Prep Sports

Prep basketball stars to appear in 17th Collision Games

The 17th annual Collision All-Star games will be held April 18 at Los Angeles Southwest College on Saturday.

The annual showcase plays host to some of the best of the L.A. City and Southern Section girls and boys high school basketball players.

The girls game starts at 5 p.m. followed by the boys game at 7 p.m.

El Camino Real coach Joe Wyatt will coach the L.A. City boys team, which will feature Lindsay Drew, Loren Currie and Isiah AjIbiye of Fairfax, Ellis Salahuddin of Westchester, Tramel Wilson and Jalen Gilmore of Washington Prep, Aaron Edison of Crenshaw and Shane Carney of Narbonne.

Josiah Woods and Stone Spellman, who played for Wyatt at El Camino Real, Damien Wilson and Darrius Henderson of Taft and Cesar Reyes of Poly round out the L.A. City boys team.

They will face a Southern Section team coached by Jarvis Turner of Beverly Hills that features Stephen Thompson Jr. and Christian Oshita of Bishop Montgomery, Chemezi Metu and Broderick Turner of Lawndale, Max Hazard and Stone Gettings of Loyola, Kendall Small of Mayfair and Jason Richardson of Serra.

Jordan Dallas and KJ Feagin of Long Beach Poly, Benny Boatwright of Village Christian, Maxwell Kupcjhak of Brentwood and Jeremy Hemsley of Damien round out the Southern Section boys team.

Victoria Sanders of Narbonne and Jessica Torres are the co-coaches for the L.A. City girls team that includes Latecia Smith, Tybrian Jones and Alexis Guidry of Narbonne; Margurite Effa and Alexis Moody of Fairfax, Allissa Gomez of Roosevelt and Tehya Peters and Aliza Niko of Carson.

Precious Nwaba and Bianca King of Palisades and Rita Fiorenza of San Pedro round out the L.A. City girls team.

Marcelo Enriquez of Redondo Union coaches the Southern Section girls team that includes Emily Surloff of Windward, Orianna Shirley of Lynwood, and Nautica Morrow and Nathanaelle Dambo of Serra.

Nao Shiota of Redondo Union, Kayla Sato of West Torrance, Cheyenne Allen of St. Anthony, Lauren Spearman of Marlborough, Chelsea Lidy of Bishop Montgomery, Tania Lamb of Long Beach Poly and Kennedy Burke of Sierra Canyon round out the Southern Section girls team.

The Southern Section girls have dominated the Collision Game over the years with a 13-3 record.

Each boys’ team has won eight times.

The game began in 1999 as the Scholastic Hoops Jam. It was renamed in 2004.