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SPORTS
November 15, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 On ESPNU's recruiting special on Friday afternoon, Stanley Johnson of Santa Ana Mater Dei confirmed that he will attend Arizona in the fall. The 6-foot-7 Johnson, last season's player of the year by The Times, held up a pair of Arizona shoes to let viewers know his school of choice. Arizona continues to pull away top players from Southern California. Loyola point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright is also expected to sign with the Wildcats.   Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
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NEWS
April 4, 2012 | By Melissa Rohlin
The play was designed for Kobe Bryant. The Lakers had squandered a 17-point lead over New Jersey and held only a one-point advantage at 88-87 with 10 seconds remaining. Matt Barnes delivered the ball to the team's star. Bryant, coming off of a screen, shot a 26-foot three-pointer, which bounced seven times on the rim before falling through the net, allowing an anxious Staples Center crowd to celebrate instead of reel over what otherwise could have been an inconceivable loss.
SPORTS
January 12, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 L.A. Cathedral, at 8-1 and blowing out teams, is on the rise. The Phantoms' latest triumph was an 58-31 rout of Fairfax on Saturday night. Idrissa Diallo, a 6-foot-11 senior, had 16 points and Lorel Johnson added 12 points. Cathedral plays Price on Monday night.   Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
SPORTS
April 12, 2012 | By Ben Bolch
Name; Pos.; Ht.; Wt.; Previous school; Comment Jordan Adams; SG; 6-5; 205; Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy; One of the top perimeter shooting prospects in the country should boost Bruins' three-point accuracy. Kyle Anderson; PG; 6-8; 215; Jersey City (N.J.) St. Anthony; A versatile talent who can play the one to the four but will probably utilize exceptional basketball IQ as starting point guard. *Larry Drew II; PG; 6-2; 180; North Carolina; Played two full seasons and part of a third for Tar Heels.
SPORTS
January 6, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Former Santa Ana Mater Dei basketball player Mario Soto, who transferred to Saddleback Valley Christian, is now seeking a hardship waiver of CIF transfer rules in an attempt to gain immediate eligibility. He did not have a valid change of residency, so gaining a hardship waiver is his last resort to being able to play in his senior season.  It is now under consideration, according to the CIF. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
SPORTS
August 21, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Senior point guard Jeremy Lieberman of Calabasas has committed to Wyoming, Coach Jon Palarz said. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
SPORTS
April 7, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Point guard Kyron Cartwright of Compton has committed to Providence. He previously was a Loyola Marymount signee.   Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
SPORTS
March 1, 2014 | By Eric Maddy
BOYS' BASKETBALL SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS DIVISION 5AA Semifinal, Saturday San Gabriel Academy 101, Pacifica Christian 44   DIVISION 5A Semifinal, Saturday Renaissance Academy 52, Orangewood Academy 29
SPORTS
December 5, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 St. Genevieve improved to 5-0 and won the championship game of the Viewpoint tournament on Thursday with a 46-36 girls' basketball victory over Buckley. Senior Mapu Finau was named tournament MVP. Freshman Alexis Orellana and junior Deanna Gordillo made the all-tournament team. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
SPORTS
October 2, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Three-on-three street basketball returns to Southern California on Saturday with the Hoop It Up tournament at Pasadena La Salle. Teams for 16-18U, 14-15U and 11-12 U are available. Two-on-team teams for 10U also can compete. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
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