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Nike's Stable

April 10, 2002

Local high school boys' teams sponsored by Nike in 2001-02:

* Crenshaw (10-18)

Forfeited 10 games because of an ineligible player; lost to Fremont in a City Section quarterfinal.

* Santa Monica Crossroads (18-7)

Delphic League champion was upset by St. Paul in second round of Southern Section Division IV-AA playoffs.

* Compton Dominguez (15-13)

With a new coach and no Tyson Chandler, how fast the mighty fell. Defending state champion lost to Westchester, 105-54, and was bounced from Southern Section Division III-AA playoffs by Apple Valley in second round.

* Fairfax (30-5)

Defeated Westchester once, but lost to the Comets three times, including City championship game.

* Glendora (27-3)

Baseline League champion lost to Thousand Oaks in a Southern Section Division I-A semifinal.

* Santa Ana Mater Dei (29-5)*

Won 10th Southern Section championship in 11 years, but was upset by Riverside King in state playoffs.

* Santa Margarita (23-5)

Second behind Mater Dei in the Serra League; lost to Redondo in a Southern Section Division II-A semifinal.

* Bellflower St. John Bosco (24-7)

Lost to Santa Margarita twice and Mater Dei three times, including Southern Section Division II-AA semifinal.

* Westchester (32-2)*

Won second state Division I championship in five years.

*denotes fully sponsored teams. Others typically received only shoes and equipment bags.

Source: Nike.

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