3/19-3/25 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2019 Morse DB Shamar Martin picked up offers from Oregon and Arizona State.
  • 2018 Torrey Pines PG Finn Sullivan picked up an offer from American University.
  • 2020 Cathedral Catholic ATH Jordan Allen picked up his first offer, from Syracuse University.

Baseball:

  • The 68th Annual Lions Baseball Tournament begins on Monday and runs through Thursday in San Diego. 144 teams will compete in 10 divisions.
  • 2018 San Marcos C/Stanford-signee Vincent Martinez hit a walk-off grand slam to help San Marcos to a 9-6 win over #4 La Costa Canyon.

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Alumni:

  • 2010 Mira Mesa grad Damien Williams signed with the Kansas City Chiefs following four seasons with the Miami Dolphins.

3/12-3/18 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • Michigan offered 2019 Carlsbad ATH Jacob Asa Turner.
  • 2018 La Jolla Country Day G Alex Cho committed to MIT.
  • California offered 2019 Torrey Pines OL Brian Driscoll.
  • 2019 Madison RB Kenan Christon picked up offers from Stanford and UCLA.
  • 2020 St. Augustine Catcher Angelo Peraza committed to USD.

Basketball:

  • The Basketball season in San Diego came to an end as Christian lost to View Park in the D4 Regional Final.
    • San Marcos and Mater Dei Catholic girls teams both lost in the regional finals as well, ending their seasons.

Alumni:

  • Valhalla grad Jordan Qsar, a redshirt-junior at Pepperdine University, hit a 3-run home run, a grand slam, and pitched the 9th inning, in a 11-7 win over New Mexico.

3/5-3/11 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2018 Torrey Pines G Finn Sullivan picked up his first two offers, from Brown and Delaware.
  • 2019 Helix LB Michael Shawcroft picked up offers from Brown and San Jose State, and Nevada.
  • 2019 Carlsbad ATH Jacob Asa Turner picked up offers from Kansas State and Dartmouth.
  • 2019 Oceanside ATH Kyrin Beachem picked up his first offer, from Idaho.

Basketball:

  • The 2017-18 All-CIF Basketball Teams were announced on Saturday.

  • After a week of CIF State Playoffs, only three teams from San Diego are still alive.
    • Division 4: (13) Christian will play @ (1) Hillcrest on Tuesday.
    • Division 5: (5) San Diego will play @ (1) Santa Clarita Christian on Tuesday.
    • Division 5: (11) Southwest SD will play @ (7) Van Nuys on Tuesday.

Baseball:

  • The Union-Tribune Preseason Baseball Poll

  • With the 2018 Baseball season getting started, the Kendra Couch Classic is a good opening tournament supporting a great cause.

Alumni:

  • 2010 La Costa Canyon grad Kenny Stills recently completed a road trip for social justice. Here’s his thread.

  • 2018 Mission Hills grad Jack Tuttle graduated HS early, and it participating in spring drills at Utah.

  • 2016 Mission Bay grad Justin Moore announced he will transfer following two seasons playing basketball for Georgia Tech.
  • 2017 Sage Creek grad Sam Wezniak has had a great start to his collegiate baseball career @ Cal.

2/26-3/4 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2019 Morse ATH Shamar Martin picked up offers from Arizona and Washington State.
  • 2018 Point Loma F Kyle Johnson committed to Cal State-Monterey Bay.
  • 2019 Madison ATH Daniel Stokes picked up his first offer, from Columbia.
  • 2019 Madison RB Kenan Christon picked up an offer from Washington State.
  • 2019 Torrey Pines OL Brian Driscoll picked up his first offer, from San Diego.

Basketball:

  • As East County Sports first reported, 2018 Foothills Christian F/Arizona State commit Taeshon Cherry was expelled from school on Thursday.
  • The Local CIF Basketball Champions in San Diego were crowned this past weekend.
    • Open Division- Mission Bay over Foothills Christian, 52-42
    • Division 1- Santa Fe Christian over El Camino, 63-52.
    • Division 2- Parker over Christian, 69-52.
    • Division 3- Mt. Miguel over Carlsbad, 79-76 in 3OT.
    • Division 4- San Diego over Southwest EC, 56-54.
    • Division 5- Southwest SD over San Diego Academy, 77-38.
  • CIF State Playoffs were announced.
    • Open Division-
      • (6) Mission Bay @ (3) Bishop Montgomery
      • (7) Foothills Christian @ (2) Sierra Canyon
    • Division 1-
      • (2) Torrey Pines vs. (15) Taft
      • (11) Mater Dei Catholic @ (6) Chino Hills
      • (13) Vista @ (4) Rancho Christian
    • Division 2-
      • (4) St. Augustine vs. (13) Van Nuys Birmingham
      • (9) San Marcos @ (8) Pasadena Muir
      • (10) La Jolla Country Day @ (7) Riverside Poly
    • Division 3-
      • (6) Santa Fe Christian vs. (11) Murrieta Mesa
      • (9) El Camino @ (8) Riverside Notre Dame
      • (14) Orange Glen @ (3) Crean Lutheran
    • Division 4-
      • (8) Parker vs. (9) Covina
      • (12) Mt. Miguel @ (5) Rolling Hills Prep
      • (13) Christian @ (4) Segerstrom
      • (16) Carlsbad @ (1) Hillcrest
    • Division 5-
      • (5) San Diego vs. (12) Canoga Park
      • (11) Southwest SD vs. (6) La Puente
  • The San Diego Prep Insider Video Podcast following the Division 1 Championship

Alumni:

  • Five former San Diego Football standouts participated in the NFL Combine this weekend.
    • RB Royce Freeman/Imperial HS/Oregon
    • OL Scott Quessenberry/La Costa Canyon HS/UCLA
    • WR Darren Carrington/Horizon HS/Utah
    • LB Fred Warner/Mission Hills HS/BYU
    • CB Quenton Meeks/Del Norte HS/Stanford
  • Former Brawley/San Diego State LB  Donavin Buck is now pitching at Arkansas-Little Rock.
  • 2014 Santa Fe Christian grad Chase Bushor hit the game-winning home run for USC in their win over Loyola Marymount.