NAPOLEONVILLE Ã¢â‚¬â€ Assumption Excessive Faculty senior boys basketball participant Marlon Robinson wished a possibility to play faculty basketball for among the best junior faculties round.
In his eyes, Robinson mentioned he discovered that place in Clarendon Faculty based mostly in Clarendon, Texas.
He signed a nationwide letter-of-intent to play with the Bulldogs throughout a ceremony held within the Assumption Parish Media Middle on Thursday.
Robinson mentioned it was a particular second to register entrance of his household, pals and coaches on Thursday.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I selected Clarendon faculty as a result of it was a very good faculty for me to start out off with my profession,Ã¢â‚¬Â Robinson mentioned. Ã¢â‚¬Å“It is among the finest JUCOÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s in Texas. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s an excellent alternative. It is going to improve my schooling.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Robinson mentioned he expects to contribute as a taking pictures guard and play some level guard on the subsequent stage.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I feel IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m going to slot in good with the staff,Ã¢â‚¬Â Robinson mentioned. Ã¢â‚¬Å“I feel itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s going to take me far in my profession. I hope to play for a four-year college after. It is going to give me one of the best alternative to get on the court docket and actually assist them out. I really feel prefer itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s one of the best alternative for me.Ã¢â‚¬Â
In his senior season at Assumption, He helped the Mustangs end the season with a 24-12 total document and a visit to the second spherical of the Class 4A state playoffs.
He scored 12.1 factors per recreation to go together with 5.three rebounds per recreation, 6.1 assists per recreation and a pair of.eight steals per recreation. He was first-team choice on the District 7-4A staff, a second-team member on The Courier/Each day CometÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Better of Bayou Preps basketball staff and a honorable point out on the Louisiana Sports activities Writers Affiliation Class 4A All-State staff.
Assumption head boys basketball coach Derek Szush mentioned Robinson was a spark for the Mustangs each night time on the court docket.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“In my first week at Assumption two years in the past, I bumped into Marlon and I informed him he was my man for the subsequent two years,Ã¢â‚¬Â Szush mentioned. Ã¢â‚¬Å“I knew we had one thing particular in him. I heard a bunch about him. We went by some various things, however on the finish of the day, he got here out as a significantly better participant and a significantly better particular person.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Szush mentioned Robinson can be an excellent addition to the basketball staff at Clarendon, which is coached by Issac Fontentot-Amedee, who’s a Baton Rouge native and former Nicholls State College pupil. The Bulldogs had a 19-12 total document final season.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I feel heÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s (Robinson) going to take advantage of out of the chance,Ã¢â‚¬Â Szush mentioned. Ã¢â‚¬Å“I feel heÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s going to do nice. As soon as he will get up there, he has an excellent coach in Coach Issac, who’s a pal of mine. HeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s going to deal with him. I do know heÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s going to do an excellent job.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Whereas at Clarendon, Szush mentioned Robinson will play in opposition to gamers who will transfer on to play for main Division I basketball packages. If he continues to work and enhance, Szush mentioned Robinson could have an opportunity to make it to a giant four-year program.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I feel they’re going to get one of the vital athletic guards, not simply to come back by Assumption, however from the southeast area of the state,Ã¢â‚¬Â Szush mentioned. Ã¢â‚¬Å“HeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s as athletic as he desires to get. He wants the ball in sure spots and he is aware of that. HeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s going to need to proceed to work.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Robinson mentioned it has all the time been his dream to play faculty basketball and have a shot to make it as knowledgeable in the future. With a possibility in his palms, Robinson mentioned he is able to benefit from it.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“That may be very particular to get to a four-year college,Ã¢â‚¬Â Robinson mentioned. Ã¢â‚¬Å“I’ve to go up there, deal with my enterprise and maintain getting higher and higher.Ã¢â‚¬Â