Prolific Prep Academy of Napa will induct Josh Jackson into its Athletic Hall of Fame at halftime of the Crew’s game on Saturday against BC Christian Prep of Canada at Napa Valley College.
Jackson, a rookie forward for the Phoenix Suns, played two seasons for Prolific Prep and is a 2016 Justin-Siena High School graduate.
After leading Detroit Consortium College Prep School to its first state title in 2014, averaging 28 points, 15 rebounds and six assists per game, Jackson transferred to Justin-Siena and played two years for Prolific Prep. The Crew plays a national tournament schedule.
As a senior at Prolific Prep, he averaged 26.9 points, 13.1 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game during the 2015-16 season.
As a junior at Prolific Prep, he averaged 31.2 points, 17.6 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 2.3 steals.
Jackson will be the first inductee into the Prolific Prep Hall of Fame. His mother, Shenita “Apples” Jones, will be accepting the award on Josh’s behalf.
The Phoenix Suns selected Jackson, who played at the University of Kansas, with the fourth overall pick in the NBA Draft last year. He was the 2017 Big 12 Freshman of the Year.
Jackson was among the early entries for the NBA Draft.
He was a Wooden All-America selection, first-team All-Big 12, a seven-time Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honoree, and a two-time Big 12 Player of the Week.
He was selected third team on The Associated Press All-America Team.
He broke or tied four Kansas freshman records. Jackson averaged 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for Kansas.
He received numerous honors at Kansas during the 2016-17 season, including All-America (Wooden-first team, NABC-second team, Sporting News-second team, USA TODAY-second team, NBC Sports-second team, CBS-second team).
He was a Freshman All-America (Sporting News).
It’s a big weekend for Prolific Prep (22-7 overall), which plays three games, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at Napa Valley College. It’s the final three home games of the season for the Crew.
The Crew will face Notre Dame Prep (Canada) on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday is also “Senior Night,” with a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. honoring the seven seniors on the team, prior to the 7 p.m. game.
Sunday is “Host Family and Family Appreciation Day,” with a ceremony planned for 1:30 p.m. Prolific Prep will face Scale Prep at 2 p.m.
Dempsey Roggenbuck, a 6-foot-4 guard who played for Prolific Prep Academy of Napa, was named as the Freshman of the Year in the Northwest Conference for Linfield College of McMinnville, Oregon.
Roggenbuck, who is from Novato, is averaging 11.7 points and 2 rebounds in 21.4 minutes per game for Linfield (16-8 overall).
Roggenbuck also earned All-NWC honorable mention honors.
Roggenbuck played as a shooting guard for Prolific Prep.
The Northwest Conference is an NCAA Division III conference.
Fred Jones of Vacaville High (football, wrestling, tennis, basketball) and Dustin Nygaard of Tamalpais-Mill Valley (golf, soccer) are among the 13 winners of the 2017-18 Model Coach Award, the CIF State office announced this week.
The CIF Model Coach Award program, now in its 17th year, is designed to recognize coaches who have served as positive role models in their schools and communities.
The 13 winners, who were nominated through their local CIF Section office, will receive an award and be honored at their sport’s state championship or at an event of the recipient’s choosing, according to a press release.
Jones has coached football at Vacaville since 1969 and has also served as the athletic director.