The 27th rebound for Menlo’s Drew Edelman is a game-winning tip-in at the buzzer. Bayli McClard of Hanford also makes the honor roll with 34 points in team’s 94th straight win against CIF Central Section competition.
Note: We’re proud once again to collect weekly writeups of the most significant individual high school basketball totals in California. We use these as the basis for updating the state record book, which has been published seven times, most recently in the spring of 2009. To report a state stat star of your own, please email highlights to Mark.Tennis@espn.com.
(After games of Saturday, Feb. 18 and some games as of Tuesday, Feb. 21; contributing: Bob Barnett, Mark Tennis)
Riley Abraham (Rio Mesa, Oxnard)
Opening the CIF Southern Section Division 3AAA playoffs in a big way, Abraham scored 20 points and grabbed 20 rebounds as the Spartans defeated Santa Barbara 64-50.
Dawn Alves (Laton)
The senior star set a school record by making eight 3-point shots for 34 points in a 62-53 losing effort against Kings Christian of Lemoore.
Sophie Bhasin (Cajon, San Bernardino)
She had another monster game and another triple-double as she scored 30 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had 10 assists in a 71-65 postseason win over Warren of Downey.
Kelsey Brockway & Audrey Yutronich (Palos Verdes, Palos Verdes Estates)
Brockway scored 33 points to lead the way on offense when the Sea Kings picked up a 57-43 road win over Monrovia in the second-round of the CIF Southern Section Division III-AA playoffs. In a first-round victory against San Juan Hills, Yutronich scored 29 points to lead the way.
Destinee Brown (Westchester, Los Angeles)
Recording a triple-double in a 61-44 playoff win in the L.A. City Section over Reseda, she finished with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 steals.
Ishana Burch (Christian Brothers, Sacramento)
Leading the way on offense, Burch’s 28 points helped the Falcons pick up a narrow 60-55 Capital Valley Conference win over Del Campo of Fair Oaks.
Brianna Burgos (Sheldon, Sacramento)
She scored 29 points as the Huskies defeated Pleasant Grove of Elk Grove 65-61 to prevent the Eagles from finishing undefeated in Delta River League play.
Cara Clayton (Garces, Bakersfield)
Clayton was golden with 31 points, 21 rebounds and five steals against East Bakersfield in a lopsided game that the Rams won 95-23. Clayton also scored 21 points and had 11 rebounds in a 62-48 win over Foothill.
Mikayla Cowling (St. Mary’s, Berkeley)
The little sister of current Loyola-Marymount and former St. Patrick St. Vincent all-state star Alex Cowling had a big game for the Panthers in a 60-48 victory over Salesian of Richmond in the Bay Shore Athletic League playoff championship. She finished with a double-double 20 points and 13 rebounds.
Drew Edelman (Menlo School, Atherton)
The 6-foot-4 senior’s last-second rebound and put-back gave her a double-double 25 points and 27 rebounds, and also gave her team a 53-52 win over Mercy of San Francisco. It was her 25th double-double this season.
Morgan Green (Pacific Collegiate, Santa Cruz)
Finishing the regular season with a dominant performance, the sophomore scored 29 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and had 10 steals and nine assists in a 60-28 triumph by her team over Anzar of San Juan Bautista.
Desiree Harris (St. Joseph Notre Dame, Alameda)
The Pilots’ speedy guard had a game-high 28 points with six rebounds, five steals and four assists in an North Coast Section Div. V opening-round 70-33 win over San Francisco Bay School.
Evelyn Herrera (Workman, City of Industry)
Continuing to work hard, she scored 37 points as the Lobos opened up the CIFSS Division 4AA playoffs with a 83-64 win over Harvard-Westlake of North Hollywood.
Greer Kleber (Northgate, Walnut Creek)
The senior guard had strong 20-20 outing with 22 points and 20 rebounds, and the Broncos needed every bit of her production in a 54-53 victory over Hayward in the first-round of the NCS Division II playoffs.
Tina Maxwell (Central, Fresno)
Stat star regular was at it again with 33 points in a 46-40 win over Clovis North and also a career-high of 41 points against Clovis East that led the Grizzlies past the Timberwolves 67-34.
Bayli McClard (Hanford)
The junior standout scored a career high of 34 points with 25 coming in the first half in a 87-60 win over Lemoore. According to Central Section historian Bob Barnett, Hanford has won 94 consecutive games against Central Section competiton dating back to 2007.
Coco Miller (JSerra Catholic, San Juan Capistrano)
Every single one of her 31 points was huge as this freshman helped the Lions come through for a 68-66 overtime victory against Bishop Montgomery of Torrance in the CIFSS Division 4AA playoffs.
Michelle Miller (Poly, Pasadena)
Miller scored as many points as El Segundo in the Panthers’ playoff opener as she scored 33 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in a 72-33 win. Scoring 36 points two days later wasn't enough, however, from keep the Panther season from coming to an end as they suffered a 68-54 defeat against Bellarmine-Jefferson of Burbank.
Terilyn Moe (Terra Nova, Pacifica)
The Nevada-bound senior stayed hot in the playoffs with 26 points and eight assists in a 73-65 Peninsula Athletic League semifinal win over Menlo-Atherton of Atherton. She then scored 28 points (5-of-7 on 3-pointers) in a 77-51 title game victory over San Mateo.
Ideen Seyed (Los Altos)
The junior guard was busy scoring 28 points and handing out 11 assists in a 62-40 win over Santa Clara.
Hayley Shiner (West Campus, Sacramento)
The No. 3-seeded Warriors rang up a 55-44 Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoff win over Linden as Shiner couldn’t have been finer with a game-high 32 points.
Tiara Tucker (Brookside Christian, Stockton)
Helping the Knights bounce back from a one-point loss to Sheldon of Sacramento, Tucker scored 30 points in a 83-20 win over Big Valley Christian of Modesto and then scored 44 points in a 81-40 win over Elliot Christian of Lodi.
Mady Van Soelen & Katie Devlin, Contra Costa Christian (Walnut Creek)
The Cougars’ stars each posted a double-double in a North Coast Section Division VI first-round 59-34 win over Laytonville. Van Soelen had 22 points and 13 rebounds, with six steals and five blocks, while Devlin scored 18 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, with seven steals and six assists.
Monique Van (Steele Canyon, Spring Valley)
Doing it all on the court in a win over Valhalla of El Cajon, Van had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 steals for a triple-double. This junior guard also grabbed seven rebounds in the win.
Dijanai Williams & Evin Sullivan (Dantzler Charter, Los Angeles)
Williams scored 35 points and grabbed nine rebounds while Sullivan had a triple-double with 12 points, 15 blocks and 25 rebounds in a 59-51 win over New Millennium.