Posted On: 01/29/20 9:30 PM

WILMINGTON — Saturday’s Rolling Hills Prep State Preview Classic was yet another installment of one of Southern California’s premier showcase events of the season. Huskies’ coach and longtime SoCal high school hoops figurehead Harvey Kitani, as he always does, put together a strong field and exciting match-ups throughout the eight-game schedule. Here are some of the top individual performers from the event.

Peyton Watson, Long Beach Poly

The 6-foot-7 wing lived up to his five-star status, as he has been doing for the last year, or so, by dropping 33 points with five blocked shots in just over three quarters of action. Had Poly coach Shelton Diggs left Watson in the entire fourth, 45-50 points were not out of the question. Watson scored in every way imaginable - he drained six 3-pointers, took defenders off the dribble and got to the rim and showed that his mid-range game is alive and well.

Corey Cofield II, Birmingham

The 6-foot-5 forward wasted no time putting his stamp on the game against Mayfair, scoring eight of his team-high 27 points in the first quarter, including a couple of high-flying dunks. Cofield, a junior, plays with energy and toughness on both ends

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