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The 2022-23 high school basketball season has come to a close. Three local boys basketball teams were crowned CIF State champions this past weekend — Harvard-Westlake (Open Division), Notre Dame (Division I) and Valencia (Division IV).
Here are the notable all-league selections and awards from the area.
(Only first-team selections are listed.)
MVP: Trent Perry, Harvard-Westlake, Jr.
First team: Brady Dunlap, Harvard-Westlake, Sr.; Dusty Stromer, Notre Dame, Sr.; Caleb Foster, Notre Dame, Sr.; Jacob Huggins, Harvard-Westlake, Sr.; Jackson Mosley, St. Francis, Sr.; Ashton Hardaway, Sierra Canyon, Sr.; Mercy Miller, Notre Dame, Jr.
MVP: Nasir Meyer, Agoura, Jr.
First team: Elias Chin, Thousand Oaks, Jr.; Kayden Elsokary, Westlake, Sr.; Cooper Lucas, Newbury Park, Sr.; Trent MacLean, Thousand Oaks, So.; Austin Maziasz, Westlake, So.; Zane Miller, Agoura, Sr.; Gavin Murphy, Calabasas, Sr.
WEST VALLEY LEAGUE
Co-MVP: Keyon Kensie, Taft, Sr. and Naseef Lubowa, Birmingham, Jr.
First team: Bishop Brooks, Taft, Jr.; Adam Grissom, Taft, So.; Tyson Jackson, Birmingham, Sr.; Caleb Newton, Birmingham, Fr.; Dylan Vo, Granada Hills, Jr.; Noah Ramirez, Granada Hills, Sr.; Kamari King, Cleveland, So.; Alijah Arenas, Chatsworth, Fr.; Quian Khawaja, El Camino Real, So.
MVP: Andrew Meadow, West Ranch, Sr.
First team: Lincoln Phillips, Canyon, Sr.; Max Tengan, Saugus, Sr.; Bryce Bedgood, Valencia, Jr.; Mikah Ballew, Valencia, Sr.; Jaqari Miles, West Ranch, Sr.; Jazz Gardner, West Ranch, Sr.
West Ranch’s Andrew Meadow dunks the ball against St. John Bosco in the first round of pool play games in the CIF Southern Section Open Division playoffs February 10, 2023.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)
COASTAL CANYON LEAGUE
Co-MVP: Ryder Mjoen, Simi Valley, Jr. and Isaiah Sherrard, Oak Park, Sr.
First team: Caleb Peters, Simi Valley, Sr.; Justin Rener, Simi Valley, Jr.; Trey McDonald, Oak Park, Sr.; Sheshsha Henderson, Oak Park, Jr.; Chase Aronowitz, Camarillo, Sr.; Tyler Hook, Camarillo, Jr.; Lucas Fenske, Moorpark, Sr.; Drew Romano, Royal, Sr.
Co-MVP: Jovan Jester, Pasadena, Jr. and Mikail Grigoryan, Crescenta Valley, Sr.
First team: Fidel Cabrera, Pasadena, Sr.; Jason Guyton, Pasadena, Sr.; Armen Yetenekian, Crescenta Valley, Sr.; Saadiq Moore, Muir, Sr.; Sattwik Banerjee, Burbank, Sr.; Sam Horning, Burroughs, Sr.
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GOLD COAST LEAGUE
MVP: Isaiah Chappell, Crossroads, Sr.
First team: Gavin Hightower, Windward, So.; Jeremiah Hampton, Windward, So.; MJ Coleman, Brentwood, Sr.; Kyle Sardo, Viewpoint, Sr.; Aaron Powell, Campbell Hall, Jr.; Coco Britt, Crossroads, So.; Nils Cooper, Crossroads, Sr.
MVP: Malik Larane, Knight, Sr.
First team: Darrius Freeman, Knight, Sr.; Corion Hubbard, Knight, Sr.; Da’Vian Brooks, Knight, So.; Jaidyn Norman, Quartz Hill, Jr.; Houston Brown-Stokes, Quartz Hill, Sr.; Tyler Ervin, Quartz Hill, Sr.; Amir Johnson, Eastside, Sr.; Makael Carter, Eastside, Sr.; William Young Jr., Littlerock, Jr.; Sean Morgan, Littlerock, Jr.; Ben Estrada, Highland, Sr.; Devin Gully, Highland, Sr.; David Harper, Palmdale, Sr.; Ryan Calimlim, Lancaster, Sr.; Kiwan Sims Jr., Antelope Valley, Jr.