Here's what we saw at two events in Southern California: The MaxPreps Holiday Classic (Palm Desert) and the Under Armour Holiday Classic (San Diego). 1. Sierra Canyon, located in Chatsworth, California captured the MaxPreps Holiday Classic championship despite not having the talents of arguably their best college prospect in 6-foot-8 sophomore Ira Lee.
about 545 days ago | Joel Francisco | NCB On The Trail
CERRITOS, Calif. -- The Fullcourt Press Frosh/Soph Camp is further proof that the west coast is on its way back to national prominence. It's no coincidence that the Pac-12 Conference has been down the last couple of seasons as a result of a shallow recruiting pool out West.
about 1001 days ago | Joel Francisco | NCB On The Trail
LOS ANGELES -- Inside a sweltering Fairfax gymnasium, El Camino Real (Woodland Hills) relied on its outstanding guard play, suffocating defense and timely outside shooting to defeat Stanley Johnson-less Mater Dei, 56-43.
about 1093 days ago | Joel Francisco | NCB On The Trail
This past week I found myself on quite a basketball escapade as I maneuvered from Pasadena to Los Angeles to Corona Del Mar to check out a number of high-level prospects as well as to satisfy my hoops craving.
about 1100 days ago | Joel Francisco | NCB On The Trail