Last week, the Washington Post released its All-Met Teams for high school boys’ basketball. The list highlighted some of the top players in the area and their achievements during the 2018-19 season.
Inside The Locker Room wanted to try something a little different and do a list consisting of boys’ basketball players specifically playing in the Prince Georges County. The players selected in this list are on teams that are located in the PG County area.
Coach of the Year: Brendan O’Connell, Eleanor Roosevelt
O’Connell guided the Raiders to a 25-3 record and a Maryland 4A state title. O’Connell coached Cameron Brown up to an all-met in his senior year since he came in back in 2016. O’Connell had the best team in the Prince Georges County division this season with three Division I seniors leading the charge.
Justin Moore, Senior, Guard, DeMatha
Moore, who was named All-Met Boys’ Basketball Player of the Year, led DeMatha to a record of 29-5 this season. The Villanova commit averaged 18 points per game for the Stags and was named the 2018-2019 Gatorade Maryland Player of the Year.
Cameron Brown, Senior, Guard, Eleanor Roosevelt
Brown scored 25 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the Raiders’ state title game against East Broadneck. The William & Mary commit helped the Raiders go undefeated in conference play. Brown, a four-year varsity player, reached 1,000 points milestone this season.
Hunter Dickinson, Junior, Forward-Center, DeMatha
Dickinson is the most prolific big man in the Maryland area. Dickinson was named the MVP of the Alhambra 2019 tournament. He tallied 23 points against St. John’s in the Alhambra semifinals.
Isaiah Gross, Senior, Guard, Eleanor Roosevelt
Gross was the second leading scorer on the Raiders this season, averaging 16 points per game in their state title run. He had a strong start to the season with a 34-point performance against DeMatha. Gross scored 10 points in the state title against East Broadneck. Gross was named Third Team All-Met by the Washington Post. Gross will be playing with with Coppin State in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference next year.
Mehki Long, Senior, Forward, Bishop McNamara
Long averaged 15 points and seven rebounds for the Mustangs this season. Long had 30 points and 10 rebounds in McNamara’s 58-55 victory over Bishop O’Connell in the WCAC playoffs. He has committed to Rhode Island.
Delonnie Hunt, Junior, Guard, Rock Creek Christian
Hunt led Rock Creek Christian to a 59-52 victory over National Christian in the Capital Beltway League Championship. Hunt scored 16 points in the championship. Hunt was named the All-Capital Beltway Athletic Association First Team.
Jakai Robinson, Sophomore, Guard, National Christian
Robinson was a catalyst in National Christian’s run to the Capital Beltway League title. Robinson finished the game with 24 points and nine rebounds in the championship game against Rock Creek. The sophomore averaged 14 points per game for the Eagles, and he is one of the top rising prospects in the Capital Beltway League.