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Howard County set to hold annual basketball all-star games Wednesday

Howard County set to hold annual basketball all-star games Wednesday
The annual Howard County all-star basketball games will take place March 20 at Oakland Mills. (Jen Rynda / Baltimore Sun Media Group)

The annual Howard County boys and girls basketball all-star games will take place at Oakland Mills this Wednesday, with three games and several special events scheduled to take place.

The night’s festivities will kick off at 6 p.m. with a senior showcase boys’ game, featuring 21 players. At 7 p.m. the girls’ all-star game will take place and then at 8 p.m. a top-24 boys all-star game will be played — featuring the area’s top seniors as selected by event organizers.

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Intermingled over the course of the evening will be a 3-point shootout and a dunk contest. There is a $5 admission charge for the event, which is good for all games.

The rosters for both boys’ games have been divided up based on classification, just like last winter. The county’s smaller schools (class 2A) will square off against the county’s large schools (class 3A/4A).

The 2A squad has players from Glenelg, Hammond, Marriotts Ridge, Oakland Mills, River Hill and Wilde Lake. The 3A squad has players from Atholton, Centennial, Chapelgate, Long Reach, Mt. Hebron and Reservoir. Over the course of the evening, 13 of the 14 local schools will be represented by at least one boys player.

The girls’ rosters are organized slightly differently, with players from Glenelg Country, Long Reach and Reservoir on one team facing off against a team comprised of players from Atholton, Marriotts Ridge and Oakland Mills.

The 3-point shootout will feature Daeshawn Eaton (Oakland Mills), Trea Keys (Wilde Lake), Johnny Piwowarski (Glenelg) and Brandon Prox (Mt. Hebron) for the boys. The girls participants are still being finalized, but Long Reach’s Jaelyn Swann and Marley Grenway are both scheduled to participate.

The dunk contest will feature Odell Dickerson (Mt. Hebron), Micah Henry (Hammond), Josh Odunowo (Reservoir) and Ke’Von Simpson (Oakland Mills).

BOYS SENIOR SHOWCASE
2A – Coach Jordan Knisley

Ethan Chappell, Glenelg

Hunter Koele, Glenelg

Amari Little, Marriotts Ridge

Ryan Lee, Marriotts Ridge

Frederick Eiland II, Oakland Mills

Adam Fairbanks, Oakland Mills

Jaelen Gaymon, Oakland Mills

Dylan Uecker, River Hill

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Josh O’Brien, River Hill

Will Zimmerman, Wilde Lake

3A/4A – Coach Ian Pope

Javon Daniel, Atholton

Maxwell Murray, Atholton

Michael Kefyalew, Centennial

Cameron Berkeley, Centennial

Elijah Modeste, Long Reach

Ramone Martin, Long Reach

Ryan Kinloch, Mt. Hebron

Terrell Coleman, Mt. Hebron

Kaden Toler, Reservoir

Aiden O’Conner, Howard

Gabe Williams, Howard

BOYS TOP 24
2A – Coaches Rayna Dubose and Fred Teodosio

Carson Dick, Glenelg

Johnny Piwowarski, Glenelg

Jaylen Wiggins, Hammond

Micah Henry, Hammond

Brandon Held, Marriotts Ridge

Cam Heard, Marriotts Ridge

Daeshawn Eaton, Oakland Mills

Ke’Von Simpson, Oakland Mills

OJ Okojie, River Hill

Ryan Marshall, River Hill

Emmanuel Wright, Wilde Lake

Trea Keys, Wilde Lake

3A/4A – Coach Jared Ettinger

Albert Jackson, Atholton

Casey Parkins, Atholton

Justin Oates, Atholton

Ryan Hollwedel, Centennial

Marvin Cofield, Chapelgate

CJ Johnson, Long Reach

Brandon Prox, Mt. Hebron

O’Dell Dickerson, Mt. Hebron

Josh Odunowo, Reservoir

Kaden Toler, Reservoir

KyJuan McCallum, Reservoir

GIRLS GAME
TEAM 1 – Coach Deb Taylor

Emily Dorn, Reservoir

Natalie Verna, Reservoir

Jenni Fourney, Reservoir

Jaelyn Swann, Long Reach

Malaya Streeter, Long Reach

Haley Thompson, Long Reach

Rebecca Ford, Long Reach

Inumidun Aofolaju, Long Reach

Lyric Swann, Long Reach

Taylor Gillis, Glenelg Country

TEAM 2 – Coach Julia Reynold

Aislynn Riggs, Oakland Mills

Marley Grenway, Oakland Mills

Kiyah King, Oakland Mills

Lilyann Eldridge, Oakland Mills

Micah Brown, Oakland Mills

Kobie Scott-Pearson, Oakland Mills

Alex Hargrett, Atholton

Zhuri Cannon, Atholton

Sarah Sowah, Atholton

Maria Kaschak, Atholton

Mallory Conroy, Marriotts Ridge

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