2020-21 St Lukes School Season Preview
St Lukes School is a secular, private day school serving grades 5-12 in New Canaan, CT. Its boys varsity basketball team is coached by former Quinnipiac College Assistant Coach Tony Newsom and is assistant coached by Evan Downey. St Luke’s has a long history of placing their players onto college teams, including the current starting backcourt of DI Boston University. SLS is coming off the rare undefeated run to a Fairchester Athletic Association regular season and tournament championship last year. They also advanced to the Final Four of the ultra-competitive, seven state region, New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Class B (mid sized schools) championship tournament.
Their current 2020-21 roster, notwithstanding Covid 19 related cancellations, would be considered as favorites to repeat as FAA champions. Below we list their key contributors:
Cole Bryant 6-4, 180, Senior, SG (Bethel, CT), big guard, excellent shooter from 3 and off the dribble in the mid-range, strong rebounder, 2019-2020 NEPSAC Honor Mention, 2019-2020 2nd Team All-FAA
Jah’khi Washington 6-3, 180, Junior, SG/PF (Bridgeport, CT), elite leaper, slasher, excellent rebounder, defensive disruptor, 2019-2020 All-FAA Honorable Mention
Justin Covington 6-4, 180, Junior, SG (New Haven, CT), elite defender, slasher, rugged rebounder, well balanced catch-and-shoot player out to 3
Aren Cummings 6-5, 190, Junior, PF/SG (Monroe, CT), strong handle with range to three, excellent rebounder and finisher, All CIAC 2019-2020
Sean Clemons 5-10, 160, Junior, PG (Tumbull, CT), strong passer with excellent court vision, knocks down open shots.
Josh Harper 5-10, 160, Junior, PG (Stamford, CT), good on-ball defender, very good lateral quickness.
Ryan Frank 6-4, 180, Junior, SG (Stamford, CT), very good shooter.
Ethan Crawford 6, 170, Sophomore, PG (New Canaan, CT) good shooter from three, with nice mid-range game, high IQ