Say No Classic Report
The Say No Classic, America's premier summer college league, got underway this past weekend and numerous recent prep standouts were in action, as usual. Three-time defending champion Hank's Top Prospects was among the winners on opening day Saturday at LA Trade Tech.
All recaps by Dave Rogahn
Hank's Top Prospects 84, West Coast Hoops 74Jordin Mayes (Westchester/Arizona) had 20 points and Deonte Burton (Centennial-Compton/Nevada) had 19 as Hank's Top Prospects began its title defense with an 84-74 win over West Coast Hoops.
Solomon Hill (Fairfax/Arizona) had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds for the winners, and Dwayne Polee (Westchester/St. John's/SD State) had 10 points, 7 rebounds and 4 blocked shots.
Shawn Hampton (Pasadena CC) led West Coast Hoops with 16 pts, while Jordan Mackie (Dorsey/Nevada), Alex Osborne (Pacific Hills/Loyola-Marymount) and Dillon Biggs (Dorsey/Hawaii) each had 14 points.
I Can All-Stars 69, Salvatori's Squad 61Larry Anderson (LB State) had 24 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the I Can All-Stars to a 69-61 win over Salvatori's Squad in the day's opening game. Salvatori's Squad led 40-28 at halftime, but I Can outscored the Squad, 25-9, in the third quarter to take control of the game.
Marcus Richards had 15 points and DeAngelo Scott (Lynwood/AZ Western) had 14 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. Byron Wesley (Etiwanda/USC) led Salvatori's Squad with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Greg Allen (Navarro/USC) had 13 pts and Alexis Moore (Long Beach Poly/USC) had 10, while Larry Drew Jr. (Taft/North Carolina/UCLA) had 9 points and a game-high 8 assists.
Hank's Toros 62, Salvatori's Spirit 51Next, Van Girard (Gahr/Cerritos CC/CSDH) had 14 pts and Cornell Jenkins (Chaffey CC/CSDH) led Hank's Toros, a team of players from Cal State Dominguez Hills, to a 62-51 win over Salvatori's Spirit.
Jerime Anderson (Canyon-Anaheim/UCLA) led the Spirit with 14 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals. Dane Suttle (Westchester/Pepperdine) came off the bench for 9 points.
Hank's Buzz 69, Jump Fitness USA 51In the next game, the Taft trio of Bryce Jones (USC/UNLV), Stephen Maxwell and Spencer Dinwiddie (Colorado) led Hank's Buzz to a 69-51 win over Jump Fitness USA.
Jones had 20 points, Maxwell had 14 and Dinwiddie had 12 plus 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals for the winners. DeShawn Stephens (Santa Monica/SD State) had a double-double for Jump Fitness with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Salvatori's Future Stars 73, BTI 52In the nightcap, Erik Dawson (Birmingham/LA Trade Tech) had 16 points and was one of four players to score in double figures for Salvatori's Future Stars in a 73-52 win over BTI.
The Wear twins (Mater Dei/North Carolina/UCLA) combined for 28 points and 11 rebounds, with David accounting for 15 points and 5 boards and Travis registering the other 13 points and 6 rebounds. Justin Cobbs (Bishop Montgomery/Minnesota/Cal) had 13 points and a game-high 9 assists.
Hector Harold (Pepperdine) led BTI with 15 points, while Kenyatta Smith (Flintridge Prep/Harvard) had 13 points and 6 rebounds.