De La Salle Hall of Fame class announced

De La Salle High announced Wednesday that it is inducting five individuals and one team to its Athletic Hall of Fame on June 3.
The inductees are 1975 graduate Gerald Price (baseball), 1981 graduate Chris Prietto (track and field), 1985 graduate Robert Hinckley (football), 1986 graduate Nicholas Lahanas (swimming), 1992 graduate Joe McLean (basketball) and the 1990 swimming and diving team.

De La Salle is also honoring Rev. Lasalle Hallissey is its Alumnus of the Year.

The June ceremony will take place at the Hofmann Student Center at De La Salle at 3 p.m.. Advance registration is now open online at www.dlshs.org/athletics. For more information, contact alumni director Tim Roberts at 925-288-8171 or by e-mail at robertst@dlshs.org.


Final 2012 East Bay girls basketball poll

Team Record Points Last poll
1. Bishop O’Dowd (5) 30-3 75 1
2. Berkeley 29-3 70 3
3. Carondelet 28-4 65 2
4. Miramonte 31-2 60 4
5. Salesian 31-5 55 t6
6. St. Mary’s 27-8 50 5
7. Deer Valley 22-9 42 8
8. Dougherty Valley 21-10 41 t6
9. Heritage 25-6 35 9
10. Mission S.J. 27-4 31 10
11. Monte Vista 22-6 22 11
12. Alameda 22-8 18 12
13. Oakland Tech 18-12 16 NR
14. St. Joseph Notre Dame 24-11 11 NR
15. Dublin 18-9 6 15

Also receiving votes: Piedmont (19-11, 2 votes), Foothill (15-13, 1). The East Bay Prep Girls Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay.


Final 2012 East Bay boys basketball poll

Here is the final poll for the 2011-12 boys basketball season.

Team Record Points Last poll
1. Salesian (5) 34-2 75 1
2. De La Salle 28-3 70 2
3. Newark Memorial 28-5 65 3
4. Bishop O’Dowd 27-6 60 4
5. St. Joseph Notre Dame 29-6 55 5
6. McClymonds 19-11 50 6
7. Deer Valley 22-9 45 7
8. Castro Valley 22-8 40 11
9. Freedom 21-8 34 8
10. Liberty 21-7 27 9
11. San Leandro 21-7 24 10
12. El Cerrito 21-9 23 13
13. Monte Vista 20-8 13 14
14. Campolindo 22-7 12 12
15. Miramonte 20-10 4 NR

Also receiving votes: Las Lomas (20-11, 2 points), College Park (20-10, 1). The East Bay Prep Boys Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay.


Live blog: CIF State basketball finals in Sacramento, all day Saturday (11 a.m. start)

Get all the in-game updates from the CIF State prep basketball championships in Sacramento on Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m., right before St. Joseph Notre Dame tips off in the boys Division V final at Power Balance Pavilion.

Our writers will also bring you updates from each of the games, including Bishop O’Dowd girls in the Div. III final (1 p.m.) and the Berkeley girls in the Div. I final (6 p.m.).


Live blog: CIF State basketball championships in Sacramento, Friday, 1:15 p.m.

Get in-game updates from the CIF State prep basketball championships in Sacramento on Friday, beginning at 1:15 p.m. from the boys Division II final between Salesian High and Price of Los Angeles.

Our writers will also bring you updates all game long from all of the games at Power Balance Pavilion Friday, including Mitty’s Division II title game vs. La Costa Canyon at 8 p.m.


YAF All Star Classic on March 30

Yay Area’s Finest, well known in the local boys basketball community for its mix tapes, is hosting an all star game on Friday, March 30 at El Cerrito High. The inaugural YAF All Star Classic begins with a dunk contest at 7 p.m. and the game is at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30. General admission is $8 and it’s $5 for students with ID.

Here are the all-important rosters:

Orange Team

Coach: Kelvin Potts
Langston Morris-Walker, Berkeley
Richard Longrus Jr., Bishop O’Dowd
Tajai Johnson, Vallejo
Jamil Brown, Oakland
Trevor Priest, Santa Teresa-San Jose
Lawrence Otis, McClymonds
Dulani Robinson, McClymonds
Matt Donlan, Capital Christian-Sacramento
Justin Johnson, El Cerrito
Amadi Udenyi, De La Salle
Jelani Hardaway, Freedom
Chris Woods, Delta Charter-Tracy

Black Team

Coach: Michael Booker, El Cerrito
Michael Bryson, Foothill-Sacramento
Kyi Thomas, Sheldon-Sacramento
Taylor Johns, Sacred Heart Cathedral-S.F.
Theo Johnson, Franklin-Elk Grove
Kendall Jackson, Bishop O’Dowd
Larry Wickett, Vallejo
Josh Fox, Sacred Heart Cathedral-S.F.
Matt Mareno, Redwood-Larkspur
Parker Uu, Jesuit-Carmichael
Rodney Cook, Jesse Bethel-Vallejo
Erik Kinney, Sacramento
Olajuwon Garner, Deer Valley

All state basketball championships to be televised

High school basketball fans who can’t make it to Sacramento this weekend are in luck. Comcast SportsNet will be televising all 10 games. CSN California will have the Division I-IV games while the Division V games played Saturday morning will be on CSN Bay Area. Recently only the Division I and Division II games have aired. Every game except for the Division I games on Saturday will be aired live. The Division I boys will be aired at 10 p.m. on Saturday while the girls will be shown at midnight.

Jimmy, Ben and I will also have the live blog going this weekend, so be sure to join us here, too.
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