Busy Weekend in New England

NewEnglandRecruitingReport.com | Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Busy Weekend in New England

The BABC Prep Classic will take place at Chelsea High School in Massachusetts.  Cushing Academy and Brewster Academy will get things going on Saturday as their game is set to tip off at 2pm.  That will be followed by a match-up of two of class B’s most prestigious programs, Tilton and St. Andrew’s, who are set to lock up at 3:30. 

The action gets going again on Sunday with a classic match-up between Notre Dame Prep and Bridgton Academy at 2pm.  Brimmer & May will face Marianapolis Prep at 3:30 while Lawrence Academy will face Boston Trinity at 5. 

On Monday, Martin Luther King Day will be headlined by a 2pm match-up between Massachusetts’ O’Bryant High School and Connecticut’s Wilbur Cross High School.  That will be followed by Lowell High School vs. West Roxbury at 3:30pm. 

Top local products in action will include:  Thomas Robinson, Andrew Fitzgerald, Naadir Tharpe, Domonique Bull, Alex Oriakhi, Jamal Coombs, Gerard Coleman, Mike Carter-Williams, Michael Laplante, Johnnie Lacy, Sean Kilpatrick, James Southerland, Malik Stith, Jamal Crook, Kyle Casey, Corey Wright Jr., Denzel Brito, Shabazz Napier, and Darryl Cato-Bishop.

Action at the Hoop Hall will kick off on Friday with four games beginning with a local match-up of New Leadership vs. Holyoke and followed by three girl’s games.  On Saturday Cathedral and Lexington will gets things going at 10:30 followed by Watertown and Sabis at noon.  The rest of the day’s schedule include Central Catholic vs. American Heritage (FL) at 1:30, Mount Vernon (NY) vs. Montverde (FL) at 3, Oak Hill (VA) vs. South Atlanta High School (GA) at 4:30, and Springfield Central vs. Hillhouse at 6. 

Sunday’s action will include several top prep schools as Tilton and Hotchkiss get things going at 10:30 to be followed by Winchendon and Patterson (NC) at noon.  St. Mark’s will battle Gonzaga High School (DC) at 2 and DeMatha (MD) will face Neumann-Goretti at 4.  Brewster and Hargrave will lock up at 6 while the night cap will features St. Andrew’s and Worcester Academy. 

Martin Luther King Day will begin at 10am and feature four high level national games.  Local games will begin at 6pm with Science & Technology vs. Putnam and Commerce vs. Springfield Central at 8pm. 

Top local products in action include:  Kyle Stockmal, Cory Stockmal, Carson Desrosiers, Jeremy Moore, Jason Morris, Derrick Wilson, Oriakhi, Coombs, Coleman, Jordan Henriquez, Erik Murphy, Nate Lubick, Tharpe, Robinson, Fitzgerald, and Austin Carroll

National players of note include:  Lance Stephenson, Kenny Boynton, Tyler Thornton, Demarcus Cousins, David and Travis Wear, Xavier Henry, Dominic Cheek, Tristan Thompson, and Marcus Jordan. 

St. Thomas More is also hosting a four team tournament this weekend which will feature the home team, Maine Central Institute, Bridgton Academy, and Champlain St. Lambert.  Match-ups are scheduled for 6:00 and 8:00 on Friday and 1:00 and 3:00 on Saturday.