Tre Mitchell of The Woodstock Academy has been named as the 2018-19 Gatorade Connecticut Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
The award recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field,
The 6-foot-9, 235-pound senior center led the Centaurs to a 39-2 record and the quarterfinals of the National Prep Championship this past season. Mitchell, who is from Pittsburgh, averaged 16.6 points, 13.5 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 2.6 blocks per game.
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A two-time Power 5 Conference AAA Player of the Year, Mitchell has twice been named HoopHall Classic MVP and is ranked as the nation’s No.72 recruit in the Class of 2019 by Rivals.com.
Mitchell has volunteered locally on behalf of the YMCA and climate change awareness initiatives. He has also maintained an A average in the classroom. He remains undecided upon a collegiate destination.
Mitchell joins Gatorade Connecticut Boys Basketball Players of the Year Jaiden Delaire (2017-18, Loomis Chaffee School), Tremont Waters (2016-17, Notre Dame-West Haven), Matthew Moyer (2015-16, South Kent), and Steven Enoch (2014-15, St. Thomas More) among the state’s most recent award winners.