Boys Basketball: Foster garners All-Central MVP honors

Ridley’s Brett Foster was the driving force behind Ridley’s run to the Central League title and a berth in the PIAA Class AAAA tournament. It’s no surprise, then, that he was tabbed by Central League coaches as the conference’s MVP.

Ridley's Brett Foster, shooting against Plymouth Whitemarsh in the District One Class AAAA semifinals, earned Central League Player of the Year honors for helping lead the Green Raiders to a league title. (Times Staff/TOM KELLY IV)

Ridley’s Brett Foster, shooting against Plymouth Whitemarsh in the District One Class AAAA semifinals, earned Central League Player of the Year honors for helping lead the Green Raiders to a league title. (Times Staff/TOM KELLY IV)

Joining him from the Delco contingent on the first team was Marple Newtown’s Nick Giordano and Springfield’s Kevin McCormick. Foster’s Ridley teammates Julian Wing and Ameer Staggs earned second-team honors alongside Penncrest’s Mike Doyle and Garnet Valley’s Andrew Louden.

Springfield also won the league’s sportsmanship award, with Garnet Valley second and Radnor third.

Below is the full list of first and second teamers plus honorable mentions. (Note: All league selections are made by league coaches; the Daily Times has no input in the selections.)

First Team

Brett Foster, G, Ridley (MVP)
Nick Giordano, G, Marple Newtown
Daryl Caldwell, G, Conestoga
Kevin McCormick, G, SpringfieldAndrew Diehl, G/F, Conestoga
Jule Brown, F, Lower Merion

Second Team

Jordan Wright, G, Harriton
Mike Doyle, G, Penncrest
Andrew Louden, G, Garnet Valley
Julian Wing, F, Ridley
Martin Dorsey, F, Conestoga
Ameer Staggs, F, Ridley

Honorable Mention

Conestoga: Dan Villa
Harriton: Sam Schlichting
Haverford: Jack Donaghy, Jimmy Roe
Lower Merion: Steve Pendleton, Corey Sherman
Marple Newtown: Jake McGee
Penncrest: Nolan Carroll
Radnor: Vinnie Kelly
Ridley: Nick Czechowicz
Springfield: Jordan Collins
Strath Haven: Nick Fender
Upper Darby: Quadir Turner

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