St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, senior varsity basketball guard/forward Jaden Daughtry will play next season at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The team captain averaged 12.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per game his senior season en route to being named to the CHSAA All-League First Team.
Jose Alvarado, a Catholic Youth Organization product of St. Ann’s, Flushing, and former star at Christ the King H.S., Middle Village, will join the Puerto Rico Men’s National Basketball Team this summer as part of the World Cup Qualifiers. The guard is currently a member of the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans.
Kelly O’Donnell, the newly minted all-time leading scorer and rebounder for the St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, women’s basketball program, was selected to the All-Met Division III women’s basketball third team by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association.
A product of St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, the guard averaged 20.6 points per game as a senior. On Feb. 19, she became the 35th women’s player in Metropolitan Basketball history in any division to score 2,000 career points and is the 53rd student-athlete in Division III women’s basketball history to reach the milestone.