This Week’s Notable Performances

New England Recruiting Report | Thursday, February 10th, 2011

This Week’s Notable Performances

Our first snowless week in recent memory put loads of games on tap this week leading to a variety of impressive performances.  Here is a look at some of the most notable: 


Player of the Week – John Henault, St. Bernard’s CC – The senior guard became St. Bernard Central Catholic’s all-time leading scorer (1457 points) in a Saturday night win with 32 points and 12 rebounds. Prior to that he scored 36 points in a win against Holy Name.

Joe Bramanti, Andover – 30pts, 10rebs, 6stls, & 3blks over Chelmsford
Luis Puello, Central Catholic – 15pts, 11rebs, & 11asts over Lawrence
Noah Vonleh, Haverhill – 14pts, 18rebs, & 10asts over Billerica
• Andrew Wells, Whittier – 34pts & 5-threes over Greater Lowell
Donald Celestin, Greater Lawrence – 31pts vs. Chelsea
• Hassan Ingram, Boston English – 20pts & 15rebs over O’Bryant
• Ralphy Medrano, Salem – 32pts over Winchester
Jake Layman, King Phillip – 35pts, 22rebs, & 7blks over Franklin
• Dan Slavin, BB&N – 24pts over St. George’s & 1000th over St. Sebastian’s
Rony Fernandez, Charlestown – 27pts over Latin Academy
Mickel Simpson, Woburn – 30pts over Burlington
• Corey Thurell, Northeast – 19pts, 11rebs, & 10asts over Pope John
• Samir McDaniel, New Mission – 22pts & 13rebs over Brighton
• Josue Figuerooa, Dean Tech – 44pts vs. Smith Voc; 36 vs. Franklin Tech
Alex Lopez, Commerce – 32pts vs. Central
• Alex Morsey, Bishop Fenwick – 31pts, 6-threes, & 5asts over Gloucester


Player of the Week – Evan Tullar, Spaulding – The senior scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds in a comeback victory over Burlington, eclipsing the 1,000-point scoring mark for his career in the process.  Tullar followed up his historic night with 22 points in a victory over St. Johnsbury later in the week to push the Crimson Tide’s record to 9-4 on the season.

Ben Ferris, Essex – 25pts over CVU; 27pts & 5-threes over NCU
Ryan Shea, U-32 – 26pts over Montpelier 68-32; 24pts over Randolph
• Shelby Bryce, Lamoile – 28pts in 55-54 win over Oxbow
Chad Copeland, Twinfield – 20pts over Cabot; 27 & 12rebs over Williamstown
Jason Manwaring, Williamstown- 26pts & 10rebs over Thetford
Eric Suder, Mt. Mansifeld – 21pts in a win over CVU
Clayton Palmer, Mt. Anthony – 24pts over Brattleboro; 21 & 11 over AA
• Brandon Burrell, Middlebury – 31pts over Mt. Abraham
Alex Snyder, Rutland – 14pts, 13rebs & 5asts over B&B
Jaskin Melendez, Mt. St. Joseph – 22pts & 15 in second half over Hartford
Jaren Scrubb, Stowe – 24pts, including 1000th, over Richmond

New Hampshire

Player of the Week – Steve Spirou, Pelham – The senior swingman went on a scoring spree this week beginning with a 41 point performance in a 75-66 win over Hollis-Brookline.  He followed that up with 28 more points in a shortened performance and blowout win over Sanborn. 

Connor Green, B. Guertin – 22pts over Pinkerton; 26pts & 19rebs over Dover
Sean McClung, B. Guertin – 21pts over Pinkerton; 29pts & 13rebs over Dover
• Caleb Donnelly, Alvirne – 25pts, 5-threes, & 6 rebs over Concord
Mike OLoughlin, Milford – 26pts vs Souhegan; 28 vs J. Stark; 24 vs Bedford
Jamie Holder, Milford – 20pts over Souhegan; 24 over J. Stark
Dimitri Floras, Merrimack – 22pts over Nashua South; 35 over Spaulding
• Josh Morgan, Campbell – 31pts over Winnisquam; 21pts vs. Bow
• Anthony Farmer, Nashua North – 24pts vs. Pinkerton
Gabe LaCount, Manchester Central – 22pts over Nashua South
John Wickey, Manchester Central – 26pts over Londonberry
Shomari Morgan, Manchester Memorial – 24pts over Dover
David Madol, Manchester Memorial – 26pts over Nashua North
Tarik Smith, St. Paul’s – 21pts (including his 1000th) over Belmont
• Kevin OConnor, St. Paul’s – 23pts & 4-threes over Belmont
Domonique Bull, Tilton – 20pts, 5rebs, & 4asts over KUA


Player of the Week – Phillip Starks, Prince Tech – Starks put up huge numbers this week and became Prince Tech’s all-time leading scorer in the process.  His totals included 37 against Abbott Tech, 37 against Ellis Tech, and 39 against Capitol Prep. 

Cyrus James, Cheney Tech – 30pts, 12rebs, & 10blks over Norwich Tech
Levy Gillespie Jr., Capitol Prep – 26pts vs. Prince Tech
Tyler Veretto, East Catholic – 38pts in OT win over Glastonbury
John Papale, Choate – 24pts & 6-threes in first half over Williston
Sean Obi, Greens Farms Academy – 32pts, 22rebs & 5blks over King
• Dan Chase, Greens Farms Academy – 27pts, 13rebs & 6asts vs King
Tre Tipton, King – 25pts vs. GFA
• Yashua Dunmore, Bunnell – 35pts & game winning FT’s over Pomperaug
Terry Tarpey, Fairfield Prep – 28pts, 10rebs & 5asts over West Haven
• Brandon Yarbrough, St. Luke’s – 39pts over Christian Heritage
Aaron Bartley, Christian Heritage – 27pts vs. St. Luke’s
Zach Askew, Vinal Tech – 28pts over Bullard Havens
Gerald McClease, Wilbur Cross – 21pts & game winning 3 over Career
Laurent Firlotte, Hopkins – 33pts vs. Hamden Hall; 27 over St. Luke’s
• Louis Krohelski, Seymour – 25pts, 10asts, & 5stls over Wolcott
Kris Dunn, New London – 28pts over Stonington; 25 over Bacon


Player of the Week – Nolan Allen, Windham – The junior swingman topped the 30 point plateau in all three of Windham’s games this week.  It began with 35 points and 8 rebounds in a tough 86-82 win over Deering.  Then Allen scored 30 of his teams 47 points in a 52-47 loss to Kennebunk.  Finally, Allen went for 31 more to lead Windham to a 75-72 win over Gorham. 

• Jon Amabile, Deering – 35pts vs. Windham; 25 over Marshwood
Dustin Cole, Bonny Eagle – 31pts, 6asts, 6rebs over Westbrook
• Bo Barnes, Edward Little – 31pts & 11rebs over Mt. Ararat
Tyler McFarland, Camden Hills – 22pts & 9rebs over Gardiner
Sam Johnston, Greely – 24pts over GNG
Chris Braley, Nokomis – 26pts & 14rebs over Belfast
• Ryan Dodge, Massabesic – 27pts vs. Thornton Academy
Tanner Hyland, South Portland – 27pts over Westbrook
• Carter Bowers, Gorham – 25pts vs. Windham
Harry Rafferty, Berwick Academy – 31pts, 9rebs & 6asts over Landmark
• Bo Barnes, Skowhegan – 22pts vs. Brewer
Alex Furness, Wells – 38pts & 10rebs over Fryeburg Academy

Rhode Island

Player of the Week – Michael Carter-Williams, St. Andrew’s – There’s no denying this one as MCW picked up his second straight NPSI MVP award, led St. Andrew’s to a pair of wins over AAA schools, dropped 34 on AA rival Marianapolis, and capped it all off by being named to the McDonald’s All-American game. 

• Nate Stichell, Coventry – 25pts over East Providence
• Austin Silva, Shea – 21pts, 14rebs, & game winning lay-up over Lincoln
Charles Correa, Hope – 19 of 21pts in second half over St. Raphael
• Joe Carnavale, East Providence – 26pts & 5-threes over Portsmouth
• Michael Cavallaro, Moses Brown – 38pts over Toll Gate
• John Razzino, Cranston East – 23pts in upset over North Kingstown
John Peterson, Ponaganset – 25pts vs. Barrington
Isaac Medeiros, Johnston – 25pts over Burrillville; 23 over Mt. Hope
Austin Cilley, Westerly – 24pts over Tolman
Terrill Toe, Classical – 26pts vs. Cranston West
Bryan Yarce, Cranston West – 20pts over Classical; 21 over Cran. East
Andrew Levy, Cranston West – 28pts & 6-threes over Cranston East