Arch. Walsh: 6-0 junior guard
PPG: 20.8 FG pct: .480
Three-year starter is a two-time first-team All-Catholic who in addition to being coachable is a good student. Solid all-around player averaged five rebounds, four assists and four steals for a Walsh team that went 8-0 during the regular season against Monsignor Martin Class B foes. Faced mostly box-and-one defenses, but he still found ways to score – including a career-high 43 points vs. Coudersport (Pa.).
McKinley: 6-1 senior forward
PPG: 18.0 Reb: 9.0 Steals: 3.0
Jones closes Macks career as MVP of Yale Cup Division I. Member of three unbeaten Yale Cup teams, Jones posted 12 double-doubles and matched his career high of 27 points in win over Middle College. He scored 377 points as a senior to finish career with 1,086. Jones is deciding among Brockport, Medaille, Alfred State or prep school. Considers 2013 state Class A final win as most memorable game of his career.
Niagara Falls: 5-9 senior guard
PPG: 13.2 Assists: 4.0 Steals: 4.0
In a season where the Wolverines won their first sectional title since 2012, the senior guard’s leadership, ball-hawking and ballhandling skills proved huge. Harris led Niagara Frontier League in steals, and that ability fueled Falls’ defense-first philosophy and transition game. The News Scholar-Athlete selection also won league’s sportsmanship award and is receiving interest from several Division II schools.
Starpoint: 6-4 senior guard
PPG: 20.0 Reb: 9.5 Assists: 2.7
Nodine is first player in Starpoint history to score 1,000 points, finishing his career with 1,045. He also set school records for career field goals and free throws. A versatile player. He can handle the ball, hit the outside shot and is strong enough to score in the paint. He scored 20 or more points 12 times, including stretch of eight straight games, and had 27 points and 23 rebounds in Class A-2 semifinal loss to Lew-Port.
Wmsv. South: 6-5 senior forward
PPG: 14.5 Reb: 6.5 Blocks: 1.7
The older Dolan also proved invaluable to South’s success. Coach Gabe Michael considered Graham the Billies’ top defender. He’s also a great shooter and ballhandler who can play above the rim. He posterized a Batavia defender during Billies’ regional-round win and ended his career by finishing off one last alley-oop jam off an assist from younger brother Greg in state semifinal. Will attend UB as preferred walk-on.