Finney's Marchand state player of year
(May 2, 2007) ó Finney senior Andy Marchand is the New York State
Sportswriters Associationís Class D Boys Basketball Player of the Year for the
second consecutive season.
Marchand, a 5-foot-8 senior guard who averaged 25 points a game, helped the
Finney Falcons repeat as state champions.
Whitesville senior guard Dan Heisey in Class D and guard Will Cornett of Class
C Campbell-Savona, were the only other players from Section V schools named to
an all-state first team.
All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year Kyle Downey, a junior at Fairport, is
a second-team selection in Class AA.
Other All-State selections:
Class AA: Kyle Downey (Fairport/second team) jr. G; Dane Miller
(Rush-Henrietta/fourth) soph. F; Bobby Bell (East/seventh) sr. G; Brian Benson
(Greece Athena/seventh) jr. F; Joe Reed (Brighton/eighth) sr. F/G; Co-players
of the year: Jonny Flynn (Niagara Falls) sr. G; Michael Coburn (Mount Vernon)
Class A: D.J. Wing (Aquinas/third) sr. G; Tomas Vazquez-Simmons (School of the
Arts/fifth); Zedrick Wilson (Franklin/ninth); Player of the year: Mookie Jones
(Peekskill) jr. C.
Class B: Anthony Terry (Bishop Kearney/third) sr. G; Terrell Moore
(Charlotte/fourth) jr. F; Chris Milke (Palmyra-Macedon/fourth) sr. C. Player
of the year: Craig Wilson (Malverne) sr. G.
Class C: Will Cornett (Campbell-Savona/first) sr. G; Derek Buttles (Letchworth/second)
sr. F; Zach Simpson (Campbell-Savona/second) sr. C; Ben Garman (Red
Jacket/eighth) sr. G; J.R. Williams (Gananda/eighth) sr. F. Player of the
year: Darrin Martindale (Sidney) sr. F.
Class D: Andy Marchand (Finney/Player of the Year) sr. G; Dan Heisey
(Whitesville/first) sr. G/F; Aaron Fischer (Finney/second) sr. F; Patrick
Wright (Prattsburgh/second) 6-7 sr. C; Wade Fuller (Prattsburgh/fourth); Tim
Modeste (Finney/fourth); Geoff Redick (Batavia Notre Dame/fifth) sr. F/C.