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2017-2018 Roster
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Demetrius Gladney: Class of 2018…..Wears #2…..6’0”, 156 pounds….Third season playing basketball for South…..Earned three letters (one in Football and two in Basketball)…..Was named to the All-District football team and South’s Offensive player of the year in football…..Also played Football…..He loves the energy, excitement and culture that surrounds the game of basketball. He is a hard worker and loves to win. He is always ready to play when called on by Coach.
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Jalan Jones: Class of 2018…..Wears #5…..5’9”, 165 pounds…..Fourth season playing basketball for South…..Earned a letter in Basketball…..To Jalan, basketball is a sport that calms him and he is always excited to play it…..He has been playing basketball since he was 5-years-old. He is always working hard.
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Cossy Wisdom Kowouto: Class of 2018…..Wears #33…..6’7”, 254 pounds….. Second season playing basketball for South…..Earned one letter (Basketball)…..He loves playing the game against bigger and better opponents because it helps him improve his game…..He is a total team player and helps keep the team loose through his great sense of humor.
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Marcus Acha: Class of 2019…..Wears #12…..6’2”, 210 pounds…..Third season playing basketball for South…..Named Most Valuable Player of the B-Squad…..Also plays Baseball…..He loves the competitiveness that basketball players bring whenever they step on the court.
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Joey Erickson: Class of 2019…..Wears #…..6’2”, 175 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..Also plays Football and runs Track…..He loves the team’s mindset and the competition the game fosters…..He enjoys playing video games and believes he can beat anyone in the 2K part of jamfam.
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Josiah Lossow: Class of 2019…..Wears #20…..6’2”, 180 pounds…..Third season playing basketball for South…..Earned two letters (Football)….. Earned one letter (football). He earned the “Tiger Award” in football (2016 season)…..Also plays Baseball and Football…..He loves playing basketball because of the closeness of the teammates, who make the game fun.
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Suldan Omar: Class of 2019…..Wears #40…..5’11”, 135 pounds…..Third season playing basketball for South…..He has played basketball since he was very young…..He tries his best to make the other players around him better.
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Chris Parshall: Class of 2019…..Wears #11…..5’9”, 145 pounds…..Second season playing basketball for South…..Earned two letters (one each in Football and Soccer)…..Also plays Soccer and Football…..He loves the family and community within the basketball program…..He began playing basketball in elementary school…..He believes he works hard and does the best he can.
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Leif Riveness Class of 2019…..Wears #34…..6’4”, 185 pounds…..Third season playing basketball for South…..Named Most Improved Player for the JV team in the 2016-17 season…..Also runs Track…..He believes basketball is a fun game and his teammates are “cool”…..He takes his education very seriously and is working hard to earn an academic scholarship to college.
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Phillip Williams: Class of 2019…..Wears #22…..6’4”, 165 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..Earned one letter (Soccer)…..Also plays Soccer…..He loves the community of the program and the way the student body supports the team…..He works hard in the classroom and on the court.
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Iam “Majesty” Allah: Class of 2020…..Wears #15…..6’1”, 150 pounds…..Second season playing basketball for South…..He enjoys playing the game…..He is a funny person.
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Jaylen Blakely: Class of 2020…..Wears #10.....5’7”, 127 pounds…..Third season playing basketball for South…..Also runs Track…..To Jaylen, basketball is a lifestyle. You have to completely immerse yourself in the game to be successful.
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Seamus Hegarty: Class of 2020…..Wears #22.....6’3 ‘, 180 pounds…..Second season playing basketball for South…..Named Most Improved Player on the B-Squad for the 2016-17 season…..Also runs Cross Country…..He really enjoys his teammates on the basketball team. His teammates make the game fun to play…..He tries to work his hardest and loves the challenge that basketball gives him.
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Curtis Jones: Class of 2020…..Wears #1.....5’11”, 135 pounds…..Second season playing basketball for South…..Earned one letter (Basketball)…..He enjoys the game because it is fun. Because of injuries, he has shied away from other sports he used to play like football and baseball and decided to focus his energies toward basketball.
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DeShawn McArthur: Class of 2020…..Wears #…..6’2”, 135 pounds…..Second season playing basketball for South…..He loves playing basketball because it is fun.
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Saiid Warsame: Class of 2020…..Wears #.....6’2”, 158 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..He is attracted to basketball for the competition, which allows him to push himself to become a better player and person.
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Damarion Bradley: Class of 2021…..Wears #…..6’3”, 180 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..Basketball is his favorite sport…..He cares immensely about other people.
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Shovanna Malloy-Rydeen: Class of 2018…..Student Manager…..Third season managing basketball for South…..Earned five letters (one each in Dance, Baseball, and Football, and two in Basketball)…..The family and community the team creates every year brings her back as manager…..The players have taught her a lot about herself and the game of basketball…..She has always aspired to be the Major League Baseball Commissioner.
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Abdullahi Ahmed: Class of 2019…..Student Manager…..First season managing basketball for South….Also plays Soccer and runs Track…..He is a friendly person who loves the game of basketball…..He takes everything he does seriously…..Also is part of the Math Team.
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Tom Isebrand: Graduating Class of 2020…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #42…..6.4”, 240 pounds…..Second season playing basketball for South…..Also plays Football…..Earned one letter (football)….. He believes basketball is fun, and since he is tall, he can rebound…..Even though he is tall, he cannot dunk the ball!
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Owen MacDonald: Graduating Class of 2020…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #24…..5’10”, 163 pounds…..Second season playing basketball for South….. He is also on the Mountain Biking team…..He loves basketball because it is fun.
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Mohamed Yussuf: Graduating Class of 2020…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #10…..5’11:, 135 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..He loves the competition that come with playing basketball and he hopes to become one of the best players in the history of South.
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Ivan Ayala: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #3…..5’11”, 187 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..Also plays Football…..Named the Most Improved Player on the JV Football team for 2017-18 season…..Basketball runs in his family…..He enjoys playing the game and believes he is one of the best players any coach can have.
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Sam Bradley: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #4…..5’8”, 108 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..He believes he is an extremely hard worker on and off the court and loves basketball because of the exercise it affords him.
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Zakariya Ibrahim: Graduating Class of 2020…..Plays on B-Squad….. Wears #12
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Lowell Longcrow: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #13…..5’6”, 136 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..Basketball is his favorite sport and he really enjoys the game.
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Sherrod Longs Jr.: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #11…..5’8”, 109 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..Also plays Football for South…..He loves to run and compete against other schools…..He cannot stand to lose at anything and is extremely competitive.
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Jordan Murphy: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #15…..5’4”, 108 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..He recently moved to the South area and began school…..He believes he was meant to play the game of basketball.
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Abdullahi Nor: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #1…..5’8”, 116 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..He began playing basketball in middle school…..He loves the way the team collaborates and supports each other…..He believes he is a “cold hooper.”
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Demetrius Seay: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #2…..5’10”, 174 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..Also plays Football…..Named Most Valuable Player for the JV Football Team in the 2017-18 season…..He loves all sports!
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Owen Solberg: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #20…..5’8”, 127 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..Also plays Football…..He plays basketball because he wants something to do to stay fit over the winter. He hopes to become a better player through hard work.
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Robin Spitzer: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #21…..5’7”, 130 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..He loves the teamwork that the game of basketball fosters.
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Avalanche Wallace: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #9…..5’11”, 150 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..He believes he is a good basketball player.
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Liban Warsame: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #14…..6’0”, 136 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..He began playing basketball in middle school…..He loves the sportsmanship that the game provides…..He loves to shoot a lot.
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Evan Wilson: Graduating Class of 2021…..Plays on B-Squad…..Wears #5…..5’7”, 121 pounds…..First season playing basketball for South…..He loves the game because he has great teammates. He knows they have his back and he will always have theirs.