James Mosley of The Master's College has been selected as NAIA Far West Region Independents men's basketball player of the year, and Mustang mentor Bill Oates has received coach-of-the-year honors for the second consecutive season.
Mosley, a 6-foot-3 junior forward from Tacoma (Wash.) Baptist High, averaged 18.4 points and 5.3 rebounds a game during the regular season for Master's (28-4), which will play Western New Mexico on Monday in the championship game of the Far West Region Independents tournament at Chapman University at 8 p.m.
Mike Penberthy (17.3 ppg, 6.3 assists), a 6-3 sophomore point guard from Fresno Hoover High, also was named to the All-Far West Region team.
Top qualifier Eric Forkel of Chatsworth fell to David Traber of Woodstock, Ill., 217-214, Saturday in the stepladder final of the Professional Bowlers Assn. Greater Baltimore Open.
USC-bound Birmingham High linebacker Marvin Powell is one of seven local football players named to the California squad that will face a Texas team in the California-Texas Shrine All-Star game, July 22, at Cal State Fullerton.
* Contributing: Darin Esper, Dana Haddad, John Ortega.