Hoop Mountain Prep Classic – Event Preview

NewEnglandRecruitingReport.com | Sunday, November 25th, 2007

Hoop Mountain Prep Classic – Event Preview

The weekend features 15 games over three days, and marks the unofficial tip off for many of the schools participating. The Classic is comprised of a strong field featuring national powers Blair Academy (NJ) and Lauringburg Institute (NC), as well as Notre Dame Prep (MA), Marianapolis Prep (CT), and defending NEPSAC Class B champion St. Andrew’s (RI).

The other schools participating this weekend will be: Boys Club of New York, Brimmer & May (MA), Buckingham, Browne, & Nichols (MA), Choate Rosemary Hall (CT), Elite Shooting Stars (Canada), Hebron Academy (ME), Noble & Greenough School (MA), Proctor Academy (NH), Vanier Prep (Montreal, Canada), and Wilbraham & Monson (MA).

The weekend will feature a wealth of college-level talent. Some of the top individual players to watch are Jarrett Mann (committed to Stanford) and Alex Vouyakas (committed to Davidson) of Blair Academy; rising junior forward Tucker Halpern of Noble & Greenough (being courted by Georgetown and Michigan among others); Kyle Casey and Derek Retos of Brimmer & May; guard Mike Culpo and power forward Brian Hanuschak of St. Andrew’s; Corey Wright Jr., Reuben Cabrea, Aaron Strothers and Mike Myers-Keitt of Marianapolis; Raheem Singleton, Gabe Fumadoh, and Aaron Williams of Laurinburg Institute; Mike Ryce and Luke Matarazzo of Choate Rosemary Hall, and Adam Braswell, Terry Carter, and Kenny Stewart of Notre Dame Prep.

Tickets will be available at the door for the weekend. A weekend pass is available for $12, and one day tickets cost $8. For more information about the Hoop Mountain Prep Classic, please contact Greg Kristof at [email protected].
Friday, November 30
5:30 PM   Marianapolis Prep (CT) vs. Elite Shooting Stars (Canada)
7:00 PM   Choate Rosemary Hall (CT) vs. St. Andrews (RI)

Saturday, December 1
12:00 PM  Elite Shooting Stars (Canada) vs. New York Boys Club (NY)
1:30 PM    Wilbraham & Monson (MA) vs. St. Andrews (RI)
3:00 PM    Marianapolis Prep (CT) vs. Proctor Academy (NH)
4:30 PM    Hebron Academy (ME) vs. Brimmer & May (MA)
6:00 PM    New York Boys Club (NY) vs. Notre Dame Prep (MA)
7:30 PM    Blair Academy (NJ) vs. BB & N (MA)
9:00 PM    Laurinburg Prep (NC) vs. Vanier Prep (Canada)

Sunday, December 2
11:00 AM Choate Rosemary Hall (CT) vs. Wilbraham & Monson (MA)
12:30 PM Noble & Greenough (MA) vs. Hebron Academy (ME)
2:00 PM   Blair Academy (NJ) vs. Vanier Prep (Canada)
3:30 PM   Laurinburg Prep (NC) vs. New York Boys Club (NY)
5:00 PM   Notre Dame Prep (MA) vs. Marianapolis Prep (CT)
6:30 PM   Brimmer & May (MA) vs. BB & N (MA)