Click through OCVarsity’s slideshow of Stanley Johnson’s four memorable seasons at Mater Dei, which paved the way for his selection by the Detroit Pistons - No. 8 overall - in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night.
Katie Lou Samuelson started out her high school career as the little sister from a family full of outstanding basketball players. (OK, a little sister with a tremendous shooting touch.)
Now a senior, she is considered the top player in the nation. She has cleaned up on most of this season’s top national awards, including the
“One town, one team” is not the official motto of San Clemente High, although it accurately summarizes the close school-community relationship.
That dynamic produced one heck of an athlete this year.
By year’s end, the medical tape wrapped around her left elbow and the brace supporting her right knee had become just as essential to Katie Lou Samuelson’s game day attire as the scarlet jerseys and grey Nikes.
Newport Harbor High School
The Sailors senior finished as the CIF-SS singles runner-up in last weekend’s Individual Championships. Stalder topped Fullerton’s Eddie Gutierrez in the semis before dropping a three-set battle to Palos Verdes&rsqu
He posted a 1-over-par 73 at the SCGA So Cal Championship and won a two-hole sudden death playoff at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena to become the only Orange County golfer to make it to the CIF State championship this season.
Roberts helped the Mustangs finished second in the Crestview League and qualified for the CIF playoffs for the fifth consecutive year. She’s enrolled in Film Appreciation, Physics, AP Calculus, Language Arts and Economics. Roberts is also
McKinley is a three-year varsity swimmer for Brea Olinda. He set personal records this season in the 200 Free (1:58.17) and 500 Free (5:23.47). McKinley, who is this year’s valedictorian, is enrolled in ASB, AP Comparative Politics, AP
Olson, a senior outside hitter, had 24 kills, with 20 coming after the first set to lead the Breakers to Saturday’s 19-25, 30-28, 25-23, 25-19 victory over Saddleback Valley Christian in the CIF Southern California Division III regional fi
He fired a 1-under-par 71 at Talega Golf Club to help the Dolphins win the CIF-SS South Coast Team Regional and posted an even-par 71 at Mission Lakes Country Club in Desert Hot Springs to win the CIF-SS Individual Championship.
Yellin is a four-year varsity member of the Cougars’ swim team. She is also a two-year captain. She is taking five AP classes (calculus, Spanish, English literature, U.S. Government
Saddleback Valley Christian
The junior recorded 25 kills to lead the Warriors to a three-set victory over St. Margaret’s in the CIF-SS Division 4 final on Saturday. The victory gave the Warriors a third consecutive CIF-SS title. Dyer hit over .400 in th