Patterson's Carr set to play in basketball showcase
Patterson rising junior guard Aquille Carr, The Baltimore Sun's All-Metro Player of the Year last season, has been selected to play in the sixth annual Boost Mobile Elite 24, set for Aug. 26-27 in Venice, Calif.
The event features the top 24 high school basketball players from across the nation, chosen by ESPN high school basketball evaluators. The game will take place at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 and be televised live on ESPNU. A slam dunk contest, set for 6 p.m. Aug. 26, also is part of the event.
Carr averaged 32 points, six assists, five rebounds and finished with 117 steals to lead Patterson (25-2) to the Class 4A state title game last year.