Four Valley-area high school football players have given verbal commitments to attend Pacific 10 Conference universities and a fifth will attend Rutgers, an independent.
J. J. Lasley of Crespi will attend Stanford, Sam Edwards of Reseda will attend Arizona, Vince Ferry of Alemany will attend Oregon and Chris Noonan of Chaminade will attend Cal. Doug Kavulich, a teammate of Noonan's, has committed to Rutgers.
Lasley (6-2, 205) rushed for 928 yards and scored 14 touchdowns for the Celts, who advanced to the Big Five Conference semifinals. Lasley caught 17 passes for 195 yards (20.8 a catch) and was selected to California Football's all-state academic and All-Del Rey League teams. He also started at linebacker.
Edwards (6-2, 185) had 14 interceptions in the past two seasons for Reseda, which won the City Section 2-A Division title in 1986 and lost in the final last season. Edwards was a first-team selection to The Times' All-Valley, California Football magazine's all-state, All-City Section and Cal-Hi Sports' medium schools all-state teams.