08 Mar 2023

2023 All-State Tournament Teams: Class 5A-7A


MOP: Javier Rosell, Miami Belen Jesuit: Rosell’s stat line in both games was impressive.  He reeled off 15 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assist in the semis and went for 22 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 steals to grab a trophy for Belen.

MVP: Nathan Kirk, Daytona Beach Mainland: Only a freshman, Kirk was unafraid on the big stage.  He tallied 18 points, 5 rebounds and 7 steals in the team’s semi-final win.

Jamari Sands, Orlando Jones: Sands did all he could to get the Tigers to the title game with 17 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists but Belen’s buzzer beater denied Jones a title shot.

Calvin LIptrot, Orlando Jones: Liptrot’s 12 points and 4 rebounds in the semis almost got Jones over the hump and into the finals.

Ryan Cuellar, Miami Belen Jesuit: His 16 points in the semis was the team high.  He contributed 9 points and 4 steals in the championship game.

Class 5A Second Team

Dylan Kramer, St. Petersburg HS

Bryce Fitzgerald, Miami Belen Jesuit

Omari Henry, Orlando Jones

Telario Pringle, Orlando Jones

Kevin Garcia, Miami Belen Jesuit


MOP: Sam Ritchie, Ponte Vedra: Ritchie had a game for the ages in the semi-final, going 8-8 from deep on the way to 34 points. That is almost unheard of in the Lakeland Center.

MVP: Frenelson Atilus, Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer: Atilus led the Panthers with 17 points in the semis.  He contributed 10 points in their championship game victory.

Isreal Nehu, Ponte Vedra: In a low scoring final, he nearly produced a double-double of 8 points and 10 rebounds.

Amari Nealy, Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer: After a quiet semi-final performance, Nealy came up big in the title game, tossing in 14 points and grabbing 9 rebounds.

Chandler Davis, Tampa Wharton: The senior had a solid outing in the semis, scoring 19 points and corralling 9 rebounds.

Class 6A Second Team

Mason Brown, Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer

Nathan Bunkowsky, Ponte Vedra

Malachi Hampton, Orlando Wekiva

Karmello Branch, Tampa Wharton

Kyle McNeal, Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer


MOP: Cayden Boozer, Miami Columbus: With Winter Haven devoting a lot of attention to twin brother Cameron, Cayden had no problem in raising his game as he dropped in 21 points to lead the Explorers.  In the semi-final, he nearly produced a double-double with 11 points and 8 rebounds to go along with 5 assists in just over twenty minutes of game time.

MVP: Cameron Boozer, Miami Columbus: Despite Winter Haven’s defensive attention, he still produced a 13 point/12 rebound effort in the title game.  He had 22 points and 11 rebounds in just twenty minutes of action in the semis.

Cameron Simpson, Orlando Oak Ridge: In a game for the ages in the semis vs. Winter Haven, Simpson was on fire to the tune of 21 points, going 5-8 from behind the arc in the process.

Dylan James, Winter Haven: The Georgia signee did all he could to bring a title to Winter Haven.  He had 11 points and 6 rebounds in the semis then followed that up with 13 points and 6 rebounds in the finals.

Jaime Phillips, Jr, Winter Haven: His 11 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists in the semis gave way to a 13 point, 4 rebound, and 4 assist effort in the title game.

Class 7A Second Team

Tyler Johnson, Orlando Oak Ridge

Kjei Parker, Winter Haven

Isaac Celiscar, Winter Haven

Malik Abdullahi, Miami Columbus

Jordan Tillery, Orlando Oak Ridge

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