April 03, 2014
LAWT News Services
John Wooden Player of the Year and leading City Player of the Year candidate Elijah Stewart and El Camino Real star Julian Richardson will join forces to lead the City Section boy’s team at Collision XVI at Redondo Union High School on April 19, it was announced today.
Steward of Westchester High led the Comets to the Open Southern California Regional Championship where it faltered to Mater Dei, and Richardson along with fellow teammates Meleke Haynes and Evan Wardlow propelled El Camino Real to the boys Division I City title over Westchester.
In all five players from the City D-I title tilt were selected to represent the boys City team in Stewart, Westchester’s Nick Hamilton, Wardlow, Haynes and Richardson. Narbonne’s Uchenna Okeneme and Reverend Maduakor, Sylmar’s Devenir Duruisseau, Rancho Dominguez 7-footer William Brooks, Washington Brandon Crawford, San Pedro’s Quincy Thomas, University’s Darnell Bettis and Fairfaix duo of Olisaemeka Nwachie and Sage Woodruff complete the team.
The City boys will be coached by Narbonne’s Coach of the Year candidate Anthony Hilliard.
View Park’s Mareshah Farmer, who led the City in scoring with a 29 point per game scoring average, will lead a City girl’s team that features Narbonne’s Jade Everage Narbonne and Kayla Brady, Judith Espinoza of Eagle Rock, Irma Munoz of Garfield and LACES dynamo of Sara Mills- LACES and Liran Schahaf. Rounding out the team will be Jasmyne Davis and Brianna Wade of Washington Prep, Stephanie Perez of Torres, Lupe Cruz of Southeast, Palisades’ Kylie Bethel and Hayley Hutt-Palisades. Jessica Torres of Garfield will coach the Girls City team.
The City Boys lead the Southern Boys 8-7 and the Southern Girls have dominated their city rivals 12-3. The girl’s game will tip at 5:30p.m. and the boy’s game will begin at 7p.m. Tickets are $10.