It was a banner year for high school basketball in the Baltimore area.
Three Baltimore City programs won state titles (Dunbar, Lake Clifton, Patterson), and many local talents are going on to play college basketball at the next level.
To conclude the local season, Charm City Finest and Tunnel Vision Sports have organized the 1st Annual Charm City Senior Classic, taking place on Sunday, April 1st at St. Frances Academy.
The two-game event will showcase some of the top senior talents in the Baltimore area going up against high-profile hoopsters from around the nation. The first game begins at 4:30 and will exclusively feature unsigned seniors. The second game is slated to begin at 6:15, and features of a mix of players who have already committed to schools along with those who are nearing a final decision.
Notable participants in the first game include Dunbar guard Evan Singletary, Patterson forward Shakir Brown, Old Mill point guard Gavin Salmond, Calvert Hall guard Denzel Richardson, and Jevonte Miles, a 6’’7” forward out of Warrington HS (NC).
The second game features several local players who have already committed to Division 1 programs:
- Cedric Blossom, F, Montrose Christian (Morgan State commit)
- DaQuan Cook, PG, St. Frances (UNLV)
- Cliff Cornish, F, North County (High Point)
- Josh Forney, F, St. Frances (Loyola-MD)
- Phillip Lawrence, F, Mount St. Joseph (Marist)
- Conner Lipinski, PG, Annapolis Area Christian (Maryland)
- Kayel Locke, F, McDonogh (UNC-Greensboro)
- Isaiah Miles, F, Milford Mill (St. Joseph’s)
- Charles Tapper, C, City (Oklahoma football)
Additionally, the second game’s headliners are out-of-town stars.
Savon Goodman, an uncommitted 6’6” forward from Constitution High School (Philadelphia), is ranked as the 53rd best senior in the country by Rivals.com. Andrew White out of The Miller School (VA) is another 6’6” forward, ranked 56th in the country by Rivals and committed to Kansas.
Goodman and White will be joined in the second game by 6’5” guard Demarquise Johnson, out of Westwind Prep International (AZ). Johnson, who Rivals ranks as the 77th-best player in the 2012 class, will be attending Washington State.
To see the full rosters, visit this link.