Posted On: 12/22/20 3:40 PM

Western New York is an underrated basketball hotspot chockful of promising, talented recruits. The 2019-2020 Monsignor Martin League (Buffalo NY) was highly competitive and produced many memorable moments for both teams and individuals alike. This article will focus on 4 Centers that are poised for a breakout season in 2020-2021.


Ater Marial - Bishop Timon-St. Jude - Class of 2021

Marial led the 2019-2020 Monsignor Martin League in blocked shots, managing 53 total over the course of 25 games. That amounted to 2.1 per game, nearly a full half of a block more than the next man. At only 6’5”, he relies on his timing and anticipation more so than physical gifts to rise up and challenge opponents. I expect Marial to take a big jump in scoring, too; after posting just 1.9 points per game as a Sophomore, his offensive role should substantially increase in 2020-2021. His defensive prowess a year ago has certainly earned him the opportunity!


Logan Reaska - St. Francis - Class of 2023

Logan Reaska certainly showed flashes of potential in 2019-2020. Just a Freshman, he led his team in steals per game at 2.0.

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