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Friday 12/2/2011 Game Recap

South Kent vs Worcester Academy, on paper you would think form the big name roster would scare Worcester away, wrong they challenged South Kent from the tip.  Chris Thomas caught fire early and didnt look back he finished with 22 points, Ricardo Ledo followed with 17 points and 9 rebounds.  Worcester was lead by the sharp shooting of Matt Cimino finished with 6 three pointers and a game high 24 points, Cimino had 4G reception as he knocked them down from all over, Rene Castro chipped in with 12 points and 8 assist.  South Kent proved to be to much down the stretch as the pulled out the win 84 -75

 

New Hampton played there first home game today in front of a packed student body, as the faced a tough Winchendon school.  The game was all it was hyped up to be as Winchendon’ s Akosa Maduegbunam kept his team in the game as he got hot from the outside.  But Winchendon ended up losing to New Hampton. Zach Auguste led the scoring load for NHS with  17 pts,  Evan Manning with 15 pts, Jared Terrell 15 pts, Mike Auger 12 pts,  Noah Vonleh 7 pts and 15 Rebs. Oliver Hanlan currently still on the injured list.   New Hampton 79 Winchendon 69

 

KUA defeats Master’s School tonight 67-43. “Cats jumped out to leads of 8-0, 12-3. 18-4 and, eventually 32-8 in the first half. A quick Master’s spurt just before half trimmed the lead to 34-15 going into the break. Master’s never got closer than 17 points in the second half. Jesse Chuku and Malik Abdul-Abu paced KUA scoring with 17 points each while Devon Thomas chipped in 15 points and five assists. Chuku earned a double-double by adding 11 rebounds.

 

 

Vermont Academy defeats Putnam Science Academy 65-59 the game was a battle from start to finish,  Dominic Woodson made his presence felt bulling his way to easy baskets whenever he felt like it he finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds.   Putnam Science came with half of the international student body who cheered the entire game, at some points in the game making it tough on coach Bopp to communicate with his players. Vermont  was led  Shaun Lawton 19 points, 5 assists he has the tools to make an impact at the next level, this is our first look at Lawton he will certainly move up in ranking.


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Olivier Hanlan “Commits to Boston College”

Oliver Hanlan a native of Canada has given Boston College a verbal commitment, this is great news for the newly formed Boston College program as they get one of the nations premier point guards.

Oliver first arrived to New Hampton School (NH) in 2010 – 2011, the point guard took the NEPSAC by storm along with the rest of the Huskies advancing to the NEPSAC championship before losing to Maine Central Institute (ME).

Hanlan took an official visit to Boston College last week, and also visited Virginia Tech in September. Oliver’s final considerations where  Virginia, Dayton, and Rice.

Boston College has done a great job recruiting Hanlan and there hard work paid off, he could be a key point in landing other local talent that attend schools in the New England area, to join him at the beautiful chestnut hill campus.

A look below will show Oliver at a glance with his Canadian Team

2011 Member of the 2011 on the Junior Men’s National Team that competed in the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship for Men in Latvia… Ranked second on the team in total assists (20).
2010 A member of the 2010 Cadet Men’s National Team that captured Bronze at the 2010 U17 World Championships. Averaged 7.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists (2nd on the team)…Recorded a team high, 15 points, versus Lithuania…Had a strong game against China, scoring 14 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists.

PROVINCIAL HIGHLIGHTS:

2010 A member of the 2010 Quebec Provincial Team the won Gold at the 2010 National Championships…Awarded MVP of the tournament…averaged 20 points (2nd in the tournament) and 6.2 assists (1st in the tournament).

2009 A member of the 2009 Quebec Provincial Team that won Gold at the 2009 Canada Summer Games.