Wednesday is the first day high school seniors can sign an early national letter of intent for all sports but football, soccer, track and field, cross country and men's water polo. Across
Two elite female athletes from South Pasadena, Claire Kieffer-Wright and Devin Grab, signed with Michigan and
Bishop Montgomery point guard Justin Bibbins signed with
Harvard-Westlake's baseball signees included Jack Flaherty (North Carolina), Brian Ginsberg (Brown, Tyler Urbach (Fordham) and Matt Karo (Columbia).
Pitcher-infielder Alan Trejo of Downey Warren signed with San Diego State. He was 5-1 with a 1.11 ERA and batted .577 with 30 RBIs and 15 doubles as a junior.
Etiwanda, expected to be one of the best boys' basketball teams, might be even better in girls' basketball after five players signed on Wednesday. They were Daeja Smith (
USC went into the Inland Empire to sign guard Jordan McLaughlin of Etiwanda. Pitcher Brad Wegman of Great Oak signed with the Trojans.
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Golfer Davis Holman has signed with the University of Northern Illinois. Baseball player Patrick Flynn signed with
Talented outfielder Marcus Wilson of Gardena Serra signed with
Kylee Wolfe, an outside hitter in girls' volleyball from Whittier Christian, signed with the University of Rhode Island.
Loyola Athletic Director Chris O'Donnell reports that the following Cubs plan to sign this week: Hayden Boehle (
Corona Centennial basketball Coach Josh Giles said 6-foot-5 Deontae North has committed with
Glendora's dynamic baseball duo of D.J. Peters and Eric Flores signed with
Namon Wright, the standout guard from Pacific Hills who helped the
La Puente Bishop Amat has four signees: softball player Amanda Sanchez (Missouri) and baseball players Andrew Eppenbach (San Diego State), Alex Garcia (
It was a big morning at Orange Lutheran, where nine students signed. They include baseball players Josh Morgan (
At Encino Crespi, athletes got together for a group signing. Chasen Genurowsky signed with St. Mary's for baseball. Armett Johnson signed with
One player not signing Wednesday is Santa Ana Mater Dei basketball standout Stanley Johnson.
You can mark down Norco as one of the top softball teams for this spring based on the fact four players signed Wednesday morning. They were infielder Ashley Goodwin (Ohio State), outfielder Amanda Sandoval (
One new trend has been parents sending their athletic sons and daughters to small schools preparing them for college. Jonah Texeira, a senior at Capistrano Connections Academy, is signing with USC for golf. Sando Feng, a senior from China attending Pacific Academy in Irvine, is signing with UC Irvine for men's volleyball.
Jack Williams, the 6-foot-9 senior basketball player at West Hills Chaminade, signed with Long Beach State. He's expected to be one of the top rebounders in Southern California this season. "Officially signed to Long Beach State. The recruiting process is over!! I'm going to college! Best feeling ever," Williams said via Twitter.
At Woodland Hills El Camino Real, basketball standout Evan Wardlow will go into the gym at lunch time and sign with Santa Clara. Diver Ciara Monahan will be in the principal's office at 8:15 a.m. signing with
Chino Hills will have six baseball players signing. At Loyola, baseball players Quinn Brodey (
At L.A. Windward, the nation's No. 1 girls' point guard, Jordin Canada, will sign with UCLA. Teammate Kristen Simon will sign with USC.
At Compton, basketball standouts Isaiah Bailey (Fresno State) and Kyron Cartwright (Loyola Marymount) will end their recruiting.
At JSerra, baseball players Parker Joe-Robinson (Texas) and Clay Chatham (Darmouth) will join swimmer Rebecca Millard (Texas) in a signing ceremony. Also, three lacrosse players are signing _ Mitch Kingsley (Hofstra), Brendan Lynch (Hofstra) and Tucker Guyot (Jacksonville).