BROCKTON, Mass. ---- The postseason awards are icing on the cake for the Region 21 Champion and NJCAA Tournament bound Massasoit Warriors as sophomores Rael Handy, Mark Munroe and Mark Georges all earned All-Region 21 accolades for their play during the historic 2017-18 campaign.
The trio of starters were instrumental, along with their teammates, in capturing just the second Region 21 title in program existence and advancing to the NJCAA National Championship for the first time in program history.
Massasoit was represented on the first team by sophomore Rael Handy (Easton). The speedy point guard filled up the box score for the Warriors, leading the team in scoring (18.4) and averaged 5.7 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game. In addition, Handy was named Region 21 Tournament MVP.
Mark Munroe (Quincy) was a presence both offensively and defensively for the Warriors in his second year in Brockton, earning a spot on the all-region third team. The 6-foot-7 center averaged a double-double (11.7 points, 10.8 rebounds), shot a team-best 57.9 percent from the floor and swatted a team-high 49 shots. In addition, Munroe was named to the Region 21 All-Tournament Team.
Another third team selection and defensive menace for the Warriors was sophomore guard Mark Georges (Avon). The shooting guard finished second in scoring averaging 15.5 points along with 4.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and a team-best 2.4 steals per game, while also playing a variety of roles on defense.
Below is a list of the All-Region 21 selections in alphabetical order:
Jamaurie Coakley, Bunker Hill
Dajour Dunkley, Quincy
Rael Handy, Massasoit
Deven Palmer, Quincy
Zecaree Veiga, Bristol
Joshua Winbush, Bristol
Johnny Dombrowski, Quinsigamond
Alexis Estrella, Northern Essex
Jacee Hamelin, UConn-Avery Point
Colin Myers, MassBay
Alec Newman, Gateway
Demetrius Rogers, Springfield Tech
Emir Alagoz, Northern Essex
Lawrence Chery, Roxbury
Cha'mon Davis, MassBay
Mark Georges, Massasoit
Corey Green, Bristol
Mark Munroe, Massasoit
Jonathan Daviega, Quincy
Ugo Kamalu, Quincy
Geovonni Kraus, Springfield Tech
Didier Mathelier, MassBay
Tyrel Martinez, UConn-Avery Point
Jonathan Mola, Benjamin Franklin
Coach of the Year: Rob Delaleu, Bristol
Sportsmanship Award: Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology