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Northern California high school basketball: Top stars, best performances Feb. 6-11

Vanden top recruit Alyssa Jackson drills 10 3-pointers scores 50 points in a 112-8 victory to spotlight big week among NorCal's best performances

Here’s a quick look at some of the top stars and memorable performances from the past week in Northern California high school basketball.

Note: Entries are based on information provided by coaches, statisticians, media members and high school sports fans. Don’t see any details for your team’s game? Email some notes and/or stats to

(Lead photo of Tounde Yessoufou by Dennis Lee)

Nyana Asiasi, a senior basketball player for Salesian, made four 3-pointers and scored a team-high 19 points in a 63-30 win over Pinole Valley to claim the Tri-County Athletic League Rock Division tournament title.

Tyler Barnett, the King’s Academy boys basketball star scored 21 points twice including a big 61-54 triumph over rival Priory.

Ryan Beasley, the high-scoring Dougherty Valley boys basketball star had 42 points in a stunning 86-83 EBAL Tournament semifinal win over San Ramon Valley then backed it up with 24 points (13 in the fourth quarter) of a 77-70 championship game win over Granada.

Sofia Bowes, a girls basketball standout for San Ramon Valley, had a team-high 17 points leading the Wolves to a 63-52 win over Monte Vista in the East Bay Athletic League title game.

Jake Davis, a senior at red hot Las Lomas, scored 62 points — 31 in each game — in wins over Clayton Valley Charter and College Park. He made a combined 21 of 35 shots in the two wins.

Alli Dioli, a senior for Half Moon Bay’s girls basketball team, combined for 45 points last week in wins over Terra Nova and Westmoor. She averages 18.8 on the season.

Leilani Edinburgh, a girls basketball standout at West Campus (Sacramento) had a combined 50 points with 12 rebounds, nine assists and 22 steals in two victories last week.

Lloyd French, a boys basketball player for Downey (Modesto), had 38 points, 15 rebounds and five assists in a 75-57 win over Modesto, followed up with 30 points in a 57-54 victory over Turlock.

Elizabeth Johnson, a two-sport standout for Orcutt Academy, had a combined 43 points, 30 rebounds and six blocks in two victories last week.

Jaden Haire, a boys basketball player for Hanford West, had a combined 54 points and 36 rebounds in two victories.

Kellen Hampton, a top sophomore prospect from Moreau Catholic, continued to star with a combined 52 points, 18 rebounds, six assists and five blocks in wins over Irvington (78-57) and American (72-43).

Brynlie Headrick, a girls basketball standout at Vacaville, combined for 51 points in a win and a loss last week. She averages 22 points per game this season and 14.8 per her four-year career.

Alyssa Jackson, a top girls basketball prospect at Vanden, scored 50 points with 10 3-pointers to go along with 14 steals in a 112-8 win over 1-20 Armijo, followed up with 21 points, four rebounds, four assists and seven steals in a 74-17 win over Rodriguez.

Rosalynn Jimenez, a basketball player for Hayward’s girls basketball team, had 22 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks in a 64-29 win over St. Joseph-Notre Dame.

Talia Maxwell, high school girls basketball player for Central (Fresno) had a combined 49 points, 20 rebounds and five steals in two wins. She is averaging 23.1 points and 9.0 rebounds per game for the 18-11 Grizzlies.

Jocelyn Medina, the Northern Section’s leading scorer for Pierce (Arbuckle), had 36 points, 19 rebounds and five steals in a 53-13 win over Live Oak.

Amanda Muse, a UCLA-signee girls basketball player for Heritage, had 21 points and 17 rebounds in a 62-41 regular-season ending win over Liberty. 

Ronnie Roche, a basketball player for Kings Christian (Lemoore) combined for 78 points in three games, two wins and a loss. He also combined for 16 rebounds, nine assists and five steals.

Kenyah Stubbs, a basketball star for Hanford, had 27 points, six rebounds and four steals in a 53-45 win over Mission Oak. Stubbs is averaging 28.4 points and 5.9 steals per game in 27 games.

Tounde Yessoufou, the sophomore boys basketball phenom for St. Joseph-Santa Maria, had a combined 74 points on 31 of 47 from the floor, to go with 24 rebounds, five assists, eight steals and four blocks in wins over Arroyo Grande (77-49) and Atascadero (92-42).