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VASJ’s Carlton Bragg leads D-III All-Ohio team; Pardon and Parker earn 2nd team honors

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.
 

Steve Hare
Steve Harehttp://www.ohiovarsity.com
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes OhioVarsity.com, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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