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All-WNY 2000s team: How'd we do?

Here's my all-2000s team, which consists of the best first-teamers since I've covered high school basketball (1999-2000 to 2007-08).

The years listed are the seasons that the player made first team; POY is for Player of the Year. 

Check this previous post for a complete list of the first-teamers from the 2000s, as well as some readers' comments about who should be on the team.

Also take a look at posts discussing earlier eras (1960s, 1970s1980s, 1990s) as well as who should make the all-time All-WNY team.

First team
Charlie Comerford (Timon/St. Jude), 99-00, 00-01 POY
Paul Harris (Niagara Falls), 03-04 POY, 04-05 POY
Jonathan Flynn (Niagara Falls), 05-06 POY, 07-08 POY
Julius Page (Turner/Carroll), 98-99, 99-00 POY
Rodney Pierce (Hutch-Tech), 03-04, 04-05

Second team
Ray Blackburn (Lackawanna), 03-04, 04-05
Greg Gamble (Niagara Falls) 04-05
Robert Garrison (Niagara Falls) 04-05
Corey Herring (Timon/St. Jude) 00-01
Loren Stokes (Turner/Carroll) 01-02 POY

Third team
Ka'Ron Barnes (Turner/Carroll) 99-00
Greg French (Traditional) 00-01
Terry George (Traditional) 00-01
Daryl Jacobs (Traditional) 99-00, 00-01
Jose Narvaez (Grover Cleveland) 03-04

Fourth team
Micole Parker (City Honors) 02-03 POY
Jeff Parmer (Niagara Falls) 01-02, 02-03
Rahshon Tabb (Niagara Falls) 07-08 POY
Don Juan Tyson (Traditional) 01-02, 02-03
Mike Williams (Riverside) 05-06

As I wrote in today's paper, four of the five first-teamers were locks. There were plenty of excruciating decisions, but, as is the goal with any All-WNY team, I hashed out one that enabled me to sleep at night, so I'm satisfied.

I'm sure everybody isn't :-) The comments section is below, or come charging down the lane at me during Wednesday's 10 p.m. live chat.

---Keith McShea

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Keith McShea

Keith McShea

Keith McShea has covered high school sports at The News since his hiring in 1999. The 1995 University at Buffalo graduate and Long Island native (North Babylon Bulldogs) covers — and live blogs — everything from scrimmages to state championships & helps head The News' All-Western New York selections.

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