Will Osborn - Class of 2015
The Seattle Spartans would like to congratulate Will Osborn class of 2015 SG/PG for being nominated by Intersport of Chicago as one of the Top High School 3 point shooters in the country. With Intersport’s nomination, Will is now competing for a chance to go to Indianapolis during the NCAA Final Four weekend and participate in the High School 3 Point shootout, hosted by American Family Insurance.
The American Family Insurance High School Slam online contest lasts 4 weeks and runs from 2/18/15 – 3/18/15. There are 16 participants that compete in bracket-style format in which the top vote-getter in each matchup moves on to the next round.
Connor O'Hearn - Class of 2016
The Seattle Spartans would like to congratulate our own Varsity Guard Connor O'Hearn on being selected to play for Team USA Select. Connor will fly to Germany April 16, 2014 to compete with Team USA select at The Albert Schweitzer Tournament.
The Albert Schweitzer Tournament has been held in even numbered years in Mannheim, Germany since 1958. The United States has won the most titles (10) but has not won it since 1996. Notable tourney alums include Magic Johnson, Vince Carter, Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki, and Tony Parker. The tournament, considered an unofficial youth world championship for the under-18 age group, is well attended by scouts and fans---upwards of 30,000 spectators are expected over the course of the event.
The USA team has been placed in Group C and will square off against Chile in their opening game on April 19. Also in the group are teams from Ukraine and France. The championship is slated for Saturday, April 26.
The eleven man U-18 USA squad features players from six states. 6-9 Tim Delaney (Pitman, NJ) is headed to Villanova while 6-7 wing Ethan Happ (Taylor Ridge, IL) is a Wisconsin signee. Guards Mike Williams (Brooklyn, NY) and Shavar Newkirk (Bronx, NY) are committed to Rutgers and St. Joseph's respectively. 6-5 forward Scott Lindsey (Oak Park, IL) will play at Northwestern while 6-9 unsigned 2015 post Elijah Burns (Troy, NY / Blair) will draw scouts attention. High Point commit Austin White (East Orange, NJ) and Salt Lake City (UT) standout Brock Miller are accomplished combo guards. Seattle-area(Hazen)guard Connor O'Hearn, Livingston, NJ guard Kahlil Garnes, and Cazenovia, NY wing Ross Gerber