The regional sites worked out well for Monica Wright McCall. Western University and USC are on different sides of L.A., but she’s still at home. However, if she advances to the regional final, as expected, another hometown hero might be waiting for her, the trash-talkingest king of the Venice Beach courts Sidney Deane. The All-American vs. a classic American hustler, fun matchup but they will have to navigate a loaded bracket.
We’ve got future NBA Lottery picks, entrepreneurs, educators, convicts, entertainers, and more. A delightful buffet of stars that all made themselves memorable in different ways. Whether they invented the alley-oop, wrote the introduction to the book of a classic reclusive author, can make a scrumptious chili or have an elbow waiting every time an opponent drives to the basket, in this region these characters are going to leave a mark on society or on the side of your head.
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