Varsity Basketball - Boys
The Pingree boys’ basketball program has won over 100 games in the last six seasons and has finished either first or second in our league since 2004. In addition to our play in the Eastern Independent League, our team plays a challenging non-conference schedule against an array of strong New England prep school teams.
Pingree basketball strives to instill confidence, determination, and a love for the game in all of its players. Our goal is to improve everyday and maximize our basketball potential through hard work, perseverance, and dedication to the team. We are proud of our successes and we are excited for another promising season.
EIL League Champions '03 '04 '05 '07 '08 '09 '10
New England Prep School Champions 2009
New England Prep School Finalist 2013
New England Prep School Final Four '06 '08 '09 '11 '13 '14, '15, '16
Pingree Alumni Collegiate Athletes:
Jeff Oliveira '16, Salve Regina University
Connor Reardon '14, WPI
Isaac Carp '12, Skidmore College
Allen Williamson '09, Amherst College
Nick Mosakowski '07, Boston College
|0||Jackson Latimer (captain)||F||2017||Topsfield, MA|
|2||Ricky Arias||G||2018||Salem, MA|
|3||Felix Kloman||F||2020||Ipswich, MA|
|4||Alonzo Jackson (captain)||F||2017||Medford, MA|
|5||David Massillon||G||2018||Lynn, MA|
|10||Harrison Latimer||F||2020||Topsfield, MA|
|11||Kevin Wheeler||G||2017||Wakefield, MA|
|12||John Fay||F||2017||Reading, MA|
|14||Chad DiCenzo (captain)||G||2017||Andover, MA|
|30||Jake Spaulding||G||2019||Topsfield, MA|
|33||Kole Lentini||F||2017||North Reading, MA|
Head Coach: Steve Gibbs
Steve Gibbs has been the head coach of the Boys Varsity Basketball team since the 2003/2004 season. During his tenure, the team has captured five league titles and earned one New England Championship. Several former players are currently playing or have played college basketball.
Asst. Coach: Steven D Gibbs
Steven Gibbs came to Pingree as the Head Junior Varsity Basketball coach in 2008. While directing the JV squad, the Highlanders were 36-3 including two undefeated E.I.L. seasons. In his first season as part of the varsity coaching staff, Gibbs assisted in guiding the Highlanders to an undefeated EIL season in a season that ended with the school's second New England Championship. In addition to Coach Gibbs' role at the Pingree school he is the Director of the Zero Gravity Basketball Tournament Circuit which manages and directs Amateur Basketball Tournaments across the United States.
Assistant Coach: Len Williamson
Allen Williamson class of '09 is proud to return to Pingree as an Athletics Intern and assistant basketball coach. Coach Williamson grew up in Saugus. He was an All-League soccer player for Pingree and a stand out basketball player. As a highschool basketball player, his team won three EIL Championships and a NEPSAC championship his senior year for which Coach Williamson was awarded tournament MVP. He was a two-time EIL MVP and two-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic player. He holds the Pingree all time scoring record with 2,096 pts.
Allen attended Amherst College where he played four years of basketball, won 2 NESCAC championships and a NCAA DIII national championship, for which he was honored as the tournament Most Outstanding Player. Williamson won the Eugene Wilson Award from the athletic department (awarded to the student-athlete who most embodies the spirit of Amherst athletics).
Coach Williamson signed to play professionally in Luxembourg and then in Kuwait. Since then, he has been training middle school and high school athletes on the North Shore. He has a passion for all sports and is excited to be getting into coaching more seriously.