Abington Heights senior George Tinsley again led the lengthy list of high school basketball all-stars in District 2 who spent their previous spring and summer playing for JB Hoops teams.
Tinsley, a program alum who is committed to a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I scholarship at Binghamton University, repeated as District 2 Player of the Year, as selected by NEPABasketball.com.
Also the Lackawanna League Division 1 Player of the Year, Tinsley was one of many players on the NEPABasketball.com high school all-star teams for 2018-19 who had played for JB Hoops in 2018.
Nate Kreitzer from Nanticoke and Dimitri Gnall from Wyoming Seminary were both selected first-team, all-District 2, as well as divisional Players of the Year, by the website. Kreitzer was the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 Player of the Year and Gnall received the honor in Division 3, also as repeat selections.
Leo O’Boyle from Scranton Prep was again a first-team choice for all-District 2 and the Lackawanna Division 1 team.
Kieran Burrier from Holy Cross was the Lackawanna Division 3 Player of the Year and a second-team selection for all-District 2.
Trey Koehler from Abington Heights, who played for JB Hoops prior to missing 2018 with an injury, was also a second-team, all-District 2 selection, along with a first-team Lackawanna Division 1 star.
Delaware Valley’s Blake Gearhart, Wallenpaupack’s Gabe Springer, Dallas’ Jack Farrell, Nanticoke’s Colby Butczynski and Wyoming Seminary’s Jeremy Callahan were all first-team division all-stars.
Scranton Prep’s Brian Boland and Mario Rotell, Abington Heights’ Corey Perkins, North Pocono’s Robert Van Brunt and Tunkhannock’s Ryan Harder were all second-team choices in their divisions.