Acton-Boxborough Boys Basketball: History

A-B BOYS BASKETBALL HISTORY

2013-2014 SEASON WRAP-UP:  The Colonials finished the season with a record of 11-11, 5-3 in the DCL Large.  This was the 8th consecutive season A-B qualified for post-season play and the 14th time in 15 years.

SEASON RECORD

  • 1991-1992          9-12*
  • 1992-1993          5-15*
  • 1993-1994          8-12
  • 1994-1995          16-5* (sectional first round)
  • 1995-1996          3-17
  • 1996-1997          1-19
  • 1997-1998          2-18
  • 1998-1999          4-16
  • 1999-2000          13-9* (division one sectional quarter-finalists)
  • 2000-2001          19-5* (sectional semi-finalists)
  • 2001-2002          22-3* (north sectional champions - EMass finalists)
  • 2002-2003          13-9* (sectional first round)
  • 2003-2004          20-5* (sectional finalists)
  • 2004-2005          20-4* (sectional finalists)
  • 2005-2006          6-14
  • 2006-2007          11-11* (sectional first round)
  • 2007-2008          13-8*   (sectional first round)
  • 2008-2009       14-9*  (sectional first round)
  • 2009-2010       20-4   (sectional semi-finalists)
  • 2010-2011          20-4   (sectional quarter-finalists)
  • 2011-2012       22-2   (sectional semi-finalists)
  • 2012-2013          9-13   (sectional first-round)
  • 2013-2014          11-11  (sectional first-round)

* Qualified for state tournament (1991-1993 were open tournaments, therefore all teams qualified - 2013 finished 2nd place in league)

COLONIALS IN THE STATE TOURNAMENT:

  • 1992 - Lost in first round to Lawrence
  • 1993 - Lost in preliminary game to Malden
  • 1995 - Lost in first round to Lawrence
  • 2000 - Defeated Lexington in first round.  Lost to Andover in quarter-finals.
  • 2001 - Defeated Lowell in quarter-finals.  Lost to Cambridge in semi-finals.
  • 2002 - Defeated Haverhill in first round.  Defeated Lawrence in quarter-finals.  Defeated Central-Catholic in semi-finals.  Defeated Peabody in sectional finals.  Lost to Brookline in Emass finals / state semi-finals.
  • 2003 - Lost to St. John's Prep in first round.
  • 2004 - Defeated Beverly in first round.  Defeated Bos-Latin in quarter-finals.  Defeated Andover in semi-finals.  Lost to Central-Catholic in sectional finals.
  • 2005 - Defeated Billerica in first round.  Defeated Bos-Latin in quarter-finals.  Defeated Cambridge Rindge & Latin in semi-finals.  Lost to Lawrence in sectionals finals.
  • 2007 - Defeated Chelmsford in preliminary game.  Lost to Lexington in first round game.
  • 2008 - Lost to Central Catholic in first round game.
  • 2009 - Defeated St. Johns Prep in preliminary game.  Lost to Lexington in first round game.
  • 2010 - Defeated Medford in first round.  Defeated Cambridge Rindge & Latin in quarter-finals.  Lost to Central Catholic in semi-finals.
  • 2011 - Defeated Andover in first round.  Lost to Lynn English in quarter-finals.
  • 2012 - Defeated Methuen in first round.  Defeated Lawrence in quarter-finals.  Lost to Lexington semi-finals.
  • 2013 - Lost to Lowell in first round.
  • 2014 - Lost to Worcester South in first round

DCL CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • 1968
  • 1969
  • 1970
  • 1971
  • 1991 (co-champs with Wayland)
  • 2002
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • 1970
  • 1971

SECTIONAL FINALISTS / CHAMPIONS

  • 1970 - Sectional / EMass Champions
  • 1971 - Sectional / EMass Champions
  • 1991 - Division 2 North Champions
  • 2002 - Division 1 North Champions
  • 2004 - Division 1 North Finalists
  • 2005 - Division 1 North Finalists

CAREER 1,000 POINT SCORERS

  • Rich MacLeod (Class of 1969) 
  • Steve Shook (1971)
  • Duffy McNulty (1989)...all-time leading scorer with 1,230 points
  • Ryan Cassidy (1997)
  • Brendan Flynn (2002)
  • Kyle Jackson (2005)
  • Andre Peter Tongo (2008)
  • Kevin LaFrancis (2012)

A-B COLONIAL CAPTAINS 

  • 1990 - T.J. Ethier, Ben Sullivan, Eric Hadley 
  • 1991 - Andy Winders
  • 1992 - Joe Morris
  • 1993 - Mike Dean, Colin Brannen, Trey Gulledge
  • 1994 - Jon Duclos, Matt Checkowski
  • 1995 - Dee Thomas, Eric Von der Linden, Greg Losier
  • 1996 - Rob Surdel
  • 1997 - Ryan Cassidy, Sean Walsh
  • 1998 - Lon Nichols, Jeff Powers, Matt Bannister
  • 1999 - Jason Weksner, Rick Hill, Fritz Behr, Avi Frey
  • 2000 - David Nugent, Drew Loucks
  • 2001 - Chris Roy, Mike DeCesar, Brendan Flynn
  • 2002 - Mike DeCesar, Brendan Flynn, Luke Welna
  • 2003 - Kevin Gallant, Brett McDonald, Michael Krug
  • 2004 - Henry Morris, Kiel McQueen, Alex Mitchell-Hardt
  • 2005 - Kyle Jackson, Bobby Abare, Larry Abare
  • 2006 - Alex Scheier, Will Cronin, Bobby McLaughlin
  • 2007 - Casey Lundberg
  • 2008 - Mike Berlied, David Cronin, Andre Peter Tongo
  • 2009 - Alex Kastrinelis and Brett Miller
  • 2010 - Michael Duffy and Kevin McGovern
  • 2011 - Sam Longwell and Wes Schroll
  • 2012 - Joey Flannery and Kevin LaFrancis
  • 2013 - Tyler Billings, Joe Euele, Billy Jackman
  • 2014 - Alexander Boyd, Eustaquio Carvalho, Reid Larsen

STEVE SHOOK MEMORIAL AWARD WINNERS

  • 2002 - Mike DeCesar
  • 2003 - Kevin Gallant
  • 2004 - Henry Morris
  • 2005 - Kyle Jackson
  • 2006 - Alex Scheier
  • 2007 - Casey Lundberg
  • 2008 - Michael Berlied
  • 2009 - Alex Kastrinelis & Brett Miller
  • 2010 - Kevin McGovern
  • 2011 - Wes Schroll
  • 2012 - Joey Flannery
  • 2013 - Billy Jackman
  • 2014 - Alexander Boyd

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER AWARD WINNERS

  • 2001 - Mike DeCesar
  • 2002 - Mike DeCesar
  • 2003 - Kevin Gallant
  • 2004 - Kyle Jackson
  • 2005 - Kyle Jackson
  • 2006 - Andrew Long-Middleton
  • 2007 - Chris O'Brien
  • 2008 - Andre Peter Tongo
  • 2009 - Kyle Curry
  • 2010 - Sam Longwell & Wes Schroll
  • 2011 - Sam Longwell & Wes Schroll
  • 2012 - Kevin LaFrancis
  • 2013 - Joe Euele
  • 2014 - Nnamdi Udokwu

COLONIAL DUAL COUNTY LEAGUE ALL-STARS

  • 1998 - Jeff Powers 
  • 1999 - Rick Hill 
  • 2000 - Brendan Flynn, Drew Loucks, Brian Maver
  • 2001 - Mike DeCesar, Brendan Flynn, Chris Roy
  • 2002 - Mike DeCesar, Brendan Flynn, Jordan Helter, Luke Welna
  • 2003 - Kevin Gallant
  • 2004 - Bobby Abare, Kyle Jackson (Co-MVP), Henry Morris
  • 2005 - Larry Abare, Kyle Jackson (MVP), Dan Salvo
  • 2006 - Andrew Long-Middleton
  • 2007 - Chris O'Brien, Andre Peter Tongo
  • 2008 - Mike Berlied, Kyle Curry, Andre Peter Tongo (MVP)
  • 2009 - Kyle Curry and Brett Miller
  • 2010 - Kevin LaFrancis, Sam Longwell, Wes Schroll (Co-MVP)
  • 2011 - Kevin LaFrancis, Sam Longwell, Wes Schroll
  • 2012 - Joey Flannery, Kevin LaFrancis (MVP), Jake Pilecki
  • 2013 - Joe Euele and Reid Larsen
  • 2014 - Alexander Boyd and Nnamdi Udokwu

ACTON-BOXBOROUGH COLONIAL COACHES 

  • Larry McNulty (1966-1972)
  • George Frost (1972-1977)
  • Rich MacLeod (1977-1981)
  • Kevin Regan (1981-1986)
  • Steve Desy (1986-1988)
  • Rich MacLeod (1988-1992)
  • Ron Dunham (1992-1997)
  • Rick Kilpatrick (1997-Present)

Single game scoring records

  • Most points scorer in single game: Joe Anderson, 52 points vs Weston, 1981
  • Most points scorer in one quarter: Andre Peter Tongo, 21 points vs Somerville, 2008.  (Previously held by Ray Gallant Sr. vs Littleton, 19pts, 1944)