The San Francisco Examiner honors several Division IV NorCal champions for their performance on the court this year.
After capturing the program's first CIF State Regional Championship and advancing to the Division IV State Finals, the Stuart Hall varsity basketball team was recognized with several individual and team honors.
Charley Johnson, the only varsity basketball coach in the 18-year history of Stuart Hall High School, was announced as The San Francisco Examiner Coach of the Year. Charley led the Knights to a 23-12 overall record, the fifth year in a row his team reached the 20-win mark.
The only returning starter from last year's team, Miles Amos, was named Junior of the Year. Miles led the Knights in scoring, including a 21-point performance in the state finals. He also received an honorable mention for city Point Guard of the Year.
Highlights from the state finals game vs. View Park.
Nigel Burris was honored as Freshman of the Year. At 6-foot-4, Nigel played his best basketball in the postseason, scoring a game-high 16 points in the regional quarterfinal win over top-seeded Santa Cruz and contributing 13 points and eight rebounds in the state finals. Miles was also recognized by Prep2Prep as the North Coast Section Freshman of the Year.
Freshman Anthony Sharp and sophomore Tomas Wolber earned honorable mention distinctions. In the category for Game of the Year, Stuart Hall's 17-point comeback in the regional finals also received honorable mention.
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Photo credit: Jemima Scott, Grade 12