Five of York County's most high-profile senior basketball players are set to compete in a first-of-its-kind all-star game on Thursday night.
Diamond Bragg’s More Than a Game Charity All-Star Game is ready to make its debut.
The Camp Hill High School senior, and soon-to-be Wisconsin Badger will host more than three dozen central Pennsylvania boys' and girls' basketball players Thursday at Harrisburg Area Community College for the first charity game.
The York County players set to compete in the game are: Northeastern's Antonio Rizzuto and Fred Mulbah, York Catholic's D'Andre Davis, Central York's Teirra Preston and Dover's Rajah Fink.
Rizzuto was the leading boys' scorer in the York-Adams League this season at 23.4 points per game. He was named first-team all-state in Class 5-A and has committed to play NCAA Division I basketball at the University at Albany. He's also one of seven finalists for the Mr. Pennsylvania Basketball Award.
Mulbah averaged 14.3 ppg and, along with Rizzuto, powered the Bobcats to consecutive York-Adams League titles in 2017 and 2018. He will play D-II basketball at Pitt-Johnstown. Rizzuto and Mulbah helped Northeastern to a 58-7 record over the past two seasons.
Davis averaged 19.0 ppg this past season for the Fighting Irish, who earned a share of the Y-A Division III title.
Fink was the leading girls' scorer in the Y-A League at 25.2 ppg. She will play D-II ball in college at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Preston averaged 11.2 ppg for a Central team that finished 22-6 and won a second-straight York-Adams League playoff championship. Preston is also headed to IUP.
More Than a Game was originally set to run at the Pennsylvania Farm Show & Expo Center, but Bragg said recently the venue changed to HACC.
Since then, sponsors for all four teams (two girls' teams, two boys' teams) were secured. Food trucks will be outside the building.
The girls' game starts at 6, with the boys' game to follow.
Nominated and voted on by writers from around District 3, nearly 24 girls and 24 boys, all seniors, will play. After the votes, Bragg invited and secured participation from most of the voted-in players.
Tickets are $10, and all proceeds will go to Camp Curtin YMCA. Bragg also planned to create the Diamond Bragg Foundation, a non-profit that would help teach student-athletes how to prepare for the SATs, NCAA rules and college recruiting.
The finalized rosters are below:
GIRLS' GAME, 6 P.M.
Ahmya Woodyard, Harrisburg, G
Amber Schweiger, Lower Dauphin, G
Lauren Pettis, Susquehanna Twp., F
Lauren Mills, Lancaster Catholic, G/F
Teirra Preston, Central York, F
Leah McAvoy, Wyomissing, C
Alyssa Schriver, Penn Manor, G
Olivia Matto, Manheim Twp., G/F
Brooke Breinich, Manheim Central, G/F
Diamond Bragg, Camp Hill, G
Rachael Reilly, Cedar Cliff, G
Eleana Eckley, Mifflin County, G
Tiara Little, CD East, G
Dejah Terrell, Berks Catholic, F
Zakiyah Winfield, Wilson, G
Aunbrielle Green, CD East, F/C
Josie Swartz, Juniata, G
Rajah Fink, Dover, F/G
Abigail Gaffney, Berks Catholic, G
Kyra Hartman, Governor Mifflin, G/F
BOYS' GAME, 8 P.M.
Team Crabtree Rohrbaugh
Gavyn Barnes, Carlisle, G
Ryan Moffatt, Hempfield, F
Ben Lauver, Juniata, F
Tony James, Harrisburg, G
Keba Mitchell, Berks Catholic, F/C
Xavier Starks, Reading, G
Ryan McNulty, State College, F
Ryan Smith, Lampeter-Strasburg, F/C
Pedro Rodriguez, Milton Hershey, G
Donyae Baylor-Carroll, Milton Hershey, G
Fred Mulbah, Northeastern, G
Antonio Rizzuto, Northeastern, G
Luke Blasick, Halifax, C
Ryan Hughes, Middletown, G
D’Andre Davis, York Catholic, G
Ryan Walker, Mifflin County, G
Royce Urena, Susquehanna Twp., G
Dylan LaNoue, Boiling Springs, G/F
Tim Kater, Steel-High, F
Blake Thomson, Cedar Crest, G
Coaches: Kirk Smallwood (Harrisburg), Don Ross (CD East), Mark Clarke (Camp Hill), Shawn Lewis (CD East)
The Carlisle Sentinel contributed to this report.