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Dougherty Valley’s Trey Hoskins commits to Weber State

Dougherty Valley High senior wide receiver/defensive back Trey Hoskins has orally committed to Weber State, he announced on Twitter on Sunday.

“The next 4 years I’m going to be a wildcat lol going from Dvhs wildcats to Weber wildcat”, Hoskins tweeted.

The 6-foot-3, 165-pound Hoskins was selected as a first-team all-Diablo Foothill Athletic League defensive back this past fall. In 10 games last season, he had 31 total tackles and two interceptions. Offensively, he caught 43 passes for 574 yards and eight touchdowns.

Hoskins committed to Hawaii in September, according to espn.go.com. In his tweet Sunday, Hoskins wrote “This has been a long process and I guess my other school wasn’t meant to be.”

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Jim Harbaugh makes recruiting swing through East Bay

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Photo by Trine Gallegos/Antioch High School                                                                                                                     On Jan. 19, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh paid a visit to Antioch High School and junior Najee Harris, the state’s No. 1 high school running back. The meeting included (from left) Wolverine defensive line coach Greg Mattison, Michigan tight ends coach Jay Harbaugh, AHS principal Louie Rocha, Harbaugh, AHS offensive coordinator Brett Dudley and AHS head coach John Lucido. In mid-December Harris was visited by the head coaches from Notre Dame and Cal.

Michigan coach and web-celeb Jim Harbaugh hit stops in the East Bay on Tuesday, as evidenced by numerous posts on social media that showed Harbaugh at Antioch and De La Salle high schools.

Harbaugh visited the De La Salle campus today to visit uncommitted prize recruits Devin Asiasi and Boss Tagaloa, De La Salle coach Justin Alumbaugh confirmed to Phil Jensen of Bay Area News Group via text. Both players will also be visiting Michigan this weekend, Alumbaugh confirmed.

Last week, Asiasi, a tight end ranked 44th in the ESPN 300 for the class of 2016, narrowed his list of college choices to five, in no specific order: Alabama, Michigan, USC, UCLA and Washington. Tagaloa is 95th on the ESPN list.

Harbaugh was also at Antioch High today, to try and land junior running back sensation Najee Harris, who made an early oral commitment to Alabama last spring. ESPN ranks Harris seventh in the nation for 2017 recruits. Wherever Harbaugh goes, cameras are put to use. He joined Antioch officials, including principal Louie Rocha, head coach John Lucido and offensive coordinator Brett Dudley for a photo.

Dudley later tweeted about meeting Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin. And the wheels keep turning in the recruiting world.

Special thanks to Trine Gallegos for the photo at Antioch High.

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East Bay high school basketball scores for Tuesday, Jan. 19

Here’s what scheduled for tonight. Several teams are off after playing in Martin Luther King Jr. Day events on Monday. But most of the EBAL (including Foothill boys, below) is playing, along with the MVAL and TCAL.

Check back here for updates as final scores roll in.

Foothill High’s Seth Cobb (4), right, gets past Castro Valley High’s Micah Copeland (11) in the third period of their Tim Cole Memorial Tournament held at American High in Fremont, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015. Foothill High went on to win the fifth place tournament match 63-42. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

Foothill High’s Seth Cobb (4), right, gets past Castro Valley High’s Micah Copeland (11) in the third period of their Tim Cole Memorial Tournament held at American High in Fremont, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015. Foothill High went on to win the fifth place tournament match 63-42. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

BOYS BASKETBALL
BCL EAST
Athenian 59, College Prep 56
Valley Christian 64, Bay Tech 53
Gateway 52, Head-Royce 40

EBAL
San Ramon Valley 64, California 52
Granada 65, Foothill 57
Monte Vista 71, Livermore34

MVAL
James Logan 81, American 37
Newark Memorial 71, Irvington 52
Moreau 65, Washington 45
Kennedy 51, Mission San Jose 49

TCAL-STONE
Albany 77, Richmond 33
John Swett 65, Kennedy 59
Pinole Valley 65, De Anza 47

TCAL-ROCK
El Cerrito 73, Hercules 39
St. Joseph Notre Dame at St. Patrick-St. Vincent, not available

GIRLS BASKETBALL

BCL EAST
College Prep 35, Athenian 28

EBAL
Cal 39,San Ramon Valley 35
Granada 55, Foothill 50
Monte Vista 61, Livermore 54
Carondelet d. Amador Valley, score not available

MVAL
James Logan 49, American 42
Newark Memorial 58, Irvington 39
Moreau 63, Washington 40
Mission San Jose 46, Kennedy18

TCAL-ROCK
Pinole Valley 59, Kennedy 49
St. Joseph Notre Dame 63, St. Patrick-St. Vincent 54

TCAL-STONE
El Cerrito 43, John Swett 39
De Anza at Albany, 7 p.m.

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East Bay high school girls soccer rankings

Here are our second East Bay high school girls soccer rankings. Records are through Saturday. Expect some shuffling this week as the top four teams face off, including a rivalry match-up between Monte Vista and San Ramon Valley on Tuesday that I’ll be covering. Check contracostatimes.com/high-school-sports for that recap.

  1. Carondelet (12-0-1)
  2. Monte Vista (8-1-3)
  3. San Ramon Valley (9-2-1)
  4. California (7-3-1)
  5. Las Lomas (11-0-2)
  6. Acalanes (6-0-2)
  7. Liberty (6-5-1)
  8. Saint Mary’s (8-1-1)
  9. Piedmont (8-1-1)
  10. Foothill (8-5-1)
  11. Alhambra (8-2-2)
  12. Clayton Valley Charter (7-3-2)
  13. Pinole Valley (9-1-1)
  14. Bishop O’Dowd (7-3-1)
  15. Livermore (6-5-1)

Others considered: Castro Valley (8-3), Dougherty Valley (7-5-1), Dublin (7-5-3), College Park (8-3-2), Washington (7-4-2).

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MLK Classic lineup for Monday’s games

A number of top East Bay high school boys basketball teams will face squads from out of their area at the MLK Classic on Jan. 18 at Cal’s Haas Pavilion. Here’s the lineup:

10 a.m. – Albany vs. Newark Memorial

11:30 a.m. – Berkeley vs. Manteca

1 p.m. – Salesian-Richmond vs. Sacred Heart Cathedral-S.F.

2:30 p.m. – El Cerrito vs. The Albany Academies-N.Y.

4 p.m. – Moreau Catholic vs. Sacramento

5:45 p.m. – De La Salle vs. Orange Lutheran

7:30 p.m. – Bishop O’Dowd vs. St. Francis-Mountain View

 

 

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Water polo: All-North Coast Section teams

Here are the All-NCS boys and girls water polo lists as selected by coaches.

BOYS

Division 1

MVP

Dylan Woodhead (Sir Francis Drake) Sr.

First team

Tyler Abramson (Miramonte) Jr., Brannan Hacket (San Ramon Valley) Sr., Jacob Halle (Las Lomas) Sr., Yurii Hanley (Campolindo) Sr., Jake Simpson (De La Salle) Sr., Cole Stevens (Campolindo) Sr., Brendan Supple (Acalanes) Sr., Mikey Williams (San Ramon Valley) Sr., Dylan Woodhead (Sir Francis Drake) Sr., Alex Zamanian (Miramonte) Sr., Nikhil Suri (Campolindo) Sr.

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De La Salle football star Devin Asiasi lists his top five colleges

De La Salle High School’s Devin Asiasi tweeted his top five college choices last night. In no specific order, he listed Alabama, Michigan, USC, UCLA and Washington.

Asiasi is listed as the No. 15 senior football player in the nation, regardless of position, in the ESPN 300, and the No. 2 senior tight end in the nation. The 6-foot-5, 270-pound Asiasi is also listed as the No. 2 California senior in the nation, regardless of position, in the ESPN ranking. He had 17 catches for 311 yards (an 18.3 yards per catch average) with five touchdowns last season.

According to espn.go.com, Asiasi is scheduled to visit Washington on Friday, Michigan on Jan. 22 and USC on Jan. 29. He visited UCLA in December.