Anne Arundel’s Lipinski and Stansbury, Baltimore’s Paige Back for Second Season
Severna Park, MD (August 22, 2012) – The Bay Area Shuckers announced three local players from last season’s team have re-signed with the American Pro Basketball League (APBL) team. Harvey Paige, Jr. (W.E.B. DuBois), Patrick Lipinski (Annapolis Area Christian School), and Gerald Stansbury (Broadneck) all will be entering their second season with the Shuckers.
“Harvey Paige was our Iron Man last season. Patrick Lipinski and Gerald Stansbury also provided a boost joining the team for our late season playoff run. We’re happy to have all three back with us this season,” commented Shuckers General Manager John Wolfe.
In 2011-2012 Paige was the only player to play in all 14 Shuckers games. He averaged 5.93 points and 4.00 rebounds per contest. He had a season best effort 17 points and six rebounds in a 124-114 overtime win over the Toms River (New Jersey) Shooters on March 4, 2012. He played prep basketball and lacrosse for the W.E.B. DuBois Panthers. He posted a career high 25 points against Reginald F. Lewis High School. A forward, Paige played collegiately at Anne Arundel Community College.
Lipinski suited up for three games with the Shuckers in 2011-2012 averaging 4.33 points, 2.67 rebounds, and 1.33 assists per game. The guard played high school ball at Annapolis Area Christian School (AACS) in Severn, Maryland where he was named a Second Team All-Metro performer as a senior. Lipinski then played one season with Trinity International University in Chicago, Illinois where he averaged nine points and five assists per game; earning All Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Freshman Team honors.
Stansbury, a late-season addition for Bay Area, played in five games posting 1.4 points per game. Also, a guard, Stansbury, who played his prep ball at Broadneck High School of Anne Arundel County, played for two seasons at NCAA Division II Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, North Carolina before transferring to Division III Marymount University of Arlington, Virginia. At Pfeiffer he saw limited play as a freshman, but saw action in 26 games as a sophomore. In one season at Marymount he played in 25 games and averaged 3.84 points, 3.76 rebounds per game while adding 8 blocks and 28 steals.
The Bay Area Shuckers will tip off their second season in October. For more information on the Shuckers and to purchase tickets please visit www. BayAreaShuckers.com.