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All-SoCalHoops Teams: D-IA Southern
Section Top Players--(Mar. 22, 2001)

Later tomorrow (Friday) the Southern Section of the CIF will release the SCIBCA "All-CIF" lists.  There will be one or two players of the year in each division and 8 first team players, and 8 second team players selected from all of the teams and players in each of the divisions (actually D-VAA and VA will have 10 and 10, but that's because they are the only two divisions with more than 45 teams, in fact they both have 75 teams each).

The selections below are not  the All-CIF lists.  While we've tried to use some of the same criteria in making our selections (i.e., this is not an "All-Tournament" team, but is meant simply to honor those who have had particularly good seasons), obviously we've selected many more players than you will eventually see on the CIF's lists when they are released.

We also want to stress the fact that,  as we write this,  we have no idea who has been selected by the Southern Section for their honors. But we know who we think deserves special recognition.  So we've put together "All-SoCalHoops" teams for every division.   In doing so, we have not limited the selections in first team or second team to any artificial number.  If we thought someone deserved to be first team and there happened to be more than 8 players so be it.  If there were more players than "spots" for those who deserved second team honors, we created more spots.  Hey, these are our lists and we can do what we want, right? Oh, and just to stress the inclusiveness of what we're trying to do, we also created a category of "Honorable Mention."  We figured if it's good enough for the AP College All-American selection committee to have such a category,   it's good enough for us.

In any event, some people will obviously disagree with our selections, and others will agree.  Can't please everyone, and by the way, we're not trying to either.  These lists are about the players.   And we had an enormously difficult time with all of the lists, but especially D-IA, where there seemed to be just so many good players.

To all who made this a great high school season, congratulations from SoCalHoops.

Division I-A

Player of the Year

Cedric Bozeman  6'-5" Sr. G     Mater Dei

All-SoCalHoops D-IA First Team

Shaddean Aaron   6'-6" Jr. F   Claremont
Chad Bigler   6'-5" Sr. F   Foothill
Evan Bull   6'-6" Sr. F   El Dorado
Joseph Frazier   6'-3" Sr. G   Muir
Quinn Hawking   6'-4" Sr. SG   Anaheim
Donnell Jury   6'-2" Sr. G   Pacific
Danny Lambert   6'-5" Sr. G   Woodbridge
Michah Lombard   6'-6" Sr. F   Claremont
Matt MacGinnis   6'-2" So. G   Villa Park
Cory McJimson   6'-6" Sr. F   Fontana
Tony Melum   6'-6" Jr. F   Newport Harbor
Shaun Michel   6'-3" Sr. PG   Mater Dei
David Patten   6'-8" Jr. F   El Dorado
Ricky Porter   6'-2" Sr. G   Mater Dei
Derron Putnam   6'-2" Jr. G   Canyon (Anaheim)
Jamal Sampson   6'-11" Sr. C   Mater Dei
Harrison Schaen   6'-9" So. F   Mater Dei
Lance Soderberg   6'-9" Jr. F   Corona Centennial
Dustin Villepigue   6'-9" Sr. F   Simi Valley
Jamaal Williams   6'-6" Sr. F/G   Corona Centennial
Trayvon Williams   6'-6" So. F   Fontana
Aaron Yarnal   6'-0" Sr. G   Newport Harbor

All-SoCalHoops D-IA Second Team

Chris Adams   6'-6" Sr. C   Pacific
Brian Baker   6'-0" Sr. G   Mater Dei
Matt Baranick   5'-10" Sr. G   Canyon (Anaheim)
Travis Delgado   6'-6" Sr. F   Mater Dei
Josh Dunaj   6'-0" Sr. G   Riverside Poly
Brian Easterly   6'-4" Sr. F   Ventura
Tyler Ebell   5'-10" Sr. G   Ventura
Kyle Egkan   6'-8" Sr. F   Villa Park
Tashaan Forehan-Kelly   6'-3" Sr. G   Woodbridge
Travis Gabler   6'-3" Sr. G   Mater Dei
Aaron Garcia   6'-2" Sr. F   Damien
Nate Gilkes   6'-2" So. G   Troy
Bryan Gonzales   6'-4" Sr. G   Corona Centennial
Patrick Haddan   6'-1" Jr. G   Woodbridge
Jamaal Hall   6'-3" Jr. G   Muir
Chad Krogh   6'-0" Sr. G   Saugus
Kris Maxey   6'-3" Sr. G   Temescal Canyon
Teddy Meyers   5'-9" Sr. G   Lancaster
Corey Miller   6'-1" So. PG   Villa Park
Matt Nelsen   6'-2" Sr. G   Canyon (Canyon Country)
Sean Phaler   6'-9" So. F   Villa Park
JR Reese   6'-3" Jr. G   Corona Centennial
Giovanni St. Amant   6'-2" Jr. G   St. John Bosco
Mike Strawberry   6'-5" Jr. G/F   Mater Dei
David Sybesma   6'-5" Sr. G   Corona Centennial
Sean Terrell   6'-1" Sr. G   Claremont
Jared Weaver   6'-3" Sr. G   Simi Valley
Bryan Williams   6'-1" Sr. G   Corona Centennial
Chase Wixom   6'-4" Sr. F   Mira Costa
Jackson Wood   6'-7" Sr. F   Riverside Poly
Horace Wormley   5'-4" Sr. PG   Muir
Michael Wright   6'-4" Sr. F/C   Lancaster
Jason Zimmer   6'-11" Sr. C   Perris

All SoCalHoops D-IA Honorable Mention Team

Tunde Alonge   6'-4" Sr. G   Rio Mesa
Ryan Bradshaw   6'-2" Sr. SG   Simi Valley
Clay Carmody   6'-6" Jr. C   Sunny Hills
Ryan Cobos   5'-10" Sr. G   Buena
Ralph David   5'-10" Sr. G   Damien
Seth Davis   6'-6" Jr. F   Muir
Marcus Espinosa   6'-0" Sr. G   Katella
Anthony Gamboa   5'-11" Sr. G   Lancaster
Antonio Gilliam   5'-9" Sr. G   Perris
Aaron Gipson   5'-9" Jr. G   Fontana
Trent Hardeman   6'-4" So. G   Troy
Travis Hardeman   6'-5" So. F   Troy
Ryan Hollins   6'-10" Jr. C   Muir
Marc Holmquist   5'-8" Jr. G   Saugus
Chris Johnson   6'-1" Sr. G   Perris
Robert Miller   6'-8" Sr. F   Canyon (Anaheim)
Justin Muzalski   6'-0" Sr. F   Saugus
Shedrack Okoebor   6'-2" Sr.G   Fontana
Greg Perrine   6'-0" Jr. G   Newport Harbor
Brice Prather   6'-8" Jr. F   Villa Park
Erik Soderberg   6'-9" Sr. F   Corona Centennial
John Temidara   6'-3" Sr. F/C   Santa Fe
Aaron Tudor   6'-2" Jr. G   Trabuco Hills
Phillip Tyson   6'-4" Sr. F   Katella
Brian Waite   6'-5" Sr. F   Canyon (Canyon Country)
James Webster   6'-4"  Jr. F   Trabuco Hills
Kevin Zhang   6'-2" So. F   Arroyo

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