High-SchoolNew-York: All-State Teams

All-State hoops: New York

November, 8, 2011
See all 51 All-State teams

With the 2011-12 hoops season set to tip off, ESPNHS has all the info you need on the top players in New York.

We’ve broken down the state’s top 20 players into four teams based on their talent, and included 30 other players who just missed the cut. Keep in mind, these selections are based on past accomplishments and projected on-court performance in addition to recruit rankings.

For a list of the top senior basketball recruits in New York, click here.

First team

G: Omar Calhoun, Christ the King, 6-5/190, Senior
Averaged 20.8 points and 6.0 rebounds; ranked No. 27 in ESPNU 100.

G: Isaiah Whitehead, Lincoln, 6-4/195, Sophomore
Put up 13 points and five rebounds per game last year for the Railsplitters.

F: Daniel Dingle, St. Raymond, 6-6/225, Senior
Temple commit was voted CHSAA Player of the Year by coaches; averaged 16.6 points.

F: Christoper Obekpa, Our Savior New American, 6-8/200, Senior
Energy and length make him a triple-double threat every night.

C: Dajuan Coleman, Jamesville DeWitt, 6-10/280, Senior
Three-time Boost Mobile Elite 24 participant is committed to Syracuse.

Second team

G: Brian Bernardi, Xaverian, 6-2/180, Senior
One rival coach calls him "the best pure shooter in the city, by far."

G: Isaiah Cousins, Mount Vernon, 6-4/188, Senior
Will serve as new leader for defending state Federation AA champion.

G: Isaiah Lewis, Christ the King, 6-3/160, Junior
Played big role in Royals defending their CHSAA Class AA title last year.

F: Tyler Cavanaugh, Jamesville-DeWitt, 6-8/215, Senior
Wake Forest commit dropped 16 points per game for Class A champs.

F: Kerwin Okoro, St. Raymond, 6-4/190, Senior
Athletic player excels at a little bit of everything; averaged 13.6 points.

Third team

G: Shane Rector, St. Raymond, 6-2/185, Junior
Has tremendous upside with athleticism and hops.

G: Terrence Samuel, South Shore, 6-3/175, Junior
Uses combo of size and speed to break down the opposition.

G: Stan Wier, East Aurora, 6-2/210, Senior
Returns to lead Blue Devils after playing in Indiana last season.

F: Emile Blackman, Half Hollow Hills West, 6-4/170, Senior
Human highlight reel dropped 16.4 points per game in 2010-11.

F: Amadou Sidibe, Cardinal Hayes, 6-7/205, Senior
Doesn't mind banging in the post; averaged 13.8 points for Cardinals.

Fourth team

G: C.J. Davis, Archbishop Molloy, 6-1/175, Sophomore
Drew favorable comparisons to NYC legend Omar Cook from one coach.

G: Christian White, Aquinas Institute, 5-11/185, Senior
Capable scorer will play key role for a talented Little Irish squad.

F: Jermaine Lawrence, Cardozo, 6-9/180, Junior
Rising star helped lead Judges to PSAL Class AA semifinals last year.

F: Jarrell Marshall, Mount Vernon, 6-6/215, Senior
Has put on more muscle and developed a soft jumper for this season.

F: Chinonso Obokoh, Bishop Kearney, 6-10/215, Junior
Put up 16.6 points per game as just a sophomore.

Other Top Players
Reggie Agbeko, St. Joe's Collegiate, F, Senior
Joel Angus, Boys & Girls, F, Senior
Jason Boswell, Trinity Catholic, F, Junior
Khadeem Carrington, Bishop Loughlin, G, Sophomore
Travis Charles, Lincoln, F, Senior
Pete Drescher, Jamesville-DeWitt, G, Senior
Jordan Fuchs, Christ the King, F, Junior
Carlos Galen, Samuel Gompers, G, Junior
Myron Hickman, St. Raymond, G, Senior
Jalen Jenkins, Cardinal Hayes, F, Senior
Justin Jenkins, Wings Academy, G, Senior
Tyliek Kimbrough, Boys & Girls, G, Senior
Jarrell Marshall, Mount Vernon, F, Senior
Kevin Mickel, Adelphi Academy, F, Junior
Shadell Millinghaus, Schenectady, F, Senior
Shaquille Moseley, Uniondale, G, Senior
Wesley Myers, Boys & Girls, G, Junior
Kendrick Ray, Middletown, G, Senior
Shane Richards, York Prep, F, Senior
K.J. Rose, Union-Endicott, G, Junior
Zach Rufer, Burke Catholic, G, Senior
Shamiek Shephard, South Shore, G, Junior
Jamail Stanley, Christopher Columbus, G, Junior
Randy Stephens, Mount Vernon, G/F, Senior
Phil Valenti, Aquinas Institute, F, Senior
Lebrent Walker, Our Savior New American, G, Senior
Jordan Washington, Pathways College Prep, C, Junior
Anthony White, William Floyd, F, Senior
Christian White, Aquinas Institute, G, Senior
Will Williams, Newburgh Free Academy, G, Senior

Brandon Parker covers New York for ESPNHS magazine and ESPNHIGHSCHOOL.com. Follow him on Twitter @brandoncparker or email him at brandon.c.parker@espn.com.

Fraser, Iona Prep duo headline NY All-State soccer team

September, 27, 2011
The October issue of ESPNHS magazine hits schools this week, and with five New York soccer teams in the latest POWERADE FAB 50 rankings, there's obviously loads of talent in the Empire State. See who made the cut this year and let us know your thoughts:

New York All-State Soccer

Starting 11
[F] Cesar Ceja, Iona Prep, Senior, FC Westchester
Netted the decisive goal in the Gaels' CHSAA championship win

[F] Donovan Fraser, Half Hollow Hills West, Senior, Albertson SC
Playmaker racked up 17 goals and 16 assists; committed to Maryland

[F] Sean Sepe, West Islip, Senior, Commack SC United
Recorded 17 goals for Lions, including six multi-point games

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Jones, Elite 11 QB Kelly Headline All-State Team

August, 22, 2011
As featured in the ESPNHS New York magazine that hits schools this week, here is our annual All-State Football Team along with 70 more players to watch.
(The team is based on projected on-field performance and accomplishments, not necessarily recruiting potential. For a list of the top football recruits in the state, click here)

Want to see the All-State teams for the other 49 states? We've got 'em right here.


Brandon Barnes, Tottenville, QB, Junior
All-City pick after throwing for 22 TDs and only four picks as a sophomore

Chad Kelly, St. Joe’s Collegiate, QB, Senior
Clemson recruit is four-time NFL Punt, Pass & Kick champ

Okoya Anderson, Orchard Park, RB, Senior
All-State selection ran for 1,443 yards and 21 scores as a junior

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