South

South: Five boys’ basketball players and teams to watch

5 Boys’ players to watch

Tucker Bouchard , Silver Lake: A four-year varsity player, the senior point guard averaged 18 points per game a year ago. With 701 career points, he has a shot at being the first boys’ player at Silver Lake to hit 1,000 since 2001.

Advertisement

Darien Fernandez , Wareham: A returning Globe All-Scholastic, the 5-foot-4 point guard averaged 20.5 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists, and 6.5 steals per game for the Division 3 South champions last year.

Tyler Gibson , Rockland: The 6-6 senior was highly sought by college recruiters before deciding to attend the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He led the Bulldogs to a 19-3 record last season and averaged a double-double at the AAU nationals for the Boston Warriors.

Get Today's Headlines in your inbox:
The day's top stories delivered every morning
Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here

Brendan Hill , Mansfield: Only a sophomore, Hill received a great deal of attention for his first varsity season with the Hornets. In last season’s South Division 1 semifinals, the 6-5 forward sealed a 69-66 win over Weymouth with three free throws, finishing off an 18-point, 7-rebound, 2-assists, 2-steal night.

Marcus Middleton , Stoughton: A force on defense and a returning captain, the 5-10 senior averaged 16 points per game last season.

5 boys’ teams to watch

(Listed with final records from last season)

Advertisement

1. Brockton (23-3)

2. Stoughton (20-5)

3. Wareham (23-1)

4. Weymouth (17-4)

5. Mansfield (15-8)

Compiled by Coryn Doncaster
Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to Globe.com for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com