The Superbowl of California High School girls basketball is this weekend at St. Mary's High School in the Martin Luther King Showcase hosted by St. Mary's Stockton. College coaches from around the country will make their way to Northern California to watch the top teams from Southern California battle the top teams from Northern California.
This event has always showed cased the best pre-playoff match-ups, and this year is no different. Almost game will have at least one if not more Division I college prospects playing for state bragging rights - well we do have one out of state team who will try to make some noise with top ranked in Nevada Las Vegas Centennial playing tournament host St. Mary's on Saturday at 1pm. They will also play #2 Harvard-Westlake on Monday both games are a must watch for any fan.
Look for some fireworks in the Mission Hills vs. Oak Ridge game as Sharpshooting Haley McCoy will face her former school for the first time since transferring. Alemany vs. Vanden will be an uptempo back and forth game featuring Jillian Archer a recent McDonald's All American Game Nominee. What looks to be the best game of the day should be Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth) featuring Ryann Payne vs. Folsom featuring Cal-bound senior McKenzie Forbes. Get tot he game early because the place will be packed!
Here is the schedule for the showcase.
Saturday, Jan. 13
8:30 a.m. Lincoln vs. Christian Brothers
10 a.m. Heritage vs. Ribet Academy
11:30 a.m. Harvard-Westlake vs. Salesian
1 p.m. Las Vegas Centennial vs. St. Mary's
2:30 p.m. Alemany vs. Vanden
4 p.m. Mission Hills vs. Oak Ridge
5:30 p.m. Miramonte vs. La Jolla Country Day
7 p.m. Fairmont Prep vs. Woodside Priory
8:30 p.m. Sierra Canyon vs. Folsom
Monday, Jan. 15
8:30 a.m. Lincoln vs. Mark Keppel
10 a.m. Las Vegas Centennial vs. Harvard-Westlake
11:30 a.m. Alemany vs. Salesian
1 p.m. Cardinal Newman vs. La Jolla Country Day
2:30 p.m. Sacred Heart vs. Fairmont Prep
4 p.m. McClatchy vs. Sierra Canyon
5:30 p.m. Ribet Academy vs. St. Mary's
7 p.m. Fresno Central vs. Mission Hills
8:30 p.m. Presentation vs. Davis Senior