The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 29, 1998 · Page 155
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 155

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, March 29, 1998
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Meet Parade's All-America ii Hi i sip HMUil bill O ' S H E A BY MICHAEL points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals a game this season. In his career, E mm g he has more than 3 100 points, 1380 re I I PAIR OF FORWARDS I I Al Harrington of Elizabeth, I i 1 NJ and Rashard Lewis of I II I Houston are co-Players Ml of the Year on PARADE'S III 42nd annual AU-America bounds, 485 assists and 540 steals. JaRon is expected to attend UCLA. JaRon is one of four repeaters on our r squad. The others are Ronald Curry of EL Hampton, Va.; Corey Maggette of Oak Park, HI.; and Korieone Young of Chat ham, Va. Curry, now a senior, first made the team as a sophomore. He also was recently named PARADE'S Player of the Year in football, making him the first Al Harrington Rashard Lewis Joel Przybilla JaRon Rush HRST TEAM AbUC SCHOOL CITY HT. Al Harrington St Patrick Elizabeth, HJL &ST Rashard Lewis BHA Houston, Tex. ClCf Vincent Yarbrough Cleveland Cleveland, Tenn. 68T Joel Przybilla Monticello MonticeHo, Mum. TO- JaRon Rush Pembroke HOI Kansas City, Me. 6TT KorleoneVoung Hargrove Military Chatham, Va. S"T DerMarr Johmon Hewport Kensington, Md. BST DanCadzuric Governor Bummer Academy Byfiekt, Mate. off Stromiie Swift Fair Park Shreveport, La. VST AMttf Curry Wmyteil MsfnpfDH tL 473" SECOND TEAM Corey Maggetta Fenwick Oak Park, M. VT Corey Hightower Mount Zion Christian Academy Ortam h-C SB Jason Capel St John's at Prospect HaH Frederick, Md, 0BT Michael Millar Mitchell Mitchell, SJ3. VST Frank WTI ni ' Mammal Peoria, ML era' Tayshamt Prince nnmmigtmr Compbm, CamJ. VST Quentm Richardson Whitney Young Chicago, M. BfS" Kevin Lyde Oak HW Academy Mouth of Wilson, Va. VST KatthBogana DeMatha Catholic Hyattsville, Md. BS' RayYoung St Joseph Metro Dame Alameda, Cam. 8" 5" THIRD TEAM DeneFau Cmrkttom Clarkston, Mich, 04T AJouAJouDeng St Thomas More Oakdam, Conrn. SIT KeyonDoohng Dmmd Fort Lauderdale, Fm. tT3T TedOupay imiiip Cape CoraL Fm. 5HT Carlos Boomer Juneau-Oouglms hum mi, Alaska vST RasumlBuUer Romam Cathohc Phitadaknua, Pa. ST Marvin Stone Cristom HuntsvUm, Ala. VS Adam Harrington Pioneer Valley MorthTrnkt, Mass. 04- BM.Wahm Kathleen Lakeland. Fm. B"T Jeff Boschee Valley City Valley City, MM. 6CT FOURTH TEAM Kris Lang Hunter Hums Gartoms. tLC 6tOT JJLVanHoose Pamtavilm Pamtavilm, Ky. 68T Brett Memon St Mans St AJbans, WJfa. 03T DanmrMmar Ranoocas Valley Mount Holly, HJL 6r I W I High School Boys Basket-I 1 ball Team. Twenty-eight states are represented on III 1 the 40-member roster, se-LmJ I i lected by coaches, scouts and recruiters. Florida, Illinois, Maryland and Virginia lead with three players each. "Al Harrington stands out as the most versatile player in the nation, with the ability to go inside and outside and still play a power game and post up," says Kevin Boyle, his coach at St. Patrick High. The 6-foot-9 forward averaged 25 points, 15 rebounds, 2 blocked shots and 3 assists a game this season. In his career, he has more than 1000 points, 800 rebounds, 150 blocks and 220 assists. Al, who has a 3.2 grade-point average, has not yet decided which college he'll attend. "Rashard Lewis can do things other 6-foot-10 players can't," says his coach, Jerrel Hartfiel of Elsik High. "He's our school's all-time leader in scoring, rebounds and steals." Rashard who also plays center averaged 30 points, 13 rebounds, 6 steals and 4 assists a game this season. In his career, he has more than 2200 points, 1300 rebounds and 260 steals. Rashard may forgo college and try to enter the NBA. Vincent Yarbrough, a forward from Cleveland, TeniL, "is a great shooter who can go to the boards," says his coach, Ray Grant This season he averaged 24 points. 1 4 rebounds, 7 assi sts and 5 blocks a game. In the last two years, he has had 1493 athlete since 1974 to be selected to both the football and basketball rosters. Curry's coach, Walter B rower, says: "Ron is super-quick. He can go inside and outside, pulling off the dribble and making the jump shot, and he distributes the ball extremely well." Ron averaged 23 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals a game this season. In his career as a guard, he has more than 1 550 points, 460 assists. 400 rebounds and 250 steals. Ron has a 3.6 grade-point average. At press time, he had not decided which college he'd attend. College commitments include Richard Jefferson. Arizona; Ajdu Ajou Deng, Connecticut; Corey Maggette, Duke; Michael Miller, Florida; Frank Williams, Illinois; Dane Fife, Indiana; Jeff Boschee, Kansas; Rasual Butler, La Salle; J R. VanHoose, Marshall; Danny Miller, Maryland; Jason Capel, North Carolina: BJ3. Waidon. South Florida; Kevin Lyde, Temple; Ray Young. UCLA; Sam Clancy. USC; and Doug Wrenn, Washington. A number of our all-Americans will appear today in the annual Hoop Summit Game in San Antonio as part of the NCAA's Final Four weekend. Sponsored by Nike, the game will air on ESPN 2. Also watch for PARADE'S 1998 All-America High School Boys Basketball Tram on the Fox Spurts Net from March 3 1 to April 5. Check your TV listings. Photographs of the 10 First Team players will be displayed for a year, beginning in June, at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. Mass. II Jonathan Bern Sam Clancy Richard Jatfet St I 6-W 67" VT trr GOT err Lakemoed, Ohio PfmttBJHIMe rffT CuthbwLGa. Seattle, Wash, Moon Valley Ramtokth-Cmy pWm th CmWtiFmmf ODea points, 560 rebounds, 433 assists and 35 1 Doug Wr blocked shots. Vincent, who just turned 1 7, has a 3.6 grade-point average. He'll attend the University of Tennessee. Joel Przybilla of Monticello, Minn.. blocking shots." This season Joel averaged 1 8 points, 1 2 rebounds, 8 blocks and 5 assists a game. In his career as a center, Joel has more than 1000 points. 900 rebounds, 600 blocked shots and 200 assists. He has a 3 5 grade-point average and will attend the University of Minnesota. Rounding out our Top 5 is JaRon Rush of Kansas City. Mo. "JaRon can handle the ball, see the floor, make the 3-point shot and dunk," says his coach. Rick Allison. A forward, he averaged 28 has "an aircraft body and runs the floor very well for someone 7 feet," says his coach. Max LaVeHe. "His main strength is M - majkm m. mmm. rmmaot luuac

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