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All-SoCalHoops Teams: D-IIA 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.  

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

Division II-A

Co-Players of the Year:

Josh Childress   6'-6" Sr. F   Mayfair
Dijon Thompson   6'-5" Sr. G/F   Redondo Union

All-SoCalHoops D-IIA First Team

Omar Amaral   5'-11" Jr. G   Bolsa Grande
Torin Beeler   6'-5" Sr. G   Ocean View
Virgil Bobar   6'-6" So. F   Fullerton
Geoffrey Clayton   6'-3" Jr. G   Magnolia
Marques Crane   6'-4" Sr. G   Ocean View
Edwin Draughan   6'-5" Sr. G   Mayfair
Steve Graybill   6'-1" Jr. G   Dos Pueblos
Jonathan Haywood   6'-5" Jr. G   Bishop Amat
Bryant Markson   6'-6" Jr. G/F   Monrovia
Tony Roberts   6'-1" Sr. G   Artesia
Wendell White   6'-4" So. F   Redondo Union
Adam Zahn   6'-7" Jr. F   Redondo Union

All-SoCalHoops D-IIA Second Team

Ronald Allen   6'-8" Jr. F   Artesia
Aaron Bobik   6'-4" Sr. G   Newbury Park
Vincent Bryant   6'-2" Sr. G   Magnolia
Adam Carlson   6'-5" Sr. F   Newbury Park
Chris Dean   6'-6" Jr. F   Bonita
Germaine Dixon   6'-2" Sr. G   Monrovia
Keith Ellison   6'-2" Jr. G   Redondo Union
Malcolm Herron   6'-3" Sr. F   Artesia
Matt McCraw   6'-1" Jr. G   Mayfair
Brian McFadden 6'-0" So. G Mayfair
Darrell Moore   6'-3" Sr. G   Glenn
Ryan O'Hara   6'-7" Jr. F   Monrovia
Ryan Reyes   6'-0" Sr. PG   Artesia
Richard VanZant   6'-4" Sr. F   Rosemead
Josh Zazulia   6'-3" Jr. G   Palm Desert

All-SoCalHoops D-IIA Honorable Mention Team

Donte Bradford   6'-0" Jr. G   Mayfair
Nick Brown   6'-7" Sr. F   Charter Oak
Trent Cleveland   6'-1" Jr. G   Burbank
Roneal Coleman   6'-2" Sr. F   Magnolia
Tyree Collier   6'-3" Sr. F   Monrovia
Patrick Conrad   6'-3" Sr. G   Glenn
David Doan   6'-2" So. G/F   Bolsa Grande
Sharif Elkhaidy   6'-1" Jr. G   Charter Oak
Chris Erbe   5'-10" Sr. G   Hesperia
Daniel Fells   6'-4" Sr. F   Fullerton
Lewie Helton 6'-1" Sr. G Mayfair
Dionte Harris   6'-2" So. G   Palm Desert
Thomas Herring   6'-6" Fr. C   Monrovia
Jamal Holden   6'-3" Jr. G   Apple Valley
Sky Holm   6'-3" Sr. F   Calabasas
Ramsey Jarrar   6'-4" Sr. C   Bonita
Damon Jenkins   6'-3" Sr. G   Dos Pueblos
Randy Jimenez   6'-2" Sr. F   Bishop Amat
Lavell Lacy   6'-3" Jr. F   Hesperia
Alex Leiva 6'-3" Sr. C Mayfair
Darron Lewis   6'-0" Sr. G   Culver City
Shomari McLemore   5'-11" Sr. G   Newbury Park
Ryan Meiuller   6'-8" Jr. F   Artesia
Paul Meynen   6'-11" Jr. C   Redondo Union
Carlton Murray   6'-3" Jr. F   Apple Valley
Paul Porter   6'-1" So. G   Bishop Amat
Chris Randall   6'-6" Jr. F   Newbury Park
Frank Reed   5'-9" Sr. PG   Burbank
Ken Sherman   6'-4" Sr. F   Dos Pueblos
Neal Smith   6'-7" Sr. C   Ocean View
Kevin Sweeney   6'-0" So. G   Temple City

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