"I hope for Cecil that he goes and takes care of his business over at Santa Ana, and knocks out the units he needs to knock out, and then gets up there [at Cal] next semester and gets a chance to go to spring ball," said Brinkley, who coached the three-time first-team All-Sunset League player for four years. "Sometimes young guys don't realize the impact these things have, not only on them, their immediate future, but the long-term future. It can change somebody's whole life.
"If he can get up there and play for four years and get his degree, it'll set him up for the rest of his life."
— David Carrillo Peñaloza
Ross eliminated from tourney
Newport Harbor High alumna April Ross and her partner, Jen Kessy, were eliminated from the Federation Internationale de Volleyball World Tour beach volleyball event Friday in Aland, Finland.