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Colony High School will host eight boys high school basketball games on Saturday for the annual State Preview Classic presented by SBLive Sports. Rolling Hills Prep head coach Harvey Kitani and Colony head coach Jerry De Fabiis organized the event. Nine of the 16 teams playing are currently ranked in the SBLive California Boys Basketball Top 25 rankings.

Game Previews

Rancho Verde vs. Oak Hills, 9:30 a.m.

As of Friday morning, Rancho Verde and Oak Hills are both undefeated in their respective leagues (Ivy and Mojave River). Khemanni Davis captains Rancho Verde and is the team's top player. Oak Hills snapped Hesperia’s 64-game league winning streak earlier this season when the Bulldogs beat the Scorpions 50-48. Senior guard Semaj Blocker was named the player of the game following the win. Oak Hills will play Hesperia again on Friday night ahead of the State Preview Classic.

Long Beach Poly vs. St. Francis, 11 a.m.

When fully healthy Long Beach Poly can play with anyone in the state and the Jackrabbits should have their full team on Saturday. Freshman Jovani Ruff is one of the top 2025 recruits nationally. St. Francis is looking to knock off Notre Dame in the Mission League Friday night ahead of the Classic to ensure the Knights don't win the league outright. Senior guard Buckley Dejardin is the Golden Knights' top player.

Rolling Hills Prep vs. Saugus, 12:30 p.m.

Stanford commit Benny Gealer has had an exceptional senior season so far for the 15-1 Huskies. Rolling Hills Prep's trio of forwards Kenny Manzi and Seydi Thiombane and guard JV Brown give the Huskies four reliable scoring options. Brandon Perez led Saugus with 18 points in an 82-70 Foothill League defeat against West Ranch last week.

Hillcrest vs. Los Altos, 2 p.m.

For basketball fans who yearn for the old days when the game was dominated by big men: this game is for you. Hillcrest and Los Altos each have a junior seven-footer, which will make this game a must watch. Hillcrest center Dennis Evans is an outstanding defender who blocked a school record 16 shots in a win over Norte Vista earlier this year. Los Altos center Jazz Gardner has a more polished offensive game and likes to step out and take threes. Senior Los Altos guard CJ Bellamy may prove to be the x-factor in this one though thanks to his impressive ball handling and sweet shooting stroke.

St. Anthony vs. Capistrano Valley Christian, 3:30 p.m.

Senior point guard Jaayden Bush and senior big man Elijah Price form a dynamic duo for St. Anthony. Capistrano Valley Christian has multiple players who are capable of scoring over 20 points in a game: junior forward Ariik Mawien, senior forward Athian Athian, senior guard Makaih Williams and senior guard Mac West can all fill it up.

Harvard-Westlake vs. Birmingham, 5 p.m.

Both of these San Fernando Valley schools have strong depth. Harvard-Westlake senior guard Cameron Thrower and junior forward Brady Dunlap have emerged as the top two players for the Wolverines this season, but freshman forward Nikolas Khamenia, sophomore guard Trent Perry, junior forward Jacob Huggins and senior forward Landon Lewis will all be playing college basketball in the future and are also players to watch. Birmingham senior center Larry Olayinka was instrumental in the Patriots' City title run a year ago. Patriots guards Kory Blunt and Brooklyn Caldwell are also playing well with the City playoffs looming.

Etiwanda vs. Colony, 6:30 p.m.

Etiwanda and Colony are the two top teams in San Bernardino County and both have strong playmaking trios. Senior Etiwanda forward and New Mexico commit Quinton Webb possesses tremendous athleticism and a consistent three point shot. Junior forward Curtis Williams was recently offered by USC and junior point guard Jimmy Baker is a skilled scorer. They'll match up against Colony's three headed monster of junior point guard Kollen Murphy, junior forward Jaidyn Simpson and senior forward Jaden Henley, a Minnesota a commit.

Corona Centennial vs. Crean Lutheran, 8 p.m.

In the showcase game, Corona Centennial will look for win No. 2 on the season against Crean Lutheran. The two teams met on the final day of the Classic at Damien with Centennial winning 66-56. Both of these teams are loaded with talent and should both make the Open Division playoffs in the Southern Section next month. Centennial senior guard Donovan Dent would be the favorite to take home the SBLive California Boys Basketball Player of the Year award if the season ended today -- he's been that good in 2021-22. Other Huskies to know include star juniors Jared McCain, a sharpshooter, and big man Devin Williams.

On the Crean Lutheran side, talented sophomores Vyctorius Miller and Darrell Morris can each score in high volumes. Miller scores at all three levels and Morris is an excellent long range shooter. In the paint, few teams have the size to matchup with Crean Lutheran's bigs. Seven-footer James Agany and 6-foot-10 power forward Koat Keat, a UC Santa Barbara signee, make opponents lives miserable defensively. Keat may also be the best dunker in California high school basketball outside of Sierra Canyon guard Amari Bailey.