Stacy Parson of Kennedy High has been named City 4-A girls basketball player of the year. Parson, who has accepted scholarship to Stanford, averaged 21.6 points per game this season in leading the Golden Cougars to the City 4-A championship.
Wyndee Bailey and Diane DeCree of Kennedy were also selected to the 4-A first-team, along with Jemene Washington of Van Nuys.
Todd Crosby, has been selected to the Western Athletic Conference’s All-Western Division first team in baseball. Crosby, a former All-City infielder at El Camino Real High, started at second base for Hawaii this season.
Danny Berryman, Darrin Channels and Danny Camp, all starters on Moorpark College’s men’s basketball team last season, have signed letters of intent to play at four-year colleges. Berryman signed with Nevada Reno, Channels is going to Hawaii Pacific and Camp is headed for Westmont. Steve Abraham of Moorpark, the state community college assist leader last season, will play for Life Bible College in Los Angeles, a school that plays in the National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics.
The Ventura-Santa Barbara AAU women’s basketball club has three teams preparing for next week’s Southern Pacific Regional Basketball Tournament in Cerritos. Of the 36 players on the teams, 20 are from the Valley area. Lynn Flanagan and Andrea Knapp of Louisville, Jenny Beubis of Alemany, Dawn Broline of L.A. Baptist and Lina Mascarenas of Thousand Oaks are on the Sharks’ 16-and-under team.
Kristi Gellenback and Julia Johnson of Newbury Park, Kris Pederson and Cindy Wiley of Thousand Oaks, Ericka Brice of Westlake and Sandi Thomsen of Calabasas are on the Piranhas’ 16-and-under team.
Amy Chandler and Kirsten Cleary of Thousand Oaks, Kacy Salmina of Westlake, Marlo Cormier of Newbury Park, Sylvia Castaneda of Alemany, Danielle Bryce of Colina Junior High, Keira Irwin of Sequoia Junior High, Betsy Moore of Redwood Junior High and Dani O’Byrne of Lindero Canyon Junior High will compete for the Guppies’ 14-and-under team.
The winning teams in each division at the regionals advances to the national finals. The 16-and-under national tournament will be June 27-July 4 in Plainville, Conn., while the 14-and-under tournament will be July 18-25 in Roanoke, Va.
Doug Glatt of Northridge and Larry Morefield of Sepulveda won the West Regional Handball Tournament at the Hacienda Athletic Club in Hacienda Heights last week. Glatt and Morefield defeated Pancho Monreal and Bob Mornes in the final 14-21, 21-18, 11-9.
Glatt, 25, and Morefield, 35, will compete at the national handball championships June 14-21 at the Houston YMCA.
Jonathan Doering, who plays basketball and baseball at Simi Lutheran High, has given his verbal commitment to Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.
Doering, who has 3.5 grade-point average, received an academic scholarship. Luther, an NCAA Division III school, does not have athletic scholarships.
Doering averaged 25 points for Simi Lutheran during the basketball season and is hitting .555 for the baseball team this spring.
Sports Digest was compiled by Mike Hiserman.
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