Basketball - Boys - Thirds

Our Mission: the program is built on a foundation of hard work, cohesion, and community awareness. Members of the basketball program are expected to contribute positively to the Mercersburg Academy and greater communities both on and off the court.

Mercersburg graduates have gone on to compete at all three NCAA collegiate levels and in overseas professional leagues. Over the years, the college list has included the Ivy League, Pac-12, ACC, SEC, and the Patriot League, as well the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and the Centennial Conference. Ugonna Onyekwe ’99 (a two-time Ivy League player of the year), Stephane Pelle ’99, and Adam Chubb ’00 all competed on the professional level in the Euroleague, and Kareem Wright ’99 played for the Harlem Globetrotters. Alumni currently play for the University of Vermont, Vanderbilt University, St. Mary’s College (Md.), Anderson University, Walsh University, and Sage College (N.Y.).

The boys’ basketball program encompasses three levels: varsity, junior varsity, and thirds. Our coaching staffs contribute extensive experience as athletes and as mentors on all three levels.

Mercersburg’s basketball program trains and competes on the Plantz Courts, a 10,000 square foot facility that houses three full-sized courts. Off-court training takes place in the McDowell Fitness Center, which features contemporary equipment and programming geared for athletic development.

Posted on: Friday, February 7, 2020
Mercersburg’s boys’ thirds basketball team dropped a 46-31 decision to visiting Berkeley Springs [WV] High School February 7 in Nolde Gymnasium. Shin Miyamichi ’22 scored nine points, Logan Butts ’23 added eight points, and Austin Hallberg ’22 posted six points for the Blue... More
Posted on: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Argyle Downes ’23 scored 15 points and Shin Miyamichi ’22 added 13 points, but Mercersburg’s boys’ thirds basketball team fell to the visiting Hill School, 57-43, in a game played January 25 in the Plantz Courts of Nolde Gymnasium. Downes’ points came courtesy of five three... More
Posted on: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Mercersburg’s boys’ thirds basketball team got a team-high seven points from Logan Butts ’23 and six points apiece from Jake Traverse ’22 and Austin Hallberg ’22, but dropped its season opener to St. Maria Goretti High School December 11 in the Plantz Courts. “We did some... More
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Date Time Opponent(s) Location Result Score
02/07
05:30 PM
Berkeley Springs High School
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