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University guard Max Fried drives to the basket against Mountain View defenders in the CIF Boys Basketball playoffs on February 28, 2019 at Kezar Pavillion in San Francisco, Calif. (Chris Victorio

SF Preps Basketball: University continues Kezar magic with double-OT win

KEZAR PAVILION — The University Red Devils are certainly familiar with overtime…

 

University forward Max Fried (4) drives against Lick-Wilmerding in a game at Oracle Arena on Jan. 31, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Saturday night North Coast Section playoff roundup

The Lick-Wilmerding Tigers boys' basketball team was in for a rough battle…

 

Miles Amos of Stuart Hall dribbles the ball up the court at Burlingame High School in a game against Palo Alto on Dec. 7, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Third-quarter shooting spree lifts Stuart Hall to BCL West crown

UNIVERSITY HS — The Stuart Hall Knights made just four 3-pointers on…

 

Nigel Burris (35) of Stuart Hall drives on Palo Alto guard Matthew Marzano in a game at Burlingame High School on Dec. 6, 2018

SF Preps Basketball: Tuesday evening likely won’t be the last time Stuart Hall and University meet

The Bay Counties League West title will largely hinge on Tuesday night’s…

Nigel Burris (35) of Stuart Hall drives on Palo Alto guard Matthew Marzano in a game at Burlingame High School on Dec. 6, 2018
St. Ignatius senior forward Maddie Ennis scored 14 points in an MLK Day win. Here, she pushes the ball up the court against Sacred Heart Cathedral on Jan. 8, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: St. Ignatius girls highlight MLK Tournaments

Four San Francisco teams participated in Terra Nova’s MLK girls basketball event,…

St. Ignatius senior forward Maddie Ennis scored 14 points in an MLK Day win. Here, she pushes the ball up the court against Sacred Heart Cathedral on Jan. 8, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Nigel Burris (35) of Stuart Hall splits two defenders, Oscar Cheng (35) and Elijah Flowers (0) of Sacred Heart Cathedral during the first period at the 12th Annual Nor Cal Tip-Off Classic on November 24, 2018 at Newark Memorial High School in Newark, California. (Chris Victorio - Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: High school basketball roundup sees Serra edge Riordan at home

Though the storied Bruce-Mahoney Game got the lion’s share of the attention…

Nigel Burris (35) of Stuart Hall splits two defenders, Oscar Cheng (35) and Elijah Flowers (0) of Sacred Heart Cathedral during the first period at the 12th Annual Nor Cal Tip-Off Classic on November 24, 2018 at Newark Memorial High School in Newark, California. (Chris Victorio - Special to S.F. Examiner)
St. Ignatius guard Wrenn Robinson dribbles the ball up the court against University in a game at St. Ignatius on Dec. 8, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: Rough day for City teams at prep basketball tournaments

ST. IGNATIUS — Friday’s 55-51 loss to the Loyola Cubs hurt the…

St. Ignatius guard Wrenn Robinson dribbles the ball up the court against University in a game at St. Ignatius on Dec. 8, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Max Fried takes the ball up court during a game on Dec. 15, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: University tops Lincoln, Urban comes up just short

KENTFIELD — The Urban Blues had a chance to avenge a double-overtime…

Max Fried takes the ball up court during a game on Dec. 15, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University guard Charley Moore goes up for a dunk during the Red Devils' 72-54 loss to Heritage on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at the Marin Catholic tournament. (George Nguyen / Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: BCL teams open Bambauer Classic with stiff tests

KENTFIELD — Both University and Urban were assigned tough draws in the…

University guard Charley Moore goes up for a dunk during the Red Devils' 72-54 loss to Heritage on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at the Marin Catholic tournament. (George Nguyen / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Chimae Ugbaja of Archbishop Riordan moves the ball up the court against University in the third quarter of a game on Dec. 15, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan High School. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Riordan overcomes early sluggishness behind 3-point shooting of Chimae Ugbaja

RIORDAN HIGH SCHOOL — Two days after a 32-point blowout of city…

Chimae Ugbaja of Archbishop Riordan moves the ball up the court against University in the third quarter of a game on Dec. 15, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan High School. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Ben Knight (15) and Ahjae Holdman (32) of Mission box out San Ramon Valley's Eric Ficken (24) and Nate Roberto (10) in a game on Nov. 28, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan High School. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps: Marin Catholic season ends, AAA basketball gets off to an exciting start

Marin Catholic’s football season ends: The magic ran out for the Marin…

Ben Knight (15) and Ahjae Holdman (32) of Mission box out San Ramon Valley's Eric Ficken (24) and Nate Roberto (10) in a game on Nov. 28, 2018, at Archbishop Riordan High School. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)
Marin Catholic Quarterback Gaven Cooke scrambles to avoid a tackle by Rancho Cotate’s Elias Rantissi.(Bill Schneider/VarsityPix.com)

SF Preps Roundup: Marin Catholic and Lincoln advance, hoops tournaments open season

Defense has continued to do the heavy lifting for Marin Catholic’s football…

Marin Catholic Quarterback Gaven Cooke scrambles to avoid a tackle by Rancho Cotate’s Elias Rantissi.(Bill Schneider/VarsityPix.com)
Galileo guard Ryan Huang scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in the first half in a game against Jefferson on Nov. 29, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)

SF Preps Basketball: With star player sidelined, University wins tournament opener

DALY CITY — It looks like life without Max Fried isn’t as…

Galileo guard Ryan Huang scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in the first half in a game against Jefferson on Nov. 29, 2018. (Ethan Kassel / S.F. Examiner)
Sacred Heart Cathedral girls volleyball will have a bye to open next week’s WCAL Tournament. They will likely also be a top seed in the CCS Open Division. (Courtesy: SHC Athletics)

Sacred Heart Cathedral and Lincoln lead a strong City girls volleyball contingent

It’s rare to see teams across San Francisco’s three major leagues —…

Sacred Heart Cathedral girls volleyball will have a bye to open next week’s WCAL Tournament. They will likely also be a top seed in the CCS Open Division. (Courtesy: SHC Athletics)
Miyah Lewis-Hampton, who will receive the Kevin Restani Basketball Trophy, started at Leadership and will continue her basketball career at San Jose State. (Credit: Lewis-Hampton family)

San Francisco Italian Athletic Club dinner to honor local high school stars

Former San Francisco 49ers coach Steve Mariucci and legendary University of San…

Miyah Lewis-Hampton, who will receive the Kevin Restani Basketball Trophy, started at Leadership and will continue her basketball career at San Jose State. (Credit: Lewis-Hampton family)
Spencer Spivy led University to a 31-4 record and earned honors as the top senior in San Francisco. (Courtesy Laura Spivy)

High school basketball end-of-season awards

Freshman of the Year: Nigel Burris, Stuart Hall. Burris was one of…

Spencer Spivy led University to a 31-4 record and earned honors as the top senior in San Francisco. (Courtesy Laura Spivy)
Miles Amos scored 21 points in Stuart Hall’s loss to View Park of Los Angeles in the CIF Division IV Championship Game on Friday (Courtesy Jemima Scott/Convent & Stuart Hall)

Bright future ahead for SF high school hoops

With the CIF State Championships wrapping up over the past weekend, the…

Miles Amos scored 21 points in Stuart Hall’s loss to View Park of Los Angeles in the CIF Division IV Championship Game on Friday (Courtesy Jemima Scott/Convent & Stuart Hall)
Alex Bailey (23) scored the game-winner for St. Ignatius on Saturday in the NorCal Championship. David Woodruff (6) was the WCAL forward of the year. (Courtesy SI Athletics)

SF prep soccer teams experience landmark year

The past weekend capped off arguably the best year for soccer in…

Alex Bailey (23) scored the game-winner for St. Ignatius on Saturday in the NorCal Championship. David Woodruff (6) was the WCAL forward of the year. (Courtesy SI Athletics)
St. Ignatius head coach Rob Marcaletti hopes to be yelling commands from the sideline throughout a long state tournament run. (Courtesy Paul Ghiglieri/SI Athletics)

New high-school state basketball tournament format is filled with surprises

The brackets for the 2018 CIF Basketball Tournament were released on Sunday.…

St. Ignatius head coach Rob Marcaletti hopes to be yelling commands from the sideline throughout a long state tournament run. (Courtesy Paul Ghiglieri/SI Athletics)