A Gathering of Basketball All-Stars

A Gathering of Basketball All-Stars
The top eight graders and senior basketball players will gather together for one last time in their careers for two all-star games on Sunday at Rutgers Camden.
At 1 p.m. is the Tim Lenahan Memorial grammar school game, followed at 3 by the Albert J. Carino Boys’ Basketball Club of South Jersey senior all-star games.
Many of the players who appear in the eighth grade game eventually return to compete as high school seniors to the all-star event.
What is great about this event is that there are some players who still have not made a college choice and there are usually several college coaches in attendance. One of those players is 6-7 senior Dan Fleming of Haddonfield, who was the leading scorer for the Group 2 state champions, averaging 16.3 points.
Proceeds benefit the Lions Club of South Jersey, a great cause in a game that serves as a celebration for another great season in South Jersey basketball.
East Team
Kyree Myers 5-10 Glassboro
Javon Gordon 5-11 Delsea
William Pollick 5-11 Kingsway
Josh Wright 5-11 Cape May Tech
Darnell Demby 6-2 Deptford
Sean Miller 6-0 Timber Creek
Rynell Lawrence 6-1 Millville
Jake McGonigle 6-1 Wildwood Catholic
D.J. Campbell 6-2 Vineland
Marcellus Ross 6-3 St. Joseph
Connor Deveney 6-4 Shawnee
Steve Matlack 6-4 Lenape
Jacob Valeus 6-5 Pleasantville
Charles Solomon 6-7 St. Augustine
Zion Teague 6-8 Atlantic City
Coach: David DeWeese, Wildwood Catholic
West Team
Babatunde Ajike 6-5 Camden Catholic
Brian Burns 6-2 Haddon Township
Mike DePersia 5-11 Haddonfield
Nick Cartwright-Atkins 6-2 Moorestown
Anthony DiCaro 6-2 Cherokee
Ryan Ems 6-6 Eastern
Dan Fleming 6-7 Haddonfield
Carl Gibson Jr. 6-2 Cherry Hill East
Hartnel Haye 6-7 Paul VI
Tyshon Judge 6-2 Paul VI
Ethan Tarte 6-1 Camden
Mattia Morini 6-6 Bishop Eustace
Uche Okofor 6-7 Camden Catholic
Connor Regan 6-5 Gloucester Catholic
Dorien DePina 6-0 Clayton
Coach: Tony Devlin, Paul VI
Black Team
Andrew Crawford 5-2 St. Rose of Lima
Ian Gross 5-5 Beck Middle School
Liam Gorman 5-6 Good Shephard
Latreil Bullock 5-6 Voorhees Middle School
Zyaire Gaffney-Fleming 5-8 Woodland Middle School
Noah Payne 5-9 Voorhees Middle School
Jordan Underwood 5-9 Camden Promise
Stephen Ehrlich 5-9 Harrington Middle School
Ky Gilliam 5-10 Uptown Complex, Atlantic City
Tekie Clark 5-10 Harrington Middle School
Kylef Barfield 5-11 Camden Promise
Matt Augustin 5-11 Beck Middle School
Lucas Flynn 6-1 Rosa Middle School
Tim Scarch 6-2 Collingswood Middle School
Collin Guerry 6-3 Harrington Middle School
Head Coach: Robert DePersia, VP South Jersey Boys’ Basketball League
Gray Team
Semaj Bethea 5-3 Kipp Norcross of Camden
Jarron Solomon 5-5 Woodbury Middle School
Ayden Hagan 5-5 Gateway Middle School
Joel Blamon 5-6 Cinnaminson Middle School
Owen Denton 5-6 Williamstown Middle School
Josh Dockery 5-8 Rohrer Middle School
Julian Shorts 5-8 Woodbury Middle School
Reggie Seldon 5-9 Delsea Middle School
Joshua Eli 5-10 Monogahela Middle School
Michael Evans 5-10 Winslow Middle School
Rocco Pellegrini 5-11 Nehaunsey Middle School
Zach Cruet 6-1 Gateway Middle School
Kahlil Ali 6-1 Pheifer Middle School
Deuce Mutts 6-1 Harrington Middle School
Tieenan Blesi 6-4 Indian Mills

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