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Detroit News All-Area Boy's Basketball

04/16/2019, 10:00am EDT
By Detroit News



First team


6-3, Sr., G, Harper Woods Chandler Park

Bradford was the high-scoring shooting guard for Chandler Park, averaging 17 points, five rebounds and four assists to help his team win its first regional title in school history and then upset New Haven in a state quarterfinal to advance to the Division 2 Final Fou.


5-8, Sr., G, Harper Woods Chandler Park

Bryant averaged 12 points and 10 assists to help Chandler Park earn its first regional title in school history, then get an upset win over Mr. Basketball award winner Romeo Weems and New Haven in a state quarterfinal.


6-1, Sr., G, New Haven

Jeffery joined Romeo Weems to give New Haven one of the best 1-2 punches in the state. He averaged 21.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 3.1 steals. He scored 1,153 career points.

“Ronald can do so many things on the basketball court and is one of the most skilled guards I have had the honor of coaching,” New Haven coach Tedaro France said.


6-1, Jr., G, Roseville

Turner improved and took his game to another level, averaging 13 points and six assists to help Roseville earn its first regional title in school history, losing to U-D Jesuit in a state quarterfinal.

“He was able to carry a team on his shoulders and he got his teammates better, but he really put the team on his back down the stretch in big games late in the year,” Roseville oach Hassan Nizam said.

Romeo Weems, who's headed to play at DePaul, had 2,151 career points at New Haven.Buy Photo

Romeo Weems, who's headed to play at DePaul, had 2,151 career points at New Haven. (Photo: Robin Buckson, The Detroit News)


6-7, Sr., G-F, New Haven

Weems had an outstanding career, leading New Haven to a 99-7 record and to its first state championship in 2017, then earning the title of Mr. Basketball this year, averaging 26.2 points, 10.8 rebounds, 4.2 steals, 3.5 assists and 2 blocks to lead his team to a regional title. Weems had 2,151 career points.

Weems will play at DePaul.

Coach of the Year

JAMES SCOTT, Harper Woods Chandler Park

Scott, in his fourth year as head coach, guided Chandler Park to its first regional championship in school history, then on to an upset win over Mr. Basketball Romeo Weems and New Haven to reach the Division 2 Final Four.

“I think the guys enjoyed playing with one another, they bought into making sacrifices, making the extra pass where they passed up a good shot for a great shot,” said Scott of Chandler Park which finished 21-1, losing to River Rouge in a state semifinal.

Second team

Darien Banks, 5-10, Sr., G, Roseville; Caleb Bates, 6-6, Sr., F, St. Clair Shores Lake Shore; Brandon Michrina, 6-4, Sr., G-F, SH Stevenson; Ryan Rollins, 6-4, Jr., G-F, Mac. Dakota; Mark Tocco, 6-0, Sr., G, Mac. Dakota.

Third team

Trevor Boers, 6-9, Sr., C, Capac; Drew Davis, 6-2, Sr., G, Richmond; Joe Gjonaj, 6-4, Jr., G, Warren DeLaSalle; Myren Harris, 6-0, Jr., G, Chippewa Valley; John Udomadu, 6-6, Sr., F, Roseville.

Honorable mention

Charles Anderson, Warren Woods Tower; Joe Ayrault, Grosse Pointe North; Ethan Bach, Macomb Lutheran North; Joan Binishi, Utica; Larry DeDalis, Marine City Cardinal Mooney; James DeLong, Port Huron Northern; Ryan Downey, Grosse Pointe South; De'Jon Grants, Warren Mott; Colton Habarek, Warren Fitzgerald; Ayhem Hanna, SH Stevenson; Javaughn Hannah, Mt. Clemens; Caleb Hardies, Macomb Lutheran North; Codee Harris, St. Clair Shores South Lake; Ryan Heimbaugh, Romeo; Davion Holloway, Eastpointe; Jashun Houston, Center Line; Donte Hudgins, Warren Lincoln; Curtis Jackson, Harper Woods; Zach Johnson, St. Clair Shores Lakeview; Jesse Judkins, Eastpointe; Nolan Julio, Marine City Cardinal Mooney; Jeremy Kitka, Warren Cousino; Joel Knighton, Chippewa Valley; Trey Koteles, Utica; Jack Kretzschmar, Marine City; Tyler Mack, Warren Cousino; Braiden McGregor, Port Huron Northern; Blake McRae, Romeo; John Mistretta, Marine City; Colin Moldenhauer, Macomb Lutheran North; Matt Osterhout, Warren DeLaSalle; Jalen Passmore, Warren Lincoln; Angelo Patsalis, Marine City; De'Ovion Price, Port Huron; Mike Sherman, Warren DeLaSalle; Matt Skiba, Utica Ford; Will Smythe, Warren DeLaSalle; Ethan Swarts, New Baltimore Anchor Bay; Tyland Tate, Harper Woods Chandler Park; Ken Thomas, Harper Woods; Jaeden Valadez, St. Clair Shores Lakeview; Lee Veasley, Warren Woods Tower; Riley Vermander, New Balt. Anchor Bay; Darrell Walker, Clinton Township Clintondale; Richard Washington, Clinton Township Clintondale; Darrius Willis, Warren Mott; Jerry Wilson, SH Stevenson; Ryan Zimmer, St. Clair.

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