Acton-Boxborough Boys Basketball: News

Monday, December 1
A-B COLONIALS NEWS & NOTES



ALUMNI GAME ON XMas Eve! - We will be holding our second consecutive boys basketball Alumni Game on December 24th at 10am.  Last year over 40 former players came out.  Hope to see at least that many this year.  Spread the word!...and hope to see you on the 24th!
 
 
SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGING:  On Saturday December 20th from 12-6pm, members of the A-B Boys Basketball program will be rining the bells for the Salvation Army at the Stop & Shop on Rte 62 in Acton.  If you're in the neighborhood, stop by and help suypport a great cause!
 
  
Ryan Mullin named new JV coach:  Ryan Mullin is the new JV coach for the program.  Coach Mullin previously was an assistant coach at Nashoba Regional High School and The Groton School.  Most recently Ryan was an assistant at Maynard High School to long time head coach Paul Howes.  Coach Mullin is currently a special education teacher in Waltham.  In addition to Coach Mullin joining the program, former JV coach Jon Lesage will be back helping the program as a roving assistant coach.  After coaching JV from 2005-2007, Jon since was head coach at Nashoba Regional and The Groton School, and most recently was an assistant at Fitchburg State.  It is great to have Coach Lesage back!  The 2014-2015 staff:
  • Varsity Head Coach - Rick Kilpatrick
  • JV Head Coach - Ryan Mullin
  • Freshman Head Coach - Tony Ammendolia
  • Varsity Assistant Coach - Greg Heller, Ken Olson and Jon Lesage
 
2014-2015 Schedule - The dates and times  are not finalized but the opponents are set. Here are highlights of next year's schedule:
  • 22 games, including a new Christmans Tournament
  • The Acton Roche Bros Roundball Classic with Somerville, Needham and Haverhill as the three other teams.
  • Home and home series with Xaverian High School of the Catholic Conference.
  • Additional non-league game at St. Peter-Marian.
  • Two DCL Large games against league newcomer Cambridge Rindge & Latin.

2014-2015 Varsity Captains:  Congratulations to Brett Rutyna, Ryan Graziano and Reid Larsen on being named varsity team captains for next season.
   
 
END OF SEASON BANQUET: The banquet was held on March 13th at the Maynard Elks.  The four seniors (Alex Boyd, Eustaquio Carvalho, Nnamdi Udokwu and Patrick Kyoyetera) were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the program.  Varsity team MVP was Nnamdi Udokwu.  The Steve Shook Memorial Award was presented to Alex Boyd.  
 
 
COLONIALS SEASON ENDS IN 1st ROUND: Worcester South played a strong game at both ends of the floor and beat A-B 65-49 in the first round of the state tournament.  For details click on the SCHEDULES & RESULTSlink on the left and then "State Tourney Game".  A-B wraps up its season at 11-11.