Posted On: 11/5/19 4:30 PM

Windermere made a statement in just its second season of existence.

The Wolverines (27-5) made it to the Class 8A state semifinals, losing 56-54 in a game they led for much of the way (as much as 14 points). 

In that game, 2021 6', 175-pound guard Elliott "EJ" Yorke finished with a team-best 17 points which included 7-of-11 shooting and 12 points in the first half alone. A transfer from West Orange prior to the season, Yorke found fire in that game and was a huge piece for Windermere for the entire season alongside 2019 leaders Dakota Rivers (FGCU), Dante Love (Eckerd) and Joshua Colon (Montgomery JUCO) and 2021 6'3" guard Trey Moss.

Yorke is a strong-minded guard who isn’t afraid to attack and use his body to score who will do plenty this season alongside the high-upside ballhandler and slasher Moss. The Wolverines also added 2021 6'2" guard Kanye Jones from First Academy and 2021 6'5" guard Jaden Golston from Montverde as the versatility and guard play will be fun to watch for Mark Griseck's unit.

As for his summary of last season and his role ahead, this is what Yorke had to say about it.


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