2016-2017 Mass Prep Stars MIAA Boys Basketball Mid-Season Super Team
The midpoint of the 2016-2017 MIAA boys basketball season is upon us, which also brings our annual Mass Prep Stars’ Mid-Season Super teams.
It has been a competitive and exciting season to-date and these stars have helped pace their teams to success after the New Year.
Up next on Massprepstars.com we will have our 2016-2017 MIAA Boys Basketball Mid-Season Top 25 Poll.
G – Jakigh Dottin '17 - Cambridge
The reigning champions are still led by their effervescent 2015-2016 All-State point guard, as Dottin is scoring just under 15 points and handing out 8 assists per game in his final MIAA campaign.
G – Ethan Wright '18 - Newton North
Despite facing attempted "shut-down" coverage and focused defensive schemes on a nightly basis, Wright is averaging 28.1 points per game and carrying the young Tigers during their current eight-game winning streak.
G – Ghared Boyce '18 - Everett
The Crimson Tide has plenty of size down low, but without Boyce stretching the defense with his prolific and consistent jumper and finding those big men with excellent court vision, they probably would not be undefeated at this juncture.
F – Carl Pierre '17 - BC High
Pierre is averaging 20.5 points per game on 59 percent field goal shooting so far this year. Yet his impact on the defensive end with an impressive wingspan and the quickness of a guard cannot be quantified.
C – Dimon Carrigan '17 - Cambridge
The man in the middle for the defending Falcons, Carrigan is averaging 14 points, 10 rebounds and 4.5 blocks per game as Cambridge remains undefeated. “DC” even won a battle with highly touted recruits Ira Lee and Shareef O’Neal at the annual Hoophall Classic in Springfield.
G – Kevin Fernandez '18 - Methuen
The Central Catholic transfer has led his hometown school to an 8-1 start and an impressive average margin of victory. With Fernandez in the fold, the Rangers are a legitimate threat in the Merrimack Valley Large Conference.
G – Michael Boyd '17 - Malden Catholic
Boyd is a prolific offensive talent and one of the main reasons why the Lancers can compete with anyone in the state. He dropped 19 points at the TD Garden in a win over Cardinal Spellman and 22 in a loss to BC High last Friday.
G – Travis Evee '18 - BC High
With Jack Lougnane graduated, the ball is now in the hands of Evee, and he has proven worthy, leading the Eagles to an undefeated start for the 2016-2107 season. To date, the junior has been spectacular, averaging 18.6 points and 4.5 assists per game for the 10-0 Eagles.
F – Ulyen Coleman '17 - Catholic Memorial
After a 42-point performance in a 76-74 loss at Newton North, Coleman has seen tougher match-ups and more focused defensive efforts, but he’s still averaging 21.9 points and 6 rebounds per game and the senior came up big down the stretch in a narrow win over Franklin to begin January.
F – Jorge Torres '17 - Springfield Central
The undefeated Golden Eagles are paced by their big man, as the 6-foot-5 Torres is averaging 16.6 points per game and just led his team to a huge 66-59 win over rival Springfield Putnam.
G – Thomas Shaughnessy '18 - Needham
The Rockets are riding a nine-game winning streak since they lost to BC High in their opener and Shaughnessy has bounced back big, while leading the way for Needham. The lefty scored 16 points in a win over Wellesley recently at the TD Garden and also recently led Needham to a win over Brookline.
G – Alex Rivera '18 - Lowell
Rivera has stepped up in a big way with transfers and graduations of Quest Harris, Sidi Diallo and Sean Bryan. The junior is averaging over 25 points per game and has the Red Raiders in position to compete for a Merrimack Valley Conference title.
G – Calvin Cheek '17 - Boston Cathedral
Cheek put up one of the most impressive lines of the season thus far with 22 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and a whopping 12 steals when the Panthers ran past St. John’s Prep at the BABC Holiday Tournament.
F – Chris Doherty '18 - Marlborough
Doherty has been the focal point of opposing defenses for three years now and he has battled through some tremendous efforts this season, but he is still making a tremendous impact that cannot necessarily be quantified by his statistics alone. Look for even a bigger second half push for the 6-foot-6 post forward.
F – Nick Timberlake '17 - Braintree
While the Wamps have taken their fair share of losses this season, Timberlake has carried the load by averaging over 22 points per game. He scored 32 points with 10 rebounds in a narrow loss at Brookline and should continue to lead his team in the second half.
Alex Bradley '17 - G - St. John’s (Shrewsbury)
Charles Mitchell '17 - G - New Mission
Colin Bradanese '18 - F - Central Catholic
Corey Olivier '18 - G - Maynard
Dajour Dunkley '17 - G - Burke
E.J. Dambreville '17 - F - Bridgewater-Raynham
Nate Hobbs '18 - G - St. John’s Prep
Jake Dunkley '17 - F - Attleboro
Jordan Minor '18 - C - BC High
Kyle Murphy '19 - G - Weston
Rivaldo Soares '19 - F - O’Bryant
Sam Goldberg '17 - F - Mansfield
Sam'i Roe '17 - G - Hopkins
Spencer Patenaude '17 - G - Concord-Carlisle
Taelon Martin '19 - G - Springfield Putnam
Tyrone Perry '17 - F - Brighton
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