Villa Angela-St. Joseph senior Carlton Bragg was named the Associated Press Division III Player of the Year on March 24.
Bragg – a Kansas recruit and McDonald's All-American – averaged 21 points per game and led the D-III All-Ohio first team, while teammates Dererk Pardon and Brian Parker earned second-team All-Ohio honors.
Parker (Marist recruit), who was the NCL White Division MVP and the Ohio co-player of the year in D-III as a junior, averaged 16 points per game. Pardon, who is headed to Northwestern, averaged 12.3 points and led the team in rebounds.
Senior guard Simon Texidor was named an All-Ohio honorable mention selection.
VASJ takes a 21-4 record into a D-III state semifinal on March 26 vs. Columbus Eastmoor Academy.