Righetti High School basketball star Mariah Cooks has verbally committed to play for Washington State on a basketball scholarship next school year, according to a news release.

The release said Cooks plans to formally sign with the Cougars in November. Cooks was Righetti’s leading scorer last season. She led the Warriors to a playoff berth and garnered All-PAC 7 League and Lee Central Coast Newspapers All-Area Team spots. 

Guadalupe Youth Basketball 

Registration for the upcoming Guadalupe Youth Basketball season will be held today and again on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Guadalupe City Hall.

The league is open to children from kindergarten through the eighth grade at a cost of $35 per player. Family discounts are available.

Practices begin in October with the season getting under way on Friday, Oct. 28.

Registration is also being accepted at the Recreation Office at City Hall, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. through Oct. 5.

For more details or to volunteer to coach, call Paul Amido at 343-1754, Joe Harris at 343-1132 or Ron Estabillo at 356-3894.

LPBOA meeting

The Los Padres Basketball Officials Association (LPBOA) is looking for men and women who want to officiate high school basketball, covering schools from Paso Robles to Lompoc and Santa Ynez.

Those interested should attend the first meeting at Nipomo High School on Monday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m.

Call Mel Gatson at 542-2436 for more details.

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