SCHOOL: El Cerrito
POSITION: Point guard
THE STAT LINE: Alcorn was named MVP of the Holiday Hardwood Invitational in Westlake Village after scoring 19 points in a 57-53 championship win over Sacramento. He averaged 15.8 points and three assists a game in the four-game tournament. Alcorn also had 20 points, five rebounds and three steals in a 78-54 victory over Pleasant Grove-Elk Grove in the Father Berry Tribute.
SCHOOL: Monte Vista
THE STAT LINE: John had 22 points to lead the unbeaten Mustangs to a 66-49 win over Archbishop Mitty-San Jose in the championship game of the Modesto Christian Tournament. He also had a game-high 19 points in a 65-47 nonleague triumph over Granite Bay.
SCHOOL: St. Mary's
THE STAT LINE: The Cal-bound Green had 18 points and 14 rebounds as the Panthers defeated Mater Dei-Santa Ana 55-41. At the time, Mater Dei was No. 1 in the nation in the MaxPreps.com computer rankings. Green also had 10 points, 11 rebounds and four assists in a 62-49 victory over Centennial-Corona.
POSITION: Point guard
THE STAT LINE: Ionescu scored 40 points for the Matadors in an 84-63 win over host Campbell County-Gillette (Wyo.) in the championship game of the Energy Classic. She scored 92 points in three tournament games and was an all-tournament selection. Her 40 points in the final broke the girls tournament record.
ELLIOT SMITH, Freedom, basketball, Sr. -- Smith led the Falcons to three straight wins. He had 18 points and nine rebounds in a 78-48 victory over Chavez-Stockton in the Modesto Christian tournament, 16 points in a 70-56 win over Granada and 12 points in a 58-55 win over Montgomery.
TEMIDAYO YUSSUF, St. Joseph Notre Dame, basketball, Sr. -- The Long Beach State-bound Yussuf scored a game-high 26 points in a 68-60 nonleague victory over Oakland Tech and 28 points in a 52-50 win over St. Ignatius-San Francisco in the Leo LaRocca Sand Dune Tournament championship game.
MARANNE JOHNSON, Deer Valley, girls basketball, Sr. -- Johnson had a team-high 25 points and eight rebounds in Deer Valley's 78-52 nonleague win over Skyline.
HALEY JOLY, Moreau Catholic, basketball, Sr. -- Joly scored 18 points in the Mariners' 50-46 nonleague victory over McClymonds and had 20 points in Moreau Catholic's 44-27 victory over Notre Dame-Belmont in the Notre Dame Tournament championship game.