All-Metro Boys Basketball First Team

Nico Clareth

Calvert Hall, guard, senior


• The two-year starter averaged 15 points, four rebounds and three assists to help lead the No. 1 Cardinals (30-7) to the MIAA A and BCL tournament championships

• He totaled 71 points in three wins to be named the BCL Tournament Most Valuable Player, highlighted by a 27-point effort in the semifinal win against Mount Carmel

• Was a BCL first-team selection, was All-MIAA and was named Most Outstanding Player of the Rotary Roundball Classic in Charleston, S.C.

• Scored 937 points in his two varsity seasons; committed to Siena

Tristan Easton

Meade, forward, junior

• Explosive scorer averaged 16.7 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals per game to lead the No. 4 Mustangs (26-2) to the program's first Class 4A state title

• Scored 18 of his game-high 23 points in the decisive third quarter of the Mustangs' 81-47 state semifinal win against Springbrook

• With 1,138 career points, he needs 194 to pass 1989 graduate Corey Wallace as the program's all-time leading scorer.

• He was a captain in each of his first three varsity seasons

Drew Edwards

Calvert Hall, guard, senior

• The versatile four-year varsity player and captain averaged 16 points, five rebounds and 3.3 assists per game for the No. 1 Cardinals

• Scored in double figures in all five playoff games to help Calvert Hall claim MIAA A and BCL crowns, including a game-high 25 points in the MIAA semifinal win over John Carroll


• Two-time BCL first-team selection and All-MIAA A performer; first-team tournament picks at Alhambra and Gonzaga D.C. Classic and MVP of the Rotary Roundball Classic in Charleston, S.C.

• His 1,521 career points rank him in the top 5 all-time at Calvert Hall; set to play at Providence

Will Jenkins III

Mount Carmel, forward, senior

• Averaged 13.2 points and 7.5 rebounds per game to lead the No. 5 Cougars to a program-best 31-win season

• Finished with 14 double doubles this season, including a 28-point, 13-rebound performance against St. Frances on Jan. 2

• BCL first-team selection and tournament's Sportsmanship Award recipient, All-MIAA and all-tournament team at Gonzaga D.C. Classic

• Finished his two seasons at Mount Carmel with 893 points

Kimbal Mackenzie

John Carroll, guard, senior

• Three-year starter and captain averaged 14.3 points, 2.6 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game to lead No. 2 John Carroll to a 28-9 season

• BCL Player of the Year and All-MIAA A Conference performer finished career with 1,577 points, 288 rebounds and 278 assists

• Reliable scorer reached double figures in 31 games this season with a career-high 28 points

• Bucknell commit made all-tournament teams at Alhambra and Hoodies Hoops Classic

Dereck Oliver

Patterson, guard, senior

• Finished four-year career averaging 20 points and five assists per game to lead No. 9 Clippers (22-6) to Class 4A final this season

• Surpassed 1,000-point plateau with 29-point performance against Edmondson on Jan. 13

• Could hit the 3-pointer and effectively drive to the basket; scored 20 or more points in 10 straight games and 20 in all this season

• Played in 107 career games, starting the past 79, and won one state title and three region crowns

Joshua Parks

Lake Clifton, forward, senior

• Two-year varsity player emerged as a strong presence at both ends to help lead the No. 6 Lakers (25-3) to the Baltimore City championship and Class 1A state final

• Strong defender and rebounder and consistent scorer averaged 12 points and 12 rebounds per game

• Finished with 12 double doubles; had a team-high 19 points in the Lakers' win over Patterson for the Baltimore City championship

• Had a combined 23 points and 16 rebounds in the Lakers' two state tournament games

Kodye Pugh

Boys' Latin, forward, junior

• Highly recruited underclassman averaged 20.2 points and 10.1 rebounds per game to lead the No. 11 Lakers (24-6) to the MIAA B Conference championship

• Finished with 14 double doubles and reached double figures in scoring in 29 of 30 games, including career-high 37 against Chapelgate

• Scored a game-high 24 points and had nine rebounds in the Lakers' 67-62 win over Annapolis Area Christian in the conference title game

• Has offers from Georgetown, Georgia Tech and Northwestern, among others, with Maryland, Stanford, Notre Dame and Virginia Tech and others showing interest

Charlie Thomas IV

River Hill, forward, senior

• A dominating presence at 6 feet 8 and 245 pounds, he averaged 23.2 points and 11.3 rebounds per game to lead the No. 14 Hawks (19-6) to the Class 3A East region title game

• Broke school records with 1,717 points, 887 rebounds and 160 blocked shots

• Recorded 17 double doubles, scored 30 or more points six times and had a school-record 46 points against Hammond this season

• Was picked by coaches as Howard County Player of the Year; committed to Wisconsin

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