8th Grade Boys Basketball

St. Pius X Golden Lions
2022-2023 8th Grade Basketball

8th Grade Basketball Tryout Results

 

WILL CLOYD
HEAD COACH

Coach Cloyd (SPX ‘08) enters his 10th year on the St. Pius X basketball coaching staff. The Golden Lions have made a deep run in the playoffs every year he has been on staff. Coach Cloyd works with the post players in practice and serves as the team’s gear and film coordinator. Coach Cloyd was a stand-out basketball player while a student at St. Pius X. He then went on to play basketball for Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. During his four years at Guilford, Coach Cloyd helped the Quakers advance to the Division III Final Four twice (2009 and 2010), win the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship in 2010, and was named to the Academic All-ODAC team (2011-12). Coach Cloyd was a Graduate Assistant Coach at Guilford for the 2012-13 season. He received his master’s degree in Special Education from Georgia State University. In addition to coaching basketball, Coach Cloyd serves on the English faculty at St. Pius X.

 

JOHN HULL
ASSISTANT COACH

John is entering his first year of coaching 8th grade basketball at St. Pius X, after coaching many rec league and CMLA teams in the community. He is an engineering graduate of Georgia Tech and has worked in the aerosol manufacturing industry for the past 30 years. John lives in Decatur with his wife of 32 years, Stephanie. They have 3 children who are all graduates of St. Pius X: Jessica ‘15; J.R. ‘19; and Jacob ‘22, who was a 6-year member of the Pius basketball program.

 

SHEMAR ETIENNE
ASSISTANT COACH

Coach Etienne (SPX ’19) enters his 1st year on the St. Pius X basketball coaching staff. He attended St. Pius X 4 years ago and was apart of a State Championship run in 2018. In the summer he enjoys training his brothers and other young players and playing pickup basketball around Atlanta. Coach Etienne is completing his Bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia in Finance and graduating in May 2023.

8th Grade Boys Basketball Roster
Jersey # Name Position Grade
1 Michael Brown G 8
2 Tommy Hanson W 8
3 Nate Winters G 8
4 Jackson Dorris W 8
5 Khairi Davis G 8
10 Shaw Tomlinson G/W 8
11 Jameson Hilton G 8
12 Jake McLaren W 8
13 Max Etienne G 8
14 Ben Dooley W 8
22 Collin Hendrix G/W 8
23 Zach Yimtatu W 8
24 Liam Dixon W 8
25 Logan Lanier PF 8
32 Jack Randa PF 8

Date Time Opponent(s) Location Result Score
11/05
09:00 AM
Marist at Wesleyan
Away
win
45-36
11/12
10:00 AM
Pace at Wesleyan
Away
win
41-28
11/19
10:00 AM
Westminster at Wesleyan
Away
win
45-43
11/30
07:15 PM
Marist
Home
win
35-33
12/03
08:00 AM
Wesleyan
Away
loss
43-38
12/05
07:30 PM
Woodward
Home
loss
47-46
12/10
09:00 AM
Lovett at Wesleyan
Away
loss
64-41
12/15
06:30 PM
Landmark Christian
Home
loss
61-50
01/03
05:30 PM
Westminster
Away
PPD
01/07
08:00 AM
Blessed Trinity at Wesleyan
Away
win
61-38
01/09
07:15 PM
Marist
Away
win
43-38
01/14
09:00 AM
GAC at Wesleyan
Away
win
47-43
01/21
08:00 AM
Holy Innocents' at Wesleyan
Away
win
42-29
01/25
07:30 PM
Lovett at Private School League Quarterfinals
Away
01/26
(All day)
Private School League Semi Finals
Away
01/28
(All day)
Private School League Championship
Away
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