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Damion Smith transfers to New Mission

12/19/2011

New Mission head coach Cory McCarthy confirmed this morning that former West Roxbury star Damion Smith has transferred into his school and is enrolled.

Smith, a Roxbury resident, starred as a freshman last year at West Roxbury High, and made ESPN Boston's inaugural freshman All-State team. After a run this summer with the Boston Amateur Basketball Club's 9th Grade squad, which included a national championship in Little Rock, Ark., Smith transferred to La Lumiere Prep in La Porte, Ind.

McCarthy said that he will not seek a waiver this year for Smith. When Smith is eligible again next fall, he will be a junior.