Who had the best individual performance in LA City and Southern Section boys basketball in 2019-2020? Here are 25 names to consider



After putting out my list of the Top 15 individual performances I covered in L.A. City and Southern Section boys basketball this season, I received a ton of feedback from readers pointing out many more incredible performances.

So here’s some bonus coverage: In chronological order here are 25 more noteworthy individual performances in LA City and Southern Section boys basketball in 2019-2020.

KJ Bradley vs. Bishop Montgomery (Nov 18)

Bradley scored 33 points in Crenshaw’s season opening 66-62 loss to Bishop Montgomery.

Justin Stanziano vs. Calvary Baptist (Nov 26)

Thousand Oaks’ Justin Stanziano scored 56 points in an early season rout of Calvary Baptist.

A’Jahni Levias vs. Fairfax – (Dec 4)

Levias scored 37 points in an 82-73 loss to Fairfax.



Graham Alphson vs. Oaks Christian – (Dec 5)

Alphson scored 17 points, grabbed 17 rebounds and had five assists in Palisades 63-54 win over Oaks Christian.

Amound Anderson vs. King/Drew – (Dec 27)

Anderson scored 50 points in a Classic At Damien game against King/Drew that Leuzinger originally lost, but King/Drew later forfeited due to fielding an ineligble player.

Tajavis Miller vs. St. John Bosco – (Jan 8)

Miller scored 40 points in Servite’s 71-67 overtime loss to St. John Bosco.

Ben Shtolzberg vs. Loyola – (Jan 10)

Shtolzberg had 33 points, seven rebounds and four assists in Notre Dame’s 97-96 overtime win over Loyola.

Chrisian Moore vs. Windward – (Jan 14)

Moore scored 30 points to lead Brentwood to a 60-57 upset win over Windward.

Jared McCain vs. Norco – (Jan 15)

McCain hit nine three pointers and finished with 37 points in a Cenennial’s 95-44 win over Norco. That’s not bad for a freshman.

Ramel Lloyd vs. El Camino Real – (Jan 17)

Lloyd scored 30 points to lead Taft to a 69-50 win over El Camino Real.


Brandon Whitney vs. Crespi – (Jan 17)

Whitney scored 42 points to give Alemany an 83-79 overtime win over Crespi.

Andre Henry vs. Alemany – (Jan 24)

Henry had 31 points through three quarters in this game, the same as Alemany. St. Francis went on to win 80-42.

Peyton Watson vs. Taft (Jan 25)

Watson finished with 33 points on 10/16 shooting to go along with six blocks in Poly’s 68-48 win over Taft. He outscored Taft by himself through three quarters.

Mason Hooks vs. Alemany – (Feb 3)

Hooks scored 35 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in Harvard-Westlake’s 91-73 Mission League Tournament semifinal win over Alemany.

Nick Bowden vs. Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary – (Feb 5)

Bowden scored 50 points on senior night in a blowout win over Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary.

David Cheatom vs. Fairfax – (Feb 5)

Cheatom put in 34 points in a 67-65 loss to Fairfax.

Nate Perez vs. Hart – (Feb 7)

Perez scored 24 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to lead Saugus to a 97-95 win over Hart.



Clark Slajchert vs. Warren – (Feb 12)

Slajchert willed Oak Park to a 107-103 double-overtime Division 2AA Southern Section playoff win over Warren by scoring 57 points.

Tony Singleton vs. Santa Barbara – (Feb 14)

Singleton scored 33 points to lead Hesperia to a 59-58 double overtime win over Santa Barbara in the Southern Section Division 2A playoffs.

Skyy Clark vs. Mission Viejo – (Feb 14)

Clark put in 48 points to lead Heritage Christian to an 87-80 win over Mission Viejo in the Southern Section Division 2A playoffs.

Devin Askew vs. Rancho Christian – (Feb 18)

Askew scored 43 points to lead Mater Dei to a 76-61 Southern Section Open Division playoff win over Rancho Christian

Adrian Lopez vs. Arleta (Feb 27)

Lopez scored 21 points including the game-winner in San Fernando’s 56-55 Division 4 LA City title win over Arleta.

Denzel Okoli vs. Oakwood – (Feb 29)

In the CIF Div 4A championship, Okoli scored 32 points on 11-for-21 shooting, including four 3-pointers, while adding eight rebounds, six steals, two assists and a block.

DJ Davis vs. Damien – (Mar 5)

Davis broke Reggie Miller’s Riverside Poly scoring record for a single game when he put in 59 points in Poly’s 128-123 six overtime CIF state playoff defeat to Damien.


Austin Cook and Malik Thomas vs. Riverside Poly – (Mar 5)

Cook hit a buzzer beating three at the end of the second overtime period to send Damien’s CIF state playoff game against Riverside Poly to a third OT after Thomas had a hit a buzzer beater to send the game to its first overtime. Eventually Damien went on to win 128-123. Cook finished with 35 points and Thomas had 41, despite fouling out early on in overtime.

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