All-Area Boys’ Basketball First Team

Jesse Cantinol, Junior, Center, Renaissance Academy

All-Harbor League Most Valuable Player averaged 17 points and 10.7 rebounds per game to help Wildcats capture league championship. Earned All-CIF Southern Section Division V-A first-team accolades after leading Wildcats to quarterfinals.

Matt Faber, Senior, Forward, La Cañada

The All-CIF Division III-AA co-Player of the Year and All-Rio Hondo League first-team honoree averaged 9.1 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. Set school record for most rebounds in a season with 331, and averaged 13.2 points and 9.1 rebounds per game in the postseason for division-champion Spartans.


Patrick Gonzalez, Junior, Guard, Providence

All-Liberty League first-team pick led the state in scoring, averaging 37.8 points per game, according to Gonzalez broke team records for points in a game (52), free throws made (134), most three-pointers in a game (11) and most three-pointers in a season (137) and also averaged 11.5 rebounds per game.

Mike McGlashan, Senior, Guard, La Cañada

Rio Hondo League’s Most Valuable Player and All-CIF Division III-A co-Player of the Year helped propel Spartans to their first CIF championship in 19 years. Averaged a team-high 17.1 points per game and also averaged 4.3 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game for league champions.


Christian Misi, Junior, Center, Crescenta Valley

Proved to be a model of consistency for Falcons, who finished second in the Pacific League. The Pacific League co-Most Valuable Player and All-CIF Division I-A first-team pick averaged 18.5 points and 11 rebounds per game.


Tom Hofman, La Cañada

Plenty went right for Hofman, who guided Spartans to their first CIF title since 1992. La Cañada won the Rio Hondo League championship by going 10-0 and captured the CIF Southern Section Division III-AA championship against powerhouse and top-seeded Price. Spartans finished 30-4 and advanced to the CIF State Division III Southern California Regional finals, losing to eventual-champion La Verne Lutheran.