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Srock 2nd Team; Breindel, Samuels 3rd Team in Class 1A Boys Basketball All-State

LANCASTER, Pa. – A pair of District 9 players and one from District 10 were selected to the PA Sports Writers All-State Boys Class 1A Basketball Teams, released at midnight Tuesday.

DuBois Central Catholic senior Alec Srock was selected to the second team, while Elk County Catholic senior Charlie Breindel and Farrell junior Lamont Samuels were named to the third team.

Srock was the District 9 Player of the Year and led DCC to a second-place finish in D9 and the second round of the PIAA playoffs. He averaged a double-double with 19.5 points and 13.3 rebounds per game. Srock scored 20 or more points 16 times, including topping 30 twice with a career-high of 37 Feb. 7 vs. Huntingdon. He also recorded 22 double-doubles on the season.


Breindel was a All-District 9 selection and led ECC to the D9 title and the PIAA semifinals this season. He averaged 12.7 points per game and shot 45.7 percent from the field. He had a career-high 28 points in the Crusaders’ PIAA second-round win over Farrell, then poured in 24 more in the overtime victory over Union (New Castle) in the quarterfinals.

Samuels was a All-District 10 selection and led the Steelers to the D10 title and second round of the PIAA playoffs. Samuels averaged 14.5 points per game and scored 13 in Farrell’s D10 championship win. He dropped 21 in the PIAA first-round win over Geibel Catholic and had 19 in the second-round loss to ECC.

St. John Neumann Regional Academy junior Davion Hill was the Class 1A Player of the Year and Bishop Canevin’s Gino Palmosina was the Coach of the Year.

2021-22 Class 1A All-State Teams

1st Team
Davion Hill, 6′ 1″, junior, St. John Neumann Regional Academy (Player of the Year)
Marquis Ratcliff, 6′ 6″, senior, Nativity BVM
Vinnie Cugini, 6′ 2″, junior, Aquinas Academy
Jaden Gales, 6′ 6″, senior, Bishop Canevin
Kevaughn Price, 6′ 2″, senior, Bishop Canevin
Hanief Clay, 5′ 9″, senior, St. John Neumann Regional Academy

2nd Team
Lambert Palmer, 6′ 1″, senior, Williamsburg
Pace Prosser, 6′, sophomore, Berlin Brothersvalley
Alec Srock, 6′ 2″, senior, DuBois Central Catholic
Evan Dumaine, 6′ 3″, junior, Mount Calvary Christian
Matt Stanley, 5′ 10″, junior, Union
Braden Adams, 6′ 2″, senior, Shanksville-Stoneycreek

3rd Team
Grant Landis, 6′ 1″, senior, Lancaster Country Day
Cody Miller, 6′ 2″, senior, Nativity BVM
Xavier Spears, 6′ 10″, sophomore, Notre Dame (East Stroudsburg)
Charlie Breindel, 6′, senior, Elk County Catholic
Avery Kopcha, 5′ 11″, sophomore, Mount Calvary Christian
Lamont Samuels, 5′ 9″, junior, Farrell

Gino Palmosina, Bishop Canevin

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