football jerseys wholesale ‘Quite a journey’ for Bill Boyd
Having cut his teeth in the basketball hotbed of Orange County, Bill Boyd became a natural scorer and journeyed north.
Boyd had starred for the Santa Ana Foothill High boys basketball team through his junior year before his family uprooted to La Crescenta, where he joined a burgeoning Crescenta Valley program rife with talent with a towering presence leading into the 1970 71 season.
was no accident that I ended up at CV, said the 6 7 Boyd, a three time All American who played forward and helped the Falcons advance to the championship contest against Verbum Dei in 1971. dad [former USC men basketball Coach Bob Boyd] wanted to move closer to USC and he drove down Verdugo Boulevard and found out about CV. He wanted to be in a community where the family would like to live and had a outstanding basketball program. Valley would prove to be the ideal match.
The Falcons possessed a lineup that would consist of five future Division I players, something that wasn common then or now. Boyd would join a Falcons team that featured a starting front line of 6 10 center Troy Jones, Boyd and 6 8 Bob Trowbridge and Brian Goorjian (6 3) and Scott Palmer (6 3) in the backcourt.
Off the bench,
the Falcons could turn to 6 8 Bruce Denton and 6 5 Bruce Palmer. Boyd and Trowbridge would move on to USC, Jones went to Brigham Young, Goorjian attended Pepperdine, Scott Palmer went to UC Irvine before transferring to USC, Bruce Palmer would go to Pacific and Denton to the Portland.
had such a tall team and that helped us become so effective, said Boyd, a commercial broker with Charles Dunn Co. in Glendale. team was a well oiled machine.