“She came by and said she was leaving and that she appreciated everything we did,” Carr said. “Kids nowadays have all these options. There’s no loyalty any more to a school; the kids are going where they think they can do big things. “Loyalty is where the opportunity is now, if you ask me.” MaxPreps.com’s latest state rankings and leaders have a few local names. The Ayala boys and Colony boys are ranked ninth and 10th in the state, respectively. After that, the next area team doesn’t pop up on the list until Los Osos at No. 36. Etiwanda’s girls, after victories against No. 8 Redondo and a close loss to No. 2 La Puente Bishop Amat, earned the No. 5 spot on MaxPreps’ state rankings. Jurupa Valley (No. 14), Norco (No. 17) and Diamond Ranch (No. 18) also are included among the girls’ top 20. Bonita’s Brock Zylstra is 12th on the state scoring list with 422 points; Claremont’s Jordan Block is 25th. Ayala sophomore Rebekah Gardner (No. 3) is the only local girl among the top 25 scorers, having poured in 473 points this season. Buzzer-beating free throw? There was an unusual situation during Monday’s Los Osos-Indio girls basketball game, which the Grizzlies won 84-23. Or was it 85-23? Because Los Osos had such a mammoth lead, the game officials ran the clock continuously in the fourth quarter for mercy purposes. It wasn’t a problem until the Grizzlies’ Cierra Warren stepped to the free-throw line and attempted a buzzer-beating foul shot with the clock ticking down in the final seconds. Warren made the shot, but the buzzer sounded and an official appeared to wave off the basket. It was never posted on the scoreboard, but the point was recorded in the team’s stat book. No matter whether it counted, it certainly was a bizarre situation. NOTABLE Rancho Cucamonga girls basketball player and St. John’s University signee Allie Patterson is out for the season with an ankle injury sustained Friday against Upland, her father said. … According to Rivals.com, Alta Loma football player Adam Seymore has committed to Colorado State, joining fellow signee Ryan Griffith from Los Osos. Seymore is a 6-foot-4, 235-pound tight end. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card Darrett, who has signed to play college basketball at defending national champion Baylor University in Texas, left Don Lugo early in her junior season to play for IMG, a private sports facility and educational center in Bradenton, Fla. The former All-Inland Valley selection returned to Chino during the summer and planned on playing for Don Lugo this season, but the CIF wouldn’t clear her until IMG sent paperwork, which Carr said was difficult to track down. So with the season more than halfway over, Darrett returned to IMG last week. Carr said IMG offered a $4,000 scholarship and boasts a 10-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio. “Public schools, we can’t compete with that,” he said. “I wish her well. She’s a great kid.” Rankings and stats Don Lugo has stopped pursuing the eligibility reinstatement of girls basketball superstar Latara Darrett, and for good reason. Darrett packed up and returned last week to IMG Academy in Florida, Don Lugo principal Preston Carr said Wednesday.