2022-2023 Boys Home Hilltoppers Basketball Season Begins

2022 Varsity Team – Head Coach Mark Miller (above)

Nick Rodgers, Ephy Morris, Zavain Avant, Cody Payne, Akon Deng, Jareem Reid, Kenny Blackwell, Tim Kengni, Micah Culp and Mark Miller (Head Coach) (LEFT TO RIGHT)

2022 Junior Varsity Team – Head Coach Ash Falireas (above)

FRONT ROW – Kemon Lewis, Brandon Smith and Noe Tenke (LEFT TO RIGHT)

BACK ROW – Ash Falireas/Head Coach, Sedekee Koroma, Sage Custalow, Chris Silvas-Holguin, Carveon Lee, Deleon Lee, Justus Dostal and Joshua Sielatshom/Team Manager (LEFT TO RIGHT)


On November 12, Boys Home kicked off the 2022-2023 basketball season against Christian Heritage Academy. The Boys Home Hilltoppers were victorious in a high-intensity opening game with a final score of 40-39. This season, Boys Home will have varsity and junior varsity basketball teams. The addition of junior varsity basketball will give more students the opportunity to play this season. The J.V. team will be led by Houseparent Ash Falireas. He stated, “I am excited about the upcoming season. The season will be a lot of fun and allow an opportunity for the younger students to be on an organized team. My goal for the season is for the players to have fun and realize the excitement that comes with a win.”

Mark Miller will lead the varsity team this year as head coach. Mark serves as the Boys Home intake and evaluation manager. The title of a coach is familiar to Mark who coached junior varsity and varsity basketball for Boys Home from 1992-2008. Mark stated, “I have missed coaching since that is where I feel my best. I value the relationship between the player and the coach. It is vital to the success of the team and the individual players. So many valuable life lessons translate when a student plays sports. I am excited about the upcoming season!”

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