The 2016-17 New Haven Register All-State Boys Basketball First Team. Capsules by Joe Morelli. Portrait photos by Catherine Avalone. Cover photo by Peter Hvizdak. Video packages produced by Noah Finz, Vantage Sports Network. Cover and web designs by Sean Patrick Bowley.
Stats: Area’s leading scorer (23.2 ppg.) along with 6.0 assists and 4.0 steals per game. Also made 69 3-pointers and finished with over 2,000 career points (his first three seasons were at South Kent).
Up next: Originally signed with Georgetown, has since re-opened his recruiting process.
Stats: Led the Hearts to a 28-0 record that culminated in the Class L state championship over Notre Dame-Fairfield. Won the tournament despite its best player, Raheem Solomon, going down with a knee injury. Has won state titles the last four years and five overall. Has a 212-86 overall record.
Stats: Averaged 11.7 points and 10 rebounds for the SCC and two-time Class LL state champions. Scored more than 20 points four times. Scored 19 points in the SCC tournament final to earn tournament MVP honors.
Off the court: Holds a 3.0 grade point average.
Honors: Transfer from Platt was a All-NVL Brass Division and coaches all-state selection.
Off the court: Second honors student.
Stats: Averaged 18.1 points, 14 rebounds and 5.0 assists for the SCC Hammonasset Division champions and Class LL state quarterfinalists. Surpassed 1,000 career points this season.
Up next: Likely will take a post-graduate year.
Stats: Averaged 15 points, five rebounds and five assists for the SCC and Class LL state tournament champions.
Honors: Three-time All-Area, two-time all-state selection (Register and coaches). Selected to play in the Greater Hartford Pro-Am all-star game.
Up next: Will play at prep school next season.
Stats: Averaged 28 points, 14 rebounds and 3 assists per game. Had six games of at least 40 points and shot 50 percent from the floor. Scored over 1,000 points in three seasons.
Honors: All-NVL First Team, All-City, New Haven Tap-Off Club pick and Finn Award for the Most Outstanding Senior in Waterbury. Named MVP in the CHSCA Class LL-L All-Star game and selected to play in the JCC Schoolboy Classic.
Up next: Will attend either prep school or a junior college.
Stats: Averaged 18 points, 6.6 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 4.1 steals per game for the CCC tournament finalists. Fourth leading scorer in school history with 1,525 points.
Honors: Three-time All-CCC First Team and coaches all-state selection. Chosen to play in the JCC Schoolboy Classic.
Off the court: Member of the school’s honor roll and National Honors Society.
Up next: Will be attending Woodstock Academy along with his brother, Chaylyn Martin.
Stats: Averaged 22 points, nine rebounds and six assists per game for the CCC tournament champions and Class LL state semifinalists. Surpassed 1,000 career points.
Stats: Among the area scoring leaders, averaging 21 points, along with 6.1 rebounds and 5.4 assists, for the Green Dragons. Finished with 1,118 career points. and was among the area 3-point leaders with 54.
Up next: Will play at Iona next season.
Stats: Averaged 21.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists. School’s all-time leader in points (1,816), assists (488) and 3-pointers (208).
Off the court: Honor roll student and volunteers at the Newington Basketball Camp.
Up next: Likely headed to prep school next fall.
Stats: Averaged 19.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists for the NVL champions. Injured his knee in the NVL tournament and missed the Class L state tournament.
Honors: All-NVL First Team and coaches all-state selection. All-NVL Brass Division pick last season.
Off the court: First honors student.