CAPITAL ALL-STARS ANNOUNCED FOR THE HOOP CULTURE CAPITAL CLASSIC PRESENTED BY EVENTS DC & PRELIMINARY GAME ADDED

Mar 25, 2024

March 25, 2024

Hoop Culture announced the Capital All-Star Team for the Hoop Culture Capital Classic presented by Events DC today. The nation’s most legendary high school basketball All-American Game will be played on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 2:00PM at the Entertainment & Sports Arena in Washington, DC.

“We are thrilled with the roster of the Capital All-Stars,” said Tom Doyle, CEO of the Capital Classic and Hoop Culture. “We are also excited to announce that we are bringing back the prelim game in 2024, with the Suburban All-Stars taking on the District All-Stars at 12:15.”

The Capital All-Stars will be led by Overtime Elite guard and Georgia Tech commit Jaeden Mustaf (ESPN#62), son of 1988 Capital Classic alum Jerrod Mustaf. “I’m excited to play one last time with my DMV brothers in such a historic game that my dad and other great players played in. It means the world to me,” said Jaeden. He will be joined by Michigan commit Khani Rooths (ESPN#33). Rooths who started his career at Georgetown Prep in Rockville, finished up at IMG Academy (FL).

The Capital All-Stars roster is rounded out with Ben Hammond (Paul VI/Rhode Island), Brendan Johnson (Calvert Hall/Merrimack), Caden Diggs (Bullis/Old Dominion), Caleb Williams (Sidwell Friends/Georgetown), Daquan Davis (Overtime Elite/Undecided), Isaiah Abraham (Paul VI/UConn, ESPN#85), Jordan Braithwaite (Mt. St. Joseph/Yale), Malachi Palmer (Mt. Zion Prep/Maryland), Malchiah Marable (Maret/Undecided),  Malcolm Thomas (Dematha/Villanova) and Ty Bevins (Gwynn Park/GWU).

This Capital Classic also announced an All-Academic selection in Les Johnson (Good Counsel).

The Capital All-Stars will be coached by David “Tee” Johnson of Jackson-Reed High School. Johnson has led the D.C. Public School to two of the last three DCIAA Championships. He will be assisted by his regular staff and Special Assistant Jerome “Junkyard Dog” Williams the former Georgetown University and NBA Star.

2024 Capital All-Star Roster

 

NAME SCHOOL HEIGHT COLLEGE COMMITMENT ESPN

NR

BEN HAMMOND PAUL VI 5’10 RHODE ISLAND
BRENDAN JOHNSON CALVERT HALL 6’4 MERRIMACK
CADEN DIGGS BULLIS 6’7 OLD DOMINION
CALEB WILLIAMS SIDWELL FRIENDS 6’6 GEORGETOWN
DAQUAN DAVIS OVERTIME ELITE 5’11 FLORIDA STATE
ISAIAH ABRAHAM PAUL VI 6’7 CONNECTICUT 85
JAEDEN MUSTAF OVERTIME ELITE 6’4 GEORGIA TECH 62
JORDAN BRAITHWAITE MT. ST. JOSEPH 6’4 YALE
KHANI ROOTHS IMG ACADEMY 6’8 33
LES JOHNSON* GOOD COUNSEL 6’4 UNDECIDED
MALACHI PALMER MT. ZION PREP 6’5 MARYLAND
MALCHIAH MARABLE MARET 6’9 UNDECIDED
MALCOLM THOMAS DEMATHA 6’9 VILLANOVA
TY BEVINS GWYNN PARK 6’4 GEORGE WASHINGTON

*ACADEMIC SELECTION

PRE-LIMINARY GAME: DISTRICT VS SUBURBAN @12:15PM

DISTRICT ALL-STARS

NAME SCHOOL COLLEGE COMMITMENT
CHRIS HALL-TAYLOR SHERWOOD UNDECIDED
DONTE MAYO RICHARD MONTGOMERY UNDECIDED
ELYWNE WORDLAW FREDERICK UNDECIDED
TAVARRES RILEY FREEDOM UNDECIDED
LUCAS SEKASI JACKSON-REED UNDECIDED
MALACHI HOSTON IDEA UNDECIDED
NEHEMIAH JOHNSON IDEA UNDECIDED
SCOTTIE HUBBARD JACKSON-REED UNDECIDED
TAJIR WEBSTER ST. CHARLES UNDECIDED
TEY BARBOUR PATRIOT HARVARD
THOMAS FARRELL WHITMAN UNDECIDED
TONY POPE GWYNN PARK UNDECIDED

COACH: DWAYNE SHACKELFORD (FRIENDSHIP TECH PREP) & STAFF

SUBURBAN ALL-STARS

NAME SCHOOL COLLEGE COMMITMENT
BLAKE HARPER GONZAGA HOWARD
DAOUDA TRAORE CLINTON GRACE UNDECIDED
GOAP KOADA GEORGETOWN PREP LOYOLA (MD)
HASSAN DORMAN ARCHBISHOP CARROLL UNDECIDED
JACKSON FURMAN RIVERDALE BAPTIST UNDECIDED
JAKE TRINGONE SANDY SPRING FRIENDS LANDER
KRIS JOHNSON CLINTON GRACE UMASS-LOWELL
MACHI CHESTER ROCK CREEK CHRISTIAN WEST LIBERTY
MEKAI JOHNSON BISHOP IRETON ST. JOSEPH
NATHANIEL PONDEXTER ARCHBISHOP CARROLL UNDECIDED
QUIN GORMAN FLINT HILL STONY BROOK

COACH: BYRON MOUTON (LANHAM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL) & STAFF

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