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Private school boys basketball previews

BETHEL CHRISTIAN


HEAD COACH: Darrell B. Moore
YEARS IN COACHING AND RECORD: 9 years; 98: 57
RETURNING PLAYERS::
No Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
23 Brock, Cameron C 6' 1" 165 10
3 Brown, Brandon G 5' 10" 150 12 Could be best player in ODACs; our leading scorer and shot 37% 3-pointers
10 Farris, Daniel F 6' 0" 160 12
33 Houck, Dan F 6' 1" 165 12
51 Kennedy, Austin C 6' 2" 180 12
31 Kohnert, Nicolas F 5' 11" 165 12
14 Mallory, Jesse G 5' 9" 155 11
11 Mandakunis, Tyler G 5' 8" 155 10
15 Taylor, Andrew G 5' 8" 145 11
22 Willoughby, Ricky G 5' 7" 130 9 Great shooter, shot 45% 3 pointers
OUTLOOK:
We're ranked in the top 4 preseason. Our big players have to control the paint.

HAMPTON CHRISTIAN


HEAD COACH: James Holmes
YEARS IN COACHING AND RECORD: 2 years
RETURNING PLAYERS::
No Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
3 K.J Bryant G 5'8" 145 12th
15 Christian Coles G 5'9" 140 12th
41 Jimmy Mason F 6'2" 170 11th
OTHERS
No Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
10 Jarvis Hardy G 5'9" 140 12th
1 Ty Smith G 5'10" 145 11th
22 Stephen Iverson G 5'8" 150 11th
OUTLOOK:
This season we only have 3 players returning from last year's team that made an appearance in the state playoffs. However, we do have several talented newcomers who will make an immediate impact both offensively and defensively. Our goal this season is to finish in the top 4 in the Metro Conference and make another appearance in the state tournament.

HAMPTON ROADS ACADEMY


HEAD COACH: Max Gillespie
YEARS IN COACHING AND RECORD: 33 years, 520-367
RETURNING PLAYERS::
No Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
2 Quincy Mock G 5'11 Soph. Quick, high energy at both ends of the floor
12 Trent Topping G 6'0 Jr. Slasher with a good understanding of the game
14 Sam Bateman G 6"0 Jr. 3 pt threat who loves to compete
20 Tre Swinton F 6'2 Sr. Experienced competitor, Much improved from last year
24 Chris Tang G 6'3 So. Outstanding Athlete; 1st Team All-Conf.; Leading Scorer last yr.
34 Phillip Schwarting F 6'2 Jr. Versatile player, defensive standout, loves to compete
OTHERS
No Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
4 Jordan Gilliam G 6'0 Sr. Experienced, long range shooter
10 Chase Worley G 5'9 Soph. Quick, with good floor awareness
23 Henry Hill G 5'10 Jr. Quick, outstanding defender
32 Luke Unsworth G 6'2 Jr. Excellent shooter; Great work habits
40 Dean Chioros F 6'3 Jr. Provides inside depth
42 Jon Scott F 6'3 Jr Athletic with great potential
OUTLOOK:
Combination of athleticism and experience should make for an exciting season. Outstanding group of six returners bring the experience required for success. Exceptional depth, provided by a solid group of newcomers, should be a major strength allowing for multiple looks on defense and offense. We look forward to a challenging schedule that should have us in position for a return to the state tournament for the sixth consecutive year.

ISLE OF WIGHT ACADEMY
HEAD COACH: Benjamin Vaughan
YEARS IN COACHING AND RECORD: 35 years (547-340)
RETURNING PLAYERS::
No Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
5 Collin Bowden G 5'11" 12 Letterman
10 Ben Epps G 5'9" 12 Starting point guard in 2010-11
20 Josh Thomas F 6'0" 12 Letterman
30 Ian Andrews F 6'2" 12 Letterman
50 Michael McGuire F 5'11" 12 Letterman
55 Jackson Key C 6'2" 12 Letterman
52 Nathan Silvertson C 6'5" 11 All-Metro Conference, second leading scorer at 12.5 ppg, leading rebounder at 8.5 rpg
44 Rainer Marfio F 6'4" 11 Starter in 2010-11
OTHERS
No Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
22 Austin Rogers G 5'10 11 JV MVP
12 Alex Fronfelter G 5'10" 11 Played JV in 2010-11
14 Trey Holland F 6'3" 11 Transfer
15 Jackson Goodman C 6'5" 11 Played JV in 2010-11
33 Hunter Triplett G 6'1" 11 Transfer
54 R.J. Wells F 5'11" 11 Played JV in 2010-11
OUTLOOK:
Need to replace Brandon Privette (Metro MVP in 2010-11); will depend on six experienced seniors as well as all-Metro selection Nathan Silvertson.

WALSINGHAM ACADEMY
HEAD COACH: Billy Barnes
YEARS IN COACHING AND RECORD: upcoming 17th season, 303-176
RETURNING PLAYERS::
Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
Corey Brown G 6'1" 200 Sr. 2 time All State, 2 time All TCIS comes into season with career 1011pts, 523rebs,232 assts,175 stls, .Last season 11.6ppg, 6.3rbs/gm, 3.3assts/gm, 2.0 steals/gm, Daily Press All-Star last year, team captain
Mitch Owens F 6'6" Sr. 11.2ppg, 5.9rebs/gm, has made great improvement each year, attracted a lot of college interest, team captain
Dylan Cheely G 6'2" Sr. 8.3ppg, 2.5rebs/gm, 1.1assts/gm, team captain
Brandon LaRose G 6'2" Jr All TCIS last year 12.2ppg, 3.2rebs,gm, 1.5 assts/gm
Miguel Kissoon G 5"10 So. 4.4ppg, 1.5 assts/gm, expected to expand role on team this year
Billy Barnes G 6'2" So. 4.3ppg, 1.1assts/gm, expected to expand role on team this year
Hunter Wilson F 6'2" Sr. 0.6ppg,0.8rebs/gm Can play both inside and outside
Trey Richardson F 6'5" Sr. 2.5ppg, 2.5reb/gm, provides experience and depth inside
James Gardner F 6'4" Sr. 1.5ppg,2.0rebs/gm , provides experience depth inside
OTHERS
No Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
Braden Sutton F 6'3" So. All Bay Rivers last year, adds toughness and scoring ability to team
Charles Blaha F/C 6'7" So. Adds size and athleticism inside, greatly improved over summer
OUTLOOK:
With 9 returning players, experience will be a major Strength. We have good size, good depth and versatility. For us to be successful, we have to commit to great defense , rebounding, and balance on the offensive end.

WILLIAMSBURG CHRISTIAN
HEAD COACH: Chris Gann
YEARS IN COACHING AND RECORD: 7 years
RETURNING PLAYERS::
No Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
2 Deron Powers PG 5 11 155 12 Impact player on both ends of the court. 1st team all-state and conference last year. We expect Deron to take our team to another level 19pts 6 assists 3 steals per game
5 Jake Duncan G/F 6 4 185 11 Jake is a high level 3 point shooter that can also get the rim off the dribble. Jake is a great leader and we expect big things from him 11 pts 5 rebounds 2 steals
32 Kyle Pfeifer F 6 2 180 12 Kyle is also a team leader he is our best defensive player and brings a toughness to our team 6pts 7 rebounds
35 Shane Haupt F/C 6 4 205 12 Shane brings a post presence on both ends of the court and is a very good rebounder 5 pts 5 rebounds
15 Mark Seaman G 6 0 145 9 Mark is a high level 3 point shooter that has a high basketball IQ and will bring depth to our team played JV last year
23 Brian Williams G/F 6 0 160 10 Brian brings flexibility tour team with the ability to play multiple positions on both ends of the court
12 Michael Prezioso 6 5 10 150 11 Michael brings toughness to the team and is a very good on ball defender he will add to our depth
OTHERS
No Name Pos Ht. Wt Grade Comments
10 Joe Treacy F/C 6 6 205 12 Joe is a good post scorer and rebounder that will add a dimension to our team on both ends He is a transfer from England
3 Keenan Gasway PG 5 6 135 11 Keenan is a playmaker that can push the tempo of the game and put very good defensive pressure on the offense. He is a transfer from Jamestown
OUTLOOK:We should compete for the Metro Championship and make a run in the state tournament. 23-7 last year Metro conference tournament champs and state runner ups
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