Sunday, April 04, 2021

Girls Basketball Preview: Top players to watch in 2021 (Brooke)

Dan Albano,, April 1, 2021

Brooke Demetre, Mater Dei, F: The well-rounded, Stanford-bound senior looks to cap a stellar career with one more run. She scored 22 points in three quarters against Esperanza on March 30.


Lauren's Awards

Grandview junior Lauren Betts (51) claimed Centennial League Player of the Year honors for the 2020-2021 girls basketball season as voted on by league coaches.

Clay Kallam,, March 31, 2021

Lauren Betts named 2020-21 MaxPreps Colorado High School Girls Basketball Player of the Year

Courtney Oakes,, March 24, 2021

Girls Basketball: 2020-21 All-Centennial League teams

No. 1 Stanford women enter NCAA tourney with three Colorado players — and another on the way (Lauren)

Jana Van Gytenbeek (#4), Ashten Prechtel (#11) and Fran Belibi (#5) prior to a game between Stanford University and University of California-Berkeley at Maples Pavilion on March 28, 2021 in Stanford, California.

Kyle Newman,, March 20, 2021

In addition to the current trio, Colorado’s top prep player, Grandview junior Lauren Betts, has already verbally committed to Stanford. The 6-foot-7 center is the top-ranked prospect in her age group nationally.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐧 - Stanford McDonald's All Americans

twitter,, February 23, 2021 

Stanford signees @BrookeDemetre and @kiki_iriafen both named McDonald's All-Americans! #GoStanford

Shane Laflin,, February 23, 2021

2021 girls' McDonald's All American class

Monday, January 25, 2021

More on Lauren...

A few more stories about Lauren...

Jacob Rayburn • CardinalSportsReport, Janaury 22, 2021

Stanford's culture convinced No. 1 Betts to commit sight unseen

Arielle Orsuto,, January 24, 2021

Former Colorado high school stars stand out at Stanford

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Lauren Betts, ranked No. 1 in Class of 2022, commits to Stanford

Shane Laflin,, January 13, 2021

Lauren Betts, the No. 1 women's basketball prospect in the Class of 2022, announced Wednesday that she has committed to Stanford.

Betts chose Stanford over Notre DameOregonUCLAUConn and South Carolina. She is the second top-five prospect in the 2022 class to come off the board, following No. 5 Isuneh Brady, who committed to UConn.

"I chose Stanford not only for the great basketball program, but for the great academics," Betts said. "As far as location, they are just perfect. It is close to home, and it is easy for all of my family to go and watch games. My family is super important to me. As far as the team, they are all very close and they are all sweet girls. I am so excited to join them. They are just amazing people."


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Lauren Betts, Class of 2022 top women's basketball recruit, commits to Stanford

Story from Jacob Rayburn • CardinalSportsReport

No. 1 2022 recruit Lauren Betts commits to Stanford

Friday, December 04, 2020

‘She’s better than good’: Antelope High School basketball player taking her talents to Stanford next year

Mark Demsky,, December 3, 2020

Even with the possibility that there will be no high school sports played in California this season, some student-athletes are fortunate enough to secure a college scholarship, such as Antelope High School senior basketball player Jzaniya Harriel.

She doesn’t know if she’ll get a chance to have a senior season at Antelope High just yet, but the 5’10” guard does know she’ll be taking her basketball talents to Stanford University, one of the top programs in the country, next year.

“From what I knew, I liked Stanford, but when I got to campus, it was everything and more than I thought it was going to be,” Harriel told FOX40.


Friday, November 20, 2020

Sacramento County’s top women’s basketball player gets into top university

Michelle Dapper,, November  19, 2020

The Sacramento area’s top women’s basketball player is going to attend the college of her dreams.

Antelope High School’s Jzaniya Harriel signed on with Stanford University. She said the school has a good balance of top athletics and academics.


Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Signing Day Success, November 11, 2020

Stanford's Setsuko Ishiyama Director of Women's Basketball Tara VanDerveer announced the signings of four highly-touted prep standouts to National Letters of Intent on Wednesday. Elena Bosgana (Athens, Greece/American Community School of Athens), Brooke Demetre (Foothill Ranch, Calif./Mater Dei), Jzaniya Harriel (Sacramento, Calif./Antelope) and Kiki Iriafen (Porter Ranch, Calif./Harvard-Westlake) will join the Cardinal ahead of the 2021-22 campaign.
Stanford's class is again one of the nation's strongest, collectively rated No. 6 by espnW HoopGurlz.