The Diablo Valley College men’s basketball team (11-1), ranked No. 3 in the state, will host top-ranked Citrus-Glendora (12-0) at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Pleasant Hill. The Vikings moved up to No. 3 after winning the West Valley Tournament title, as DVC’s Raphael Carter was named tournament MVP and guard Brian Goins made the all-tourney team. Goins leads the Vikings averaging 17.8 points a game. Brandon Parga (25.9 ppg) and James Walker (25.4 ppg) pace Citrus.
Here’s the 2011 All-East Bay team, as selected by the staff of the Bay Area News Group.
Looking for some soccer games to keep you company over the break?
My story from the Holiday Classic didn’t make it into a few of our early editions, I believe. I also didn’t get the box score into today’s paper. So here’s the story and the box score from last night’s game.
It was hard to find a weakness on the San Ramon Valley High girls soccer team at the 36-school Tri-Valley Classic in Danville this week.
The Wolves, No. 6 in the ESPN FAB 50 Girls Soccer rankings, took the Invitational Division title with a 3-0 win over Logan on Tuesday at Mustang Soccer Complex.
Here are the long-awaited All-East Bay/North Bay water polo teams, as selected by the area coaches.
MVP: Erin Sherwood, San Ramon Valley
Coach of the Year: Roger Worsley, Albany
|1. De La Salle (6)||13-1||90||1|
|3. San Ramon Valley||10-4||78||3|
|t5. James Logan||10-1||63||2|
|t9. Monte Vista||8-5||39||15|
|12. Bishop O’Dowd||9-3||22||13|
Also receiving votes: McClymonds (10-2, 6 points), Las Lomas (9-3, 4), El Cerrito (7-3-1, 2), College Park (7-5, 1). The East Bay Football Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay.
Miramonte is helping put on a two-day girls basketball event at Saint Mary’s College with quite a few intriguing match ups. The 12 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday games caught my eye in particular. Should be a good couple days of basketball at McKeon Pavilion. Here’s the full schedule:
10:30 a.m. — Scotts Valley vs. Clayton Valley
12 p.m. — Deer Valley vs. Miramonte
1:30 p.m. — Albany vs. San Marin
3 p.m. — Terra Nova vs. Modesto Christian
5 p.m. — Berkeley vs. Archbishop Mitty
6:30 p.m. — Carondelet vs. St. Mary’s-Berkeley
8 p.m. — Dublin vs. Casa Grande
1:30 p.m. — Campolindo JV vs. Clayton Valley JV
3 p.m. — Armijo vs. Foothill
5 p.m. — Presentation vs. Heritage
6:30 p.m. — Santa Rosa vs. Miramonte
8 p.m. — Campolindo vs. Casa Grande
This should get some discussion going. These are things that have stood out to me, so feel free to point anything out that I’ve missed or haven’t seen. Here are my thoughts…