The Greater Akron Basketball Coaches Association will have two senior all-star games on Wednesday at Copley High School.
GABCA representatives Adam Cestaro of Highland and Andrew Olesky of Garrettsville said that the two games will feature players from schools located in Summit, Portage and Medina counties.
The first game is scheduled to tip off at 5:30 p.m., and the second game is slated to start at about 7 p.m. There will also be three contests (3-point, slam dunk and free throw).
Rosters for Game One:
Players: Dorde Otasevic, Western Reserve Academy; Cole Tessena, Highland; Matt Salopek, Archbishop Hoban; Evan Wiehe, Nordonia; Arnold Jenkins, Streetsboro; Nate Dobben, Norton; Andrew Smith, Springfield; Tommy Cummings, Walsh Jesuit. Coach: T.K. Griffith, Hoban.
Players: Jack Simmons, Wadsworth; Nick Hussing, Tallmadge; Scott Steger, Rootstown; VannAubrey Thomas, Copley; Mike Knoll, Buckeye; Aaron Martin, Hudson; James Moore, Cuyahoga Falls; Kyle Coffman, Mogadore. Coach: Mark Kinsley, Green.
Rosters for Game Two:
Players: Samuel Emich, Copley; Kyle Goessler, Brunswick; Jordan Soyars, Barberton; Chris Richardson, Revere; Jake Snyder, Hoban; Ryan Chema, Highland; LaFette Johnson, Firestone; DJ Jones, Copley; Samson Albert, Revere. Coach: Dean Rahas, Revere.
Players: Evan Bainbridge, Stow; Kaleb Martin, Green; Jarmond Hogg, Ellet; DJ Snyder, Woodridge; Michael Massey, Woodridge; Ralph Campbell, Twinsburg; Jaret Griffith, Coventry; William Wallace, Hudson. Coach: Ric Blevins, Woodridge.
• The GABCA selected the following for honors — Player of the Year: Senior Kaleb Martin of Green. Underclassman of the Year: Freshman Chris Livingston of Buchtel. Co-Coaches of the Year: Dean Rahas of Revere and Ric Blevins of Woodridge.
• Senior Jonathan King of Buchtel was selected to play in one of the all-star games, but will not compete because Buchtel is preparing for the Division II state tournament.
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