Local roundup: Jan. 31
SIMI VALLEY 73, AGOURA 67
Highlights: — Michael Maza led the team in scoring with 20 points. Brad Lewis scored 14 points. Agoura — Doug Shumway scored 17 points. Michael Hatch scored 15 points.
Records: Simi Valley 21-1, 10-0 Marmonte League; Agoura 13-9, 6-4.
Simi Valley - Meza 20 pts; Jackson 15 pts; Lewis 14 pts; Cox 11 pts Agoura - Shumway 17 pts, Hatch 14 pts, 16 rbs; Graf 11 pts
Local roundup: Jan. 29
SIMI VALLEY 80 ROYAL 40
HIGHLIGHTS - Mike Meza's 20 points and Lorne Jackson's 17 sparked host Simi Valley (20-1, 9-0). Royal fell to 3-18, 0-9.
Simi Valley star climbing school, county career lists
By Derry Eads Monday, January 28, 2008
The Star's rankings
1. Simi Valley (20-1)
Comment: Pioneers have scored 80 or more points in a game 12 times.
Last week: Defeated Royal.
2. Thousand Oaks (15-6)
Comment: Last five games have been decided by five points or less.
Last week: Defeated Newbury Park.
3. Ventura (16-7)
Comment: James Ennis has scored 20 or more points nine times.
Last week: Defeated Santa Barbara.
4. Oak Park (15-5)
Comment: Last two wins have been over ranked teams.
Last week: Defeated Santa Clara.
5. Oxnard (14-8)
Comment: Yellowjackets have clinched share of league title.
Last week: Defeated Camarillo and Pacifica.
Upcoming: Wednesday: Simi Valley at Agoura, Moorpark at Thousand Oaks, Camarillo at Rio Mesa, Carpinteria at Oak Park. Friday: Buena vs. Ventura at Ventura College, Calabasas at Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley at Westlake, Oaks Christian at Santa Clara, Fillmore at St. Bonaventure.
Chasing records: Lorne Jackson of Simi Valley has moved up the ladder on several county and school career lists. With 274 career steals, Jackson has passed Wendell Nunnery, who had 264 thefts for Hueneme from 1990 to 1993, into second place on the all-county list. Newbury Park's Daniel Bobick holds the record with 315.
Jackson needs 18 assists to become only the 12th county player with 400 or more career assists. The senior is sixth on Simi Valley's career points list with 1,309.
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Simi Valley cracks Fab 50 National rankings
With its lone loss of the season an 84-83 setback Dec. 29 to No. 21 Dominguez of Compton (19-2) in the final of the MaxPreps Holiday Classic in San Diego, the Simi Valley boys' basketball team finally cracked the Rivals.com national Fab 50 poll, making its debut at No. 50.
Taft of Woodland Hills (18-3) moved up one spot to No. 20. The Toreadors play at 7 tonight at West Valley League rival Cleveland of Reseda (17-6).
Simi Valley (21-1), which has won eight in a row, plays at 7:30 tonight at Westlake (14-8) in a Marmonte League showdown. The Pioneers overcame a 23-point, third-quarter deficit in the teams' first meeting Jan. 7, before prevailing 88-86 in overtime.
Campbell Hall of North Hollywood (19-5) was ranked until last week, but fell out of the poll following a double-overtime loss Jan. 19 to No. 22 South Atlanta at Pauley Pavilion
To see the full Fab 50 national rankings, click below:
Rivals.com Fab 50 National Rankings
1 St. Anthony Jersey City NJ 15-0 2 Duncanville Duncanville TX 28-13 Yates Houston TX 21-2 4 St. Benedict's HS Newark NJ 17-1 5 Oak Hill Academy Mouth Of Wilson VA 21-3 6 Chester Chester PA 19-1 7 Rice New York NY 13-2 8 St. Patrick Elizabeth NJ 15-2 9 LeFlore Mobile Al 24-2 10 Mater Dei Santa Ana CA 23-011 St. Raymond's Bronx NY 14-2 12 Moeller Cincinnati OH 17-1 13 Norcross Norcross GA 18-1 14 Saginaw Saginaw MI 15-1 15 Simeon Chicago IL 18-2 16 Wheeler Marietta GA 20-2 17 Joel E. Ferris Spokane WA 16-0 18 Archbishop Mitty San Jose CA 18-1 19 Word Of God Christian Academy Raleigh NC 19-1 20 Taft Woodland Hills CA 18-3 21 Dominguez Compton CA 18-2 22 South Atlanta Atlanta GA 20-1 23 Abraham Lincoln Brooklyn NY 13-2 24 Benedictine School Richmond VA 20-3 25 Montrose Christian Rockville MD 13-226 Oregon City Oregon City OR 15-1 27 Santa Margarita Rancho Santa Margarita CA 21-2 28 Fairfax Los Angeles CA 17-329 Westchester Los Angeles CA 20-330 North Crowley Fort Worth TX 27-1 31 Lone Peak Highland UT 13-23 2 McClymonds Oakland CA 20-0 33 Homewood Flossmoor Flossmoor IL 15-1 34 Eisenhower Decatur IL 19-0 35 Gonzaga Silver Spring MD 20-1 36 Peabody Alexandria LA 31-0 37 New Albany New Albany IN 16-0 38 Ridgeway Memphis TN 18-1 39 Bryan Station Lexington KY 19-1 40 Whitney Young Chicago IL 18-3 41 Klein Forest Houston TX 24-2 42 Hopkins Minnetonka MN 15-0 43 Putnam City Oklahoma City OK 15-1 44 Dillard Ft Lauderdale FL 18-1 45 Montverde Academy Montverde FL 23-4 46 Mt St Josephs Baltimore MD 20-2 47 Starkville Starkville MS 20-1 48 Boyd Anderson Lauderdale Lakes FL 20-1 49 Marshall Metropolitan Chicago IL 18-3 50 Simi Valley Simi Valley CA 21-1
February 1, 2008
SVHS hoops team ranked ninth in state
The Simi Valley High boys' basketball team is one of the best squads in California, according to the latest rankings by CalHiSports.com.
The Pioneers (21-1 overall, 10-0 in the Marmonte League) were ranked No. 9 in the website's latest poll, released on Tuesday.
SVHS was No. 3 in the most recent CIFSouthern Section Division IIA coaches' poll. The Pioneers play at Westlake tonight.
"WE THREE AGREE!"