Starting Five 2017

Here is a look at some of the players who have caught our eye so far in 2017

2015 Starting Five

Below is a group of boys and girls basketball players that have caught our eye in the Valley so far in 2017. Is someone missing? Click here to nominate a player for consideration. If a player is already listed below, there is no need to fill out a nomination form. At the end of the season, we will announce our Boys and Girls Starting Five for 2017.


Chase Ackerman – Salem
Anise Algahmee – Ursuline
Maceo Austin – Kennedy Catholic
Burdette Baker – Columbiana
Dylan Beany – Fitch
Justin Bofenkamp – Warren JFK
Lynn Bowden – Warren Harding
Carlton Brown – LaBrae
Calvaughn Bryant – Youngstown East
Jack Cappabianca – Western Reserve
Andrew Carbon – Struthers
Frank Centofanti – Springfield
Austin Claussell – Girard
Jazuan Cross – Mooney
Mitch Davidson – Salem
T.J. DeShields – West Branch
Cole Dezee – Western Reserve
Tommy Donadio – Bristol
Tariq Drake – LaBrae
Mike Eakins – LaBrae
Jake Ford – Springfield
Corbin Foy – Niles
Tyrin Frank – Warren Harding
Bryan Gabrielson – Bristol
Jon Gerace – Salem
Taymer Graham – South Range
Anthony Graziano – Girard
Jake Green – Wellsville
Brian Hiner – Brookfield
Dakota Hobbs – Ursuline
Marcus Hooker – New Castle
Ny’Lan Hosey – Farrell
Anthony Howell – Ursuline
Mike Hughes – Warren Harding
Aaron Iler – LaBrae
Jamynk Jackson – Valley Christian
Logan Kiser – LaBrae
Mohamed Konate – Kennedy Catholic
Noah Laster – Jackson Milton
Holden Lipke – Boardman
Drew Magestro – Kennedy Catholic
Evan Magil – McDonald
Michael Massucci – Howland
Antonio McQueen – Warren JFK
Justin Miller – Wellsville
Aiden Miller – Badger
Chris Muir – Lakeview
Lucas Nasonti – Champion
Clay O’Dell – Kennedy Catholic
Braeden O’Shaughnessy – Poland
Braedon Poole – McDonald
Ethan Porterfield – Sharon
Dylan Portolese – McDonald
Joe Ragazzine – McDonald
Zach Rasile – McDonald
Marvin Redding – Sharon
Anthony Ritter – South Range
Daniel Ritter – South Range
John Ryan – Boardman
Michael Shope – Wellsville
Ben Simpson – Newton Falls
Bryon Taylor – Warren JFK
B.J. Williams – Warren JFK
Nate Woods – Warren JFK
Kyi Wright – Farrell
Brandon Youngs – South Range


Kia Allen – Warren Harding
Maddie Bellis – Brookfield
Amanda Blank – Niles
Khaylah Brown – Struthers
Alexis Bury – Struthers
Sarah Bury – Poland
Brittany Coonce – Canfield
Alexis Cross – Columbiana
Anyah Curd – Ursuline
Delaney Dogan – West Middlesex
Madison Durkin – South Range
Kristy Eckman – Leetonia
Matyra Evans – Farrell
Gillian Fisher – Kennedy Catholic
Anga Fowler – Newton Falls
Lauren Gabriele – Boardman
Bella Gajdos – Poland
Alexis Gates – Crestview
Emily Grandy – Struthers
Dayshanette Harris – Ursuline
Camden Hergenrother – Cardinal Mooney
Samantha Homa – McDonald
Marissa Hopson – Farrell
Kayla Hovorka – West Branch
Sabria Hunter – Fitch
Isabelle Kline – Newton Falls
Antonella Lamonica – Warren JFK
Haley Lamorticella – Springfield
Natalie Lynn – Fitch
Malia Magestro – Kennedy Catholic
Dakota Naples – Niles
Taylor Naples – South Range
Samantha Patrone – South Range
Annie Pavlansky – Lakeview
Lauren Pavlansky – Boardman
Megan Payich – Girard
Karlee Pezzano – Lisbon
Sara Price – Howland
Brenna Rito – West Branch
Gabriel Roach – East Liverpool
Madison Roberts – Beaver
Mariah Rovnak – Columbiana
Jenna Riccardo – Beaver
Serena Sammarone – Canfield
Makayla Shannonhouse – Kennedy Catholic
Imane Snyder – Valley Christian
Indian Snyder – Valley Christian
Claire Staunch – Sharpsville
China Tate – Liberty
Ashley Totani – Jackson Milton
Kaitlyn Totani – Jackson Milton
Jenna Vivo – Boardman
Natalie Zuchowski – West Branch

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