South County Basketball Club: My Site News

Monday, September 8
SCBC Tryout Date Change
Please be advised that the SCBC tryouts scheduled for Tuesday, September 9th have been postponed. The tryout schedule is as follows:

5th, 6th & 7th Grade - Wednesday, September 10th 6:00-7:30PM

8th Grade - Wednesday, September 10th 7:30-9:00PM

All tryouts are in NK High School Main Gym.

9th/10th Grade team announcements will be made by this weekend.

Please direct all team and tryout questions to Phil Rattenni - 401-450-5344 or

Thank you,

South County Basketball Club

Wednesday, September 3
Updated Tryout Schedule - SCBC Fall AAU Season

The following is an updated schedule of tryouts for the SCBC Fall 2014 Season


Wednesday, September 3rd - North Kingstown High School (Main Gym)

6:00PM - 7:30PM - 7th Grade Boys

7:30PM - 9:00PM - 8th Grade Boys


Thursday, September 4th - North Kingstown High School (Main Gym)

6:00PM - 8:00PM - 9th & 10th Grade Boys


Tuesday, September 9th - North Kingstown High School (Main Gym)

6:00PM - 7:30PM - 5th & 6th Grade Boys

7:30PM - 9:00PM - 7th & 8th Grade Boys


Players who have previously attended a tryout that are unable to attend these scheduled tryouts should notify Phil Rattenni, Director of Coaching & Player Development of their continued interest.  All questions regarding the tryouts and the Fall season should be directed to Phil.

Phil may be reached at or (401)450-5344. 

Thank you! 

Friday, August 29
SCBC Fall 2014 Tryouts

Good afternoon,

Tryouts for the South County Basketball Club Fall 2014 AAU Season will be held on Tuesday, September 2nd and Wednesday, September 3rd at North Kingstown High School in Gym 1 (Main Gym). The Fall AAU season runs from Late September to Early November. Players attending the tryout should bring a completed registration form, which is availabe in the forms section of the website.  

The tryout schedule will be as follows: 

5th Grade and 6th Grade - 6PM - 7:30PM

9th Grade and 10th Grade - 7:30PM - 9PM


7th Grade 5:30PM - 7:30PM

8th Grade 7:30PM-9PM

Specific questions relating to the tryout should be directed to Phil Rattenni, Director of Coaching & Player Development at or (401)450-5344. You should also notify Coach Rattenni if you are interested in playing for the fall season, but are unable to attend next week's tryouts. There may be an additional tryout on Thursday andevening at the same location for certain age groups.

Parent meetings will take place at 6:00PM and 7:30PM each evening. A tentative fall tournament schedule will also be available for review.

Thank you.

Chris Plympton

South County Basketball Club

Monday, May 5
SCBC 8th Grade Black Continues Their Winning Ways at KSC Thunder All-Out Tournament
SCBC 8th Grade Black KSC Thunder All-Out
SCBC 8th Grade Black continued their winning ways this weekend at the Kingston Sports Center Thunder All-Out Tournament.  They cruised into the championship game with decisive victories in their pool play games.  In the championship final, after being tested early, the boys registered an exciting come from behind win to cap off another undefeated weekend.  Pictured to the right (L-R):  Front row: Kevin Cox, Andrew Blessing, Tyrese O'Loughlin, Aidan Murphy.  Back row: Colin Cianciolo, Dante Prosseda, Joe Gilmartin, Coach Phil Rattenni, Ryan Maloney, Tommy Longolucco, Matt Plympton, Nick Bicknell.

Monday, April 28
SCBC 8th Grade Black Takes Home Championship at The U Hanover Tip-Off Classic
SCBC 8th Grade Black played well going 4-0 and finishing with a decisive victory in the championship game at The U Hanover 2014 Spring Tip-Off Classic.  Pictured below (L-R)  Front row: Tyrese O'Loughlin, Kevin Cox, Andrew Blessing  Back row: Tommy Longolucco, Colin Cianciolo, Joe Gilmartin, Ryan Maloney, Matt Plympton, Dante Prosseda, Aidan Murphy, Coach Phil Rattenni

SCBC 8th Grade Black 2014 U Hanover

Saturday, March 8
8th Grade Blue and White Rosters Posted
The rosters for 8th Grade Blue, coached by Richard Finnegan and 8th Grade White, coached by Steve Hines have been finalized and posted.  Click on the teams tab and then on the individual team name to see the rosters.  Any questions should be directed to Phil Rattenni at or 401-450-5344. 

Monday, March 3
SCBC Rosters Posted for the Spring 2014 Season

Rosters have been posted for the SCBC Spring 2014 Season.  Click on the "Teams" tab to view the indivual rosters.

Roster for 10th Grade Black has not been finalized.  10th Grade players should attend the final evaluation on Sunday night, March 9th from 6-7:30PM at NKHS. 

Questions should be directed to Phil Rattenni at or 401-450-5344.  Thank you.

Tuesday, November 5
SCBC Teams Perform Well at The U Hanover Winter Classic
SCBC 5th Grade Black - The U
SCBC 5th Grade Black - Winter Classic at The U Champions

SCBC teams performed well last weekend at the Winter Classic at the U in Hanover.  Both 5th Grade Black and 7th Grade Black brought home championships and 8th Grade Black narrowly missed, losing in overtime to the 8th Grade Champion South Shore Wolfpack - the tournament hosts. 

5th Grade Black - Pictured to the Right (L-R) Cam Hassell, Andrew Plympton, Shane Jedson (R), Jack McMullen (F), Julian Brierty, Nate Plympton, Danny Prior.  Not pictured - Curtis Browne

7th Grade Black - Pictured below (L-R) Coach Phil Rattenni, Max Beauchamp (R), Patrick Cowger (F), Nick Quarella, Matt Iannotti, Montaner Fresilli, Rasheed Lozada, Coach Dan Quarella, Michael Calabro (R), Myles Marino (F), Marcus Howe, Brycen Maloney.  Not Pictured - Coach Randy Butler, Patrick Shea

The season wraps up next weekend with all SCBC teams in action at RABC's season finale tournament at Providence Country Day School. 

SCBC 7th Grade Black - The U
SCBC 7th Grade Black - Winter Classic at The U Champions

Monday, October 28
SCBC 5th Grade Black and 8th Grade Black Take Home Championships at RI Breakers Fall Fest III
SCBC 5th Grade Black
SCBC 5th Grade Black - 2013 RI Breakers Fall Fest III Champions

The SCBC 5th Grade Black and 8th Grade Black teams capped off a successful weekend by taking home championships on Sunday. 

The 5th Grade team won an exciting back and forth final game against a very good RI Breakers 6th Grade team. 

The 8th Grade boys finished with a decisive victory over local rivals - Team Narragansett. 

The 7th Grade Black team had a strong showing, coming up just short in the championship game against a tough CT Hoosiers team. 

5th Grade Black - Pictured to the Right (L-R) Danny Prior, Will Foster, Andrew Plympton, Jack McMullen, Curtis Browne, Julian Brierty, Cam Hassell

8th Grade Black - Pictured Below (L-R) - Coach Phil Rattenni, Matt Plympton, Kevin Cox, Colin Cianciolo, Ryan Maloney, Joe Gilmartin, Dante Prosseda, Sean Isebrand, Andrew Blessing, Ryan Hassell. Not pictured - Andrew Licciardi, John Zevzavadjian

All SCBC teams will be in action again this weekend at the Winter Classic at The U in Hanover, MA. 

SCBC 8th Grade Black
SCBC 8th Grade Black - 2013 RI Breakers Fall Fest III Champions

Monday, October 21
SCBC performs well at Zero Gravity Under Armour Open
SCBC 7th Grade Black - Butler
SCBC 7th Grade Black - Fall 2013 ZG Under Armour Open Champions

The SCBC teams performed well at the Zero Gravity Under Armour Open at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston last weekend. 

Both the 7th Grade Black and 8th Grade Black took home championships winning all their games with an average margin of victory of 20+ points. 

The performance earned both teams top 10 rankings in the latest Zero Gravity power rankings (see link above)

The 7th Grade and 8th Grade blue teams also performed well over the weekend. 

Monday, September 30
SCBC 5th Grade Black wins 2013 Mass Premier Fall Kickoff Tournament
The SCBC 5th Grade Black team ran off five consecutive victories en route to winning the Championship in the official Kickoff Tournament for the fall season at Mass Premier Courts in Foxboro, MA. The boys pictured below (L-R) Coach Steve Jedson, Danny Prior, Cam Hassell, Shane Jedson, Andrew Plympton (rear), Tom Calabro (front), Matthew Calabro, Julian Brierty. Not pictured - Jack McMullen, Curtis Browne and Coach Sean McMullen. 

Mass Premier - Sept 2013
2013 Mass Premier Fall Kickoff Tournament Champions

Saturday, June 1
SCBC 11th Grade Performs Well Against National Competition at Gym Rat Challenge

SCBC's 11th Grade team performed well, going 2-1 against National caliber competition at the 2013 Annual Gym Rat Challenge. This tournament traditionally draws the best teams from the entire East Coast together and serves as one of the premiere college showcase events for the Spring AAU season.

SCBC's Center - Grant Gillis (6'7") and Point Guard - Nick DeBlasio (6'1") each received Honorable Mention recognition for the All-Gym Rat Challenge Team.   We congratulate them for their inclusion in the very prestigious group.

SCBC 12th
SCBC 11th Grade - Gym Rat Challenge 2013