Posted by How on April 09, 2018 at 07:25:06:
In Reply to: Re: Ribet's Pendande and Aquino posted by All the pieces on April 09, 2018 at 04:22:22:
: : : Aquino got the publicity but Pendande got the awards. I saw Ribet a few times and was not very impressed with either thought I thought Aquino had more potential. Both are headed for Pac 12 schools so good for them but did people get so caught up with PR that 6'9" Aquino is considered the 7th best player in the nation?
: : : Pendande got both the Wooden Award as well as the LA Times All Star team.
: : : And not trying to start anything with the Ribet faithful but how does a team with two post players like this underachieve?
: : They should have been able to score - or at least get a shot on the block - every possession of every game.
: : And if they missed, the other - or Mensah - could have cleaned up the glass.
: : No knock on the team. It's all about the coaching.
: Had all the pieces to make a great run but coaches donít understand about empowering their players. Would scream and yell at them and get mad when they make mistakes...I know itís high school but players are still developing...duh so for these coaches to have this type of demeanor in this day and age leaves a very bad taste in my mouth
They should have stayed at Division 2 where they belong.
How did she get wooden Division 2 award if they played in the Open CIF and division 1 State?
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