Tarek Fattal, SBLive Sports

Tarek Fattal, SBLive Sports

Tarek Fattal has been covering high school sports since 2015 in Southern California and primarily in Los Angeles, covering notable athletes such as Bronny James, Kayvon Thibodeaux and Alyssa Thompson. He was with the LA Daily News for eight years, which included being the beat reporter for the UCLA men's basketball team. Tarek can be seen on TV regularly on CBS/KCAL as a sports analyst with Jim Hill.

Mission Viejo's Dijon Lee competing at the 2024 Battle at the Beach at Edison High on July 13, 2024.
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Battle at the Beach: Takeaways, impressers, photos

Mission Viejo, St. John Bosco, Santa Margarita and Edison impressed at the 2024 edition of the Battle at the Beach.

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Harvard-Westlake's Bryce Rainer was drafted No. 11 overall to the Detroit Tigers in the 2024 MLB Draft.
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Bryce Rainer is fifth Harvard-Westlake product drafted in 1st round of MLB Draft

Bryce Rainer was selected No. 11 overall to the Detroit Tigers in the 2024 MLB Draft Sunday night.

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Vegas Elite's Tyran Stokes (4) look to the sidelines during the Vegas Elite and Boo Williams game on the third day of the Peach Jam at Riverview Park Activities Center on July 5, 2023 in North Augusta, S.C. Vegas Elite defeated Boo Williams 71-52.
California

Top 2026 high school basketball recruit transferring to Southern California power

Tyran Stokes, a 6-foot-7 forward, already has offers from Kansas, Louisville, Kentucky, UCLA and many others

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Serra's Maximo Adams (25) looks to coaches as he runs down the court during the first quarter of their first-round CIF-SS playoff game at Indio High School in Indio, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024.
California

Sierra Canyon basketball adds 4-star Maximo Adams, third impact transfer of summer

Sierra Canyon has received two 4-star recruits, and a 3-star prospect, this summer heading into the 2024-25 season.

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St. Francis 2025 guard Mazi Mosley is transferring to Montverde Academy in Florida.
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Mazi Mosley transferring to Montverde Academy for senior basketball season

Mosley holds offers from UCLA, Kansas, LSU, Michigan and Oklahoma.

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Alabama lands 4-star tight end Kaleb Edwards from Northern California's Oak Ridge High in El Dorado Hills.
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Alabama lands 4-star TE Kaleb Edwards from California

Edwards is one of the top tight ends in the country out of Oak Ridge High in El Dorado Hills, Calif.

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King/Drew's Chinedu Onyeagoro, a 4-star edge rusher from California, commits to SMU.
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SMU lands Chinedu Onyeagoro, 4-star edge rusher from California

Despite saying UCLA being his 'dream school' in November, Chinedu Onyeagoro commits to SMU Monday afternoon.

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Upland and Damien High football teams get into a scuffle after 7on7 tournament at Mission Viejo High.
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Brawl breaks out at California high school football 7on7 (video)

Damien and Upland High football players get into a brawl after handshakes at 7on7 passing tournament at Mission Viejo.

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Jayden Xu has transferred from Santa Monica High to Crespi.
California

Crespi basketball adds wing Jayden Xu, transfer from Santa Monica High

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Sierra Canyon   s Bronny James is introduced prior to the team's game against Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary in the Ohio Play-by-Play Classic on Dec. 17 at Nationwide Arena.
California

Bronny James' rise from Sierra Canyon to Los Angeles Lakers (video)

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KJ Simpson of Chaminade High in West Hills, Calif. became the first player in the school's history to be drafted to the NBA.
California

KJ Simpson becomes first NBA player in Chaminade history; selected No. 42 to Charlotte Hornets

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Dec 10, 2022; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; Centennial High School guard Jared McCain (24) against Bishop Gorman High School during the HoopHall West basketball tournament at Chaparral High School. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Jared McCain becomes first NBA 1st-rounder out of Corona Centennial, taken No. 16 by 76ers

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