Cal signee Allen Crabbe has been named the Gatorade state Player of the Year for California.
The 6-foot-6 wing from Price HS in Los Angeles averages 23 ppg and has a 3.93 grade-point average, according to the Los Angeles Times.
He and fellow Cal recruit Richard Solomon will lead top-seeded Price (32-3) against San Diego-Parker HS (20-9) in the CIF Southern California Division IV regional championship game Saturday night at Colony HS in Ontario.
Meanwhile, Cal signee Gary Franklin Jr. and Santa Ana-Mater Dei HS (32-1) will face Los Angeles-Westchester (30-3) for the SoCal Division I crown Saturday night at the Galen Center. Mater Dei is top-seeded in the tournament, ranked No. 1 in Southern California and is No. 6, according to Max Preps’ Xcellent 25 national rankings.
The Monarchs have beaten Westchester the past eight times they’ve met, although this will be their first clash since 2006.