Inglewood High basketball team goes undefeated, named mythical national champ under Coach Vince Combs. Guard Ralph Jackson is player of the year and prep All-American. . . . Banning wins fifth straight City 4-A football title. Running backs Michael Alo and Danny Andrews are prep All-Americans. . . . El Camino College quarterback Todd Hons leads the nation in passing, named first-team All-American. . . . Loyola Marymount basketball team goes to NCAA Tournament, then fires first-year Coach Ron Jacobs in grades dispute. Jacobs sues, settles out of court. . . . Mira Costa girls win first of six CIF volleyball titles in decade, Tracy Seyring named CIF player of year.
For the Record
Los Angeles Times Friday January 5, 1990 South Bay Edition Sports Part C Page 15 Column 1 Zones Desk 1 inches; 32 words Type of Material: Correction
Baseball Championship--El Segundo High's 1989 Southern Section 2-A baseball title, the sixth CIF crown won by the school under Coach John Stevenson, was omitted Sunday from a recap of South Bay sports highlights of the 1980s.
Banning and Coach Chris Ferragamo win unprecedented sixth consecutive City 4-A football title. . . . El Camino College under Coach Paul Landreaux wins state basketball title and leads nation in defense. . . . Center Mark Acres of Palos Verdes named top basketball player in Southern California. . . . Dave Yanai leads Cal State Dominguez Hills to 20-5 record and first California Collegiate Athletic Assn. basketball title, makes first appearance in Division II Western Regional.
Carson High, led by prep All-American Eldridge Hudson, wins first state basketball tournament. In City 4-A semis and finals he gets 59 points and 39 rebounds. . . . Carson football team ends Banning's title streak, wins City 4-A championship behind player of year QB Al Washington. . . . Fred Petersen coaches West Torrance football team to 14-0 season and Coastal Conference title. Kicker John Combis' 60 PATs one short of CIF season record. . . . Mira Costa girls volleyball team wins state title led by CIF player of year Barbara Fontana. . . . Loyola Marymount opens Gersten Pavilion. . . . Tim Green of El Camino College named All-American quarterback. . . . Hawthorne wins first of five consecutive CIF track titles. . . . Kirsten O'Hara of Palos Verdes wins first of two straight CIF 4-A cross-country titles.
Ron Barber's baseline shot at the buzzer beats Crenshaw, gives Banning upset victory in City 4-A basketball final. . . . Gardena running back Gaston Green the City football player of the year but Banning is back in 4-A title seat, winning for seventh time in eight years led by junior QB Jamelle Holieway. . . . Hawthorne wins first of six state track titles. Sophomore Henry Thomas wins state 200 and anchors winning 1,600 relay. Hawthorne girls win CIF 3-A title and state 400 relay. . . . Morningside girls win CIF 4-A title behind player of the year Lynn Sherow. . . . Mira Costa girls repeat as 4-A volleyball champs, Wendy Fletcher is CIF player of the year. . . . Carin Jennings leads Palos Verdes to 4-A soccer title, is CIF all-time scorer in career (225 goals) and season (61). . . . Scoring legend Greg Goorjian, at his third college, debuts for Loyola Marymount, leads WCAC in scoring (28.3 points).
Hawthorne wins second straight state track title as junior Henry Thomas sets state records in 100 (10.44) and 200 (20.77) and anchors fastest schoolboy 1,600 relay in history. Raymond Young wins state high hurdles. . . . Banning's Jamelle Holieway is prep All-American but Carson win City football title. . . . El Camino College women go undefeated, win state volleyball title for Coach Sharkie Zartman. . . . South Torrance wins 4-A baseball title as player of year Chris Donnels sets CIF record for RBIs (56). . . . Redondo's Paul Johnson pitches consecutive no-hitters. . . . Harbor College wins state baseball title for Coach Jim O'Brien. . . . Mira Costa wins boys 4-A volleyball title led by CIF player of the year Jason McFarland. . . . Kirsten O'Hara of Palos Verdes wins state title in 3,200 meters. . . . Loyola basketball star Forrest McKenzie leads WCAC in scoring (21.1).
Carson's Gene Vollnogle becomes first football coach in state history to win 250 games, but Banning wins City 4-A title. . . . Paul Landreaux guides El Camino College to its second state basketball title and state's best defensive average. . . . Banning's Lisa Bautista sets national schoolgirl softball record with seven straight no-hitters, throws 16 for season. . . . Ron Barber is All-American QB at El Camino College, throws for school-record 467 yards against Taft. . . . Loyola junior Keith Smith leads WCAC in scoring (25.1). . . . Leuzinger wins Desert-Mountain Conference football title, QB Mike Reddington is conference player of year. . . . Hawthorne wins third straight state track title, Mike Marsh wins state 200. . . . Palos Verdes girls win first of five straight 4-A cross-country titles. . . . Mira Costa girls win second state volleyball title behind 5-A player of year Lindsey Hahn. . . . Torrance sophomore Shannon Maddock scores CIF record eight goals in one game, is 4-A soccer player of year. . . . Jim Lynam hired as Loyola basketball coach, resigns two months later. Paul Westhead hired. . . . Hawthorne junior Tami Stiles wins state 200 dash.