Ready for some basketball? Fans of high school basketball can now cheer their favorite teams beginning this Friday, January 8, at 7 p.m. Exclusively produced for Cox Communications’ family of customers is the winter season of Game of the Week, a local favorite and Emmy award winner that can also be followed on Twitter @Cox3.
The first intra-league game between JSerra and Santa Margarita Catholic high schools will tip-off the local basketball season, promising to feature an impressive number of high school athletes in keeping with Orange County’s proud tradition.
Coming off of impressive pre-season victories over Vista Del Lago (63-62) and Walnut High (51-41), the JSerra Lions are currently 9-5, with #5 Trenton Coggins leading in scoring. The 6’3” Junior is averaging 14.9 pts per game, with a season high of 22 points against both Laguna Hills and Vista Del Lago. Others Lions to keep an eye on include Senior Guard – Jordan Demario, Senior Forward – Nick Flamson and the terrific trio of freshmen – Bryan Velasco, Johnny Marks and Devon Pflueger.
JSerra Athletic Director Jim Hartigan notes, “All of us at JSerra are extremely excited about Friday’s game and the opportunity to appear on Cox3’s Game of the Week. With so many great games to choose from, we’re grateful to Cox for airing the JSerra Santa and Margarita Catholic High School match-up.”
While cheering on their local team is the norm for many parents, a large number of fans can experience the play-by-play action on Twitter @Cox3. Fans and parents are also encouraged to upload videos to YouTube, so the Cox3 sports team can review and share their favorites on its Facebook page.