Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Pacific wanting a 2017 shooting guard

Verbal Commits: "2017 Athlete Institute Prep (ON) G Jahvon Blair has received an offer from Pacific." Out of Canada, he's a 6-foot-3 lefty known primarily as an outside shooter.

Monmouth and Southern Utah also recently offered.

The North Bay Triangle basketball camp

"On Sunday January 15, the North Bay Triangle basketball camp took place at American Canyon High School (American Canyon, CA). The camp featured ages 8-14, with kids coming from many different schools and AAU teams, such as the Vallejo Knights, Nor-Cal Aces, Nor-Cal Power, Vallejo Generals and more. The camp also featured Team Rampage Varsity Elite Head Coach Brandon Bracy, who was the Head Trainer of the camp. With good training from Coach Bracy, up-close camera action from Mark "Fat Mark" Insixiengmay, and over 30 kids in attendance, the North Bay Triangle Camp was a great turnout.

Camp Director Antonio Hodges stated, "We are thrilled to have Coach Bracy as the head trainer of the camp. The kids and parents really enjoyed him, and he is dedicated to making everybody better." With many kids coming from different AAU programs, the camp was extremely competitive as the kids were able to play games with each other at the end. The mother of Vallejo Knights guard Juwelle Jack, Rhea Macam-Jack said, "I have been supporting our son Juwelle for five years as an AAU basketball player, and this basketball camp is the best so far". Many other parents praised the camp and Coach Bracy's style of teaching drills, and explaining how the drills translates into the game.

The next North Bay Triangle Basketball Camp will take place on May 7th, at American Canyon High School."

Tuesday: host San Joaquin Delta 86, Santa Rosa 80 OT

San Joaquin Delta College: 37 31 18 – 86

Santa Rosa Junior College: 33 35 12 – 80

SJDC: Mike Anderson 19, Jovian Cormier 19

SRJC: Erik Poulsen 25, Justin Frazier 16, Cetrick Yeanay 15, Kiel Long 13, Gabe Knight 8, Jordan Graves 3

Tuesday: St. Bonaventure 71, St. Louis 52

David (Merritt College/SJSU/Liberty) Andoh contributed 10 points plus seven rebounds in 25 minutes as St. Bonaventure downed host St. Louis 71-52 on Tuesday.


Tuesday: Grand Canyon 90, San Diego Christian 58

In Grand Canyon University's 90-58 victory over visiting San Diego Christian on Tuesday, freshman Oscar (Moreau Catholic) Frayer tallied 14 points and grabbed five boards. He shot 6-9 overall, 2-3 from long distance.


Tuesday: Toledo 85, Bowling Green 73

Ismail (San Leandro High/Antelope Valley College) Ali didn't shoot all that well but enjoyed a nine point, eight assist, five rebound, two blocked shot line as Bowling Green fell to host Toledo on Tuesday 85-73.


Tuesday: SP-SV 84, St. Mary's 59

Times-Herald: "Senior swingman Tavian Henderson scored 30 points and the St. Patrick-St. Vincent High boys basketball team routed host St. Mary’s, 84-59, on Tuesday in Tri-County Athletic League Rock Division play.

Marquel Johnson dropped in 14 points and Jake Elizalde added 10 points for the Bruins, who are 14-3 overall, 3-0 in league play..."

Tuesday: HMB 66, Jefferson 54

"Cougars overpower Jefferson in victory" -- John Murphy

Always love the 'why' of something articles

"NBA execs explain how Anthony Bennett and other NBA scouts failed so badly" -- Sam Vecenie

Very educational.

Will Maupin on the West Coast Conference

"Week 10 WCC Power Rankings and Team of the Week" -- Will Maupin

Victor Wallace honored

"Longtime basketball coach Victor Wallace to be inducted into Vallejo Sports Hall of Fame" -- Thomas Gase

Modesto area hoops

"Rankings: Inside track to MMC title on line when Beyer, Modesto clash" -- James Burns

Modesto Bee Player of the Week

"Michael Pearson Jr., Modesto Christian High School"

Turning the corner

"Coach: MC’s Williams ‘best player in gym’ at MaxPreps MLK Classic" -- James Burns

Brendan O'Neill is one tough young man

"Petaluma basketball player doesn't let childhood injury derail his love of competing" -- Lori A. Carter