Posted On: 08/26/21 10:59 AM

(Submitted by Doug Benton)

The NorCal Clash has become the unofficial end-of-summer basketball to highlight some of the top players from the incoming senior and junior classes. 

Now in its 12th year, the all-star game will take place on Sunday, August 29 at 3:00 PM at Cornerstone Christian High School in Antioch. 

"This event has a great tradition in NorCal high school hoops. Most elite players have participated. The purpose is to spotlight the top incoming juniors and seniors each year and promote NorCal basketball in a visible way,” NorCal Clash director Gerry Freitas said. “This is not a dog and pony show. It is high-level players competing at a high level, playing the game the way it should be played."

The 2022 squad features fast-rising Miles Byrd Miles Byrd 6'6" | SF Lincoln | 2022 State #209 Nation of Lincoln-Stockton. It also includes Vanden’s Takai Emerson-Hardy Takai Emerson-Hardy 6'7" | SF Vanden | 2022 State , Clayton Valley Charter’s Jeremiah Dargan Jeremiah Dargan 6'4" | CG Clayton Valley Charter | 2022 State , and Enterprise’s Demarreya Lewis-Cooper, who is a definite prospect to watch out of the Northern Section. Campolindo’s Aidan Mahaney Aidan Mahaney 6'3" | PG Campolindo | 2022 State #70 Nation was also named to the team, but won’t play in the game due to injury.

The 2023 team highlights what is a strong

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