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Oderah Chidom makes USA Under-17 squad

Oderah Chidom of Bishop O’Dowd High was selected to the USA Under-17 women’s basketball team.
Chidom, a 6-foot-4 forward, is part of a 12-player squad that will compete at the FIBA U17 World Championships in August.
A junior, Chidom helped Bishop O’Dowd win the Division III state championship this past season.

Posted on Sunday, May 20th, 2012
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Gabby Green, Oderah Chidom invited to try out for USA under-17 team

Bishop O’Dowd junior Oderah Chidom and St. Mary’s sophomore Gabby Green are among 35 players invited to try out for USA Basketball’s under-17 girls team.
Green, a 6-foot-1 point guard, participated in last year’s under-16 team trials. Chidom, a 6-foot-4 forward who helped O’Dowd win a Division III state championship this season, is participating in Team USA trials for the first time.
The trials will be held May 17-20 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

Posted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
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Huffman, Waters honored by Cal-Hi Sports

Carondelet senior Hannah Huffman and Bishop O’Dowd junior K.C. Waters were both honored as top players in their respective divisions by Cal-High Sports today.

Huffman, who will play at Notre Dame next year, was named the state’s  Division II player of the year. The four-year starter averaged 18.7 points and seven rebounds this year for the Cougars playing a variety of positions. In her career, she helped Carondelet accumulate four league championships and three North Coast Section titles. They reached the NorCal finals three times and the state title game twice.

Waters was named California’s Division III player of the year after leading Bishop O’Dowd to its first ever state championship. The 6-1 forward, who was also honored by Cal-Hi Sports as its Freshman of the Year two seasons ago, averaged 14 points and 12 points this year. She’s the No. 34 ranked prospect in the class of 2013 and has numerous Division I college offers to choose from. Waters named the East Bay Player of the Year.

Posted on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
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2012 All-East Bay girls basketball

Here is the 2012 All-East Bay girls basketball team, as selected by the Bay Area News Group-East Bay.

Player of the Year: K.C. Waters, Bishop O’Dowd

Coach of the Year: Kelly Sopak, Miramonte

FIRST TEAM

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Posted on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
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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.

Posted on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
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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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Posted on Monday, March 19th, 2012
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Girls basketball: All-league lists

So far we’ve received all-league lists for the OAL, MVAL, EBAL and BSAL. I’ll update this post as we receive the others.
Edit: Added DVAL on 2/28

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Posted on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
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NCS girls basketball brackets

UPDATE: It was determined on Monday that Campolindo is not eligible for the postseason. The Cougars do not meet the NCS criteria of having more wins than losses in their overall record, division record or league record (11-14 overall, 6-6 in league, 6-6 in division). So the Cougars have been pulled out of the bracket and the teams seeded below them all get a bump up. Check below for new pairings.

DIVISION I
Tuesday’s first round

No. 9 Granada (16-10) at No. 8 Foothill (14-12), 7 p.m.
No. 13 Pittsburg (14-12) at No. 4 Castro Valley (19-7), 7 p.m.
No. 12 Livermore (13-13) at No. 5 Heritage (22-4), 7 p.m.
No. 10 Amador Valley (16-10) at No. 7 James Logan (19-8) 7 p.m.
No. 14 Liberty (17-9) at No. 3 Mission San Jose (25-2), 7 p.m.
No. 11 Santa Rosa (18-9) at No. 6 Monte Vista (21-5), 7 p.m.
Friday’s quarterfinals
Foothill/Granada winner at No. 1 Berkeley (23-2), 7 p.m.
Amador Valley/James Logan winner at No. 2 Deer Valley (19-7), 6:30 p.m.
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Posted on Sunday, February 19th, 2012
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East Bay girls basketball poll — 2/13

No new teams enter the fold, but there is some minor shuffling.

Team Record Points Last week
1. Bishop O’Dowd (6) 21-3 90 1
2. Carondelet 21-3 84 2
3. Berkeley 21-2 78 3
4. Miramonte 24-0 72 4
5. St. Mary’s 20-6 66 5
t6. Dougherty Valley 16-8 57 6
t6. Salesian 23-3 57 7
8. Deer Valley 17-7 48 8
9. Heritage 19-4 40 t10
10. Mission S.J. 22-2 34 t10
11. Monte Vista 19-5 32 9
12. Alameda 19-6 25 12
13. James Logan 18-7 19 13
14. Foothill 13-11 10 15
15. Dublin 15-8 9 14

Also receiving votes: None. The East Bay Prep Girls Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay. Records are as of Saturday.

Posted on Monday, February 13th, 2012
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East Bay girls basketball poll — 2/6

Hardly any movement this week.

Team Record Points Last week
1. Bishop O’Dowd (6) 19-2 90 1
2. Carondelet 18-3 84 2
3. Berkeley 20-2 78 3
4. Miramonte 22-0 72 4
5. St. Mary’s 17-6 66 5
6. Dougherty Valley 15-7 60 6
7. Salesian 20-3 54 7
8. Deer Valley 15-6 48 8
9. Monte Vista 18-4 39 9
t10. Heritage 18-4 34 t10
t10. Mission San Jose 20-2 34 t10
12. Alameda 17-6 24 12
13. James Logan 16-7 19 13
14. Dublin 13-8 8 14
15. Foothill 11-11 5 NR

Also receiving votes: Granada (15-7, 3 points), Moreau Catholic (13-8, 2). The East Bay Prep Girls Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay. Records are as of Monday.

Posted on Monday, February 6th, 2012
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