Front-line players Kevin Walker of Brea-Olinda, Bob Erbst of Katella and Stuart Thomas of Mater Dei head the selections for the North team in the Orange County All-Star basketball game at 7:30 p.m. on June 21 in Orange Coast College’s Peterson Gym.
All three players have signed national letters of intent to compete in the Pacific 10 Conference next season. Walker, a 6-foot 10-inch center, will play at UCLA. Erbst, a 6-9 forward, will play at USC, and Thomas, 6-9, will attend Stanford.
Mater Dei, which won the CIF Southern Section 5-A title, placed two players on the team, with point guard Tom Peabody joining Thomas on the 12-man squad. Ray Rodriguez, 10-year veteran at Valencia, will coach the team.
The North squad:
Rob Burrer (Troy), 6-4, F; Roger Carter (Rancho Alamitos), 6-3, F; Bob Coady (Servite), 6-4, G; Bob Erbst (Katella), 6-9, F; Kevin Jones (Valencia), 6-2, F; Troy Joseph (Western), 6-2, F; Tom Peabody (Mater Dei), 6-4, G; Dave Roth (Orange), 6-5, F; Jim Sammon (El Dorado), 6-3, G; J.T. Snow (Los Alamitos), 6-2, G; Stuart Thomas (Mater Dei), 6-9, F; Kevin Walker (Brea-Olinda), 6-10, C, and alternate--David LaRue (Valencia), 5-11, G.