At age 18, Matt Rodriguez can be considered anything but “old.”
But here he is, the old hand and experienced senior on an Oxnard High boys basketball team loaded with underclassmen.
“It’s new for me,” says the Yellowjackets’ guard. “Last year, it was about other guys being the leaders. But it’s my role now, especially on a team with so many juniors and sophomores.
“There’s a lot of responsibility. A lot of accountability that falls on me.”