Monthly Archives: April 2015

LovePeopleSports: “The Sun Shines Bright On Talent”

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LovePeopleSports: “The Sun Shines Bright on Talent”

By Silverio Ford

High School class of 2019 prospect Teisha Hyman a 5-foot-10 guard from Greenburgh,New York in Westchester County receives an official offer to attend The University of South Florida as a student-athlete.

Head Coach Jose Fernandez was doing his usual yearly spring recruiting in North Carolina at the Deep South Event in Raleigh when he observed a guard prospect playing for the Westchester Hoopers Premier travel club team. When his evaluation was complete Fernandez approached the team coaches inquiring about Hyman, when he was told she was just an 8th grader he was shocked.

Hyman played in the 17-and-under classification at the Deep South Event and performed well enough to receive a scholarship offer to the Tampa, Florida school that made it to the 2nd round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament and finished the season 27-8.Hyman has played varsity basketball at Woodlands High School for the last two seasons

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LovePeopleSports: USA U16 Trials Invitees

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LovePeopleSports: USA U16 Trials Invitees

Head Coach: Dori Oldaker

Class of 2017:

Rellah Boothe 6-3 Potters House Christian-FL
Mikayla Boykin 5-9 Clinton HS NC
Ayanna Clark 6-2 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo HS CA
Mya Dodson 6-1 St Francis-GA
Chelsie Hall 5-7 Seffner Christian Academy-FL
Jaala Henry 6-3 Eleanor Roosevelt HS MD
Andra Espinoza-Hunter 5-11 Blair Academy-NJ
Taylor Kissinger 6′ Minden HS NE
Kasiyahna Kushkituah 6-4 St Francis-GA
Destiny Littleton 5-9 The Bishops School-CA
Alexis Morris 5-6 Legacy Christian Academy-TX
Deauza Richards 6′ Cypress Ranch-TX
Taya Robinson 5-9 Huguenot HS VA
Unique Thompson 6-3 Faith Academy-AL
Madison Trece 6-4 Rock Bridge-MO
Kiana Williams 5-8 Karen Wagner HS TX
Jade Williams 6-3 Prestonwood Academy-TX

Class of 2018:

Zarielle Green 6-1 Duncanville HS TX
Charli Collier 6-4 Barbers Hill HS TX
Jessika Carter 6-4 Harris County-GA
Ayoka Lee 6-5 Byron HS MN
Sedona Prince 6-7 Faith Academy-TX
Amira Collins 6-3 St Johns College-DC
Bexley Wallace 6-3 Pickerington Central-OH
Valencia Myers 6-3 Solon HS OH
Lindsey Jarosinski 6-5 Montini Catholic-IL
Aquira Decosta 6-2 St Marys Stockton-CA
Christianna Carr 5-11 Eden Prairie-MN
Katlyn Gilbert 5-11 Heritage Christian -IN
Honesty Grayson 5-10 Blair Academy-NJ
Zaria Wiggins 6′ Princess Anne-VA
Desire Caldwell 5-6 Johnson HS TX
Jenna Brown 5-9 Lovett School-GA
Destanni Henderson 5-7 FT Myers HS FL
Mykasa Robinson 5-6 Paul Blazer HS KY

Side Bar:

Dori Oldaker is the head coach of Mt Lebanon HS PA girls basketball program

Desire Caldwell is the younger sibling of Recee Caldwell a 2011 USA U16 Gold Medalist.

Mikayla Boykin is the cousin of UConn commit and USA U16 Gold Medalist Dejanee Boykin.

Jenna Brown is the youngest player invited to the this years USA trials.

Consensus top 2017 prospect Megan Walker a 6-foot-1 guard has not been invited to the USA Trials,most likely because she may not be eligible to participate in the U16 trials due to age restrictions.

11 of the 18 of the class of 2018 invitees are 6-foot tall and above including 9 that stand 6-foot-2 and better.

prospects that have a chance to make the team without being invited:

Christyn Williams 5-9 2018 Central Arkansas Christian-AR
Nyah Green 6′ 2019 Allen-TX
Danielle Patterson 6-3 2017 Mary Louis Academy-NY
Channise Lewis 5-8 2017 Miami Country Day-FL
Jahsyni Knight 5-7 2018 Rutgers Prep-NJ
Jada Rice 6-2 2018 Collins Hill-GA

LovePeopleSports News:”Residency Games in Greenburgh”

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LovePeopleSports News:”Residency Games in Greenburgh”

By:Silverio Ford

It is alleged that a Woodlands,New York high school girls basketball player has been playing illegally at the Greenburgh,New York school located in Westchester County as first reported by the Lower Hudson Journal News.

The 13 year old child whose name has not been mentioned had to withdraw from the Greenburgh Central School District following an investigation into her legal residency.

The Journal News asked district officials why was she allowed to attend 8th grade at Woodlands Middle School and play on the Woodlands high school varsity girls basketball team when public records show her legal address is in Garnerville in Rockland County.

“The student is no longer enrolled in the Greenburgh school district” said Tahira Dupree-Chase the Greenburgh Central School District Superintendent.

“The Woodlands high school girls basketball coach Ty Postell brought me to the high school team after coaching me with a New Jersey travel club team” said the 13 year old child.

“Coach Ty is my coach for the travel team and he saw I had a lot of potential for playing varsity for his high school team and that’s how we got connected”

The child’s mother who has legal custody would not comment on the situation. However, court records filed in December of 2014 and signed by the mother list The Garnerville address in Rockland County, New York.

The child’s father who lives in Tiells,aslo in Rockland County, originally said she lives with her mother near the Haversaw Police station, but later changed his story saying that she lives in Hartsdale.

Coach Ty Postell is a coach in the New Jersey Sparks travel club organization.

Greenburgh is a town With a population of approximately 90,000 located in the western part of Westchester County,New York bordered by the city of Yonkers on the south,Mount Pleasant to the north and to the east by White Plains and the town of Scarsdale.The western boundary is the Hudson River.

LovePeopleSports News: Top Prospect Making Moves

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LovePeopleSports News:Top Prospect Making Moves

By Silverio Ford

Medgar Evers Prep Sophomore girls basketball player Danielle Patterson a 6-foot-3 guard/forward prospect has transferred to The Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica Estates,Queens,New York and will play under the tutelage of head coach JoAnn Arbitello-Pinnock. Her father Lamont Patterson has confirmed today.

Patterson has played her freshman and sophomore seasons at Medgar Evers Prep in Brooklyn,New York and averaged 17-ppg and 8-rpg for coach Mike Toro.