Boys basketball: San Bernardino Kiwanis schedule

Today is the first day of the San Bernardino Kiwanis boys basketball tournament.
It’s a 16-team bracketed format, culminating with the championship game on Monday.
Upcoming schedule

Day 1, Today, Dec. 26, First Round
At Arroyo Valley HS:
Rim of the World vs. Redlands East Valley, 11 a.m.
Beaumont vs. Summit, 12:30 p.m.
Yucaipa vs. Barstow, 2 p.m.
Grand Terrace vs. Arroyo Valley, 3:30 p.m.
At Pacific HS
Jurupa Hills vs. Pacific, 3:30 p.m.
Redlands vs. Ramona, 12:30 p.m.
Kaiser vs. San Gorgonio, 2 p.m.
Indian Springs vs. Cajon, 11 a.m.

Day 2, Fri Dec. 27, Quarterfinals
At Arroyo Valley HS
Rim-REV winner vs. Beaumont-Summit winner, 2 p.m.
Yucaipa-Barstow winner vs. Grand Terrace -Arroyo Valley winner, 3:30 p.,m.
At Pacific HS
Jurupa Hills-Pacific winner vs. Redlands-Ramona winner, 2 p.m.
Kaiser-San Gorgonio winner vs. Indian Springs-Cajon winner, 3:30 p.m.

Day 3 Sat Dec. 28, semifinals
At Arroyo Valley HS
Top bracket semifinal, 2 p.m.
Bottom bracket semifinal, 3:30 p.m.

Day 4, Mon Dec. 30
At Arroyo Valley HS
Championship game, 8 p.m.
Third place game, 6:30 p.m.

Early Signing Day List

Signings from San Bernardino County from the early signing period, either have already signed or are expected to sign.

Ayala volleyball
Erin Clark, Portland State

Bloomington wrestling
Uzo Owuama, Grand Canyon
Derrick Jones III, Grand Canyon

Chino Hills baseball
Aaron Dominguez, Mississippi St
Izzy Fuentes, San Diego State
Cody Sporrer, UC Riverside
Jake Taylor, New Mexico St
Kyle Wade, Iowa
Josh Walker, Grand Canyon

Chino Hills softball
Shianne Brannan, Cal State Fullerton
Patricia Parks, Arizona
Alyssa Mendez, Nevada

Chino Hills volleyball
Mallory Beard, Hampton University (Va.)

Etiwanda girls basketball
Alyssa Anderson UNLV
McKynzie Fort, Oregon
Cherice Harris, Arizona
Amy Okonkwo USC
Deaja Smith, Cal State Fullerton

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Arroyo Valley looking for new boys basketball coach

The search is underway at Arroyo Valley for a new boys basketball  coach after coach Gerry Wright has taken a job as the head coach at Barstow College.

The hiring was mentioned by San Bernardino Valley College’s athletics twitter account and also confirmed by Arroyo Valley athletic director Matt Howell. Wright was also previously the head coach at SBVC.

According to, Wright was the head coach at Arroyo Valley the last four years, leading the Hawks to no league titles, but reaching the playoffs in each of the four years. He was only the second coach in school history, succeeding Scott Smith.

Howell said they are in the process of hiring Wright’s replacement.

Khleem Perkins picks Cal State San Bernardino

Recently graduated San Bernardino High multi-sport standout Khleem Perkins has committed to Cal State San Bernardino to play basketball. He is awaiting on clearance from the NCAA for one class he took, but SBHS coach Darin Graham believes that is a mere formality.

Perkins was an all-Sun player last season for the Cardinals, who were San Andreas League champions. The 6-foot-3 guard averaged 25.9 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 3.0 steals. He was selected to play in the Ballislife All-American Game and in the San Bernardino County vs. Riverside County game.

“Cal State was on my mind the whole time,” Perkins said. “They have a great program. I’ve been watching them since I was little.”

Perkins got a lot of family to come to games in high school, and now they’ll get the chance to see him play in college, although that wasn’t a huge motivating factor.

“They all just wanted me to go to school and get an education. They didn’t care about the basketball, as long as there was school,” he said.

Perkins believes he will respond well to Cal State San Bernardino coach Jeff Oliver’s high-energy, tough-love approach.

“I got that before (from San Bernardino coach Darin Graham). More than four years. When I would go over there in seventh grade, he would get on me like I was in high school,” Perkins said. “I’m used to it.”

Perkins played the 1, 2 or 3 in high school, but expects to be a guard in college. But he also wants to learn as a freshman.

“I want to get used to the program. I don’t want to rush out there. I’m just working getting used to everybody,” he said.

Johnson out as athletic director at Eisenhower, resigns as boys basketball coach

From Staff Writer Clay Fowler:

Decorated coach Steve Johnson will not return as Eisenhower High School’s athletic director or boys basketball coach this coming school year, according to Rialto Unified School District director of communications Syeda Jafri.

The former Sun Coach of the Year returned to his athletic director position briefly after recovering from gunshot wounds suffered Jan. 21 at an inner-city park in San Bernardino.

The 47-year-old Johnson was not asked to return as athletic director by newly appointed Eisenhower principal Scott Sparks. Johnson chose not to return as boys basketball coach for a program he turned into one of the area’s best over the last 19 years.

“Both the new Rialto and Eisenhower principals opened the athletic directors’ positions up going toward a different direction,” Jafri said. “Mr. Johnson chose not to return to coach basketball for next school year. The district has not opened the position yet.”

Sparks was not available for comment. Johnson did not respond to phone messages.

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Demetrius Walker, former Fontana High basketball player transfers to Grand Canyon

Former Fontana High School basketball player Demetrius Walker, who played at the University of New Mexico last season, has transferred to Grand  Canyon University in Arizona.

Grand Canyon, which will compete in its first season in the Western Athletic Conference this year, is coached by former NBA player Dan Majerle.

“We are excited to have a player of Demetrius’ ability that has played at both New Mexico and Arizona State,” said Majerle in a press release. “It is good to have him here at GCU, as he brings with him a lot of experience and can score the basketball. He will be big for our team next season having a guy that we can go to. ”

Last season, Walker, a 6–foot-2 guard, averaged 5.0 points and 15.4 minutes per game for New Mexico, the Mountain West Conference champions. Walker graduated from New Mexico in May and will pursue a graduate degree from Grand Canyon.

San Bernardino High’s Demetrius Overstreet finds a college home

Recently graduated San Bernardino High basketball player Demetrius Overstreet has figured out where he will play college basketball next year: Oregon State. As reported to me by SBHS coach Darin Graham, he won’t be on scholarship just yet, but Overstreet will receive one of the program’s walk-on spots with the team.

Last year, Overstreet, a 5-foot-11 guard, averaged 10.1 points, 4.7 assists and 1.5 steals for the San Andreas League champions.He scored in double figures in six of his final eight games last season.

Wednesday’s San Bernardino County CIF-SS scores, upcoming schedule

Wednesday’s CIF-SS scores for San Bernardino County and upcoming schedule.
First the scores:

Etiwanda 79, Huntington Beach Edison 50
Miller 56, Anaheim Canyon 47
Riverside North 79, Ayala 53
Lynwood 65, Chino 42
Canyon Country Canyon 74, Kaiser 40
Cajon 62, Irvine Beckman 51
Oak Hills at Moreno Valley Valley View, ppd. tonight
Chatsworth Sierra Canyon 62, Aquinas 19
Mesa Grande 81, Ridgecrest Immanuel Chr. 16
Academy of Academic Excellence 50, CSDR 42
Encino Holy Martyrs at Bloomington Christian
Hesperia Christian 50, Redlands Adventist 37
Santa Barbara Providence Hall 65, Joshua Springs 49
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San Bernardino County boys basketball/girls soccer scores from Tuesday

Tuesday’s boys basketball playoff results for San Bernardino County
Division 1AA
Moreno Valley Rancho Verde 61, Chino Hills 59 (2 OT)
Inglewood 76, Rancho Cucamonga 51
Silverado 77, Corona Centennial 75
Etiwanda 68, Temecula Great Oak 50
Division 2AA
Murrieta Valley 52, Cajon 34
Thousand Oaks 68, Miller 49
Division 2A
Anaheim Canyon 85, Don Lugo 59
Arroyo Grande 63, Redlands East Valley 45
Division 6
Joshua Springs 62, Santa Barbara Providence Hall 42

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Sun/Daily Bulletin CIF-SS boys basketball scores from Friday/next schedule

Friday’s Results
First Round
Moreno Valley Rancho Verde 50, Los Osos 43
Chino Hills 68, Montclair 40
Rancho Cucamonga 77, Riverside King 62
Orange Lutheran 88, Eisenhower 64
Silverado 81, Los Alamitos 69
Etiwanda 73, Palmdale Highland 39
Next on Tuesday: Moreno Valley Rancho Verde at Chino Hills; Rancho Cucamonga at Inglewood; Silverado at Corona Centennial; Temecula Great Oak at Etiwanda.
Diamond Bar 64, Whittier California 50
Valencia 76, Arroyo Valley 57
Next on Tuesday: El Toro at Diamond Bar.
Perris 56, Redlands 46
Oxnard 61, Ontario 45
Temecula Valley 60, Victor Valley 51
Cajon 65, Vista Del Lago 38
Miller 63, Summit 44
Next on Tuesday: Murrieta Valley at Cajon; Thousand Oaks at Miller.
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