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Basketball Boys (Freshman A)

2017-18 Freshman Boys Basketball Team Photo
(Photo courtesy of Visual Images Photography, Inc.)

COACH: Adam Mocogni, Head Freshman Boys Basketball



Schedule

Rosters

Athletics Roster

2017-18 FRESHMAN BOYS BASKETBALL ROSTER

Name Height Pos Year
Jack Anderson

2021
Christopher Barrere

2021
Owen Bauder

2021
Christopher Boberek

2021
Finnian Casey

2021
Luke Davis

2021
William Geary

2021
James Gildersleeve

2021
Nicholas Guevara

2021
Brody Hender

2021
Cam Hurt

2021
Wilson Irvin

2021
Jerome Kelly

2021
Ty Lawrence

2021
Samuel Long

2021
Stefan Marinic

2021
Gage Messner

2021
Alexander Park

2021
Jackson Pearre

2021
William Rourke

2021
Josca Schabacker

2021
Mark Slobodnik2021
Thomas Swartout2021
William Thomas2021

Head Freshman Coach - Adam Mocogni
Assistant Freshman Coach - Steve Johnson
Superintendent: Michael Simeck
Principal: Chala Holland
Athletic Director: Tim Burkhalter

Nickname: Scouts
Team Colors: Royal & Gold
Enrollment: 1672


Team News

Team News


01/21/18
LF FROSH A- 66 WAUKEGAN A- 62
The Scouts closed out their season with a very exciting game against the Dogs. The Scouts jumped out to an early lead and were able to withstand Waukegan's late comeback to come up with the win. The Scouts had a very balanced scoring attack led by Will Thomas's 17 points, Josca Schabacker adding 13, and James Gildersleeve adding 10. The Scouts finished the season 10-14.

01/27/18
LF FROSH A- 32 WARREN A-55
The Scouts lost a tough road game to the Blue Devils. Will Thomas led the Scouts in scoring with 12 points, while Will Rouke and Sammy Long each added 6.

01/30/18
LF FROSH A- 36 Glenbrook South A- 55
The Scouts lost a non-conference match up to the Titans. Nico Guevara led the Scouts in scoring with 8 points with Sammy Long and Will Thomas both adding 6.

02/03/18
LF FROSH A- 25 STEVENSON A- 59

The Scouts lost a tough road game to the Patriots. Will Thomas led the Scouts in scoring with 11 points.

02/06/18
LF FROSH A- 48 LIBERTYVILLE- 57

After being tied at the end of the first quarter, The Scouts fell to Cats in a close battle. Will Thomas turned in another strong by leading the Scouts in scoring with 14 points. James Gildersleeve added 9 of his own. The Scouts will look to turn things around against Zion.

02/13/18
LF FROSH A- 47 ZION A- 17
The Scouts ended their losing streak with a big win over the ZeeBees. The Scouts led 7 to 2 at the end of the first and never looked back. The Scouts had a very balanced scoring attack with Sammy Long leading the team with 9 points, while Gage Messner and James Gildersleeve adding 8 each.

02/16/18
LF FROSH A- 67 MUNDELEIN A- 31
The Scouts won their second game in a row with a big win over the Mustangs. The team jumped out to a 20 to 9 lead at the end of the first and never let up. Will Rourke led the Scouts in scoring with 18 points with Will Thomas adding 16 as well.

02/19/18
LF FROSH A- 42 LAKE ZURICH A- 54
The Scouts dropped a tough road match up to the Bears. The Scouts led 32 to 25 at the end of the first half, but the Bears outscored the Scouts in the third and fourth quarter to win the game. James Gildersleeve led the Scouts in scoring with 9 points.

01/21/18
LF FROSH A- 66 WAUKEGAN A- 62
The Scouts closed out their season with a very exciting game against the Dogs. The Scouts jumped out to an early lead and were able to withstand Waukegan's late comeback to come up with the win. The Scouts had a very balanced scoring attack led by Will Thomas's 17 points, Josca Schabacker adding 13, and James Gildersleeve adding 10. The Scouts finished the season 10-14.


1/24/18
LF FROSH 'A'- 40 WAUKEGAN- 50

The Scouts were down 1 at the end of the first quarter and weren't able to gain a lead. Will Thomas led the Scouts with 18 points and James Gildersleeve added 18 of his own. The Bulldogs snap the Scouts 5 game winning streak and the team fell to 7-9.

01/20/18
LF FROSH 'A'- 57 MUNDELEIN- 16
The Scouts held the Mustangs to 1 point in the first quarter and 3 points at the end of the half and didn't look back. The Scouts were led in scoring by Will Rourke with 18 points and Will Thomas had 15. The Scouts won their 5th game in a row and improved to 7-8.

01/12/18
LF FROSH 'A'- 48 ZION- 29

The Scouts traveled to Zion on a Friday and went home happy with the win. The team jumped out to an early lead by going up 12-4 at the end of the first. The Scouts outscored the ZeeBees 17-7 in the third quarter to seal the win. Will Thomas led the team with 13 points, with Nico Guevara adding 10 of his own. The Scouts improved to 6-8.

01/05/18
LF FROSH 'A'- 45 LAKE ZURICH- 42
The Scouts jumped out to an early lead after going up 18-6 at the end of the first quarter and never looked back. The Scouts were led in scoring by Will Geary and James Gildersleeve who both at 11 points. The team improved to 5-8 with the win.


12/27/17
LF FROSH 'A'- 44 KENWOOD- 40

The Scouts closed out their holiday tournament with a close win over Kenwood. The Scouts were tied at the end of the first quarter, went up by 3 at the end of the half, and did not give up the lead after that. Will Thomas led the Scouts in scoring with 16 points, while Jackson Pearre added 10. The Scouts took 5th place in their holiday tournament.


Coaches

Coaches

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Adam Mocogni, Head Freshman Boys Basketball
amocogni@lfschools.net

Coach Mocogni has been Head Freshman Coach at Lake Forest High School since 2012 after having been the Assistant Freshmen Coach for a year. Prior to returning to his alma mater permanently, he had been assisting with the Scout summer basketball program. Adam is a 2007 graduate of LFHS and played varsity basketball for the Scouts.

Coach Mocogni received his Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education---Math from Indiana University. He currently works in the Math Department at LFHS.





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Steve Johnson, Assistant Freshman Boys Basketball
sjohnson@lfschools.net

Coach Johnson has been a Freshman coach at LFHS since 2010 and a coach at Lake Forest since 2006. Steve is a graduate of Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota. He played basketball for four years for the Royals. Steve brings some excellent coaching experience to our program. He coached as an assistant at Lake Zurich high school for 5 years with Coach John Zarr as well as current Lake Forest Athletic Director, Tim Burkhalter.

Coach Johnson looks forward to working with young players in our program and making sure they are given the fundamentals to insure they can get the most out of their ability.

Steve is the Department Chair of our Special Education Department. He and his wife, Amy, have five daughters and live in Wauconda, Illinois.

Awards

AWARDS

FRESHMAN BOYS BASKETBALL AWARDS - Winter, 2017-18

TEAM MEMBERS
2021 Jack Anderson
2021 Christopher Barrere
2021 Owen Bauder
2021 Christopher Boberek
2021 Finnian Casey
2021 Luke Davis
2021 William Geary
2021 James Gildersleeve
2021 Nicolas Guevara
2021 Brody Hender
2021 Cam Hurt
2021 Wilson Irvin
2021 Jerome Kelly
2021 Ty Lawrence
2021 Samuel Long
2021 Stefan Marinic
2021 Gage Messner
2021 Alexander Park
2021 Jackson Pearre
2021 William Rourke
2021 Josca Schabacker
2021 Mark Slobodnik
2021 Thomas Swartout
2021 William Thomas

Manager
Vincent Jaskula-Dybka

SCOUT AWARD
James Gildersleeve

MOST IMPROVED
Gage Messner

MR. DEFENSE
Josca Schabacker

BEST TEAMMATE
Ty Lawrence


"A" Record
Overall: W: 10 L: 14
Conference: W: 6 L: 8

Freshman A Boys Basketball Season Summary




"B" Record
Overall: W: 9 L: 12
Conference: W: 5 L: 8

Freshman B Boys Basketbal Season Summary