East Coast Guard Has Solid Team Camp

Reporter Mike Sullivan has an update on Joey Gripper, who sparkled in a team camp held on the campus of St. Joe's in Philadelphia ...

Joey Gripper, a 6-foot-1, 165-pound point guard from Abington Friends High School in Jenkintown, Penn., scored 22 points to help his team defeat Chester, 68-58, in an event held on the campus of St. Joe's in Philadelphia, Penn.

Gripper also had 19 points, seven assists and four steals in a 75-61 loss to Penn Wood.

Joey, who averaged 10 points, five assists, and three steals as a sophomore last season, has had a very productive spring and summer on the AAU circuit. He averages 14 points, nine assists, and four steals a game.

PREVIOUS ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN SPRING AND SUMMER ON AAU CIRCUIT:

He made the all tournament team at the Southern Invitational. He is expected to compete at the Reebok University's Camp in Atlanta during the July evaluation period.

RECRUITING NEWS:

Drexel offered a scholarship to Gripper. LaSalle and St. Joe's are showing interest too as well as Harvard and Pennsylvania. Joey is still very much open in his recruiting process, according to his father.


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