Kennedy Catholic Boys headline All-State honors

Maceo Austin and Drew Magestro were named PIAA Class A First Team, while Rick Mancino was named Coach of the Year in Class A.

Maceo Austin led the way for the Golden Eagles with 33 points as KC topped Aliquippa Friday night.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The 2016-17 Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Boys Basketball teams, including each player’s school, height, class and scoring average.



Jaden Altomore, Monessen, 6-2 sr, 21.9 ppg

Kevin Anderson, St. John Neumann, 6-5 sr, 19.2 ppg

Maceo Austin, Kennedy Catholic, 6-4 soph, 19.2 ppg

Mikeal Jones, Girard College, 6-8 fr, 22.0 ppg

Drew Magestro, Kennedy Catholic, 6-2 sr, 20.0 ppg

Justice Rice, Monessen, 6-2 sr, 18.7 ppg


DeAireus Brown, York Country Day, 6-0 sr, 19.7 ppg

Daiquan Copeland, Girard College, 6-4 jr, 20.3 ppg

Nate DaCanal, Elk County Catholic, 6-2 sr, 15.3 ppg

Dylan Gordon, Southern Fulton, 6-5 sr, 20.0 ppg

Mikell McGee, Fannett-Metal, 5-9 sr, 25.8 ppg

Jordan Ray, York Country Day, 6-3 sr, 19.8 ppg

Kenny Robinson, Imani Christian, 6-1 sr, 25.0 ppg


Brady Fyfe, Shade, 6-3 soph, 23.0 ppg

Jalen Gorham, York Country Day, 6-5 soph, 15.7 ppg

Mohamed Konate, Kennedy Catholic, 6-4 sr, 10.1 ppg

Nick Porter, Saltsburg, 6-0 sr, 21.2 ppg

Ramfis Rodriguez, Lincoln Leadership, 6-3 sr, 21.0 ppg

Zeke Snowden, Faith Christian, 6-5 sr, 16.0 ppg

Marcin Wiszomirsky, Kennedy Catholic, 6-7 sr, 13.0 ppg

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Kevin Anderson, St. John Neumann

COACH OF THE YEAR: Rick Mancino, Kennedy Catholic



Malik Archer, Math, Civics & Sciences, 6-4 sr, 21.0 ppg

Brock Burleigh, North Penn-Mansfield, 6-5 sr, 21.2 ppg

Tamir Green, Constitution, 5-8 sr, 20.0 ppg

Chris Groetsch, Sewickley Academy, 5-10 sr, 14.3 ppg

Nate Ridgeway, Sewickley Academy, 6-5 soph, 17.3 ppg

Maurice Waters, Constitution, 6-6 sr, 16.0 ppg


Dan Callen, Clarion-Limestone, 6-7 sr, 18.9 ppg

Spencer DeMedal, Wilmington, 6-1 sr, 20.7 ppg

Mitchell King, Bishop Canevin, 6-0 sr, 19.0 ppg

Neal McDermott, Greensburg Central Catholic, 6-3 sr, 20.4 ppg

Mason Mraz, Laurel, 6-3 sr, 27.0 ppg

Justin Pryor, Sewickley Academy, 6-3 sr, 14.3 ppg

Joel Santana, Shenandoah Valley, 5-11 sr, 19.9 ppg


Jeff Fry, Muncy, 6-0 sr, 19.6 ppg

Jared Green, Coudersport, 6-0 jr, 16.8 ppg

Tymair Johnson, Math, Civics & Sciences, 5-11 sr, 9.2 ppg

Mike Joseph, Mahanoy Area, 5-11 sr, 22.1 ppg

Brandon Mohammed, Marian Catholic, 6-5 sr, 15.8 ppg

A.J. Myers, Chartiers-Houston, 6-1 sr, 24.3 ppg

Jesse Turkson, Julia Masterman, 6-4 sr, 21.4 ppg

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Tamir Green, Constitution

COACH OF THE YEAR: Win Palmer, Sewickley Academy



Mohamed Bamba, Westtown, 6-11 sr, 14.0 ppg

Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree, Neumann-Goretti, 6-8 sr, 16.6 ppg

Nelly Cummings, Lincoln Park Charter, 6-0 sr, 29.9 ppg

Quade Green, Neumann-Goretti, 6-0 sr, 22.8 ppg

Brandon Randolph, Westtown, 6-5 sr, 18.9 ppg

Cameron Reddish, Westtown, 6-7 jr, 16.2 ppg


Joe Batt, Greenville, 6-2 jr, 19.8 ppg

Antwuan Butler, Delaware Valley Charter, 6-0 jr, 14.3 ppg

Timmy Edwards, Camp Hill Trinity, 6-4 sr, 18.6 ppg

Austin Gilbertson, Camp Hill Trinity, 6-3 sr, 15.4 ppg

Mahki Morris, Delaware Valley Charter, 6-3 sr, 18.5 ppg

Matt Popeck, Washington, 6-1 sr, 25.4 ppg

Brandon Stone, Southmoreland, 6-10 jr, 25.0 ppg


Michael Buckmire, Germantown Friends, 6-1 sr, 22.1 ppg

Ja’Mier Fletcher, Steel Valley, 6-6 jr, 19.0 ppg

Kenny Fukon, Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic, 6-2 sr, 15.4 ppg

Etai Groff, Shady Side Academy, 6-3 sr, 22.0 ppg

Matt Holsinger, Central Cambria, 6-6 jr, 16.9 ppg

Melik Martin, York Catholic, 6-6 sr, 16.7 ppg

Sam Sessoms, Shipley School, 5-11 jr, 23.0 ppg

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Quade Green, Neumann-Goretti

COACH OF THE YEAR: Carl Arrigale, Neumann-Goretti



David Beatty, Imhotep Charter, 6-3 sr, 12.5 ppg

Josh Creach, Beaver Falls, 6-7 sr, 23.0 ppg

Evan-Eric Longino, Germantown Academy, 6-5 sr, 23.7 ppg

Kyle McCloskey, Germantown Academy, 6-5 sr, 20.5 ppg

David Morris, Erie Strong Vincent, 6-1 sr, 23.5 ppg

Daron Russell, Imhotep Charter, 5-11 sr, 18.0 ppg


Nick Alikakos, Episcopal Academy, 6-7 sr, 17.0 ppg

Paddy Casey, Scranton Prep, 6-0 sr, 15.1 ppg

Conner Delaney, Episcopal Academy, 6-0 sr, 18.8 ppg

Amos Luptak, Quaker Valley, 5-11 sr, 12.0 ppg

Nisheem McNeal-Wright, Universal Audenried, 6-2 sr, 25.0 ppg

Will Myers, Clearfield, 6-3 sr, 17.1 ppg

Donta Scott, Imhotep Charter, 6-7 soph, 10.6 ppg


Logan Bailey, Scranton Prep, 6-3 sr, 13.3 ppg

Marcus Hooker, New Castle, 6-0 jr, 14.3 ppg

Patrick Robinson, Conwell-Egan, 6-2 jr, 17.9 ppg

Geno Stone, New Castle, 6-1 sr, 16.4 ppg

Coletrane Washington, Quaker Valley, 6-4 jr, 15.0 ppg

Darius Wise, Beaver Area, 5-10 sr, 25.0 ppg

Ryan Young, Bethlehem Catholic, 6-9 jr, 13.9 ppg

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Daron Russell, Imhotep Charter

COACH OF THE YEAR: Andre Noble, Imhotep Charter



Eli Brooks, Spring Grove, 6-1 sr, 29.7 ppg

Robby Carmody, Mars, 6-4 jr, 26.2 ppg

Armoni Foster, Meadville, 6-2 sr, 26.2 ppg

Taylor Funk, Manheim Central, 6-9 sr, 24.3 ppg

Collin Gillespie, Archbishop Wood, 6-2 sr, 22.7 ppg

Jarrod Simmons, Moon, 6-8 sr, 19.1 ppg


Jackson Danzig, Abington Heights, 6-5 jr, 12.4 ppg

John Harrar, Strath Haven, 6-9 sr, 19.5 ppg

Antonio Ionadi, Hampton, 6-2 sr, 21.8 ppg

Tyler Norwood, Penncrest, 6-0 jr, 23.0 ppg

Tyree Pickron, Archbishop Wood, 6-3 jr, 13.5 ppg

Daeqwon Plowden, Mastery Charter North, 6-5 sr, 16.0 ppg

Antonio Rizzuto, Northeastern York, 6-2 jr, 19.0 ppg


Cade Alioth, Mechanicsburg, 6-5 sr, 18.5 ppg

Matt Cerruti, Archbishop Wood, 6-5 sr, 12.0 ppg

Matt Faw, Upper Merion, 6-7 sr, 18.0 ppg

Dylan Hastings, Solanco, 6-9 sr, 18.8 ppg

Fred Mulbah, Northeastern York, 5-9 jr, 16.7 ppg

Jamar Sudan, Chester, 6-6 sr, 15.7 ppg

George Tinsley, Abington Heights, 6-5 soph, 13.2 ppg

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Collin Gillespie, Archbishop Wood

COACH OF THE YEAR: John Mosco, Archbishop Wood



Izaiah Brockington, Archbishop Ryan, 6-4 sr, 18.6 ppg

Sam Iorio, Parkland, 6-6 sr, 25.0 ppg

DeShawn Millington, Carlisle, 6-1 sr, 19.1 ppg

Andrew Petcash, Pine-Richland, 6-4 sr, 21.0 ppg

Nick Smith, North Hills, 6-1 sr, 26.0 ppg

Lonnie Walker IV, Reading, 6-5 sr, 18.4 ppg


Austin Butler, Greater Latrobe, 6-4 sr, 29.2 ppg

Eric Dixon, Abington, 6-6 soph, 19.2 ppg

Justin Jaworski, Perkiomen Valley, 6-1 sr, 22.2 ppg

David Kachelries, Emmaus, 6-0 sr, 23.8 ppg

Tyrese Martin, William Allen, 6-6 sr, 20.7 ppg

Stanley Scott, Williamsport, 6-3 sr, 20.0 ppg

Jalen Vaughns, Pocono Mountain West, 6-5 sr, 23.1 ppg


Mark Flagg, Pennsbury, 6-8 sr, 18.3 ppg

Drew Friberg, State College, 6-6 jr, 17.3 ppg

Phil Jurkovec, Pine-Richland, 6-5 jr, 16.0 ppg

Matiss Kulackovskis, Archbishop Ryan, 6-7 sr, 17.7 ppg

Marc Rodriguez, Father Judge, 6-2 sr, 19.7 ppg

Chris Whitaker, Harrisburg, 6-3 sr, 19.8 ppg

Talek Williams, William Allen, 6-3 sr, 17.8 ppg

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Lonnie Walker IV, Reading

COACH OF THE YEAR: Rick Perez, Reading

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