With the 2019-2020 high school basketball season winding down, Scorebook Live California reporter Connor Morrissette gives out his Coach of the Year, Player of the Year and All-Section accolades for Los Angeles City Section boys basketball.

Coach of the Year: Ed Azzam – Westchester

Azzam led Westchester to the Comets’ 15th City Title in his tenure at the school. He’s been coaching since 1979-80 and is the all time winningest coach in Section history.

Read more about why Azzam was selected for coach of the year here.

Player of the Year: Fidelis Okereke – King/Drew – Senior

Fidelis Okereke

Okereke averaged 16 points, ten rebounds and five blocks this season. He was the City’s most consistent player.

Read more about why Okereke was selected player of the year here.



Newcomer of the Year: D’Anthony Ward – Washington Prep – Senior

After missing last season due to issues at home following his mother’s death, Ward played his first season for Washington Prep this year and led the Generals to the Open Division playoffs and a runner up finish in the Gold Division at the Classic At Damien.

Read more about Ward’s story here.

ALL-LA CITY FIRST TEAM

G: Keith Dinwiddie – Fairfax – Senior

Keith Dinwiddie, Fairfax

G: Ramel Lloyd – Taft – Sophomore

Ramel Lloyd, Taft

F: David Cheatom – University – Senior

David Cheatom, University

F: Corey Cofield – Birmingham – Junior

Cofield (right) with teammate James Nobles

C: Marland Harris – Westchester – Senior

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ALL-LA CITY SECOND TEAM

G: Ky-Mani Pollard – Westchester – Senior

G: Justin Gladney – Fairfax – Senior

Fairfax basketball

G: Barry Wilds Jr. – Fairfax – Junior

G: Michael Frankling – Gardena – Senior

Michael Frankling, Gardena

C: DeShawn Johnson – Washington Prep – Senior

DeShawn Johnson, Washington Prep

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ALL-LA CITY THIRD TEAM

G: DJ Dudley – Fairfax – Sophomore

G: Khalil Forrester – Granada Hills – Sophomore

G: David Elliott – Birmingham – Junior

F: Graham Alphson – Palisades – Senior

F: Elisha Cofield – Birmingham – Senior

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LOWER DIVISION ALL-LA CITY TEAM

G: Joe Hernandez – South East – Senior

G: Jose Arellano – Roosevelt – Senior

G: Quadre Johnson – Poly – Senior

G: Jacob Gonzalez – Chatsworth – Senior

F: Misha Reiss – Hamilton – Senior

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