Monthly Archives: June 2011

ZagsBlog features Pascal Chukwu

 TEAM FRENJI 15U rising sophomore, 7’1 C PASCAL CHUKWU has a new feature article today by Adam Zagoria of Here is the link:
Look for more articles on Pascal and other 15U players going into the July Live period for TEAM FRENJI.

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Posted by on June 13, 2011 in Uncategorized


FWCC 2011 Links

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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Uncategorized


FWCC 2011 Highlights

If you were there, you missed another classic from the Frankie Williams Charity Classic 2011. This game is now in year 4 and growing bigger and bigger.
Attracting stars such as Jermaine Sandersm Shaq Thomas, Tavon Sledge, PJ Torres, Moe Harkless, Matt Townsend and # 4 nationally ranked Kyle Anderson Jr.
Here is the article from from Thursday nights event:
On Thursday, the 4th Annual Frankie Williams Charity Classic hosted by Frenji Sports came loaded with D1 talent.

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Kenny Anderson, Tom Sampogna, MVP Tavon Sledge & Benjamin Carter

Each year the event is held at the Theodore D. Young Community Center in Greenburgh, NY. In a nail biter the Black team would win 106-105

Frenji Sport CEO/President Benjamin Carter spoke about the event. “We are into our 4th year now with the Frankie Williams Charity Classic. The foundation was founded in 2007 and is dedicated to children succeeding in academics, athletics and in life mentoring support. We created the foundation to honor the late Frankie Williams, who inspired young people with his commitment to education and sportsmanship.”

ROSTERS: Frenji Black

Jeff Neverson , Kayvon Stewart, Tavon SledgeJermaine Sanders, Ramon Johnson, Shaquille Thomas, Matt Townsend, Peter Aguilar, Luke Houston, Eli Carter and Jermaine White.

Frenji White

Melvin Johnson , Reggie Cameron, P.J. TorresKyle Anderson, Dustin Hogue, Emmanuel AndujarMike TaylorShaquille StokesDashawn Suber, Edson Avila, Corey Edwards, Rudy Collins and Anthony Hemingway

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Sportmanship award winner Kyle Anderson

In the All-Star action pack game, the Frenji White squad would capture the lead early with the Frenji Black squad trailing by the end of the half 53-48. Frenji White led at the end of the half with 12 points. Kyle Anderson and Dustin Hogue would add eight points apiece. Black squad Shaquille Thomas and Peter Aguilar finish with 10 points apiece.

In the second half, the Black squad would slowly work their way back into the game after trailing 71-61 points at the 12:07 minute mark. With 4:42 seconds left in the half, Black squad’s Luke Houston would hit a trey off the corner making it a six point game, White 96-90. The momentum of the game would change as the Black squad made a comeback.

Matt Townsend would score in the paint with 3:07 left in the half and draw the foul making it a one point game giving the Black squad their first lead of the game 99-98. Anderson would answer back with 39:3 seconds left making it a three point game, Black 103-100. A foul would be called on the White squad, sending Tavon Sledge to the line to score one. The Black squad would foul on the return sending Anderson to the line to score two, making it a two point game 104-102. The White squad would foul again, sending Eli Carter to the line to score two closing out the game, giving the Black squad the win.

Sledge led the Black team with 22 points and won the MVP, followed by 16 points for Carter and 10 points for Aguilar. Anderson was the high scorer for the White team and won the Sportsmanship award with 20 points. Avila added 18 points Hogue and Torres with 12 points.

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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Uncategorized


15U players named All-Gym Rat

TEAM FRENJI 15U Players were selected to the GYMRAT Challenge All-Tourney teams. Here’s the write up:

Paschal Chukwu (7-1 C) Team Frenji/Trinity School: An African import who has been playing for less than a year. Tall, but still extremely center. Tremendous potential. Developing at a quick pace. Dominates in the paint. Great shot blocker. Will only get better with bulk/strength. Converts lob passes into dunks. Decent footwork at this stage. Tremendous impact on games at both ends. The sky is the limit for him.

Honorable Mention: Paul Emdin (6-1 G) Frenji, Matt Staubi (5-7 PG) Frenji.

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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Uncategorized


Josh James leading Gauchos 16U

Team Frenji Grassroots player and local Archbishop Stepinac HS rising Junior, Josh James, is leading his NY Gaucho team to a very strong start this spring.
Josh started this year at Stepinac and finished up his sophomore campaign strong as the Crusaders lost in the semis if the NYC CHSAA A championships.
Here is an article from on Josh’s recent leadership play going into the summer basketball season:

It all came down to two teams in the 10th grade Metropolitan AAU Regionals.
The Long Island Lightning-McNeil would face off against the New York Gauchos on Wednesday at the Island Garden. In an ugly defensive match-up, the lead would change hands multiple times but a late charge by the Choz would put them over the top, 60-52.Scoring in transition with players leaking out after missed baskets, the Gauchos would jump out the box to a 10-2 lead as Josh James(pictured left) (7 points) drained a trey with 12 minutes remaining in the third quarter. more….


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Posted by on June 2, 2011 in Uncategorized