We’re cracking the top 15, which moves us into preseason all-Shasta County territory since the SCS crew puts together three teams of five at the end of the year.
There’s still a lot of basketball to be played — practically all of it, in fact — so here’s a look at Nos. 11-15 players in Shasta County Sports’ Top 25 returning player rankings, which are sponsored by Clear View Auto Glass.
We’re releasing a new group of players every day until No. 1 is released on Dec. 2.
Reminder: The player rankings are based on varsity experience and potential impact for the 2019 season, taking into consideration coaches input, stats, postseason awards and first-hand experience. This has no bearing on postseason accolades and is intended to be a preview of the 2019-20 season.
15. Dojah Alido (5-6, 115), G, Central Valley, Sr.
There aren’t many point guards who play with more toughness and tenacity than Alido, who grinds for everything he has. The Falcons’ floor general has some of the best handles in the area, can weave his way through traffic to score and can live from long range.
Alido averaged 6.7 points, 2.8 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game last season and he moves into his senior campaign on a talented CV squad that can be dangerous once the Falcons get their confidence going. Alido has to supply that energy to take the Falcons to the next level and allow them to move into the conversation as a Northern Athletic League title contender.
He scored a season-high 19 points against Yreka last year as part of a stretch where he dropped double-figures in four out of five games.
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