14 teams from throughout northern and southern California will take to the court and the quality of talent is higher than ever before.
Here's the rundown:
Game One, 11:00 a.m. St. Mary's (Albany) vs. Manteca High
Translation: Sharpshooting senior guard Kevin Warren versus the imposing frontcourt of seniors 6-foot-8 Kenny Wooten, 6-foot-10 Anand Hundal and 6-foot-7 junior Tydus Verhoeven.
Game Two, 12:30 p.m. Bishop O'Dowd vs. Dublin High
Translation: Sophomore guards Elijah Hardy, Naseem Gaskins plus 6-foot-8 freshman Raymond Hawkins versus backcourt junior Tim Falls. BOD is the returning Open Division state champion.
Game Three, 2:15 p.m. Immanuel (Reedley) vs. Weston Ranch (Stockton)
Translation: Senior guard Colin Slater, a Tulane commit, and 6-foot-6 junior Darrin Person Jr., named area Co-MVPs by the Fresno Bee, versus backcourters Jaelen Ragsdale and Fred Lavender, recent commits to Cal State Stanislaus.
Game Four, 3:45 p.m. Sheldon High vs. Army/Navy High (Carlsbad)
Translation: Guard Isaiah Brooks and 6-foot-7 Matt Manning versus 6-foot-8 junior Richard Polanco and 6-foot-7 Aziz Seck. The latter averaged a double-double in scoring and rebounding last season while the former just missed matching that with 9.3 rebounds a contest.
Game Five, 5:30 p.m. Modesto Christian vs. Folsom High
Translation: MC has 6-foot-9 Robinson Idehen, 6-foot-3 Christian Ellis, 6-foot-4 Josthin Dawkins and frosh point Terrence Moorehead Jr. versus 6-foot Jordan Ford, who is a
Game Six, 7:00 p.m. Newark Memorial vs. Woodcreek High
Translation: 6-foot-10 senior Kevin Kahriman versus 6-foot-9 sophomore wunderkind Jordan Brown who put up a double-double in his initial prep season and is already a national recruit.
Game Seven, 8:30 p.m. Moreau Catholic vs. Sierra Canyon
Translation: Cal commit 6-foot-6 Oscar Frayer, 6-foot-1 San Jose State University commit Terrell Brown, 6-foot-3 Brandon Lawrence and 6-foot-2 Damari Milstead (three seniors and one junior, the latter) versus 6-foot-8 junior Cody Riley, 6-foot-8 junior Ira Lee, 6-foot junior Remy Martin and 5-foot-9 senior Devearl Ramsey. The latter garnered Player of the Game honors at the recent Prep2Prep Classic. Sierra Canyon is also the returning Division V state champion.