Belmont Shore Wins Early April Event

Belmont Shore, led by tourney co-MVPs <STRONG>Wesley Washington</STRONG> and <STRONG>Harrison Schaen</STRONG>, knocked off Belmont Shore Black 99-91 in overtime to capture the inaugural 32-team Las Vegas Desert Shootout held April 7.

Belmont Shore's road to the championship game included wins over H-Squad Gold (quarter-finals) and Inland (semi-finals) while Belmont Shore Black defeated Carls 2003Superstars (quarter-finals) and Las Vegas Select (semi-finals) to reach the title game.

Washington and Schaen combined for 37 points in the final while the bulk of Belmont Shore Black's scoring came from all-tourney selections Shaddean Aaron (26 points) and UCLA-bound Marcedes Lewis (24 points).

200-plus college coaches and media attended this event.

All-Tournament Team

Harrison Schaen, 6'9/2003/Mater Dei (Santa Ana CA) (co-MVP)

Wesley Washington, 6'3/2003/Mater Dei (Santa Ana CA) (co-MVP)

  • Shaddean Aaron, 6'5/2002/Claremont CA
    Brandon Bass, 6'8/2003/Capitol (Baton Rouge LA)
    Kevin Bell 2003, 5'10/2003/Fairfax (Los Angeles CA)
    Jamaal Boykin, 6'6/2005/Fairfax (Los Angeles CA)
    Ruben Boykin 2003, 6'6/2003/University (Los Angeles CA)
    Mark Bradford, 6'3/2003/Fremont (Los Angeles CA)
    Sterling Byrd, 6'6/2002/Centennial (Compton CA)
    D'Shon Cannon, 6'0/2002/Hayden (Phoenix AZ)
    MacKenzie Clark, 6'7/2002/Pasadena CA
    Kenny Crockett, 6'9/2003/Las Vegas NV
    Spencer Foster, 6'6/2002/Glendora CA
    Robert Frazier, 6'7/2002/Manuel (Denver CO)
    Dominic Freeman, 6'5/2002/Millikan (Long Beach CA)
    Frank Henry-Ala, 6'4/2005/Pacific Hills (Los Angeles CA)
    Mike Hubbard, 6'3/2002/Bellflower CA
    Reggie Jackson, 6'8/2003/Montbello (Denver CO)
    Lorenzo Keeler, 6'1/2004/Escondido CA
    James Lambert, 6'3/2004/Marina (Huntington Beach CA)
    Marcedes Lewis, 6'7/2002/Poly (Long Beach CA)
    Andre McGee, 5'10/2005/Canyon Springs (Moreno Valley CA)
    Seamus McKiernan, 6'5/2002/San Marcos (Santa Barbara CA)
    Jerard Moret, 6'5/2005/Pacific Hills (Los Angeles)
    Kurt Oliver, 6'0/2003/Rim of the World (Lake Arrowhead CA)
    Sean Phaler, 6'9/2003/Villa Park CA
    Gabriel Pruitt, 6'3/2004/Centennial (Compton)
    Carlos Rivers, 5'10/2002/Poly (Long Beach)
    Marcellus Robertson, 6'7/2002/La Habra CA
    Robert Rothbart, 7'1/2004/St. Francis (Mountain View CA)
    Jordan Rush, 6'6/2002/Crossroads (Santa Monica CA)
    Dominique Sims, 5'11/2002/La Habra CA
    Tron Smith, 6'3/2003/Canyon Springs (Moreno Valley CA)
    Garrett Schofield, 5'11/2003/Sierra Vista (Las Vegas NV)
    Travis Sobers, 6'3/2002/Green Valley (Henderson NV)
    Justin Thomas, 6'0/2005/Loyola (Los Angeles CA)
    Chad Thornton-King, 6'5/2002/Crenshaw (Los Angeles CA)
    Johnny Wheeler, 6'5/2002/Cheyenne (Las Vegas NV)
    Kerry Woolridge, 6'6/2003/San Leandro CA

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