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James Rojas... enough said

1st Team:
Greg dolan (POY)
Davonte Gaines
Ryan Bradley
Juston Johnson
Willard Anderson

2nd Team:
Dan Scott
Devin Pope
Austin James
Trevor Book
Jayce Johnson

3rd Team:
Noah Hutchins
Brandon Smith
Justin Hemphill
Master Radford
Kam Briggs

4th Team:
Tazuan Rose
Nate Brawdy
Ray Mushat
Ray Blackwell
Jack Capen

5th Team:
Hakeem Dobbins
Nick Mcdonald
Bo Sireka
Julian Cunningham
Sam Erickerson

1st Team
Greg Dolan
Willard Anderson
Devante Gaines
Juston Johnson
Ryan Bradley

2nd Team
Trevor Book
Devin Pope
Noah Hutchins
Austin James
Daniel Scott

3rd Team
Justin Hemphill
Julian Cunningham
Sam Erickson
Hakeem Dobbins
Elliot Bowen

4th Team
Justin Poumpey
Master Radford
Dorian Plummer
Quran Dubois
Brandon Smith

5th Team
Kameron Briggs
Mason Goodridge
Jayce Johnson
Jalen Bradberry
Ray Mushat

Honorable Mention:
Deasean Ashley, Bo Sireka, Ty Hind, Julius Laureano, Nate Brandy, Zamari Mitchell,Noah Grabar, Jalin Cooper, Carlos Rosa, Earl Howard, Chris Szablewski, Anthony Mack, Mike Schmidt, Justin Allen, Jack Capen, Chad Biersback, Ray Blackwell, Jon Park, Alex Wayland, Devin Degree, Max Weber, Roddy Gayle, Trent Scott, Luis Mercado, Tariq Eubanks, Kavon Rogers, Devaun Farnham-DeJesus, Devon Darrell, Taron Goudlock, Chris Stineman

Greg Dolan
Juston Johnson
Willard Anderson
Devante Gaines
Ryan Bradley

Noah Hutchins
Master Radford
Dan Scott
Trevor book
Devin Pope

But he’s still not POY. He’s at best, the last guy on the 1st team. Can score but doesn’t pass well or enough and doesn’t defend at a high level.

Devon Darrell

First
Dolan
Scott
Johnson
Bradley
Anderson

Second
Pope
Hutchins
Gaines
Book
Cunningham

Third
Erickson
Bradberry
Smith
James
Hemphill

Fourth
Allen
Dobbins
Bowen
Radford
Briggs

Not taking anything away from any kid but these lists are funny,Rose didnt make all lg in any team in the nfl , Capens team won how many games? Cunningham only 5th team lol @wny bball

Coach Joe this has to be your favorite list Pompey is not all wny, And dubiois was not even the falls best player, plummer wayyyyyyy to high must be abother favorite

Jason Pope is way to high although he will get that honor playing in a bad lg and Book is first team.Matter of fact if gaines was going to tennessee would he be first team on anyone's list .

*sorry if gaines was not going to tennessee

1st team
Greg Dolan (POY)
Juston Johnson
Ryan Bradley
Willard Anderson
Devin Pope
2nd team
Dan Scott
Devonte Gaines
Trevor Book
Austin James
Jayce Johnson
3rd team
Noah Hutchins
Julian Cunningham
Justin Hemphill
Elliot Bowen
Ray Blackwell
4th team
Master Radford
Nate brandy
Mike Schmidt
Ray Mushat
Bo Sierka
5th team
Brandon Smith
Jalen Bradberry
Kam Briggs
Max Weber
Sam Erickson
HM: Mason Goodridge, Anthony Mack, Roddy Gayle, Jon Park, Adrian Baugh, Jack Capen, Alex Waylen, Dorian Plummer, Tazun Rose, Hakeem Dobbins, Justin Allen, Chas Biersbach, Tyler Hind, Earl Howard, Desean Ashley

Zach fischer

If we are going off just this season not career achievement ..Taking into consideration, comp, how team did, how guys played in playoffs etc
1st
Dolan
Scott
Anderson
Book
Johnson

2nd
Smith
Bradley
Cunningham
Gaines
Hutchins

3rd
Pope
Bradberry
Erickson
Hwmphill
Schmidt

4th
Briggs
Dobbins
Radford
Allen
Bowen

5th
Asley
Gayle
Hind
Mushat
Jayce Johnson

1st
Willard
Johnson
Dolan
Scott
Hutchins

2nd
Bradley
Jayce Johnson
Gaines
Master Radford
Julian Cunningham

All #Boom:
Austin James (dunk of the year)
Master Radford

Defensive Team:
Master Radford (D-POY)
Christian Szablewski
Cullen Tonge
Austin James
Greg Dolan
Willard Anderson
Devin Pope

Any all defensive team without Jayce Johnson is ridiculous!!

Devon Darrell

Dolan
Scott
Anderson
Gaines
Johnson
1st Team
When Scott totally dominated at CCA
The talk was look at the conference he played in.. Something to think about

Srieka 3Rd team at least! Johnson from WSW is best in WNY. Scott had 50 point games at CCA not Park. So you are wrong. He's grown as a player ways since then. He also was a no show last year against our Frannies.

Hey.. Since u calling names
What did they win after the so called no show
Bo is overrated
Julian and Rob was the horses on that squad
Honestly .. Which one of the favorite candidates for 1st team would still be a candidate if they played in the MMA

Sireka ??? Basing off this year he is not all wny..Maybe third best on his team this year.missed a ton of games maybe honarable mention.

Lol...got a call just now to read the comments. ...wow....I understand what you were saying Mister DJ
I think francis pride misunderstood. ...we're just happy to be noticed positively!
No negativity from me
CC how about an asterisk (6 man 1st team) 2 from park SEEING THAT WE'RE STATE CHAMPS

Player of the year: Willard Anderson

The_Truth I had seen lots of MMA games this year. IMO Justin Poumpey was best player on Frannies lead team with assists and rebounds great defender.
as for Quran Dubois first NF game i saw he was best player on court 2nd game Roddy was! If i picked favorites i would have had lightfoot up there

Yeah Scott may actually be 3rd best guard beyind Dolan and Johnson. No way a class D kid gets POY! Great year though.

Respect that coach joe.Pompey is a good player just alot more deserving kids. Maybe next year.Gayle first team all lg ,Voted by coaches. Dubois second, dubois tailed off second part of year.i don't think falls gets a playerpn next year maybe two in Lightfoot and Gayle

I feel that Brandon Smith can not be anywhere below 2nd team honestly. He did play a crucial part in the 2 wins against canisus and more, especially in the championship. He was the MVP... cmon now and he’s a 2 time state champion, and maybe will be a 2 time federation champion in 2 different classes. Can’t forget about that. Most underrated player.

1st team
Greg Dolan (POY)
Austin James
Ryan Bradley
Willard Anderson
Brandon Smith
2nd team
Dan Scott
Davonte Gaines
Trevor Book
Juston Johnson
Noah Hutchins
3rd team
Jayce Johnson
Julian Cunningham
Justin Hemphill
Elliot Bowen
Kam Briggs
4th team
Master Radford
Jack Capen
Jalen Bradberry
Ray Mushat
Bo Sierka
5th team
John Orgon
Justin Allen
Nate Brandy
Quentin Ngabo
Sam Erickson
Honerable Mention: Julian Ezikewu Mason Goodridge, Anthony Mack, Roddy Gayle, Jon Park, Adrian Baugh, Ray Blackwell, Alex Waylen, Dorian Plummer, Tazun Rose, Hakeem Dobbins, Nate Schmidt, Chas Biersbach, Tyler Hind, Earl Howard, Desean Ashley, Kyle Voogel

The MMA is overrated they only have two good teams park and canisus maybe NC and I'm sorry but Pompey should not even be mentioned on this list.this site has a lot of MMA bias just like the buffalo news

First, thank you to Centercourt for covering games all over Section VI. Which players do coaches prepare to play against? Which players consistently meet that challlenge and lead or inspire their teammates to meet or exceed expectations?

The MMA is by far the best lg in WNY
Timon
Canisius
Park
Frannies
St Marys
Ohara
NC
even Nichols would be second best in most other lgs.

Name another lg in the area with more than three quality teams . Yale cup is only other lg that had multiple good teams this year.
ECIC was horrible, NFL was horrile, Charter which is not really a lg had two good teams. NiagaraOrleans bad, not sure whcih others iam missing but you are way off.

Listen

Y'all are insane with some of these names. It's hard to read. It's not a list of whos team went to the State Championship. It's not a list of how my numbers looked while my team was a .500 squad in a low league. It's not a list of wow he played 2 really good games in the playoffs. It's certainly not a list of my boy deserves it cause he's my boy so I'll throw up multiple posts and open a fake twitter account to feature my boy. All these things are shameful.

It's a list that features the best PLAYERS (defense is a factor) from the best teams (who you played is a factor Class D, WSW) with the best seasons (team record, individual stats are a factor). And most certainly your career accomplishments count (Greg Dolan is the best player in WNY and it's not really a close call).

First Team

Greg Dolan - POY What a year and a career, Greg showed he can play well with help and he certainly can play alone. He morphed his game to become more of a scorer as opposed to the facilitator he has always been. Score, pass, rebound, defend. The best all around game in WNY. 2,000 pt. career scorer. Multiple time first teamer. He's your POY it's not even remotely close.

Devonte Gaines - 6'-7" combo guard / small forward. Can shoot, rebound, pass and defend. Tennessee commit helps his cause here as he's the highest rated D1 player in WNY.

Ryan Bradley - 6'-8" Stretch forward who can take you to the basket or drop a "3" on you. POY in the MMA Class A (the best division in WNY, not even a question)
Park School changed to a zone to try and stop him. Best Big in WNY.

Dan Scott - 6'-2" shooting guard. What's there to say, elite shooter, elite defender, most consistent player on his team. First team MMA "A" (best division in WNY, not even a question)
The question here is there will be a player from Park on the First team who is it? When evaluating Park you have (3) players who deserve consideration. Noah Hutchins is surely the caliber of player who could land here, he's top 5 in WNY the problem is almost everything Noah does is sacrificial for the team. He's a great passer, he's an elite defender, he sets up Dan and Brandon, his contributions are unsung but very noticeable to a keen eye. Brandon benefits from the existence of Dan and Noah. Dan is being defended by the best guard night in and night out, Noah is drawing the #2 matchup. Not to take anything away from Brandon what a great #3 option but he's not facing the same obstacle as the other 2. In addition Dan and Noah are both lockdown, Brandon is just a step below defensively. All three score 25 a night in any other league. All three potentially earn POY in any other league. For these reasons I see Dan 1st team, Noah 2nd team and Brandon 3rd team.

Willard Anderson 6'-2" shooting guard, and by shooting guard I mean SHOOTING guard. His offensive game is tough. I've seen him play with and against all of the guys above and he's the same guy. TOUGH. A similar game to Dan Scott but can not mentioned in the same breathe with Dan defensively. Secondly the D bracket is a detractor from this high a placing but we all Know Willard does not care who you are, he's scoring. Right?

2nd Team

Trevor Book - Pure shooter, capable defender, great player.

Noah Hutchins - Can do it all, when he spends all summer working on his jumper instead of his 40" vertical, he'll be unstoppable.

Jayce Johnson - Without question the best defender in WNY. Maybe the best defender in NYS. Ask Dan Scott. Consistently defended the top players in WNY and excelled doing it. Not to say he's light offensively, give him the lane and he'll bang it on your head.

Justin Johnson - Great scorer, equally great defender. ( I saw mentioned here he can't defend, WRONG.) WSW over achieved by beating South and South Park. The game against Irondequoit exposed what WSW was Justin was something like 6-27 from the field. Not the same player when your playing real teams.

Devin Pope - Absolute C level nightmare. Lower level of competition, playing somewhat alone leads to lofty stats. Great career, great player, great kid.

3rd Team

Brandon Smith - To not make MMA 1st team but be top 15 in WNY shows you there's a big mistake made. He is the reason they won the state chip. He doesn't play as well as he did against Canisius Park loses and Canisius wins State chip.

Austin James - Prolific offensive player, scores from anywhere, definitely dunk of the year. He's a freak!!

Master Radford - Raised his game to a level we all knew he had in him. Timon overachieved this year. Coach deserves a ton of praise for bringing Master out of his shell.

Julian Cunningham - Super smooth point who is less selfish then he looks. Shares the ball extremely well and scores at the right times. Love Julian!!

Sam Erickson - Tough kid, plays inside out, will play at the next level.


P.S. Dewey Street is where the bums hang out.

Top to bottom I'll take Yale cup LG over MMA st Mary's would be a 4th or 5th place team Nichols would be just above only Emerson and I prep . but we'll never know because MMA is afraid of Yale cup I also think NFL top 3 teams can compete with MMA. MMA just get all the hype .Plus public schools cannot recruit from all over the world

The Truth you do a great job of contradicting your self. You talk about competition yet have a class C player that played no one second team..You talk about favorites yet have a kid on first team because where he verbally commited to,not productin..You have Johnson on second team when he had the best year of anyone in Section VI including a couple unreal games in sectionals outplaying Dolan in one. You explain a kid being on third tean because he had the dunk of the year lol.You seem to be a huge Canisius fan,and your love of kids should not matter.And as Centercourt stated this is based on year not someones career . There are players outside the MMA and C level that can play a ton in Yale cup.

Mike Joes beat MEC , who I believe won the Yale Cup, thats all that needs to be said there. Joes was maybe the 9th best team in MMA. NFL is bad after the Falls the Falls would the in a struggle with Timon for 4th place in the MMA, you are wayyyyyy off on this.

Sorry they beat South Park who beat MEC by dbl figures.

Ha @ every person on here that hasn’t mentioned Mike Schmidt from Olean High. (Which means I’m laughing at everyone basically, because only one person listed Schmidt). Every single person that didn’t have him on AT LEAST one of their teams, loses ANY real type of credibility! No explanation necessary

I went to a lot of games this year but wasn’t able to see some players in more than 1 game. Went to majority MMA, Yale Cup, Will South, Health Games. So I didn’t see Mike Schmidt play till Buff State, kid can play! Only reason he was only an honorable mention for me was because that was the only game I saw.

Why I think Willard Anderson should be POY. First off for the beginning part of the season if you asked me I would have said no doubt Dolan. As the season went on to playoffs and states, I also considered Johnson. However Willard lead his team to a state title! Not just that but in every game that mattered he showed up. Also the class D argument shouldn’t be an issue, he played vs some of the same Class A, B, C teams that Dolan did. As much of a shooting guard that someone mentioned above, he has great court awareness and his assist numbers show that. Either Dolan or Willard would be a great choice both great young men that are extremely talented. I just lean towards Willard.

Justin Poumpey

Theactualtruth you are incredibly wrong about Johnson outplaying Dolan in that game. If the ref does not bail him out on every drive to the basket, he doesn’t have half of his points. 29 shots at the charity stripe. Ridiculous. Whereas Dolan did the same thing while getting fouled on every attempt and no call. Dolan - POY and it’s not close.

Center Court put this up for the exact reason we all commenting. Discussion is always nice! Don't need any sour coaches making remarks degrading the only forum for fans to have some type of dialogue. Thank you CC and can't wait for results.

Only one other has had the courage but Gaines should not be above Briggs this year. Gaines is better but I feel Briggs carried themy in big gamess. Also Johnson from West Seneca is not even em top 5 guard in the area! Park should have 3-4 in the top 20. Canisius should have 3. WSW deserves 2. HS with 2 and no other teams should have multiple.

Justin Poumpey

Dolan or Johnson for POY. Can't go Willard bc he has Justin Allen and it's just class D. Heck of a year for East! And a few trolls are making this a joke

Jalin Cooper definitely deserves to be on the All-Centercourt team. His senior year was nearly derailed by a knee injury at the end of the football season that caused him to be around 50% for the first half of the year. He could’ve just called it a career and sat out since he already had signed a D1 football scholarship for Toledo but instead he chose to play for himself, his team, and his community.

Despite being severely limited at the beginning of the year he still managed to score 21.3 points per game, grab 9.5 rebounds and shoot over 50% from the field. He also did this playing on a really young team that lost 2 starters to transfer before the season started, however that didn’t stop him from leading Medina to its 3rd consecutive league championship.

While he might not have had all the highlight plays or over 50 dunks like he had last year, he absolutely BALLED over the second half of the year, averaging around 25. This included a dominant performance in the playoffs against a good Dunkirk team in which he hit the game winning and game icing shots in addition to going 12-15 from the field that game and forcing Dunkirk to get out of their man defense that they played all year.

Without being the best athlete in the area this year he still showed he’s capable of playing at a high level and broke the school record for points in a season with 468, as well as finishing as the school’s all time leading scorer with 1,383 points. So, congrats on a great year and being the best player in Medina HS basketball history.

Desmond Randall WSW Undefeated regular season. Section IV Champions is yo coach of the year. WSW beat everyone this year and are without question the #1 team in WNY. Des has now produced a champion in the MMA and in the Section IV. He out coached Gabe from Wil South to win that game. In close games it comes down to coaching. Gabe is a previous COY winner and Des out did him the entire game. He's the best coach in WNY on the best team in WNY, this is easy. Sorry Park, Sorry Canisius, Sorry all you anonymous people on here.

WEST SENECA WEST has the #1 SPORTS TEAMS IN WNY 2017-18

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When did Gabe Michaels win COY? When South went to states with both Dolans? Doesn't matter because your right, WSW is the best sports team in WNY this season and maybe all time considering no team has ever gone undefeated and won games over J.F.K., Springville and Holland in the same year

Coach of the Year is Niagara Catholics Giulio Colangelo. He has done a tremendous job compiling a nice group of kids, working to get them to play together and ending a significant drought to win the MMA class B title.
Great job Giulio.


Des Randall is the coach of the year easily. Colangelo had kids land on his lap and still almost messed that up ala when he lost with jonny flynn(a lottery pick two years later to sweet home. NC should not have lost a game in B .Easy to win with the most talent , what was his record last year before the kids came. He should thank nfhs they had so much talent kids had to go somewhere else to play. The future is as bright as if kids leave or stay not his coaching.

No way Des Randall is Coach of the Year. In no shape or form did he "out coach" Gabe either. Their full court press was ineffective up until Dolan fouled out. Unless Randall's game plan was to make sure his best player shot more free throws than the entire Will South team, sure, maybe he out coached Gabe. He didn't change up the game plan against Irondequoit even though they had an experienced team with a good PG and star in Drumgoole. That press will do wonders against teams that can't dribble with their head up which was about 80% of their regular season schedule.

Coach of the Year will likely go to Rich Jacob of Park. They just pounded Amityville (who beat Irondequoit) and might bring home a Class A Federation championship. They'll be ranked #1 in the WNY Large School poll.

Parks the best team in Western New York period. Dan Scott, Noah Hutchins, B Smith. What more could you say. Here is the kicker 4 out of the 5 starter coming back. They haven't even reach there full potential yet

Tony young. .... you tripping. ..PARK #1 this year, but dez did a helluva job ..
I wish somebody commend the rowes(jason & Jeremy) excellent job....they weren't expected to be good but ....stayed in the top 5 all year...

Park is losing one of there bigs ages out, Smith, Scott may lose his last year.Not sure they will look the same next year. They still will be good but losing about 38 points per game and one of the big three kids is huge blow .

First team

Greg Dolan, Will South

Ryan Bradley, Canisius

Davonte Gaines, Health Sci

Trent Scott, Lew Port

Mason Goodridge, Springville


2nd


Willard Anderson, East

Juston Johnson, WSW

Dan Scott, Park

Rod Gayle, Nia Falls

Devon Pope, Chat Lake


3rd

Justin Hemphill, O'Hara

Elliott Bowen, Ellicottville

Noah Hutchins, Park

Trevor Book, N Tonawanda

Jayce Johnson, Canisius


4th

Sam Erickson, Franklinville

Desean Ashley, Amherst

Jalen Bradberry, Nia Catholic

Nick Barrus, SMSFTD

Mike Schmidt,  Olean

5th

Tariq Eubanks, Tapestry

Anthony Mack, South Park

Earl Howard, MST

Jon Park, Lake Shore

Jalin Cooper, Medina


HONORABLE MENTION


Jason Chapman, MST

Brandon Smith, Park

John Orogon, Park

Justin Allen, East

Ray Blackwell, Maryville 

Kyle Burley, Pioneer

Jack Capen, St Joe's

Dalton Planty, SMSFTD

Dorian Plummer, Tapestry

Chad Biersbeck, Depew


Zamari Mitchell, WSW

Max Weber, Newfane 

Steve Freichs, Wilson

Wuanya Shaw, East

Tyler Hind, Randolph

Malik Brooks, Lockport

Amir Radford, City Honors

Hakeem Dobbins, Middle Coll

Devaun Farnham-DeJesus, Dunkirk

Jayden Gulledge, CSAT


Quaran Dubois, Nia Falls

Matt Hill, Jamestown

Master Radford, Timon

Tyler Tait, Iroquois

Eric Liberatore, O Park

Carson Crist, Maple Grove

Nick Brawdy, Gowanda

Cam Sionko, Grand Island

Bo Sireika, St Francis

Nasir Benton, O'Hara


Rudy Bragg, Cheektowaga

Nick Baker, JFK

Joel Richards, Olmstead

Eric Brown, St Mary's

Alex Card, Southwestern

Lewis Markham, Forestville

Brian Ramarge, Olean


There will be at least one player from Park on first team, most likely Scott and perhaps two. So anyone who doesn’t have Scott and/or Hutchins on first team you will be off the mark.

In my opinion Park has 3 first team players. Hutchins, Scott and Smith.

1st Team:
Greg Dolan (POY)
Davante Gaines
Ryan Bradley
Willard Anderson
Juston Johnson

2nd Team:
Devin Pope
Trevor Book
Jayce Johnson
Austin James
Daniel Scott

3rd Team:
Jack Capen
Julian Cunningham
Hakeem Dobbins
Noah Hutchins
Sam Erickson

4th Team:
Bo Sireika
Roddy Gayle
Elliot Bowen
Justin Hemphill
Master Radford

5th Team:
Jalen Bradberry
Kyle DeVoogel
Mason Goodridge
Jalin Cooper
Trent Scott

HM:
Nick MacDonald
Nate Brawdy
Tyler Hind
Ray Mushat
Chad Biersback
Adrian Baugh
Max Weber
Jacob Bruning
Justin Poumpey
Christian Szablewski
Ray Blackwell
Malik Brooks
Tariq Eubanks
Cam Sionko
DeSean Ashley
Jake Braniecki
Alex Card

To respond to the fan who said WSW is the best team in WNY. Sorry, The Park School Pioneeers are the #1 team in WNY and the state. Although west had a great season and Dez definitely coached very well they don’t compare to Park. Congrats to WSW on a great season. Also , congrats to The Park School on a great season. Noah Hutchins is the best PG in WNY in my opinion. Park Proud.

Any list that does not have a park kid on first team is not credible . Actually laughable, It will be interesting to see what centercourt and WNY lists look. Centercourts are more credible and hopefully he has say on the ALL WNY Buffalo team as he sees all these kids play multiple times.

1st Team

Greg Dolan
Willard Anderson
Juston Johnson
Dan Scott
Ryan Bradley

2nd Team

Trevor Book
Devin Pope
Davonte Gains
Noah Hutchins
Austin James

3rd Team

Justin Hemphill
Julian Cunningham
Jayce Johnson
Master Radford
Brandon Smith

4th Team

Jalen Bradberry
Sam Erickson
Elliot Bowen
Hakeem Dobbins
Kameron Briggs

5th Team

Mike Schmidt
Mason Goodridge
Dorian Plummer
Trent Scott
Adrian Baugh

This us for Tony Young. Park School defeated South Park by 36 points, WSW defeated South Park by 2. WSW west lost by 18 to Irondequoit who were then beaten by Amityville by 10 who in turn lost to Park by 25. Park won the triple crown (Monsignor Martin, State catholic and State Federation Championships). Can you please explain your comment that WSW is the best team in WNY. Here is my All WNY team, Dolan (Wil so),Anderson (East),Hutchins and Scott (Park) and Johnson (WSW). My top five teams are as follows: Park, Canisius, Timon, Niagara Falls and WSW. I would have Smith from Park on the 2nd team.

1ST TEAM:

Greg Dolan - Will South (POY)
Willard Anderson - East
Davonte Gaines - Health Sciences
Ryan Bradley - Canisius
Justin Johnson - West Seneca West

2ND TEAM:

Devin Pope - Chautauqua Lake
Noah Hutchins - Park
Dan Scott - Park
Trevor Book - North Tonawanda
Julian Cunningham - Timon

3RD TEAM:

Jayce Johnson - Canisius
Eliott Bowen - Elicottville
Sam Erickson - Franklinville
Austin James - Canisius
Bo Sierka - St. Francis

4TH TEAM:

Jalin Cooper - Medina
Justin Hemphill - Cardinal O'Hara
Master Radford - Timon
Justin Allen - East
Brandon Smith - Park

5TH TEAM

Kam Briggs - Health Sciences
Hakeem Dobbins - MEC
Jalen Bradberry - Niagara Catholic
Isaac Kopp - Franklinville
Mike Schmidt - Olean

HONORABLE MENTION:

Eric Brown - St. Mary's
Christian Szablewski - St. Mary's
Jack Capen - St. Joe's
John Orugun - Park
Chris Stineman - Nichols

Justin Poumpey - St. Francis
Nasir Benton - Cardinal O'Hara
Earl Howard - MST Prep
Azyion Clemens - MEC
Ray Mushat - South Park

Anthony Mack - South Park
Max Weber - Newfane
Kyle DeVoogel - Newfane
Jacob Brunning - Roy-Hart
Tariq Eubanks - Tapestry

Dorian Plummer - Tapestry
Roddy Gayle - NFHS
Cam Sionko - Grand Island
Trent Scott - Lew-Port
Chad Biersback - Depew

Mason Goodridge - Springville
Zamari Mitchell - West Seneca East
Ray Blackwell - Maryvale
DaeSean Ashley - Amherst
Jon Park - Lake Shore

Adrian Baugh - West Seneca West
Alex Card - Southwestern
Brian Ramarge - Olean
Nate Brawdy - Gowanda
Griffin Chudy - Elicottville

Darren Clark - Franklinville
Tyler Hind - Randolph
Amir Radford - City Honors
River Reinhardt - Clarence
READERS CHOICE

Dolan POY
Bradley
Scott
Anderson
Johnson

2nd
Hutchins (best in area including Dolan and Gaines)
Book
Pope
Briggs
Gaines (disappointed in big games)

Johnson will probably take a spot from one of the Park kids but he is not on their levels at all.
Gaines will make it because of great games against poor quality.
Do not be surprised if Bradberry gets on 2nd team. Led them to a MMA title and almost got his team to federations.
Also Chad thank you for all you do. We are extremely lucky to have someone like you covering the best sport in the world. Very appreciated.

Greg Dolan, POY
Dan Scott
Willard Anderson
Ryan Bradley
Davonte Gaines

2nd
Noah Hutchins
Devin Pope
Juston Johnson
Sam Erikson
Trevor Book

3rd
Mike Schmitz
Justin Hempill
Elliott Bowen
Ray Mushat
Master Radford

4th
Brandon Smith
Kam Briggs
Mason Goodrich
Julian Cuninghan
Jayce Johnson

5th
Rodney Gayle
Christian Chalski
Jalen Bradberry
Justin Poumpey
Justin Allen

HM
Bo Sireika
Eric Brown
Tyriq Eubanks
Jay Brukel
Jon Park
Desean Ashley
Nick MacDonald
Austin James
Tariq Eubanks
Ray Blackwell
Chad Biersback
Tazuan Rose
Adrian Baugh
Devin Degree
Nate Brawdy
Kam Briggs
Jack Capen
Hakeem Dobbins
Jack Capen
Chris Stineman
Zamari Mitchell 
River Reinhardt 
Kyle DeVoogel
Daesean Ashley 
Max Weber
Cam Sionko
Kavon Rogers 
John Orgon 
Tyler Hind
Jailen Cooper
Trent Scott

All Defense
Jayce Johnson
Greg Dolan
Noah Hutchins
Dan Scott
Master Radford

All Boom
Master Radford
Noah Hutchins
Austin James
Jailen Cooper

Coach of Year
Lots of great coaching jobs this year but it has be either Rich Jacobs or Sterling Bryant, both are very deserving.


Willard Anderson
Greg Dolan
Trevor Book
DaVonte Gains
Ryan Bradley

Juston Johnson
Jayce Johnson
Sam Erikson
Noah Hutchins
Justin Allen

Dan Scott
Julian Cunningham
Devin Pope
Justin Hemphill
Jalin Cooper

Elliott Bowen
Chad Biersbach
Brandon Smith
M Goodrich
Master Radford

Jack Capen
Max Weber
Austin James
Bo Sireka
Christian Szablewski

HM:


Mike Schmidt
Kam Briggs
J Bradberry
Ray Blackwell
Nick MacDonald
Nate Brawdy
Jacob Braniecki
Nasir Benton
Kyle Ebert
Ray Mushat
Dave Morris
B Trapper
Jay Brueckl
Eric Libertore
Kyle DeVoogel
Eric Brown
Kyle Burley
Alex Wayland
Tyler Hind
Issac Kopp
Chris Stineman
Noah Grabnar
Hakeem Dobbins
John Orogun
Austin Grindnols
Matt Ciezki

I do not see everyone play; I am sure I missed great players... and to them I apologize

Thank you to CC for the great coverage

I love "close out" all defensive team !!!!

Can we really give POY to Anderson? Won but Class D. Can we go Dolan? Good numbers and player but lost to WSW. Only clear choice is Johnson. Lost to a really good Irondequoit team. Johnson carried a team of nobody's all year.

Only guys that can be in discussion to me are Johnson and Dolan. If we are going off career Dolan.If we are going off just this years body of work Johnson.

I’ll take Johnson’s nobodies over Dolan’s nobodies Mad Mike.

Agreed! WSW had a better team. Are you saying Dolan or Johnson had more weight to pull? Should the kid with the less talented team get POY? If so then that means Dolan for POY between the 2.

Mad Mike I think Johnson will be the least talented kid to receive the award in few years but deserving. I would take him on my team before any other player in the area. He willed his team and helped grow others. Great year all but WSW are Buffalo Kings this year.

Top 4 in area no order
Dolan
Scott
Gaines
Hutchins
But Gap from these 4 with everyone else. BIG

In reply to WNY Fan, The Park School is the best team in WNY. In the state A Division also. Canisius was the only team close. Just reminding you in case you didn’t know.

hooper1
What about Willard Anderson?

I am not saying I know all about western New York basketball. I attend a ton of games all over the area. Everyone's top15 are pretty consistent with a couple of people not really keeping it real!!!!! I do know this for the other ten spots . If you are on a losing team all year with a lopsided record like 5 to 10 wins and you are your teams go to guy and are not only losing but in a week league and your losses are averaging around 20 a game. That means you are the guy averaging 23 to 28 shots a game or more on a weak team playing in a weak league. A lot of that players time is being played against secondary lineup because other team is pounding you by 20 or more. That individuals points per game just are so diminished . Any half decent player can average 25 to 30 points a game when taking 20 to 30 shots a game in a losing team in a week league while playing half of the game against secondary players .
Now compare that player against another player who is on a winning team and only playing against opponents starting lineup and only taking 14 to 15 shots a game and still averaging 20 points or so a game. That's what really has to be considered. It's pretty simple math.
Bottom line coaches should have to post players complete stats to get recognized.
You have players on these list that are playing positions 1-3 that shoot less than 30% from 3s, less than 40% from the field, and less than 60% from the ft line . In a secondary market those numbers just can't make the cut. 1-3 position players need to be pushing 35% from 3s , 50% from the field , and 80% from the line. That's real basketball stats . This and you need at least 4 or 5 games against a worthy
opponent with solid stats?!?!

Same WSW trolls lobbying for Johnson POY and calling their team Buffalo's best. Agree with Park fan, WSW not even in the same league with Park or Canisius. Timon better also and they'd struggle against Niagara Falls just like they needed shady officiating to eliminate Dolan and 4 over times to beat South. Outside of WSW 90% of those asked say Dolan all day. Really not close. Stop with the undefeated record talk too. You played a bunch of scrubs and a in weak league. When final polls come out I bet only South and North are ranked opponents of WSW. That means 3 quality games this year. Congratulations. Clymer is looking for a home & home next year if you want to keep it going at WSW.

The final rankings for top 5 teams are probably

1. PARK- Fed title, that's as real as a title gets
2. Canisius- only loss in NYS was to Park, beat Timon twice by 20+ avg., beat Wil South by 30, beat Irondequoit by 1.
3. WSW - Beat Wil North x 2, beat Wil South, beat South Park. Undefeated regular season while playing essentially MMA JV level squads.
4. Timon - lost to Wil South, that loss puts them behind WSW.
5. Wil South

Park top school,hands down...

Let's stop talking about what grade they in. Let's talk about age.

"D" wade watts why you taking shots at park kids, who both have plenty of division 1 offers
By the way congrats on your alma mater Class D championship
when you have time come check out the CLASS A Federation championship rings
BY YHE WAY ISNT a D a failing grade since you wanna be petty!!

Watts all those guys are good anderson no better than them
To the guys complaining about johnson reclassify, thats the Norm
now many division players are doing it
If western new york come out the stone age and see whats happening in the real civilization they'd understand

Anderson and Johnson most underrated. And top 2 in area. Park is a good team but West could beat them I'm sure!

Well apparently some of you never watched Park play. They’re easy 30 points better than WSW.

Agreed. Park easily best. WSW was good but not on Park level. Not one person on WSW would start on Park. Scott and Hutchins would dominate Johnson. Canisius would have done the same. For this I can not say Johnson POY but maybe 1st team but feel bad letting less talent take spots from Canisius and Park.
Dolan POY
Jacob COY

Opinionated viewpoint: Who are the best players? Those that colleges are after. According to verbal Commits the only WNY listed players with D1 offers are: Dolan, Gaines, Scott, Hutchins, and Orogun. Also listed as offered from WNY are former Park players; Jones and Efreutei.

I haven't seen nearly as many games as most of you. But going on years past, I think it's a safe bet that Dolan will be POTY, Scott, Johnson will all be first team. You then have two spots up for debate and if it were me I'd add Hutchins and likely someone from Canisius who was viewed as the best team in WNY for most of the season. It'll be interesting to see what CC and TBN comes up with.

bo sireika led frannies in scoring for the 3rd straight year, even though he missed several games with a high ankle sprain. He played hurt for most of the season,and still played stellar defense.deserves no worse than 3rd team. 1st team Defense for sure.

Sireika had an ok year.But no way he was in top 20 -25 based off this year.Injuries unfortunatly are part of the game . Pompey was the most consistent player from most people's accounts on Saint Francis.

Hoopster Anderson is a sure first teamer along with Dolan and Johnson. The decision comes down to will they give park two first teamers or one.Both Hutchins and Scott are deserving.i wouldn't be mad to see Anderson, Johnson, Scott, hutchins, Dolan. Dolan POY

1st
Dolan- Player of Year Awesome career robbed of title
Anderson- East led D state title
Hutchins Park best team great player and leader
Bradley Canisius if not for park they'd be champs
Scott Park best team Great player and scorer (one of best in WNY history)
2nd Team
Johnson- Undefeated WSW!
Bradberry- Led Team to Title Game
Gaines- Will have to get better against kids his size
Hemphill- Should leave O'hara has no support
Pope- He can light it up

13 points a game is not top 25!!!! Never!!!!

1st Team

POY: Greg Dolan
Willard Anderson
Juston Johnson
Ryan Bradley
DaVonte Gaines

2nd Team
Trevor Book
Noah Hutchins
Brandon Smith
Sam Erikson
Master Radford

3rd Team
Dan Scott
Mike Schmidt
Rodney Gayle
Jayce Johnson
Devin Pope

4th Team
Julian Cunningham
Austin James
Jalen Bradberry
Justin Allen

5th Team
Justin Hemphill
Christian Szablewski
Anthony Mack
Kameron Briggs
Bo Sireika

HM
Eric Brown
Tyriq Eubanks
Jon Park
Desean Ashley
Nick MacDonald
Tariq Eubanks
Ray Blackwell
Chad Biersback
Adrian Baugh
Devin Degree
Nate Brawdy
Jack Capen
Hakeem Dobbins
Chris Stineman
Zamari Mitchell
River Reinhardt
Kyle DeVoogel
Max Weber
Cam Sionko
Kavon Rogers
John Orogun
Tyler Hind
Jailen Cooper
Justin Poumpey
Siner
Issac Kopp
Ray Mushat

When are the buff news and centercourt teams scheduled to come out?

Last year CC came out with them on the 6th. Buff news was around the 13th. So few more days. Hardest one in recent years I believe.
Thank you Chad for the work. You help put Buffalo basketball on the map.

Without a doubt one of the most slept on guards in are area in past 2 years was Kyle DeVoogle from Newfane High School. He is probably the only guard to get get twenty a game with high efficiency ! I don’t think coaches check statistics that are underneath the scoring averages and how many threes were made but if you look at his 20 a game it comes with like 90 percent from the line , 50 from the field and almost 40 from the 3! Two time 1st team all league, all time leading scorer and steals record, deep sectional run two years in a row makes him a 5th team guy in my book. I hope this year we model are list on the production and consistency behind the numbers, Kyle had that

Don't know devogel or ever seen him play so you may be correct.My argument to that is the league he plays in is pretty weak, so when comparing percentages, stats, pts anything competition has to play a factor. A guy can be a 60 percent kid in a bad lg and 40 in a tougher lg

So name who you will take Kyle Devoogle over. I like his game too but not better than Dolan, Anderson, Briggs, Book etc or any starting MMA guards. What's the argument John Allen other than giving the kids credit?

I don't think they are saying he is a top 10. I think they are saying DeVoogel is for sure in top 25 all day. Yeah he plays in a week league , but so do other guys. He put up 25 points against Book last year in a tough loss to State Team North Tonawanda. Put up 20 against Cardinal Ohara too. 28 against Sweet Home Last year too. As a 10th grader he dropped 6 3s against large school Niagara Wheatfield. Dropped 6 3a in beaten Nichols this year. 18 in first half against Lackawanna to win in Buff St semis. 24 or so to beat Ellicottville in Center Court Classic MVP.
Can't blame him for the league he plays in!! Or his schedule . Ask guys like Dan Scott wether he thinks the kid can play or not?!?

Plays as good as Briggs all day. Def. has better shooting touch. Take him off football team and put him with basketball players and he even gets better!!

Mad Mike
DeVoogel
starts on a lot of teams in MMA .
Maybe all.
Park could easily play 3 guard offense. His shot selection way better than their third go to guy!!

Very true double nickle. Would start on a bunch of teams. So do you think Kyle is better than the 3rd Park guard? Or Austin and Bo. Nobody is talking about them so why does Kyle deserve any extra credit? Again good player but this discussion is on the top players. He is a little lower on the totem at the moment unfortunately

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