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7th Grade Boys National

Regular 2017 Season
2017 Season x Regular

John Baron -- Head Coach (7th GRADE BLACK TEAM)

John Baron is the head coach for the 2017 JAGS 7th GRADE BLACK team.  This is the fourth year John has been the head coach of this grade group dating back to the start in 4th grade.  This team has had much success and hopefully 2017 will continue with player development, team development and a few more trophies.

2015-2016 marked Head Coach John Baron 14th season at the helm of the Gwynedd Mercy Men's Basketball program. Over the last 14 seasons, Baron has developed the Griffins into a perennial contender in the Colonial States Athletic Conference and a force the region.

Baron has accumulated a 256-130 overall record and he has guided his teams to the conference playoffs in every season along with a 177-65 record in league play. He ranks 38th nationally of the over 500 Division III head coaches in all-time winning percentage. His 14 seasons include six 20-win seasons, four conference championships, six conference championship appearances, five NCAA tournament appearances, three NCAA Tournament wins and numerous regional and national rankings over his time. 

2017 7th Grade Jaguars Black Team

First Name Last Name
John Baron Head Coach
Paul Klauder Assistant Coach
Tyson Allen Player
Harry Adieyefeh Player
JP Baron Player
Nick Becker Player
Brett Byrne Player
Kevin Green Player
Cole Hargrove Player
Sean Heller Player
Griffin Hummel Player
Justin Klauder Player
Ryan Schaefer Player

Recent 7th Grade Boys Black News

7 Black wins first Championship and 5 Black wins 2 weeks in a row

Five JAGS Boys team competed at Competitive Edge in the EC3 Kickoff Tournament this Weekend. 

7th Grade Black won their first championship and was 4-0 with wins over Delco Rays (55-33), CES-Sarkees (50-23), Wilmington Tigers (63-34) and they played in the championship against our other 7th grade team (7th Grade Gold) and won 56-27.  For the 4 games the team was led by Brett Bryne with 34 points, Harry Adieyefeh with 32 points, Cole Hargrove with 26 points, Justin Klauder with 24 points, Tyson Allen with 23 points and Ryan Schaefer with 22 points.  Also Griffin Hummel had 19 points, JP Baron had 17 points, Nick Becker had 17 points, Kevin Green had 7 points and Sean Heller had 5 points.

6th Grade Girls Blue swept the WCU Lightning Tournament with an undefeated four game victory. Great job Girls!  

5th Grade Black won their second championship in 2 weeks and now sit at 8-0.  They beat the Thunder 44-29, ECP (Brandt) 63-9, Downingtown Heat 54-30 and in the championship game they beat H Pride 5th 35-32.

5th Grade Gold got their season started as was 1-2.  They lost to H Pride 5th, 41-28, lost to Paoli Wildcats 50-28 and then beat ECP (Sauer) 34-18.  For the two Saturday games the team was led by Charlie Ferrise with 16 points, Mitchell Karp with 12 points and Brennan McVey with 10 points.

4th Grade Gold also got their season started as was 0-3 but competed very hard and well in an A division tournament.  They lost to the Monstars 27-17, and then had two loses to the same team (ECP-Heinerichs) with the scores 30-26 and 17-15 in two very good games.

7th Grade Gold also was in an A bracket and did very well this weekend.  They started off by beating Pottstown Thunder 64-48, then bested Wave 48-32 but were knocked off by ECP-Duncan, 47-38.  This still qualified them for the championship and they lost to the other 7th Grade Jags Team (Black) by competed very hard against them.  Scoring for the weekend was Colin Meyer with 42 points, Michael Merola with 28 points, Joey Azzara with 23 points, Trey Tiffan with 19, Matt Blakemore with 18, Cooper Stone with 17, Luke Topley with 13, Michael Carfagno with 12 and EJ Meyer with 8.

Also 10th Grade Black won the Beachbound Tournament in Ocean City, MD.

Finally the 5th Grade Blue Girls team got their season started by winning the 6th grade bracket at the In the Zone tournament in Bath, PA.  Way to go coaches and players!