Newsday runs a full-court press on Long Island high school boys basketball.
LI lands 4 on All-State 1st teams
Tavon Sledge of Half Hollow Hills West was a first-team selection on the 2011 New York State Sportswriters Association Class AA all-state first team. Sledge, who will attend Iowa State, was a Newsday All-Long Island first-team choice and won the Sandler Award as Newsday’s Suffolk and overall Player of the Year.
In Class A, Achraf Yacoubou of Long Island Lutheran was selected to the NYSSWA first team and was named Player of the Year. Yacoubou, who will attend Villanova, was a Newsday All-Long Island first-team choice and won the Sandler Award as Nassau Player of the Year.
Chavaughn Lewis (above) of St. Mary’s, a Newsday first-team All-Long Island choice, joined Yacoubou on the state’s Class A first team.
In Class C, Dantre Langhorne of Greenport, a Newsday second-team All-Long Island selection, was named to the state’s first team.
Other Long Island NYSSWA all-state selections:
Emile Blackman, Half Hollow Hills West – 4th team
Matt Sullivan, West Babylon – 5th team
Shaquille Mosley, Uniondale – 6th team
Anthony Elechi, Elmont – 11th team
Anthony White, Floyd – 12th team
Matt McLeod, Harborfields – 2nd team
Charles McCann, St. Mary’s – 4th team
Dante Agnew, St. Mary’s – 7th team
Shamoy McIntosh, Floral Park – 9th team
Lucas Woodhouse, Harborfields – 9th team
Mike Florin, L.I. Lutheran – 10th team
Darien Croft, Amityville – 10th team
Alexandro Troia, Manhasset – 10th team
Tom Ascher, Mattituck – 9th team
Alex Rawa, Locust Valley – 10th team
Cory Alexander, Malverne – 10th team
Tim Pandolfi, Stony Brook – 3rd team
T.J. Hefele, Friends Academy – 4th team
Tommy Costa, Friends Academy – 5th team
Terrell Rose, Port Jefferson – 8th team