NOTES\Crespi's Thomas resigns.
Crespi High School defensive coordinator Troy Thomas has resigned to become a graduate assistant coaching the defensive line at Hawaii. Richard Fong has been promoted to defensive coordinator. The school is seeking an assistant coach to replace Thomas.
Illegal Sunday contact: Calabasas High School wrestling coach Bill Phillips is facing disciplinary action after having an illegal Sunday contact with his players in violation of Southern Section rules, according to athletic director Cindy Wade.
The incident took place Feb. 11 during the regular wrestling season. Phillips said he was repairing a wrestling mat at Calabasas while several of his wrestlers played basketball. He denies any workout or wrongdoing took place. As punishment, Calabasas wrestlers were banned from practicing last Wednesday, Wade said.
Phillips has already told Wade he won't be returning next season as coach. Calabasas' Travis Moseley is the lone school athlete still wrestling. He has qualified for Saturday's Masters Meet in the 125-pound category after placing second last week in the Division IV finals.
Soccer postponed: The second round of the City Section boys' soccer playoffs scheduled for today has been postponed until Friday. The first round of the girls' playoffs will be played on Friday, too.
JC basketball playoffs: Antelope Valley College will play host to Moorpark in the opening round of the Southern California men's state basketball playoffs on Saturday night. L.A. Valley will entertain Cuesta Friday night in its opener.
In women's basketball, Moorpark will play at Southwestern Friday. The winner will face Valley next Tuesday. College of the Canyons will play host to Citrus on Saturday. Glendale will play at Hancock (Santa Maria) on Friday.
Eernisse to transfer: Palmdale junior center Steve Eernisse, who averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds this season, has told teammates that he will be transferring to Canyon.
Tryouts: The 12-and-under Stealth ASA fast-pitch softball team is having tryouts on Sunday from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at Valley College. Information: (805) 259-8668.