High-SchoolNew-Jersey: All-State Teams

New Jersey All-State baseball team revealed

March, 1, 2012
ESPNHS has announced its preseason All-State baseball teams, so feel free to start debating the New Jersey selections.

It's no surprise that Don Bosco Prep ace Tom Burns or Gloucester Catholic power hitter John Brue earned a spot on our first-team squad. But check out the entire list for who else made the list.

Click here for the full New Jersey All-State baseball team.

Click here to check out the other All-State baseball teams across the country.

Brandon Parker covers high school sports for ESPNHS magazine and ESPNHS.com. Follow him on Twitter @brandoncparker or email him at brandon.c.parker@espn.com.

All-State Hoops: New Jersey

November, 8, 2011
See all 51 All-State teams

With the 2011-12 hoops season set to tip off, ESPNHS has all the info you need on the top players in New Jersey.

We’ve broken down the state’s top 20 players into four teams based on their talent, and included 50 other players who just missed the cut. Keep in mind, these selections are based on past accomplishments and projected on-court performance in addition to recruit rankings.

For a list of the top senior basketball recruits in New Jersey, click here.

First team

G/F: Kyle Anderson, St. Anthony, 6-7/210, Senior
UCLA commit is ranked the nation's No. 5 player in ESPNU 100.

G/F: Quenton DeCosey, St. Joseph (Met.), 6-5/180, Senior
Versatile combo guard averaged 23.4 points last year for Falcons.

F: Mike Aaman, Raritan, 6-8/210, Senior
Averaged 17.4 points and 13.4 rebounds; committed to Wagner.

C: Blaise Mbargorba, The Peddie School, 6-11/210, Senior
Has become an excellent shot blocker during his three years in America.

C: Mike Tobey, Blair Academy, 7-0/230, Senior
Virginia pledge eager to get back on court after breaking wrist in May.

Second team

G: Melvin Johnson, St. Benedict's, 6-3/175, Senior
Capable shooter led Rice (N.Y.) to CHSAA AA title game last year.

G: Jaren Sina, Gill St. Bernard's, 6-2/175, Junior
Averaged 20.9 points and 6.6 assists; ranked No. 45 in ESPNU 60.

F: Tyler Roberson, Roselle Catholic, 6-7/195, Junior
Holds No. 27 spot among nation's juniors; excels on both ends of the floor.

F: Justin Sears, Plainfield, 6-7/185, Senior
Led school to second-ever Group 3, Section 2 championship last season.

F: Jameel Warney, Roselle Catholic, 6-7/190, Senior
Stony Brook commit put up 17.5 points and 13.4 rebounds in 2010-11.

Third team

G: Ron Curry, Paul VI, 6-3/175, Senior
James Madison pledge can score and dish from both guard positions.

G: DeAndre Noble, Paterson Eastside, 6-2/175, Senior
Recovered from ankle injury to average 15 points and seven rebounds.

G: Chazz Patterson, Trenton Catholic, 6-3/170, Senior
Big summer on AAU circuit earned him a spot at Mount St. Mary's.

F: Jerome Frink, St. Anthony, 6-6/225, Senior
Dominates the glass, averaging nearly 10 rebounds a game last year.

C: Neville Fincher, Teaneck, 6-2/220, Senior
Athletic big man can finish on offensive end and block shots on defense.

Fourth team

G: Dallas Anglin, Seton Hall Prep, 6-1/165, Senior
Hofstra commit dropped 14.6 points per game for the Pirates last year.

G: Tariq Carey, St. Benedict's, 6-2/180, Junior
Athletic guard uses array of skills to throw off defenders and score at will.

G: Chris Jones, Teaneck, 6-4/190, Senior
Scored 15.3 points per game for the Highwaymen last season.

F: Reggie Cameron, Hudson Catholic, 6-5/195, Junior
Averaged 19.1 points and 10 rebounds; has excellent shooting range.

F: Brandon Taylor, Trenton Catholic, 6-6/225, Senior
Ability to shoot and play in post creates mismatch for many opponents.

Other Top Players
Dii'Jon Allen-Jordan, Plainfield, F, Senior
Rashad Andrews, St. Anthony, F, Senior
Jordan Arthur, Newark Tech, F, Junior
Isaiah Briscoe, St. Benedict’s G, Freshman
Josh Brown, St. Anthony, G, Junior
Tevin Calhoun, Linde, F, Senior
Hallice Cooke, St. Anthony, G, Junior
Charles Cookie, Trenton Catholic, F, Senior
Shacore Edwards, Irvington, G, Junior
Grant Ellis, Hudson Catholic, F, Senior
Tyler Ennis, St. Benedict’s, G, Junior
Eric Fanning, Perkiomen, F, Senior
Rashard Figures, Hackensack, G, Sophomore
Jared Hall, Newark Tech, G, Junior
Jimmy Hall, St. Anthony, F, Senior
Sekou Harris, Plainfield, G, Senior
Joel Hernandez, Teaneck, G, Junior
Dominic Hoffman, Gill St. Bernard’s, F, Senior
Keith Hughes, Woodbridge, F, Senior
Chris Jenkins, Morristown-Beard, G, Junior
Josh Jenkins, Neptune, F, Senior
Tariq Jett, Rancocas Valley, G, Senior
Dijon Jordan, Plainfield, F, Senior
Will Joyce, East Side, F, Junior
Raekwon Kelly, Hudson Catholic, G/F, Junior
Evan Klimchak, Hunterdon Central, G, Senior
Hakeem Kornegay, Rahway, G, Senior
Xavier Lundy, Paulsboro, F, Junior
Amir Maddred, Trenton Catholic, F, Junior
Josh Marquez, DePaul Catholic, G, Junior
Turrell McClendon, Piscataway Tech, G, Junior
Alex Mitola, Gill St. Bernard’s G, Senior
Quadri Moore, Linden, C, Sophomore
Khalid Muhammad, Orange, G/F, Senior
Tyrone O’Garro, St. Peter’s Prep, F, Senior
Chris Orozco, Tenafly, G, Senior
Ronnie Paden, Trenton Catholic, F, Senior
Carson Puriefoy, Bishop Eustace, G, Senior
Dana Raysor, St. Patrick, G, Senior
Davon Reed, Princeton Day School, G, Junior
Dion Rogers, North Brunswick, G, Senior
Justin Sears, Planfield, F, Senior
Tajae Sharpe, Piscataway, G, Senior
Jared Shill, Pascack Hills, G, Senior
Kavon Stewart, Hudson Catholic, G, Junior
Dashawn Suber, St. Patrick, G, Senior
Karl Towns, St. Joseph (Met.), F, Freshman
Rob Ukawuba, East Brunswick, F, Junior
Ahmid Williams, Cardinal McCarrick, G, Senior
Mike Young, Hudson Catholic, F, Junior

Brandon Parker covers New Jersey for ESPNHS magazine and ESPNHIGHSCHOOL.com. Follow him on Twitter @brandoncparker or email him at brandon.c.parker@espn.com.
The October issue of ESPNHS magazine hits schools this week, and wouldn't you know that St. Benedict's Prep just took hold of the top spot in our latest POWERADE FAB 50 soccer rankings. Needless to say, the Gray Bees were represented well on this year's All-State soccer team. See who else made the cut in the Garden State:

New Jersey All-State Soccer

Starting 11
[F] Brandon Allen, St. Joseph (Met.), Senior, Red Bulls Academy
Georgetown commit racked up 30 goals and four assists last season

[F] Ismar Tandir, Hackettstown, Junior, Match Fit Chelsea
Recorded 10 goals and two assists in breakout sophomore season

[F] Scott Thomsen, Christian Brothers, Senior, Red Bulls Academy
Expected to have big senior year after missing 2010 with knee injury

[MF] Mael Corboz, Pingry, Senior, NJSA 04
Rutgers pledge had four goals and 14 assists as a junior

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Don Bosco Prep dominates All-State football team

August, 22, 2011
As featured in the ESPNHS New Jersey magazine that hits schools this week, here's our annual All-State Football Team along with 50 other players to watch.
(The team is based on projected on-field performance and accomplishments, not necessarily recruiting potential. For a list of the top football recruits in the state, click here)

Want to see the All-State teams for the other 49 states? We've got 'em right here.


Ryan Davies, Howell, QB, Senior
Had 2,864 yards and 36 TDs in first year as starter

Devin Fuller, Old Tappan, QB, Senior
Dual-threat QB is ranked No. 40 in ESPNU 150; had 52 total scores

Sean Maguire, Seton Hall Prep, QB, Senior
Florida State commit expected to break out in 2011

Kye Morgan, Franklin, RB, Senior
Racked up 1,501 total yards and 21 TDs; also excels in secondary

Donta Pollock, Holy Spirit, RB, Senior
Speedy back ran for 1,878 yards and 29 touchdowns last season

Delon Stephenson, Sayreville, RB, Senior
Two-way starter rushed for 1,089 yards and snagged five INTs

Carlton Agudosi, Franklin, WR, Senior
Rutgers commit registered 42 catches for 865 yards and eight TDs

Leonte Carroo, Don Bosco Prep, WR, Senior
Exploded as junior with 45 catches for 1,005 yards and 14 scores

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