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The Tablet’s Boys’ HS All-Star Basketball Team

After another exciting season of CHSAA hoops action, here are the 2016-2017 Brooklyn/Queens boys’ high school basketball all-stars. The stats and pertinent information were provided by the league’s coaches.

‘AA’ First Team

Keith Williams: Bishop Loughlin, Fort Greene; senior; guard; 22.2 pts. per game, high game of 34 pts., 14 games scoring 20-plus pts.; named CHSAA ‘AA’ M.V.P.; 2015 and 2016 Tablet All-Star

 

 

 

Markquis Nowell: Bishop Loughlin; junior; guard; 20.0 pts. per game, high game of 33 pts., 13 games scoring 20-plus pts.; selected CHSAA ‘AA’ All-League First Team; 2016 Tablet All-Star

 

 

 

Jose Alvarado: Christ the King, Middle Village; senior; guard; 17.9 pts. per game, high game of 32 pts., 13 games scoring 20-plus pts.; selected CHSAA ‘AA’ All-League First Team; will attend the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta; 2015 and 2016 Tablet All-Star

 

 

 

Moses Brown: Archbishop Molloy, Briarwood; junior; forward; 20.0 pts. per game, 13.0 rebounds per game, 4.0 blocks per game, high game of 29 pts., 14 games scoring 20-plus pts.; selected CHSAA ‘AA’ All-League First Team

Cole Anthony: Archbishop Molloy; sophomore; guard; 20.7 pts. per game, 7.8 rebounds per game, 5.8 assists per game, 1.8 steals per game, high game of 31 pts., 16 games scoring 20-plus pts., reached the 1,000-pt. career mark this season; selected CHSAA ‘AA’ All-League First Team; 2016 Tablet All-Star

‘AA’ Second Team

Zack Bruno: Xaverian, Bay Ridge; senior; guard; team captain; 22.0 pts. per game, high game of 32 pts.; 13 games scoring 20-plus pts.; selected CHSAA ‘AA’ All-League Second Team; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Kofi Cockburn: Christ the King; sophomore; forward; 12.9 pts. per game, high game of 21 pts., three games scoring 20-plus pts.; selected CHSAA ‘AA’ All-League Third Team

Tyson Walker: Christ the King; junior; guard; 13.0 pts. per game, high game of 27 pts., two game scoring 20-plus pts.; selected CHSAA ‘AA’ All-League Third Team

Jayden Sutton: St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows; senior; guard; team captain; 16.0 pts. per game, 5.0 assists per game, high game of 31 pts., four games scoring 20-plus pts.; named team M.V.P.; academic award winner of NYIT Holiday Showcase

Tyrese Gaffney: Bishop Loughlin; senior; guard; 14.3 pts. per game, high game of 28 pts., five games scoring 20-plus pts.

‘AA’ Third Team

John Herring: Archbishop Molloy; senior; forward; 13.7 pts. per game, 6.4 rebounds per game, high game of 27 pts., three games scoring 20-plus pts.

Khalid Moore: Archbishop Molloy; junior; guard; 11.6 pts. per game, 4.0 rebounds per game, 2.5 assists per game, high game of 23 pts., two games scoring 20-plus pts.

Jonas Cooper: Holy Cross, Flushing; senior; forward; 12.9 pts. per game, high game of 24 pts.

Hassan Diarra: Holy Cross; sophomore; guard; 11.0 pts. per game, high game of 25 pts., two games scoring 20-plus pts.

Sahdique Watkins: Holy Cross; junior; guard; 11.4 pts. per game, high game of 18 pts.

 

‘AA’ Honorable Mention

Jackson Vertucci: Archbishop Molloy; senior; guard; 3.0 pts. per game, high game of 13 pts.

 

‘A & B’ First Team

Jordan Williams: St. Edmund Prep, Sheepshead Bay; senior; guard; team captain; 20.3 pts. per game, 11.4 rebounds per game, high game of 30 pts., nine games scoring 20-plus pts., reached the 1,000-pt. career mark this season; selected CHSAA ‘A’ All-League Team; became first player in school history nominated for McDonald’s H.S. All-American Game; 2015 and 2016 Tablet All-Star

 

 

Belmin Purisic: St. Edmund Prep; senior; guard; 12.8 pts. per game, team-high 57 3-pointers made, high game of 32 pts., two games scoring 20-plus pts.; selected CHSAA ‘A’ All-League Team

Alonzo Ortiz-Traylor: Msgr. McClancy, East Elmhurst; senior; forward; 16.4 pts. per game, 9.2 rebounds per game, 2.4 blocks per game, 2.0 steals per game, high game of 28 pts., five games scoring 20-plus pts.; selected CHSAA ‘A’ All-League Team; named M.V.P. of 2016 Brother Arnold Memorial Tournament; named M.V.P. of 2016 Msgr. King Tournament; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Jonathan Ruiz: Msgr. McClancy; senior; guard; 11.3 pts. per game, 3.1 rebounds per game, 2.4 assists per game, high game of 21 pts.; selected CHSAA ‘A’ All-League Team; named M.V.P. of Martin Luther King Jr. Books B4 Ball Classic; 2016 Tablet All-Star

Kyle Holston: St. John’s Prep, Astoria; junior; forward; 13.5 pts. per game, high game of 29 pts.; selected CHSAA ‘B’ All-League Team

 

‘A & B’ Second Team

Michael Pollard: Nazareth, East Flatbush; senior; guard; 9.8 pts. per game; selected CHSAA ‘A’ All-League Team

Jaylin Gray: Nazareth; senior; guard; 10.2 pts. per game, high game of 25 pts.; selected CHSAA ‘A’ All-League Team

David Grady: Nazareth; junior; forward; 9.6 pts. per game, 11.0 rebounds per game, high game of 23 pts.

Wesley Kra: Msgr. McClancy; senior; guard; 9.5 pts. per game, 5.1 rebounds per game, 2.1 assists per game, high game of 20 pts.; selected CHSAA ‘A’ All-League Team

Henrick Durand: St. John’s Prep; junior; forward; 11.6 pts. per game, high game of 19 pts.

‘A & B’ Third Team

Shemar Latty: St. Edmund Prep; freshman; guard; 7.6 pts. per game, 4.5 assists per game, high game of 18 pts.; first freshman to start for program since 1998

Jonathan Auguste: St. Edmund Prep; senior; forward; 8 pts. per game, high game of 21 pts.

Joel Edouard: Cathedral Prep and Seminary, Elmhurst; senior; forward; team captain; 10.0 pts. per game, 8.0 rebounds per game, high game of 17 pts.

Kaadeer Cleaves: Msgr. McClancy; junior; forward; 8.8 pts. per game, 6.5 rebounds per game, high game of 16 pts.

Malcolm Hansford Whyte: Msgr. McClancy; junior; guard; 7.2 pts. per game, 4.3 rebounds per game, 3.1 assists per game, high game of 18 pts.

 

‘A & B’ Honorable Mention

Michael DeGaetano: St. Edmund Prep; senior; guard; 1.4 pts. per game, high game of eight pts., team’s top defender


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