Cal prep star accepts scholarship offer from WWU
May 22, 2012
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Jeffrey Parker, a 6-foot-6 forward who played in three state title games, has accepted a scholarship offer to play men's basketball at Western Washington University starting this fall. Making that announcement was Viking head coach Brad Jackson.
A senior at Salesian High School in Richmond, Calif., Parker averaged 11.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots in helping the Pride to a 34-2 record and Bay Shore Athletic League, North Coast Section, Northern Region and California Interscholastic Federation Division IV state championships. He earned all-Bay Area and league honorable mention.
Parker had 22 points and 10 rebounds versus nationally ranked Trinity KY and was named to the Granite Bay Grizzly All-Tournament team.
As a junior, Parker started on a squad that won league, sectional and regional titles and reached the state championship contest.
Parker attended CIF Division I McClymonds High School his first two years as a prep. As a freshman, he played on a Warriors' team that took Oakland Athletic League and Northern Region crowns and got to the state title contest. Parker started as a sophomore.
WWU graduated three seniors, two of them starters, from a team that won the NCAA Division II championship, the first national title in the 110-year history of the program, and finished with a 31-5 record, the win total being a school record.
Jeffrey Parker, Forward, 6-6, 195, 18, 8/27/93, Freshman, Richmond, CA
HIGH SCHOOL: Received all-Bay Area and Bay Shore Athletic League honorable mention as senior at Salesian High School ... Helped Pride to 34-2 record, Bay Shore Athletic League, North Coast Section, Northern Region and California Interscholastic Federation Division IV state championships ... Averaged 11.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots ... Had 22 points and 10 rebounds vs. nationally ranked Trinity High School KY ... Granite Bay HS Grizzly All-tournament ... As junior, played on 26-12 team that won league, sectional and regional titles and reached state title contest ... Started and lettered two years ... Attended Division I McClymonds High School as freshman and sophomore ... Started as sophomore and earned two letters ... As freshman, member of Warriors team that took Oakland Athletic League and Northern Region crowns and reached state championship game.
PERSONAL: Plans to major in behavioral neuro-science psychology.
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