had 15 rebounds, 11 assists and 10 steals.

Lisa Smelser (Julian): Lisa became unleashed and poured in a career-high 36 pts in Julian's 75-50 victory vs. Vincent Memorial of Calexico.

Andrea Staten (Silverado, Victorville): This school's boys team isn't the only newsmaker around as Andrea's rebounding has been big time, too. In a 59-52 win last week vs. Barstow, Staten had 23 rebounds to go with 16 points. She also had 22 rebounds in a 65-41 win over Victor Valley.

Nicole Voigt (Oakmont, Roseville): Rose up to score 38 pts in a 68-43 victory over West Campus of Sacramento. The 5-11 junior's previous season high was 25 against -- West Campus! She obviously likes playing against that team as her season average is just 10 ppg.

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