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Times All-North boys basketball team


First team bios


Name: Troy Wilson (MVP)

School: Lyme

Height, year: 5-11, Sr.

Stats: 30.1 ppg., 6.9 rebounds, 4.1 assists.

College Plans: St. Lawrence, Clarkson, LeMoyne, West Virginia Tech.

Coach’s report: “People don’t realize the countless hours Troy spent in the gym working on his game. What impressed me the most this year was his great leadership.”

- Leo Wilson, Lyme coach.

Name: Walter Jeter

School: Carthage

Height, year: 6-4, Sr.

Stats: 12 ppg., 7.7 rebounds

College Plans: Clarkson, U/Buffalo, SUNY Canton, Jefferson CC.

Coach’s report: “Walter developed into a well-rounded player on both ends of the floor. His scoring was down a bit, but his assists, rebounds,steals and blocks all went up.”

- Jeff Ventiquattro, Carthage coach.

Name: Kyle Malik

School: Lowville

Height, year: 6-0, Sr.

Stats: 17.7 ppg., 8.1 rebounds

College Plans: Jefferson CC, Alfred State.

Coach’s report: “Kyle is an extremely hard worker who often outworked bigger players to score inside. A versatile, quiet kid who led us in scoring the last two years.”

- Andy Capone, Lowville coach.

Name: Jason Martin

School: South Lewis

Height, year: 6-1, Sr.

Stats: 20 ppg., 5.1 rebounds, 4.2 assists.

College Plans: SUNY Cortland for baseball.

Coach’s report: “Jason brought a program that was struggling to find an identity to a program that plays with passion, hustle and fierce competitiveness. He is a highly skilled, motivated caring leader, and always plays with class.”

- Kirk Gerhardt, South Lewis coach.

Name: Peyton McLaurin

School: Carthage

Height, year: 6-3, Jr.

Stats: 14.9 ppg., 4.8 rebounds, 4 assists

College Plans: Undecided.

Coach’s report: “Peyton developed into a well-rounded player on both ends of the floor. His scoring was down a bit, but his assists, rebounds, steals and blocks all went up.”

- Jeff Ventiquattro, Carthage coach.


Kinnon LaRose (MVP)

School: OFA


Year: Junior

Height: 6-3

Stats: 22.8 ppg, 8.2 reb, 4.8 assists

College: undecided

Comment: “He has unbelievable range on his jump shot and is very athletic. We have received numerous calls from (NCAA) Division I schools about him. He’s one of the most talented players ever in Section 10.”

- Mark Henry, OFA coach

Kaden Dandrow

School: Edwards-Knox

Year: Senior


Height: 6-4

Stats: 24.8 ppg, 12.7 reb

College: undecided.

Comment: “He was one of our leaders, but he had a different team than he had last year. He did well. He is able to drive inside and he has a great shot. He wants to play hard.”

- Bill Davison, E-K coach.

Matt Piercey

School: OFA

Year: Senior


Height: 5-10

Stats: 14.6 points, 6.1 asst

College: undecided.

Comment: “While I don’t always love stats, two stick out for Matt. He had 152 assists and only 38 turnovers. That’s an amazing four-to-one ratio. He was an incredible leader that will be impossible to replace next year.”

- Mark Henry, OFA coach

Colin Ross

School: OFA

Year: Senior


Height: 5-10

Stats: 13.6 ppg

College: undecided.

Comment: “He was our defensive stopper and made the third most (3-point baskets) on the team. In big games he was the one that always got us going early. He was fearless and a great competitor.”

- Mark Henry, OFA coach.

Brandon Votra

School: St. Regis Falls

Year: Senior


Height: 6-4

Stats: 14.8 ppg, 11 rebounds

College: Albany Pharmacy.

Comment: “He meant everything, was the heart and soul of the team. He was super-dedicated. Everybody followed his lead. He led by example and he played evry position.”

- Justin Todd, SRF coach.

Second team and honorable mention

Frontier League

Zachary Halsey, Sandy Creek, Jr.

Bobby Lees, South Jefferson Sr.

Keyan Pinnock, Carthage, Sr.

Jude Whalen, IHC, Sr.

Shelton Williams, Indian River, Sr.

Northern Athletic Conference

Noah Barnes (Sr., Chateaugay)

Jacob Barney (Sr., Madrid-Waddington)

Mitch Keniston (Sr., Tupper Lake)

Jimmy Robinson (Sr., Lisbon)

Dante Viskovich (Jr., Massena)

Honorable Mention

Frontier League

Colton Belcher, Sackets Harbor, Jr.

Teddy Ebbing, Thousand Islands, Sr.

Antonio Figueroa, Copenhagen, Jr.

Jude Fusilli, IHC, Sr.

Cole Johnson, General Brown, Jr.

Matt Mooney, South Lewis, Sr.

Dustin Neddo, Beaver River, Sr.

Brian O’Conner, Lowville, So.

Andrew Smith, Carthage, Sr.

Tyler Swarthout, Sandy Creek, Sr.

Northern Athletic Conference

Alex Burnet (Sr., Brushton-Moira)

Antoine Domino (Jr., Salmon River)

Tim Fowler (Sr., Harrisville)

Louie Goodrow (Sr., St. Regis Falls)

Alex Johnson (Sr., Malone)

Corey LaBounty (Sr, St. Regis Falls)

Evan LaPoint (Sr., Canton)

Jake Putney (Sr., Lisbon)

Ryan Vollmer (So., Morristown)

Nate Weaver (Jr. Harrisville)

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