Miramonte Boosters 2020 Hall of Fame Inductees

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Steve Harwood announces a Miramonte basketball game.

    The Miramonte Boosters Club will induct Steve Harwood, Garth Haynes, Brett Jackson, Bill Maze, Megan Reid, Heather White and Paul Yriberri (posthumously) into the 2020 Athletic Hall of Fame at a ceremony in October.
    Steve Harwood is well-known as the “Voice of the Matadors” for sports events and banquets spanning the past three decades. He currently announces Mats boys’ and girls’ basketball and baseball games. Harwood served as president of the Miramonte Boosters Club and has made significant financial contributions to Miramonte sports including a new speaker system for the baseball field. Previously, he has received both Orinda Citizen and Volunteer of the Year honors.
    Garth Haynes, ’76, was the star of the 1975-1976 FAL basketball championship team and ranks in the top 10 in Miramonte single season scoring and rebounding. Nationally, he was in the top 50 tennis singles players and won the NCS Singles Championship in 1976. He competed globally from 1981-1984 and coached tennis at Pepperdine and the College of San Mateo. Haynes continues to compete in US Tennis Association (USTA) events.
    Brett Jackson, ’06, is considered one of Miramonte’s all-time baseball greats. He was a first-team All-DFAL selection twice, the 2005 All-CIF shortstop and played on North Coast Section title teams. He won several awards playing for Cal Berkeley in what was then the Pac-10. Jackson was named Baseball America First Team All American, played for Team USA at the 2009 Pan Am Games. Professionally, he played for the Cubs, Diamondbacks and Giants before retiring in 2015.
    William Maze, ’74, played varsity basketball and was ranked the top 16-year-old tennis player in the country. He won the 1973 North Coast Section Singles Championship, was a three-time All-American at Stanford and played doubles with John McEnroe. Maze played on a professional tennis tour and competed in four Grand Slam tournaments. He is in the NorCal Tennis Hall of Fame and has been the UC Davis women’s tennis teams head coach for 25 years.
    Megan Reid, ’14, was an all-league player in varsity soccer, water polo, basketball and track. She was named the Diablo Foothill League Soccer Player of the Year in 2011 and 2014, played on the Lamorinda club soccer team and was selected MVP of the Denmark Cup. Recruited by Division 1 schools for both basketball and soccer, she decided to focus on one sport, playing soccer at the University of Virginia.
    Heather White, ’06, holds multiple Matador swimming records. She was the North Coast Section 200 Individual Medley Champion from 2004-2006 and was the Contra Costa Times 2006 Swimmer of the Year. White became an All-American swimmer at UC Berkeley and is ranked in the top 10 on Cal’s all-time performance charts in both the 200 and 400 IMs and the 200 Backstroke. She competed at the 2008 US Olympic Swimming Trials.
    Paul Yriberri, ’66, lettered in and coached football, wrestling and baseball at Miramonte. He coached junior varsity football, was a varsity defensive coordinator and helped the Matadors win seven league football titles and three North Coast Section 2A titles. Yriberri taught physiology and biology and is the first to be inducted as a coach and athlete. He died suddenly in 2007. The football field was renamed Paul Yriberri Field in 2018.
    The Miramonte High School Boosters Club donates funds to supply team equipment for sports, pay salaries for support personnel, weight-room supplies and capital expenditures. For more information, visit www.miramonteboostersclub.com.

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