Recruiting Insider: Riverdale Baptist


Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Checking up on the 2012-13 All-Mets: Boys’ basketball

A look at how last year’s boys’ basketball first-team All-Mets fared in their first college basketball seasons.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:20 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 All-Met basketball, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Montrose Christian, North Point, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Sidwell Friends

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Full Capital Classic all-star game roster released

All-Met Player of the Year Melo Trimble and McDonald’s all-American Isaiah Whitehead to face off in nation’s longest running high school all-star hoops contest.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Battlefield, Bishop Ireton, Blake, Bowie, Bullis, C.H. Flowers, Capitol Christian, Central, Clarksburg, Coolidge, DeMatha, Edison, Eleanor Roosevelt, Episcopal, Gonzaga, Herndon, Kennedy, Lake Braddock, Laurel Prep, Loudoun Valley, Maret, McKinley Tech, National Collegiate, O'Connell, Oakton, Paul VI, Potomac (Md.), Potomac (Va.), Riverdale Baptist, Robinson, Springbrook, St. John's, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Theodore Roosevelt, W.T. Woodson, Wakefield, Wheaton, Whitman, Wise

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 04/05/2014

Riverdale Baptist runs past Fremont (Utah) for Dick’s Sporting Goods High School National Girls’ Tournament title

Senior Chania Ray scored a game-high 22 points to lead Riverdale Baptist to the second national title in program history.

By Tariq Lee  |  02:21 PM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Chania Ray’s game-winner lifts Riverdale Baptist to Dick’s Sporting Goods High School National Girls’ Tournament title game

Senior Chania Ray drives the length of the floor to give the top-ranked Crusaders another wild game-winner and a spot in Saturday’s Dick’s Sporting Goods High School National Girls’ Tournament title game at Madison Square Garden.

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:21 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Area seniors selected to Perfect Game preseason Atlantic Region baseball team

BASEBALL | Stone Bridge’s JB Bukauskas, Flint Hill’s Tommy Doyle selected to Perfect Game’s preseason Atlantic Region team.

By Tariq Lee  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atholton, Baseball, Battlefield, DeMatha, Flint Hill, Letters of Interest, Poolesville, Riverdale Baptist, St. John's, Stone Bridge

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 02/25/2014

No. 2 Riverdale Baptist girls drop No. 1 Eleanor Roosevelt in scrimmage

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | In a scrimmage that didn’t count officially, No. 2 Riverdale Baptist outshot No. 1 Eleanor Roosevelt Monday night in a 63-30 rout.

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:16 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eleanor Roosevelt, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 02/07/2014

McNamara’s Ramar Williams, Wootton’s Trevon Diggs to compete in International Bowl

Several local players, including Wootton WR Trevon Diggs and McNamara QB Ramar Williams, will take part in six games pitting USA Football versus Team Canada in Texas this weekend.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:54 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Annapolis Area Christian, Bishop Ireton, Briar Woods, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Herndon, McKinley Tech, McNamara, O'Connell, Riverdale Baptist, Sidwell Friends, Wootton

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 01/31/2014

All-Met boys’ basketball midseason report

See how some of the area’s top boys’ basketball players are faring so far this season.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:10 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clinton Christian, Coolidge, Herndon, Montrose Christian, O'Connell, Paul VI, Potomac (Md.), Riverdale Baptist, St. John's

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Paul VI, DeMatha, other local powers take national stage this weekend

The Bass Pro Tournament of Champions, HoopHall Classic and MLK Hoopfest make for a strong slate of high school hoops this weekend.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Cesar Chavez, Clinton Christian, Coolidge, DeMatha, Edison, O'Connell, Paul VI, Riverdale Baptist, Theodore Roosevelt, Wakefield, Wise

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Boys’ basketball: Who should be No. 1?

Who should be No. 1?

By Chelsea Janes  |  02:52 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, O'Connell, Paul VI, Potomac (Va.), Riverdale Baptist, St. John's

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 10/04/2013

Riverdale Baptist F/C Chinanu Onuaku commits to Louisville

Highly touted senior F/C Chinanu Onuaku chooses the Cardinals over Georgetown and Miami.

By Brandon Parker and Roman Stubbs  |  03:51 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 10/01/2013

For Riverdale Baptist seniors, pursuit of scholarships stresses

For seniors hoping to gain exposure on a Riverdale Baptist team hoping to do the same, the wait for scholarship offers is an agonizing one.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:37 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Riverdale Baptist F Chinanu Onuaku to commit Friday

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Riverdale Baptist forward Chinanu Onuaku is set to decide between Georgetown, Louisville and Miami.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:20 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Letters of Interest, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Good Counsel-Gilman highlights opening weekend football slate

Among seven weekend games, Good Counsel and Gilman will play on ESPNews while DeMatha takes on public-school power Phoebus.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:01 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, Football, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, O'Connell, Riverdale Baptist, St. John's

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Guard Byron Hawkins transfers to Wise from Good Counsel

Byron Hawkins, one of the area's top guards in the class of 2014, will join the Pumas this season.

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:31 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Friendly, Good Counsel, Riverdale Baptist, Wise

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Chinanu Onuaku of Riverdale Baptist bolts up recruit rankings

BOYS' BASKETBALL | Riverdale Baptist Coach Louis Wilson says the best is yet to come for his 16-year-old forward, Chinanu Onuaku, left.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:09 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Riverdale Baptist guard Chania Ray commits to Florida State

Riverdale Baptist junior guard Chania Ray felt at home at Florida State and has committed to play for the Seminoles.

By Preston Williams  |  03:46 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Local players react to Andrew Wiggins's decision to attend Kansas

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Riverdale Baptist's Nigel Johnson and Montrose Christian's Ishmail Wainright have a new, future Big 12 rival in Wiggins.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:01 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Montrose Christian, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Capital Classic: News and notes from the 40th annual all-star game

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Some of the nation's top basketball talent put on a show during crunchtime of the 40th annual contest, which also yielded some recruiting news.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atholton, Boys' Basketball, Chantilly, Crew, Fairfax, Football, Forest Park, Glenelg, Good Counsel, Montrose Christian, National Cathedral, O'Connell, Paul VI, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Soccer, Softball, South County, Southern, st. albans, St. John's, Track and Field, westfield

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 04/24/2013

Future, sun bright for Matthew McPhearson of Riverdale Baptist

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Riverdale Baptist center fielder Matthew McPhearson, a Miami recruit, might be chosen in the major league draft.

By Preston Williams  |  08:58 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Capital Classic all-star game rosters feature Kris Jenkins, Aquille Carr

The 40th installment of the Capital Classic boys' basketball all-star game will be held Sunday at T.C. Williams and features many of the areas top talents.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:03 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Herndon, Magruder, Montrose Christian, North Point, O'Connell, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Sidwell Friends

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Jerome Dews, Dionzae Foote' and Keiron Howard of Potomac (Md.) football drawing college interest

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Jerome Dews, Dionzae Foote' and Keiron Howard of Potomac (Md.) are all drawing college football interest.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:01 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Langley, Maret, Potomac (Md.), Riverdale Baptist, Stone Bridge

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/22/2013

NFL draft: Gonzaga alum A.J. Francis works to catch league's attention

LETTERS OF INTEREST | A.J. Francis, a defensive lineman at Maryland, hopes his physical play will help him be selected in this week's NFL draft.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Crew, Football, Georgetown Prep, Gonzaga, Herndon, Lacrosse, Landon, Maryland, McNamara, Oakton, Riverdale Baptist, Rowing, Soccer, Washington-Lee

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/21/2013

Kansas State lands Nigel Johnson of Riverdale Baptist

After decommitting from George Washington last month, Riverdale Baptist All-Met senior guard Nigel Johnson pledged to Kansas State on Saturday.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Riverdale Baptist PG Nigel Johnson decommits from George Washington, re-opens recruitment

Riverdale Baptist senior guard Nigel Johnson decommits from George Washington to reconsider his options before making a final college decision.

By Brandon Parker  |  06:48 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Bracket set for new Maryland State Private School championship

In a response to the new city champinoship format, the six-team tournament will feature top Maryland teams including Riverdale Baptist, McNamara and Princeton Day.

By Brandon Parker  |  06:05 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Lanham Christian, McNamara, National Christian, Pallotti, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Letters of Interest: Fairfax RB Nick Scott commits to Penn State

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Following a junior day visit, junior Nick Scott committed to his dream school.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Bullis, Edison, Fairfax Football, Football, Girls' basketball, Good Counsel, Maret, McLean School, McNamara, National Cathedral, O'Connell, Paul VI, Perry Street Prep, Potomac Falls, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, South County, St. John's, W.T. Woodson, Walter Johnson, Woodgrove, Wootton, Wrestling

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Letters of Interest: Briar Woods OL Jared Coker, WR Brandon Polk earn football offers

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Jared Coker and Brandon Polk recently received offers from Bowling Green, Maryland and Va. Tech, adding to the list of big-time colleges interested in Falcon football players.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Briar Woods, Centennial, Football, Forest Park, Friendly, Girls' basketball, Herndon, Lake Braddock, Lanham Christian, Largo, Maret, Montrose Christian, Riverdale Baptist, South County, Theodore Roosevelt, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Letters of Interest: All-Met basketball progress report

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With basketball season nearing its end, we take a closer look at some of area's top All-Met candidates.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Bullis, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, Hayfield, Herndon, Maret, O'Connell, Oakton, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Robinson, South County, westfield

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Letters of Interest: Lindsay Allen of St. John's adds McDonald's all-American to list of accolades

LETTERS OF INTEREST | St. John's point guard Lindsay Allen describes being selected to the McDonald's all-American Game as "surreal."

By Brandon Parker  |  08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Centreville, Chantilly, Gar-Field, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Herndon, Lake Braddock, Madison, Maret, O'Connell, Oakton, Paul VI, Potomac (Va.), Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Robinson, South Lakes, St. John's, The Potomac School, W.T. Woodson