Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame
The 1998 Varsity Boys Basketball Team was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012.
At the Hall of Fame dinner: team members & coaches gather together
Carlee & JJ Todd, Marisa & Chris Canoles, Ray Rodriguez, Lezlie Williams and Clarence Mitchell, Cayce & Ann-Marissa Cook
Left: Carlee & JJ Todd with Jim Adams. Right: Justin Stewart & family
With four starters from the previous season with a record of 20-8, the 1998 team was regarded as one of the top teams in the region. The team won its 1st Mission League title since 1971, with a 63-51 victory over Loyola.
In the Southern Section Division IIIA playffs, Chaminade and Montclair Prep were the two #1 seeds. In the 1st round, all 15 Eagles scored in a 79-39 win over Blair. Chaminade beat Compton in the quarterfinals 69-63. Making 76% of their shots, Chaminade beat Cabrillo 92-60 in the semifinals. In the final game, they defeated Bishop Montgomery 80-66, winning their 24th consecutive game and the Southern Section Division IIIA title.
They opened the Southern Region tournament with a win over Barstow 102-68, and finished their best season in school history with a loss to University of San Diego High 64-63 in the semifinals.
Some highlights from the season include: Simi Valley Tournament Runner-up, Chaminade Christmas Classic Champs, Walter Wong Invitational Champs, televised game against Notre Dame, undefeated in Mission League, Mission League Champs, #1 rank in CIF Division IIIA Southern Section, CIF Division IIIA Southern Section Champs, championship at Arrowhead Pond, top 10 ranking in state of California and a 25-game win streak (28-2).
Members of the team:: Justin Beach '98, Scott Borchart '01, Chris Canoles '99, Matthew Chirba '98, Ryan Cichon '98, Cayce Cook '99, Michael Kokorowski '98, Nick Lawson '99, Joshua Levy ’99, Scott Long '98, Clarence Mitchell '99, Raymond Rodriguez '98, Justin Stewart '98, Jeﬀrey Stine '98, Robert Tanouye '99, Jeﬀrey J. Todd '99.