Posted On: 03/19/21 8:51 AM

The Shore Conference has had a great run of success over the last five seasons with Ranney and Manasquan finishing in the top 5 in the state, respectively. The All-Shore and All-Pod selections were recently announced with multiple players finishing lower than expected. Here are the top All-Pod Selections that finished lower than expected.

Chris Venturoso Chris Venturoso 6'3" | SG Lacey | 2023 State NJ , 6’3 SG Lacey 2023

Venturoso finished on the second team for Pod A, but he has an argument to be on the first team. The Point Beach transfer was the team’s second leading scorer as he attacked the basket with consistency and knew how to get to the line. Venturoso is capable of knocking down jumpers from distance and is a strong rebounder for a guard. Lacey’s 5-6 record is probably the reason for his second team selection, but Venturoso has the ability to make a big impact for the Lions’ in 2021-22.

Luke Braaten Luke Braaten 6'7" | PF Brick Township | 2022 State NJ , 6’7 PF Brick Memorial 2022

Braaten’s season was unfortunately cut short due to injury, but even still his third team selection is a little perplexing. The 6’7 forward was a force down low as he opened up the season with a pair of double-doubles. Braaten

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