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Wednesday / December 19.
  • Harris' Transferring Back to Half Hollows; NIA's Raymond, Berry Commit

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    Tobias and Tyler Harris will likely transfer back to Half Hollow Hills West on Long Island from Long Island Lutheran.

    “It’s 99.99 percent that Tobias and Tyler Harris will be transferring back to Half Hollow Hills West after the school year,” said Torrel Harris, the boys’ father.

    Under New York State rules, you are allowed a one-time exemption back to your home district, meaning the boys could suit up immediately if they returned to Half Hollow Hills.

    “I can’t comment on kids who aren’t enrolled in our school,” Half Hollow Hills coach Bill Mitaritonna said. Apparently there was an incident between Torrel and LuHi coach Brian Carey over the weekend in Glens Falls, N.Y.

    Tobias Harris scored 27 points and added 15 rebounds to earn MVP honors as LuHi routed Jamesville-DeWitt 68-51 in the Class A final Saturday at the New York State Boys Basketball Federation Tournament of Champions.

    Harris is the No. 9 power forward in the Class of 2010 and has numerous scholarship offers.

    NIA PLAYERS COMMIT

    Y’Von Raymond, a 6-4, 190-pound G from NIA PREP in Newark N.J., has committed to St. Peter’s College. Raymond averaged 11 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals per game.

    Sean Berry, a 6-8, 270-pound forward, has committed to University of Maryland-Eastern Shore. Berry averaged 18 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocks. Berry was the MVP of the Apex Regional Prep Tournament.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.