From backyard fights to legendary duo: The journey of Piedmont’s Harris brothers

Their mother told them that the one-on-one battles had to stop. When Piedmont senior guard Luke Harris and AJ Harris used to duke it out in their backyard, the competitive edge was set since they were 6 years old. Neither wanted to lose, and as brothers do, they went a little too far sometimes. They…

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Piedmont celebrates Luke Harris on Senior Night on June 4, 2021. Chris Jackson / Staff Photo

From backyard fights to legendary duo: The journey of Piedmont’s Harris brothers

Their mother told them that the one-on-one battles had to stop. When Piedmont senior guard Luke Harris and AJ Harris used to duke it out in their backyard, the competitive edge was set since they were 6 years old. Neither wanted to lose, and as brothers do, they went a little too far sometimes. They…

Tommy Splaine throws a pitch in a Los Gatos CCS Open Division quarterfinals win on June 12, 2021. Chris Jackson / Staff Photo

Splaine turns childhood dreams into reality

The moment Los Gatos senior pitcher Tommy Splaine was born, the University of Arizona was meant to be his future home. “My dad went there,” Splaine said. “I grew up an Arizona fan. The second I was born I had an Arizona football in my thing, so that was always my dream school since day…

Aidan Mahaney dribbles the ball in a Campolindo win over Miramonte. Chris Jackson / Staff Photo

NCS Quarterfinals Simulation Results

Due to there being no postseason in the North Coast Section, West Coast Preps decided to make a boys basketball playoff bracket and put the top eight teams in the Open Division. Check out the results and simulations of each game this week at WestCoastPreps.com. The quarterfinals were played on Tuesday. Here are the results:…

Dyllan Devitt is one of the top returners for new Monte Vista head coach C.J. Anderson. Chris Jackson / Staff Photo

Monte Vista hires former Pro Bowler as next head coach

Monte Vista’s football program hired a former NFL star as its next head football coach. C.J. Anderson, a former Pro Bowl selection and Super Bowl winner, was announced as the newest head coach at Monte Vista, the school announced Tuesday. This comes after Matt Russi stepped down following four years with the school, including two…

Pinewood players celebrate the program’s first CCS title since 2014. Chris Jackson / Staff Photo

Bay Area Girls Basketball Rankings

The final West Coast Preps Bay Area Girls Basketball Rankings of the season are out. Only teams located in cities on the Bay Area Census are eligible for the poll. Pinewood (17-0) Pinewood overcame a double-digit deficit to win its first section title since 2014, as it beat No. 1 seed Mitty 50-48 in the…

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Jeremiah Dargan scored 22 points in Clayton Valley Charter’s 60-58 overtime win over Bishop O’Dowd on May 24, 2021. Chris Jackson / Staff Photo

Mock NCS Open Division Boys Basketball Bracket

Due to there being no postseason in the North Coast Section, West Coast Preps decided to make a boys basketball playoff bracket and put the top eight teams in the Open Division. Check out the results and simulations of each game this week at WestCoastPreps.com Seeds Campolindo (15-0) Campolindo registered a perfect regular season against…

Piedmont Hills head coach Anthony Cuellar and senior Alijah Washington celebrate a long embrace after winning the CCS Division I title. Chris Jackson / Staff Photo

Champions together: Cuellar, Washington worked tirelessly to bring Piedmont Hills a title

Piedmont Hills head coach Anthony Cuellar was choked up, holding back tears when discussing the process to get here. As he and senior guard Alijah Washington shared a long embrace following Piedmont Hills’ 75-64 victory over Homestead in the Central Coast Section Division I championship game, which marked the program’s first section crown since 2016,…

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Jordan Martinez knocked down 10 threes in Piedmont Hills’ CCS Division I championship win. Chris Jackson / Staff Photo

Weekend’s Top Performers

Here are some of the top performances from the weekend’s Bay Area high school sports action:  Jordan Martinez’s heroics Everything Piedmont Hills senior Jordan Martinez threw up, it was going in. Just like Stephen Curry or Klay Thompson when they’re hot. Martinez felt the difference in warmups. He knew it was different. “I was holding…

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