Rancho Christian takes home 2018 Classic @ Damien ‘Ship

Rancho Christian and the Mobley Brothers completed their sweep at the 2018 Classic @ Damien Tournament, taking home the ‘Ship by edging Corona Centennial 77-69.  The Eagles have now pinned two defeats on Cen10 family. Twin towers 6’9 Isaiah and 7’0 Evan have definitely placed the IE on the map.  The Eagles are 14-1 andContinue reading “Rancho Christian takes home 2018 Classic @ Damien ‘Ship”

Cen10 vs Sherman Oaks ND 1st Half Recap

Out and about as usual family.  Taking a look at marquee match-ups, game-changers, and those who call themselves gym rats.  Cen10 made a visit to the San Fernando Valley to take on rising Jr. sensation Ziaire Williams and The Knights of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame.  Take a look at some of the 1st half highlights. Continue reading “Cen10 vs Sherman Oaks ND 1st Half Recap”

Must See TV

Sierra Canyon vs Corona Centennial 530pm Sierra Canyon High Sierra Canyon pushes the rock like no other team in Southern California.  With high flying acts of Stanley and Kmart Jr., you sure get your money’s worth.  Each year, Corona Centennial continues to come out and play, willing and ready to step their game up, displayingContinue reading “Must See TV”

Demar Derozan Tourney Schedule

Demar Derozan Tourney Schedule Compton High June 12-14, 2018 June 12 4pm Maranatha vs LB Poly 5pm Compton vs King Drew 6pm St John Bosco vs Alemany 7pm Mayfair vs Fountain Valley June 13 5pm Compton vs Warren 6pm St John Bosco vs Leuzinger 7pm Fountain Valley vs St Anthony 8pm Bishop Montgomery vs MaranathaContinue reading “Demar Derozan Tourney Schedule”

Cent10 wins in Overtime

CIF SS D1 Playoffs – 2nd Round February 16, 2018 Cent10 fought to the finish, squeaking out the victory in overtime by the score of 91-83. The two DJ’s were special on both teams.  DJ McDonald poured in 37 for the Warriors, who saw 6’11 big man Fred Odhiambo foul out with several minutes remainingContinue reading “Cent10 wins in Overtime”

Serra Cavalier MLK Day Extravaganza

Martin Luther King Day Serra Cavalier Extravaganza January 15, 2018 Serra High School (Gardena, CA) Girls CA Basketball Showcase 1020am Santa Barbara vs La Salle 1140am Legacy vs LB Millikan  1pm Carson vs Lakeside 220pm Lynwood vs Westchester   340pm Narbonne vs Mira Costa 5pm Serra vs Etiwanda 620pm Eagle Rock vs Redondo Nice showcaseContinue reading “Serra Cavalier MLK Day Extravaganza”

Before the Hype: Tra Holder Doing his ‘thang’

No ballervision.  No ballislife. No ballertv. Only Popscout out and about, scouting talent.  Looking for those who can truly take their game to the next level.  Tra Holder has the University of Arizona(12-0) sitting pretty as the #3 team in the nation.  Didn’t see a lot of you guys around back then…smh.  Stay in Yo’Continue reading “Before the Hype: Tra Holder Doing his ‘thang’”

Popscout Recap: Sherman Oaks vs Cantwell SH

Wherewithal.  The art of finishing games becomes a built-in component for every successful ball club.  We shouldn’t take for granted these factors that are in place, allowing us to mentally stay focused and come away with the W.  Parameters must be adhered to, in order for them to shape our identity, becoming part of ourContinue reading “Popscout Recap: Sherman Oaks vs Cantwell SH”

Marquee Matchups

It’s still too early to gauge who’ll be the cream of the crop at the end of the day, or better yet…who’s firing on all cylinders as we head into holiday tourney play, with so many teams missing a few pieces from their roster. A few games you may want to take a good lookContinue reading “Marquee Matchups”

Beverly Hills Tourney Spotlight: Darryl Polk Jr.

Darryl Polk Jr, 6’0 PG Class of 2018 Long Beach Poly High PopScout Scouting Report We nick-name this young man ‘The set up man’. Not too many guards in Southern CA who can run a team like Darryl. He may be a bit oversized but his heart is as big as they come.  We’ve seenContinue reading “Beverly Hills Tourney Spotlight: Darryl Polk Jr.”

Backcourt Running Mates

  Sierra Canyon has two sensational guards who bring ‘super swag’ to The Trailblazers’ back-court.  #23 PG Ryann Payne has punched her ticket to TCU.  Shows superior ball handling skills and a very nice shooting stroke from mid-range to behind the arc.  Finishes well and limits her mental mistakes. Would like for her to showContinue reading “Backcourt Running Mates”

AAU Spotlight: Team Taurasi

Which AAU programs are raising young ladies into true thoroughbreds on the court? Because AAU has become an integral part of high school hoops, its important to find a program that will nurture, develop, and grow your daughters talents. PopScout will begin to take a look at AAU programs who are special.  Cal Storm isContinue reading “AAU Spotlight: Team Taurasi”

Burroughs Tourney Spotlight: Alemany Warriors

Alemany takes on LaSalle today, December 4, 2017 at 6pm, in an opening round Match-up of The John Burroughs Tournament at Glendale City College.  Alemany is considered by PopScout as a lock to win a CIF-SS title come March.  We took a sneak peak at the Warriors during the Lynwood Fall Showcase and was veryContinue reading “Burroughs Tourney Spotlight: Alemany Warriors”

B Dub is back

  Class of 2018 Arizona Commit and 5 Star recruit PG Brandon Williams might have lost a year of playing the game of basketball last season due to injury, but there’s one thing for sure he hasn’t lost…that killer instinct.  This young man right here!!  Take a look at a few clips as he showsContinue reading “B Dub is back”

Oak Park wins Rose City Classic

It was a great way to end tournament play on Championship Saturday, seeing two teams, who will definitely be going deep into their perspective CIF-SS playoff brackets come March Madness, go at it in overtime as Oak Park came out victorious by a score of 61-60.  UNLV commit Bryce Hamilton – who showed up andContinue reading “Oak Park wins Rose City Classic”

Battle at the Beach Final Day Schedule

SATURDAY SCHEDULE December 2, 2017 9:30am Hawthorne vs. Carson 10:00am St. Anthony vs. El Camino 11:00am St. Mary’s vs. Peninsula 11:30am Redondo vs. West 12:30pm LB Poly vs. Lynwood 1:00pm Bishop Montgomery vs. Chaminade (5th) 2:00pm North vs. Valley Christian 2:30pm Westchester vs. Narbonne (Gold Championship) 4:00pm Serra vs. Etiwanda (3rd) 5:30pm Harvard-Westlake vs. WindwardContinue reading “Battle at the Beach Final Day Schedule”

Championship Saturday

It’s not March, but bragging rights are at stake in the final day of tourney play around sunny Southern California.  It’s been a great two weeks of basketball, giving us a glimpse of what’s to come in 2018.  They’re still a few studs and studmuffins sitting out because of transfer rules, so it’s too closeContinue reading “Championship Saturday”

Marquee Match-ups

If you’re looking for key match-ups today – in both boys and girls bball –  then you’re in luck.  It’s ‘on and poppin’, as teams have gotten a few games under their belt and coaches begin to tweek n’ adjust player rotation, with a focus on winning a ‘Ship. Don’t get me wrong, we understandContinue reading “Marquee Match-ups”