March 2, 1989
Center Malru Dottin and guard Craig Marshall of Saddleback High School have been named most valuable players of the Sea View League in a vote of the league's boys' basketball coaches. Dottin averaged 16.8 points and 9.4 rebounds per game. Marshall averaged 12.9 points and is regarded as one of the top defensive players in Orange County. Saddleback, which won its second consecutive league title, had three players selected to the first team and another to the second team.
February 25, 1988
Gylan Dottin of Saddleback High School, who averaged 17.5 points, 9.1 rebounds and 6.6 assists per game, was named the player of the year in the Sea View League in a vote of the league's coaches. The Roadrunners, who won the first league title in the school's 21-year history, placed three players on the first team and another on the second team.
March 5, 1989 |
Throughout the Southern Section 3-A division boys' basketball playoffs, opposing teams have done their best to contain Trabuco Hills High School's Rick Swanwick, an imposing 6-foot-10, 220-pound center. Swanwick came into Saturday's championship in the Sports Arena averaging 20.7 points and 13.8 rebounds per game. Stopping Swanwick was the best way to stop Trabuco Hills. Well, not quite.
February 14, 1991 |
Brian Kenney scored six points in overtime and Cypress College held Orange Coast scoreless for the final 3 minutes 41 seconds of the extra period for a 75-66 victory in an Orange Empire Conference game in Costa Mesa. OCC (11-17, 2-9 in conference) seemed primed for the upset when the Pirates took a 57-49 lead with 6:27 left, but second-place Cypress (21-10, 8-3) rallied behind center Eric Pauley, a few fortunate bounces and some officials' calls that maybe could have gone either way.
May 2, 1989
Center Rick Swanwick of Trabuco Hills High School, named The Times' county player of the year, heads the list of selections for the South team in the 24th Orange County All-Star basketball game June 25 in the Bren Center. Swanwick averaged 20.3 points and 13.5 rebounds per game in leading Trabuco Hills to the championship game of the State Division III playoffs. Teammate Chad Poulos also was named to the 15-man squad. Steve Keith of Irvine will coach the team. Keith led Irvine to the Southern Section's 5-A division title game in his second year at Irvine.
January 6, 1991
In other Orange Empire Conference games: Rancho Santiago 100, Saddleback 77--Erik Martin scored 26 points and had 12 rebounds for host Rancho Santiago (20-1, 2-0), the top-ranked team in the state. It was the 17th consecutive victory for the Dons, one short of the school record. Brett Pagett scored 22 and Corie Blount 15 for Rancho Santiago. Rancho Santiago can tie the school record when it plays Golden West at home at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.