Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.)
has seen high-profile players come through its boys high school basketball program, including the sons of notable current and former NBA stars. Well, the girls got next as the Trailblazers added a pair of marquee freshman to a squad that finished No. 18 in the final MaxPreps Top 25 rankings.
Izela Arenas, daughter of Gilbert Arenas, and Mackenly Randolph, Zach Randolph's daughter, join a Sierra Canyon team that finished 25-7 last season before falling in the first round of the CIF Open Division state tournament.
The Trailblazers lost four Division I players to graduation, and Arenas and Randolph are part of a talented incoming freshman class
that features seven players, including promising point guard Christy
Gilbert Arenas and Zach Randolph are former All-Stars who combined to play 28 seasons in the NBA. Randolph averaged 16.6 points and 9.1 rebounds over a lengthy NBA career, while Arenas averaged 20.7 points, 5.3 assists and 3.9 assists during an impressive 11-year run.
Expect the national spotlight to shine bright Sierra Canyon's boys and girls basketball programs as James continues to develop his game in his sophomore season, while Arenas and Gilbert add that star power to the girls game.