Posted: Feb 26, 2020
The West Valley basketball team, the recently-crowned Coast-South Conference champions, dominated the All-Coast-South Conference postseason awards, it was announced Tuesday.
Baker posted overall team highs in points (19.2), rebounds (8.3) and assists (2.6), while Afifi finished conference action with 17.5 points/game, 9.8 rebounds/game and 2.6 blocks/game. Banks, who was also acclaimed the top defensive guard in the Coast-South, tallied 6.8 points/game, 4.6 rebounds/game, 2.5 assists/game and 1 steal/game in conference play. Sixth man Elkannan notched 12.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists per league contest.
Coach Danny Yoshikawa, who returned to Saratoga this year after a successful stint as the lead assistant at Saint Mary's College in Moraga and led the 2020 Vikings to their first conference title since 2006, was named the Coast-South Coach of the Year.