This Week’s Notable Performances

New England Recruiting Report | Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

This Week’s Notable Performances

Another week is in the books and so it is once again time to see who turned in New England's top performances this week:


Player of the Week – Freddie Wilson, Hillhouse – The Seton Hall bound guard hit two huge milestones in Hillhouse’s 73-63 win over Hand tallying both his 1000th career point and 500th career assist. 

Desmond Williams, Putnam Science – 20pts, 6rebs, 5asts & 5stls over KUA
Sean Obi, Greens Farms Academy – 20pts & 20rebs over Master’s 57-48
Gerald McClease, Wilbur Cross – 25pts including his 1000th over North Haven 71-32
Drew Crudup, Hillhouse – 20pts, 12rebs & 3blks over Hand; 29pts over Hyde
• Nick Toto, Law – 32pts in 73-47 win over Guilford
• Walter Davis, Hamden Hall – 24pts & 8asts Christian Heritage 81-59
Terry Tarpey, Fairfield prep – 27pts vs. Hamden
Timajh Parker-Rivera, St. Joe’s – 22pts, 5stls & 3blks over Danbury
Ryan Belote, Maloney – 21pts & 5-threes over Torrington
Andre Makris, Pomperaug – 22pts & 10rebs over New Milford
• Torin Harris, New London – 28pts in 88-39 win over Montville
Kris Dunn, Ne London – 26pts in win over Montville
• Kwame Cole, Fitch – 24pts, 9rebs & 5asts over Woodstock Academy

New Hampshire

Player of the Week – Dimitri Floras, Merrimack – The sophomore guard was the hero in two hard fought wins for Merrimack last week.  First he scored 26 points and handed out the game winning assist over Salem and then he scored 32 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter, in a 66-60 win over Keene. 

Georges Niang, Tilton – 19pts & 14rebs over Holderness; 21, 5 & 5asts over Lee
Nerlens Noel, Tilton – 18pts, 10rebs, & 5blks over Holderness; 11, 15 & 5 over Lee
Wayne Selden, Tilton – 26pts on 11-14 FG over Lee 96-68
Sean McClung, Bishop Guertin – 19pts & 4-threes over Trinity
• Jeff Meisser, Salem – 31pts & 6-threes vs. Merrimack
Jamie Holder, Milford – 27pts on 11-13FG over Oyster River 61-60
• Tony Beaulieu, Alvirne – 26pts in 60-50 win over Keene
Tarik Smith, St. Paul’s – 21pts on 8-12 FG & 3-3 3pt over Groton
• Kevin O’Connor, St. Paul’s – 19pts on 6-10 FG & 6-8 FT over Rivers


Player of the Week – Rony Fernandez, Charlestown – The junior guard emerged as an unlikely hero as Charlestown scored a win over the state’s number one ranked team and previously undefeated St. John’s Prep.  Fernandez led the way with 23 points and 6 assists. 

John Henault, St. Bernard’s CC – 33pts & 11rebs over Northbridge
Kenny Reed, Reading – 40pts vs. Burlington
Zach Hurynowicz, Burlington – 30pts over Reading 76-67
Pat Connaughton, St. John’s Prep – 29pts & 13rebs vs. Charlestown
• Michael Lofton, Mansfield – 17pts, 12reb & 10asts over Franklin
• Jaylen Alicia, Lawrence – 30pts & 10asts over Lowell
• Ben Bottrell, Mystic Valley – school record 33pts over Notre Dame
• Richie Warren, Lynn Tech – 30pts over Minuteman
Zach Karalis, North Andover – 25pts & 3-threes over Lynnfield
Noah Vonleh, Haverhill – 31pts vs. Andover
Thomas Palleschi, Phillips Andover – 21pts & 12rebs over Worcester Academy
• Chris Bush, Taconic – 28pts vs. West Springfield; 32 vs. Holyoke


Player of the Week – Ben Ferris, Essex – After missing back-to-back games with an injury, Ferris returned to the Hornets’ line-up in impressive fashion, following up a 27 point performance against Mt. Mansfield with a 35 point outburst in a much need win over St. Johnsbury. 

Alex Snyder, Rutland – 21pts & 15rebs over Mill River; 20, 20 & 7asts over Brattleboro
Chad Copeland, Twinfield – 34pts & 8rebs over Stowe
• Jalen Miller, Winooski – 27pts over Lake Region
Evan Tullar, Spaulding – 21pts vs. Colchester; 19 (16 in 2nd) over Craftsbury
Nick Swim, BFA St. Albans – 34pts vs. Missisquoi
Matt St. Amour, Missisquoi – 29pts over BFA St. Albans
Jake Donnelly, Champlain Valley – 26pts vs. Rice; 10pts & 10asts over S. Burlington
• Nate Salgo, Proctor – 23pts over Poultney
Marcus Willingham, Rice – 18pts & 14rebs over Champlain
Jason Manwaring, Williamstown – 23pts, 11rebs & 11stls over Cabot


Player of the Week – Chris Braley, Nokomis – The junior scored his 1000th career point in his 50th high school game, finishing with 20 points in a 56-41 win over Waterville.  With the monkey off his back, Braley put 30 points on the board later in the week in a 62-50 win over Mt. View. 

Tyler McFarland, Camden Hills – 32pts (26 in 1st half) & 9rebs over Mt. View
Keegan Pieri, Camden Hills – 22pts in 106-64 win over Mt. View
• Bobby Porter, Mt. View – 23pts vs. Camden Hills
Louis DiStasio, Cheverus – 19pts & 5-threes over S. Portland; 21 over Portland
Andrew Shaw, Thornton Academy – 26pts & 4-threes over Noble
James Ek, Thornton Academy – 23pts & 6-threes over Noble
• Paul McDonough, Wells – 25pts over Traip Academy
Alex Furness, Wells – 22pts over Traip Academy 74-58
Graham Safford, Hampden Academy – 29pts over Cony 70-49
Walker Cooper, Cony – 25pts & 9rebs vs. Hampden
Nolan Allen, Windham – 29pts vs. Bonny Eagle

Rhode Island

Player of the Week – Austin Van Bemmelen, North Providence – He scored an incredible 51 points including 31 in the first half in a win over Central Falls.  Van Bemmelen’s performance included a perfect 14-14 from the free-throw line and seven three-pointers. 

• Kyle Morvan, Smithfield – 21pts, 22rebs & 6blks over Classical
Charles Correa, St. Raphael – 22pts in 61-59 win over North Kingston
Tom Hunt, LaSalle – 26pts & 6rebs in 84-78 win over Central
Robert Lewis, Central – 31pts vs. LaSalle
Bryan Yarce, Cranston West – 22pts in OT win over Norwich Academy
• Connor Fiske, Barrington – 29pts in 68-60 win over West Warwick
• Kyle Morvan, Smithfield – 27pts, 18rebs, & 5blks over Cranston East
Patrick Marchand, Cranston East – 28pts vs. Smithfield
• Garrett Douglas, Coventry – 36pts in 92-72 win over St. Raphael