A number of HEA alumni participated in the 2013 Hoop Mountain Prep Classic at St. Andrew’s School in Barrington, RI. Many of the regions top prep schools competed in the event. Lets take a look at how each of them played over the weekend.
Marianapolis Prep fell to Coastal Academy 53-44. HEA alumnus Eric D’Aguanno led Marianapolis in scoring with 14 points, including a flurry of long range connections in his teams comeback attempt.
Cushing Academy defeated Cheshire Academy 87-70. HEA alumnus Tyree Weston was impressive in a losing effort for Cheshire, finishing with 16 points. HEA alumnus Kimani Lawrence is a freshman at Cushing Academy.
Commonwealth Academy showed well in defeat against Prestige Prep 71-54. HEA alumnus Chandler Jones has been a steady contributor for Commonwealth Academy, a team made up of only freshmen, yet competing admirably against top level competition.
Cheshire Academy was victorious on day 2 against host team St. Andrew’s School in a 55-54 thriller. Weston was impressive in his second game of the event, leading the way offensively, and coming up with a clutch rebound and assist for what was the game winning 3 point shot as time expired.
Marianapolis Prep earned a decisive victory on day 3 against Mount Zion 56-41. D’Aguanno continued to impress with his ability to knock down shots with range.
Vermont Academy came up short to an experienced New Hampton School 82-69, in what was a highly competitive game throughout. HEA alumni Bruce Brown and Christian Vital both produced at a high level for a young Vermont Academy. Brown finished with 18 points, and used his athleticism to be distributive on the defense end, while Vital finished with 19 points, doing his damage offensively from beyond the arc.
Cushing Academy defeated Bridgeton Academy 76-73 in a game that was decided with yet another Jalen Adams buzzer beater. Adams performance was in front of UConn head coach Kevin Ollie.
Tilton School fell to a talented Lee School 67-48. HEA alumnus Terance Mann led the way for Tilton School, with his ability to score, facilitate, and rebound the ball.