2022-23 Murry Bertraum High Player Profiles


The Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers is a public secondary school in New York City. It is located in Lower Manhattan, adjacent to the Brooklyn Bridge and City Hall. Their boy’s varsity basketball team are in the midst of an incredible run. Veteran coach, Eddie Lau has led them to the 2022 NYC PSAL Championship, compiled four-in-a-row Manhattan A I Conference championships, and a 58-5 Conference record. For the past three years, they have gone undefeated. The team is returning four starters and is currently ranked #1 in New York’s Division A. Below are the profiles of the team’s key players:

Cristian Davis (2023) 6’0 point guard - Davis is a team captain, and is averaging 18.4 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals per game. He is the definition of the word “Winner”. He plays hard and well at both ends of the game. He can run a team, create for others and himself. He is a big time defender and is tough as nails.

Kalifa Outtara (2023) 6’5 2 guard - Outtara is also a team captain and is a Division 1 college prospect. Coach Lau says Outara is one of the top three players in PSAL, all divisions. He is averaging 37.4 points, 25 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 blocks and 2 steals so far this season. He is a versatile player, who can both play and defend 1-5. He has a big time motor and athleticism, and can do everything that is required to win.

Andre Bowles (2023) 6’4 2 guard - Bowles is also a captain and last year’s PSAL Championship Game MVP. He is averaging 16.6 points, 11.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists. Coach Lau says that Bowles is one of PSAL’s top 10 PSAL 2 guards. He is a slasher, athletic and a big time finisher.

Shandres Serrata (2024) 6’6 forward - Serrata has been out so far this season with a high ankle sprain. The big man runs like a guard, and seemingly grabs every rebound. He just started playing basketball couple of years ago, but is already a force on defense and offense.

Trevon Diggs (2023) 6’3 2 guard - Diggs has NBA level athleticism. He can play both ends. He is best at rebounding, pushing it and making plays in transition.


Taquil Edmonds ( 2024) 6’1 guard - Edmonds is averaging 10.4 points, 7 rebs. and 4 assists as a starting combo guard. He plays the game the right way, and is a team player who knows his role.


Andrew Parrish (2024) 5’10 point guard - Parrish is averaging 8.5 points , 5.2 rebs. 5 assists as the team’s
starting point guard. He will guard 94ft and is a pass-first point guard.