Multiple Teams · VASJ BASKETBALL – Vikings well represented on NE Lakes All-District hoops teams


VASJ junior guard Jerry Higgins and Vikings coach Babe Kwasniak earned the top honor in Division III at the Northeast Lakes All-District boys basketball selection meeting.

Higgins (16.3 ppg), the MVP of the NCL White Division, was named player of the year in D-III for the NE Lakes District and Kwasniak was named coach of the year.

Kwasniak guided the Vikings to a 16-6 regular season, an NCL White Division title and wins over Mentor and Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary.

Sophomore center Alonzo Gaffney earned first-team district honors.

Senior forward Danny McGarry was a second-team all-district selection.

Will Butler, Andre George and Terrance Lawler were all selected as honorable mention all-district players.

On the girls side, VASJ senior Nasiah Joe was a third-team All Northeast Lakes District honoree.

Serena Saba and Malia Ali earned district honorable mention for the Vikings.