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2012 team highlights

Charleston Collegiate School

Johns Island, South Carolina

Sun Devils

Head Coach: Jay Godbolt

Team Facts: Charleston Collegiate is making their second trip to the Roundball Classic. The Sun Devils are looking for their first Roundball victory. The Sun Devils return seven players from a team that won 24 games last year. Coach Godbolt has 280 career victories and two state championship appearances during his time at Charleston Collegiate.

Top Players: Ty Solomon - one of the top juniors in the state. Khalil Davis - one of the top returning scorers in the state. Je’Quan Perry – a top addition to the team. Matthew McClain - an additional scorer and rebounder that should give the Sun Devils additional depth..

Charlotte Christian School

Charlotte, North Carolina

Knights

Head Coach: Shonn Brown

Team Facts: Charlotte Christian returns to the Roundball Classic for the third time. The Knights return four lettermen from a team that won 24 games last year. Charlotte Christian has won nine conference championships in the last ten years.

Top Players: Patrick Rooks - averaged 21 points per game last year. Matthew Fisher-Davis – averaged 18 points per game last year. Trey Phills – averaged 12 points per game last year. Chandler Goodson – averaged 8 points and 10 rebounds per game last year..

Goose Creek High School

Goose Creek, South Carolina

Gators

Head Coach: Blake Hall

Team Facts: Goose Creek returns five lettermen from a team that won 17 games last year. The Gators are considered one of the premier programs in the state with four recent region championships and a state championship in 2009. The Gators have claimed 86 victories in the last four seasons. Coach Hall is in his first year at Goose Creek after winning the state championship in first year at North Charleston. This will be Goose Creek’s seventh appearance in the Roundball Classic.

Top Players: Dantez Bennamon – averaged 17 points per game last year. Kameron Robinson averaged 5 points per game last year.

James Island Charter High School

Charleston, South Carolina

Trojans

Head Coach: Stan Wilkins

Team Facts: The Trojans will be making their sixth consecutive appearance in the Roundball Classic. The Trojans return three lettermen from a team that won 15 games last year. This is possibly the youngest team ever to play in the Roundball Classic with ten sophomores and one freshman on the roster.

Top Players: Brady Schuck - started last year as a freshman. Other key players include Lyles Davis, Davon Fludd, TreVon Garrett, James Hamilton, Ryan Braswell, Immanuel Smalls, and Noah Munn.

Mount Saint Joseph High School

Baltimore, Maryland

Gaels

Head Coach: Pat Clatchey

Team Facts: Mount Saint Joseph will be making their first appearance in the Roundball Classic. Mount Saint Joseph returns seven lettermen from a team that won 28 games last year. The Gaels have won 15 league and tournament championships since 2003. Coach Clatchey has 472 career wins going into the season.

Top Players: Kameron Williams – one of the top players in the country in the class of 2013 averaged 18 points per game last year. Williams was the Baltimore Catholic League player of the year last year. Jaylen Adams – averaged 10 points per game last year. Phil Booth – averaged 14 points per game last year. Additional key players are Jordan McNeil, Charlie Jones, and Kyle Doran. .

North Charleston High School

North Charleston, South Carolina

Cougars

Head Coach: Shaun Haggerty

Team Facts: : The Cougars return four lettermen from a team that won 22 games last year and won a state championship. Shaun Haggerty takes over as head coach of the Cougars in 2012. The Cougars have won 43 games in the last two years and they have been the host team for the Roundball Classic since the beginning of the event.

Top Players: Tre’Kwan Raynor and Josh Grant are the top returning players for the Cougars. The Cougars will also get help from key players, Dylan Godwin, Therin Levine, Statan Levine, Ricky Simmons, and Tyrek Moody.

Northwood Temple Academy

Fayetteville, North Carolina

Eagles

Head Coach: Chris Lattimer

Team Facts: The Eagles will be making their first appearance in the Roundball Classic. Northwood returns six lettermen from a team that won 26 games last year and won a conference championship.

Top Players: Aaron Totten – averaged 11 points and 5 assists per game last year. Sidy Mohamed Djitte – averaged 12 points and 12 rebounds per game last year. Macoumba Kane – averaged 14 points per game last year. Dominique Kelman – Poto averaged 12 points per game last year. Darius Moore – averaged 7 points and 4 assists per game last year.

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

Olney, Maryland

Falcons

Head Coach: Blair Mills

Team Facts: The Falcons will be making their second appearance in the Roundball Classic. The Falcons won a Roundball Championship in 2008. Our Lady of Good Counsel returns six lettermen from last year’s team which won 10 games. A Washington Catholic Athletic Conference team has played in the championship game of the Roundball Classic each of the last five years.

Top Players: Andrew Calomeris – averaged 10 points and 3 assists per game last year and made Honorable Mention All – Conference. Byron Hawkins – averaged 17 points per game and made All – Conference as a junior. Tre Thomas – averaged 13 points per game and made Honorable Mention All – Conference as a junior. The Falcons will also get help from Trevor Brown and Anthony Cowan.

Pinewood Preparatory School

Summerville, South Carolina

Panthers

Head Coach: Pat Eidson

Team Facts: Pinewood Prep has won five state championships in the last seven years. The Panthers have eight SCISA state titles. Coach Eidson has 694 career victories coming into this season. Pinewood returns five lettermen from last year’s team which won 17 games. In 2007 and 2008 Pinewood recorded two Roundball Classic second place finishes. Coach Eidson has 711 career victories coming into this season and he recorded his 700 career victory at last year’s tournament.

Top Players: Reid Radebaugh - averaged 12 points and 2 assists per game last year. Ryan Felder - averaged 10 points and 7 rebounds per game last year.

Porter-Gaud School

Charleston, South Carolina

Cyclones

Head Coach: John Pearson

Team Facts: Porter-Gaud returns to the Roundball Classic for the second consecutive year. The Cyclones won 17 games last year and they return 5 lettermen. In 2007 the Cyclones took home a third place trophy in the Roundball Classic. Porter- Gaud will be making their tenth appearance in the event.

Top Players: K. J. James – returns as a member of last year’s Roundball Classic All –Tournament team. Michael Preddy, Sterling Smalls, and Micheal Byrd are the other top returning players for Porter-Gaud.

Roswell High School

Roswell, Georgia

Hornets

Head Coach: Ty Phillips

Team Facts: The Hornets return six lettermen from a team that won 14 games last year and had the school’s first winning season in a decade. Phillips led the Hornets to a Sweet Sixteen appearance in 2011. Roswell plays in one of the nation’s top basketball regions with several programs in the region being nationally ranked.

Top Players: Sean Brennan, Matt Beneduci, Zac Callen, and Anthony Hudson are the top returning players for Roswell.

Stratford High School

Goose Creek, South Carolina

Knights

Head Coach: Troy Johnson

Team Facts: Stratford is making their second trip to the Roundball Classic. Their first appearance was in 2002. Stratford returns six lettermen from a team that won 12 games last year. Coach Johnson has 248 career victories coming into this season and this is his fifth season at Stratford.

Top Players: Demetre Rivers – one of the top juniors in the area. Markel Epps is the team leader at point guard. Vernon Lowndes, TeAndre Hansley, and Angel Guerrero are also key players for the Knights.

Summerville High School

Summerville, South Carolina

Green Wave

Head Coach: Gregg Elliott

Team Facts: Summerville has won four conference championships in the last six years. The Green Wave won a state championship in 2008. Summerville last appeared in the Roundball Classic in 2006. Coach Elliot has 226 career wins coming into this season. The Green Wave return four lettermen for their back to back conference championship team.

Top Players: Brandon Wilkerson - averaged 13 points and 8 rebounds per game last year. John Jenkins, Chris McKinnon, Kelvon Bellinger, and Isaiah Kinloch are also key players for the Green Wave.

Thomas Jefferson High School

Brooklyn, New York

Orange Wave

Head Coach: Lawrence Pollard

Team Facts: Thomas Jefferson will be making their first appearance in the Roundball Classic. The Orange Waver return 10 lettermen from a team that won 26 games last year. Thomas Jefferson was ranked as the top team in New York City last year heading into the city championships. The Orange Wave ended the season as the city runner-up when they lost in the finals at Madison Square Garden.

Top Players: Jaquan Lynch - averaged 21 points per game last year. Andron Thomas - missed the last two seasons due to a knee injury, but he should be very productive this year. Enolio Silfa and Khalil Jackson are key transfers. Nazi Stokes is another key returning player.

West Ashley High School

Charleston, South Carolina

Wildcats

Head Coach: Ronnie Dupre

Team Facts: The Wildcats became the first local team to win the Roundball since 1996 with a victory in the 2009 championship game. West Ashley has played in the Roundball Classic eight of the past nine years. The Wildcats return five lettermen from a team that won 20 games last year. West Ashley has won five region championships in the past eleven years and they were ranked 8th in the state in the AAAA pre-season poll.

Top Players: Daquan Glenn - a two year letterman who started last year for the Wildcats. Ernest Heyward, Jr. - a two year lettermen who made All-Region last year. Kevin Sobiesuo is another key returning player.

Wando High School

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Warriors

Head Coach: David Eaton

Team Facts: The Warriors return to the Roundball Classic for the fourth year in a row. The Warriors became the second local team to win the Roundball Classic since 1996 with a victory in the 2010 championship game over Peachtree Ridge. Wando returns seven lettermen from a team that won 24 games last season.

Top Players: Aaron Brown - one of the top returning players for Wando. Eric Wagenlander, Richie Alston, Trey Price, and Hampton Harvin are other top returning players for Wando.

scoreboard
Dec. 29, 2012
Thomas Jefferson
67
Our Lady of Good Counsel
50
Mt St Joseph
77
Charlotte Christian
57
Roswell
53
Wando High School
46
Porter-Gaud
58
Northwood Temple
41
Goose Creek
44
Summerville HS
42
Charleston Collegiate
54
West Ashley
45
James Island Charter
59
North Charleston
49
Stratford
78
Pinewood Prep
70
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