Neumann-Goretti's Ja'Quan Newton and Constitution's Ahmad Gilbert were named players of the year in their respective classes on the Pennsylvania Sports Writers all-state boys' basketball teams announced Friday.
Newton, a 6-foot-3 senior guard, was selected the top player in Class AAA. Gilbert, a 6-6 junior forward, gained the honor in Class AA.
For guiding Constitution to a 28-5 record and a second state title in three seasons, Rob Moore was named coach of the year in Class AA.
The all-state girls' basketball teams also were announced, but no one from Southeastern Pennsylvania was named player of the year or coach of the year.