Bishop Brady High School is the place to be on Sunday for hoops junkies, or anyone wanting to see some top-notch high school basketball.
Brady will host the 3rd annual Frank Monahan Foundation Basketball Showcase with five games featuring some of New England’s top prep school teams, as well as a game between Brady and Merrimack Valley.
The day begins at 11 a.m. with Williston Northampton School from Massachusetts taking on Proctor Academy, featuring three current Division I college recruits.
Head Coach Ryan Hurd and assistant Matt Alosa return to their hometown with their Notre Dame Prep team, which features four players already committed to Division I team, including Hooksett’s Max Curran (Wisconsin-Milwaukee). Notre Dame will take on Upper Room Christian School of New York at 12:30 p.m.
Brady hosts MV in the middle game at 2 p.m.
At 3:30, MV grad Jason Smith brings his Brewster Academy team, featuring ESPN100 forwards Taurean Thompson and Alpha Diallo plus six other Division I commits to face Lee Academy of Maine with a strong foreign roster including five Division I recruits.
The final game at 5 p.m. has Kearsarge grad Pete Hutchins’s New Hampton team, with three Division I-bound seniors, taking on Putnam Science Academy of Connecticut, which features UConn-bound forward Mamadou Diarra.
Proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Concord and the James Ceriello Scholarship.
In the past three years, the Frank Monahan Foundation has built two outdoor basketball courts in Concord, made donations to local baseball and basketball teams, as well donations to the music departments at Concord High and Bishop Brady.