Posted On: 03/11/20 4:17 AM

The junior varsity level has changed over time. Originally leagues would be divided by borough. Each borough would have two to three divisions. Those divisions would be groups of eight teams. Those teams would compete for the best record. Each division winner would be considered the champion. The old format would prepare players for varsity, but it didn't get city-wide credibility. Today's JV players are competing in similar divisions during the regular season. The division title does not grant team championships anymore. The top two teams from each division get a spot in the playoffs. 32 teams compete in a postseason city-wide tournament. This new format prepares players and builds confidence for the next level. 


Xavier Barrow Susan Wagner Highschool (15-1). The Falcons ranked 5th overall, with a chance to win a city title. Xavier Barrow is averaging 15.0 PPG. & 3.8 APG. The Falcons will play Dewitt Clinton in the city-wide quarterfinals.

Karriem Thomas Dewitt Clinton High School (14-0). The governors are ranked 4th in the city. Karriem Thomas is putting up 11.91 PPG. & 4.82 APG. Karriem is the x-factor for the governors. The governors will play Susan Wagner in the city-wide quarterfinals. 

Isaiah Wright Benjamin Cardozo

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