The 2013 Fitzy All-Star Games took place this past Sunday on the campus of Mount Ida College. Participants included some of the top young freshmen in New England, along with exhibition games between the BABC and Mass Rivals sophomore and junior teams. Among the participants were 10 Elite Week alumni.11th Grade Results: Mass Rivals 75, BABC 73 10th Grade Results: BABC 81, Mass Rivals 37 9th Grade Results: White Team 100, Green Team 92
Check below to see how each of our alumni played:
Bruce Brown – 6’4″, Guard, BABC – Brown’s athleticism on full display while playing for both the BABC sophomore and junior teams. Brown spearheaded the BABC press, and contributed offensively with highlight reel dunks en route to an 81-37 win over Mass Rivals in the sophomore game. Brown went right back to work for the BABC junior team, giving them a jump start off the bench. Brown showed he can play up with the junior squad, attacking the rim with power and aggression, all while playing stellar on ball defense.
Terance Mann – 6’5″, Guard, BABC – Mann was a handfull in the sophomore game, slashing to the hoop and finishing above the rim. Mann brought the house down with a big time two hand put back dunk to start what was a dominant performance from start to finish for the BABC sophomore team. Mann joined fellow Elite Week alumni Brown in the junior game, supplying an additional playmaker on the wing, and a much needed rebounding presence against a very long Mass Rivals junior squad.
Chris Baldwin – 6’7″, Forward, Mass Rivals – Baldwin flashed some solid defensive effort protecting the rim, finishing with a number of blocks. Baldwin managed to get his offense going in the second half of the sophomore game with a couple of nice finishes around the rim.
Tyonne Malone – 6’4″, Guard, Mass Rivals – Malone was able to put together a solid second half, utilizing his speed and length to get to the rim for a couple of nice finishes at the hoop. Malone displayed his improved strength, consistently finishing through contact for a number of and 1’s.
Tyree Weston – 6’1″, Guard, Mass Rivals – Weston handled himself well in the face of some serious pressure from the BABC sophomore team. Filling the role as lead ball handler, Weston did not have much opportunity to score on the offensive end, however, he played solid defense and displayed great effort, even after the game got out of hand.
Jake Midura – 6’2″, Guard, Mass Rivals – Only a freshmen, Midura played up on the Rivals sophomore team. Midura was very effective during the time he was on the court, handling the BABC pressure well, and knocked down a corner three to contribute on the offensive end.
Eric D’Aguanno – 6’3″, Forward, Mass Rivals – D’Aguanno had one of the most impressive days of any of the Elite Week alumni at the event. D’Aguanno knocked down a number of 3’s playing for the Green Team in the Freshmen All-Star Game, finishing with a team high 18 points. D’Aguanno also displayed an increased ability to get to the hoop off the dribble. Defensively, D’Aguanno displayed his patented toughness under the rim defending the post and rebounding in traffic.
Chandler Jones – 6’3″, Forward, Mass Rivals – Jones displayed his overall versatility while playing for the Green Team in the Freshmen All-Star Game. Jones displayed the ability to drive to the hoop and knock down deep jumpers, finishing the game with a number of solid plays on the offensive end.
Sherron Harris – 6’0″, Guard, Mass Rivals – Harris has improved tremendously over the past year, and displayed his natural athletic ability while playing for the Green Team in the Freshmen All-Star Game. Although he didn’t get many opportunities offensively, Harris was able to push the tempo on offense while running the point, and made good decisions on the break and in a half court set.
Justin Stewart – 5’10”, Guard, Mass Rivals – Stewart is recovering from an injured wrist, therefore, was unable to play in the event. Good news is that Stewart is recovering and should be back in April.