Boatwright Named CIF-SS 1AA Player Of The Year

    Bennie Boatwright
    March 24, 2015

    LOS ANGELES - USC basketball recruit Bennie Boatwright from Village Christian High in Sun Valley, Calif. was named the CIF Southern Section Division 1AA Player of the Year, it was announced on March 23.

    The high-scoring 6-10 forward led the Crusaders to the Southern Section 1AA Championship by scoring 30 points and grabbing 13 rebounds in a 79-61 win over top-seeded Great Oak on March 21 at the Honda Center.

    Boatwright, a top 60 recruit according to and, scored a school-record 50 points and made eight three-pointers in a win over Saugus in December.

    On Monday it was also announced that fellow USC recruit Chimezie Metu was named the John R. Wooden Award winner as the Division II Player of the Year. Metu was also named of the CIF-SS All-2AA team.