New England’s Notable Performances

New England Recruiting Report | Friday, January 22nd, 2010

New England’s Notable Performances

The sixth edition of New England’s Notable Performances features over 75 players as we recap the action from the last week. 

New Hampshire

Player of the Week – Alex Francis, Holderness School:  Francis opened the week with 28 points in a 92-70 win over Vermont Academy and then poured in 37 to lead Holderness to a big win over Proctor 73-67. 

•  Alex Burt, Dover – 21pts & 6rebs in win over Spaulding
•  Tarik Smith, St. Paul’s – 27pts & 10asts in 68-54 win over Vermont Academy
•  Richard Valentin, Manchester West – 23pts in 53-41 win over Trinity
•  Naadir Tharpe, Brewster Academy – 26pts & 8asts over St. Thomas More
•  Will Barton, Brewster Academy – 38pts on 15-21 FG in 99-80 win over Proctor
•  Nick Peters, Concord Christian – 16pts, 12rebs, 4stls over Mount Zion 33-26
•  Ty Penney, Bishop Brady – 23pts (including 1000th) & 15 rebounds vs. J. Stark
•  Greg Leblond, John Stark’s – 28pts & 6 threes in 63-46 win over Bishop Brady
•  Kyle DiCesare, Portsmouth – 26pts & 10 in 4th quarter in 59-53 win over Milford
•  Mike OLoughlin, Milford – 21pts vs. Portsmouth
•  Shawn Henriquez, Campbell – 16pts, 10rebs & 5asts in 74-49 win over Raymond
•  Trevor Rancourt, Nashua North – 26pts vs. Bishop Guertin
•  Sean McClung, Bishop Guertin – 31pts in 76-74 win over Nashua North

Connecticut

Player of the Week – Zack Graves, Ellington:  How about this stat line from a recent 101-78 win over Stafford: 50 points, 19 rebounds, and 9 blocked shots.  Not only is Graves the only player in the CIAC to hit 50 this year but he was one block away from the triple double as well. 

•  J.J. Moore & Russell Smith, South Kent – 33pts & 24pts vs. Bridgton
•  Rashad Moore, Bloomfield – 32pts vs. Durham
•  Dan Guest, Master’s – 23pts over Boston Trinity 68-65
•  Jevon Williams, East Hartford – 24pts in 77-53 win over Glastonbury
•  Khalil Dukes, Capitol Prep – 31pts in 78-67 win over Ellis Tech
•  Deyquan Little, Rockville – 36pts & 13 in OT in 93-91 win over RHAM
•  Mick Kelly, RHAM – 37pts vs. Rockville
•  Desmond Williams, Torrington – 43pts in 76-59 win over Wilby
•  Cory Andrews, Sacred Heart – 22pts & 9rebs in 68-49 win over Naugatuck
•  John Papale, Choate – 26pts & 8 three-pointers in 77-63 win over Exeter
•  Luke Matarazzo, Choate – 23pts, 9-16 FG, 3 threes, 8asts, 4stls & 4 rebs over Exeter
•  Ryen Vilmont, Hamden – 23pts & 11rebs in 51-49 win over Career
•  Gerald McClease, Wilbur Cross – 29pts in 61-59 win over Branford
•  Xavier Pollard & Allen Harris, Suffield – 26 & 25 respectively over Choate 80-79
•  Greg Langston, St. Joe’s – 24pts and 5 threes in 85-49 win over Trumbull

Massachusetts

Ryan Woumn, Lynn English – Woumn was the difference in the battle for Lynn, scoring 32 points in a 91-84 win over Lynn Classical, including 5 free-throws down the stretch of the last minute. 

•  Riyadh Asad, W. Springfield – 17pts including OT forcing 2 & game winning 3
•  Laurent Rivard, NMH – 30pts (7-8 3pt), 11 rebs & 5 stls in win at Winchendon
•  Majok Majok, NMH – 22pts, 9-12 FG, 5rebs & 5 blks over Winchendon
•  Wes Clark, Governors – 19pts, 5 threes & 9 assists with torn labrum vs. Andover
•  John Henault, St. Bernard’s – 25pts (18 in 2nd half), 6rebs & 3stls vs. G. Dunstable
•  Zach Auguste, Marlboro – 24pts, 12rebs, & 4blks in 72-62 win over Hudson
•  Alex Levine, Weston – 20pts & 12rebs in 60-52 win over Arlington
•  Dane Jobst, Mahar – scored his 1000th point in win over Pioneer Valley
•  Raudy Minaya, Methuen – 37pts including game winner over Haverhill 65-63
•  Joe Bramanti, Andover – 20pts, 7 asts, & 11rebs in 61-48 win vs. Lowell
•  Donald Celestin, Greater Lawrence – 27pts over Northeast 66-46
•  Brendan Rios, Easthampton – 37pts & 1000th of his career vs. Mohawk Trail
•  Andre King, Sabis – 33pts in 77-46 win over Ludlow
•  John Lopes, Trinity Catholic – 25pts & 11asts in 76-70 win over St. Clement
•  Adam Lewin, Wayland – 29pts in 72-61 win against Concord-Carlisle

Maine

Player of the Week – Harry Rafferty, Berwick Academy:  The sophomore point guard led his team to two big wins this week.  First he had 18 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 assists in 67-55 win over Landmark.  Then he came back with 26 points and 11 assists in a 71-55 win over Chapel Hill. 

•  Alexander Harris, Bridgton Academy - 21pts vs. Notre Dame & 30pts vs. S. Kent
•  Chance Jones, Bridgton Academy – 28pts vs. South Kent
•  Rob Roy, Berwick Academy – 36pts in win over Chapel Hill
•  Jacob Hunt, MCI – 27pts & 10rebs in 57-45 win over Rockport
•  Keegan Pieri, Camden Hills – 21pts in 69-54 win over Nokomis
•  Tyler McFarland, Camden Hills – 20pts & 11rebs over Nokomis
•  Chris Braley, Nokomis – 20pts & 14rebs vs. Camden Hills
•  Tyler Alexander, Bangor Christian – 28pts & 12 in 4th quarter over Searsport
•  Yusaf Inman, Edward Little – 23pts & 5 threes over Morse 57-35
•  Andrew Shaw, Thornton Academy – 27pts & 18 in second half over Marshwood
•  Stephano Mancini, Falmouth – 26pts in win over York 79-43
•  Clark Noonan, Bangor – 22pts & 13rebs over Skowhegan 57-42
•  Mitch Worcester, Washburn – 32pts for frosh in win over S. Aroostook
•  Lawrence McCloskey, Penobscot Valley – 33pts & 18rebs over Orono 63-47
•  Dominic Borelli, Westbrook – 27pts & 11rebs over Deering 63-42

Rhode Island

Player of the Week – Michael Palumbo, Classical High School: Palumbo went off for 41 points earlier in the week as Classical knocked off Central 94-86.  The senior guard connected on 15-18 from the free-throw line as well as four three-pointers.  Later in the week Palumbo kept it rolling as he gave Shea 28 more points. 

•  Gunner Bjornson, St. Georges – 24pts vs. Lawrence Academy
•  Adrian Oliveira, Cumberland – 27pts, 5asts & 4rebs in win over South Kingston
•  Nate Stichell, Coventry – 12pts & 14asts in win over East Greenwich
•  Nick Sienkiewicz, Providence Country Day – 22pts over Williams 76-47
•  Andrew Chrabascz, Portsmouth – 24pts & 10rebs vs. Tiverton & 27 vs. Coventry
•  Joh’lon Hazard, Shea – 26pts & 5rebs over Classical 80-64
•  Rob Hazard, North Kingston – 21pts in 55-49 win over Smithfield
•  Robert Alers, Central Falls – 33pts over Burrillville & 14pts 13asts over Fatima
•  Dante Gomes, Burrillville – 29pts vs. Central Falls & 39 vs. Johnston
•  Bryan Vachon & Nick Manning, Hendricken – 33pts & 22pts over E. Providence
•  Donald Williams, East Providence – 23pts vs. Bishop Hendricken
•  Tyler Zegarzeski, Chariho – 18 of 24pts in second half of win over St. Raphael
•  Brendan Cabral, Scituate – 13pts & 18rebs over Toll Gate 64-42
•  Antonio Mena, Central Falls – 17pts & 16rebs over Our Lady of Fatima 62-34
•  Zach Wells, Westerly – 13pts, 11rebs & 10asts in win over Tiverton
•  Malcolm Moniz, Shea – 23pts, 10rebs & 8asts over Warwick Vets 78-68

Vermont

Player of the Week – Harrison Taggart, Mill River:  The sophomore guard posted a triple double with 10 points 10 assists and 13 rebounds in a near upset of Rutland HS.  He followed it up with 24 points, 7 assists and 8 rebounds in a win over MSJ.

•  Alex Snyder, Rutland – 14pts, 14rebs & 5asts vs. M. River & 20rebs vs. Brattleboro
•  Dustin Royer, North Country – 23pts & 13rebs over Colchester 69-65
•  Anthony Granai, Colchester – 20 points against NCU
•  Joe OShea, Burlington – 26pts in win over Mount Mansfield
•  Nick Swim, BFA St. Albans – 27pts & 5asts in win over Milton
•  Lucas Fitzgerald, Peoples Academy – 22pts, 10asts & 9rebs over Richford
•  Adam Boyle, Brattleboro – 25pts & 10rebs in win over MSJ
•  Zach Currier, Proctor – 16pts & 11 rebs over Twin Valley
•  Scott Hayford, Twin Valley – 24pts  vs. Proctor
•  Troy Davine, Rutland – 24pts & 6asts in win over Brattleboro
•  Sean Dowling, Manchester – 26pts & 13rebs in 74-55 win over Randolph
•  Logan Williams, Vergennes – 27pts over Mount Abraham 59-41
•  Kyle Callanan, MAU – 17pts & 9asts vs. B&B to become all time assist leader
•  Andrew Shuman, Websterville – 13pts & 16rebs over Chelsea, 18 & 19 over Arlington