Williams, Vodicska top all-area basketball

La Miada’s Derrick Williams and St. Paul’s Lesley Vodicska are the 2008 Daily News Players of the Year for boys and girls basketball.
St. Paul’s Robert Miller and Whittier Christian’s Bill Crammer are the boys and girls Coaches of the Year.

Daily News 2008 All-Area Boys Basketball Team
Player of the Year: Derrick Williams, La Mirada
Coach of the Year: Robert Miller, St. Paul

First team
Guard - Jordan Sachs, La Habra
Guard - Maurice Cole, Santa Fe
Center - Drew Harris, California
Forward – Alex Valdez, Schurr
Forward - Dominique Moreno, La Habra

Second team
Guard -
Steven Saenz, St. Paul
Guard - Justin Sasada, Schurr
Center – Fernando Alvarez, La Serna
Forward - Andrew Torres, Montebello
Forward - Kevin Pitzer, La Habra

Honorable mention
California -
Tim Palomino, Greg Perea
El Rancho - Jeremiah Salcedo
La Habra – Randall Nygren
La Mirada - Ryan Kelly, Cameron Gillett, Mark Nichiporuk
La Serna - Jeremy Madrigal
Pioneer – Michael Saldana, Michael Crosby
Santa Fe - Frank Corona
St. Paul – Dont’e Webb, William Duff, Adrian Flores
Whittier – Daniel Enriquez, Andy Leonette
Whittier Christian - Jake Cokely, Zach Torres.

Daily News 2008 Girls All-Area Basketball Team
Player of the Year: Lesley Vodicska, St. Paul
Coach of the Year: Bill Crammer, Whittier Christian

First team
Guard -
Lyanna Augborne, California
Guard - Luna Amico, Whittier
Center - Jessica Vingerelli, Santa Fe
Forward - Elissa Ronquillo, Whittier Christian
Forward – Skye Savini, St. Paul

Second team
Guard -
Kala Amico, Whittier
Guard – Callie Rohrbacker, Whittier Christian
Center - Sonia Martinez, California
Forward - Brittany Aranda, Santa Fe
Forward - Jacqueline Joseph, Whittier Christian

Honorable mention
California –
Ericka Arroyo-Villeza
Cantwell – Patricia Luna, Valerie Carrasco
El Rancho - Megan Barr, Adriana Favela
La Habra – Whittany Radcliffe
La Mirada – Nicole Martin, Keisha Washington
La Serna - Kristina Ortega, Briana Vasquez
Montebello - Roxanna Canales
Pioneer - Darlene Luevano
Santa Fe – Shelby Magallon
Schurr - Keimi Lew, Jeannette Ramirez
St. Paul - Daisy Bueno, Andrina Rendon
Whittier - Loren Gurrola
Whittier Christian - Kristen Schaefer, Amy Woodward

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