“We had recognized that he had the knee injury when he came to us,” Zargarian said. “It did take a little time for him to adjust to what we liked to do on offense and defense.
“Once he got back into playing shape, you could see him becoming like a natural fit. He’s become the complete package in that he can play with his back to and away from the basket.”
Powdrill finished with 42 blocks, en route to earning all-league first-team accolades.
Crescenta Valley senior guard Narbeh Ebrahimian, who averaged 14.7 points and a team-best 5.4 assists per game this season, said Powdrill proved to be one of the key members of the lineup that could get the Falcons a big basket late in a contest.