Fourteen area players, including four from defending Division I Sac-Joaquin Section and Northern California Regional champion Sheldon, are listed on NorCalPreps.com's 2013 boys basketball top 40.
They are: No. 5 - D'Erryl Williams, Sheldon; No. 6. - Darin Johnson, Sheldon; No. 7 - Dakarai Allen, Sheldon; No. 14 - Malik Thames, Pleasant Grove; No. 17 - Cole Nordquist, Pleasant Grove; No. 19 - Gabe Bealer, Antelope; No. 22 - Isaiah Ellis, Antelope; and No. 25 - Will Buell, Colfax.
Others on the list are No. 30 - Aaron Cameron, Sacramento; No. 32 - Ryan Manning, Sheldon; No. 36 - Eric Stuteville, Casa Roble; No. 37 - James Hadnot, Sacramento; No. 38 - Joe Barnes, Sacramento; No. 40 - Matt Hayes, Pleasant Grove.
Williams and Allen have verbally committed to San Diego State; Johnson to Washington.
NorCalPreps ranks national recruits Aaron Gordon of Archbishop Mitty of San Jose and Jabari Bird (Cal) of Salesian of Richmond No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.
For the complete list, go to NorCalPreps.com