SoCal: The 13th Annual Desert Valley All Star Basketball Games are on Friday, March 29

The Top Girl & Boy Senior Players in Riverside County will be Highlighted at Rancho Verde High School

The 13th Annual Desert Valley All Star Basketball Games are coming to Rancho Verde High School on Friday, March 29. The top girls and boy senior players in Riverside County will be highlighted at Rancho Verde High School. There are 16 girls and 13 boys from local schools participating in the event.

Representing the girls will be Natalia Willis, Jasmine Acedo from Vista Murrieta, Jazlen Green, Jolene Armendariz from Lakeside and Great Oak’s Ashley Walt and Victoria Farris. Alejandra Espinoza of Paloma Valley, Elsinore’s Isabel Dranheim and Natalie Taylor of Calvary Murrieta will also be there.

Kamea Taylor from Heritage, McKenna McCarthy of Nuview Bridge, Heritage’s Sabrina Fowler, Jelina Mijares from Rancho Christian, Temecula Valley’s Emma Volmer and Sydney Morean from Linfield Christian have been selected to the teams.

The Boy’s teams feature 6 players from the Southwestern league. Murrieta Valley’s Niccolo Giulietti, Jonathan Galan of Chaparral,Tej Johnson of Great Oak, Kryztian Walton, Temecula Valley and Treyvon Ridley, Vista Murrieta and Murrieta Mesa’s Devine Fortune the league.

Selected from the Sunbelt league were Kameron Johnson of Lakeside, Paloma Valley’s Damario Willard,Jeremy Martinez of Temescal Canyon, Steven Rameriz of Elsinore, Perris’ Isaiah Williams,and Adrian Contreras of Orange Vista will be on the court. Temecula Prep’s Trevor Weir was also selected.

Murrieta Valley’s Brian Wethers will coach the Boy’s Away team. Wethers led the Nighthawks to a 15-11 record and finished third in the Southwestern league. The Boys Home team will be coached by El Davis from Orange Vista. He led the Coyotes to a 24-9 record and a second place finish in the Sunbelt league.

The Girls Away team is led by Coach Romeo Galbreath. Galbreath led Elsinore High School to a 9-19 record this season. The Home team is under the direction of Kim Kirkland, Head coach of Norco High School. The Cougars finished at 13-14.

Complete List of the 2019 Boys All Stars


Kyle Render, JW North

Jonathan Galan, Chaparral

Kameron Johnson, Lakeside

Damien King, Palm Springs

Divine Nwoko, Roosevelt

Treyvon Ridley, Vista Murrieta

DuWan Franklin, King

Ian Adame, Jurupa Valley

Niccolo Giulietti, Murrieta Valley

Allan McBride, Centennial

Damario Willard, Paloma Valley

Gaven Rameriz, Corona

Anthony Holland, Notre Dame

Chinecjerrem Nwanevu, Norco

Trevor Weir, Temecula Prep

Devine Fortune, Murreta Mesa


Coree Joseph, Roosevelt

Anon Mozga, Notre Dame

Jeremy Martinez, Temescal Canyon

Georgie Nze, La Sierra

Jaxen Turner, Rancho Verde

Adrian Contreras, Orange Vista

Justin Sanders, Citrus Hill

Tayvon Lathon, Santiago

Steven Rameriz, Elsinore

Tej Johnson, Great Oak

Kryztian Walton, Temecula Valley

Rodrigo Jacquez, Rancho Mirage

Isaiah Williams, Perris

Troy San Antonio, Rancho Verde

Sean Brannon, Patriot

Lavele Johnson, Riverside Poly

Complete List of the 2019 Girls All Stars


Charron Molette, Rancho Mirage

Abigal Guerrero, Jurupa Valley

Amoreena Martinez, Corona

Theresa Pledger, Canyon Springs

Cynnadie Whatley, Perris

Sarah McCorkle, Riverside Poly

Alejandra Espinoza, Paloma Valley

Isabel Dranheim, Elsinore

Jazlen Green, Lakeside

Jessica Snyder, Patriot

Natalie Taylor, Calvary Murrieta

Kamea Taylor, Heritage

McKenna McCarthy, Nuview Bridge

Ashley Walt, Great Oak

Victoria Farris, Great Oak

Tyzaijanae Fuller-Calhoun, JW North

Jazmine Acedo, Vista Murrieta

Jolene Armendariz, Lakeside

Anastasia Reagins, Pam Springs


Mariah Sanchez, Hemet

Alvia Manning, Moreno Valley

Alyssa Serna, Notre Dame

Caroline Ruiz, Norco

Anna Treder, Cal Lutheran

Kimberly Xiong, Citrus Hill

Kiara Warhop, Jurupa Valley

Sabrina Fowler, Heritage

Kaya Laning, Rubidoux

Natalia Willis, Vista Murrieta

Jelina Mijares, Rancho Christian

Savannah Petty, Ramona

Shiane Talley, Canyon Springs

Sydney Morean, Linfield Christian

Emma Volmer, Temecula Valley

Jaden Randall, La Sierra

Janessa Pilao, Beaumont

Danita Young, King

Kaila Mosses, Rancho Verde

Photo by Mike Clary