Parents: Cornell and Michelle Holloway

Siblings: Nicky (12) and Corbin (11)

Favorite NBA Team:  Wizards

Favorite School Subject: ​Math

Favorite Food: Steak

Individual Goal: Score more

Team Goal: Go to a state championship.


#5 Jay McClelland  6'3  G  

PLAYER BIOS


Player Bios

Parents: Jill and Scott McClelland

Siblings: Haley (23) and Jack (20)

Favorite NBA Team:  Washington Wizards

Favorite NBA Player: Paul George

Favorite School Subject: ​History

Favorite Food: Mashed potatoes.

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball:  The fans.

Individual Goal: Hit 20 three-pointers this season.

Team Goal: Go to XFinity Center.

Fun Fact: I enjoy horseback riding. I also own the Coach Lun Camp all-time Hot Shot record (50).

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, traveling, and skiing.

Seniors

Parents: Gurvinder and Shahab Ravery

Siblings: Aryana (17) and Azarro (14)

Favorite NBA Team:  LA Lakers

Favorite NBA Player: Kobe Bryant

Favorite School Subject: ​Anatomy

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball:  The bond we have with one another and the culture.

Individual Goal: Improve my all around game.

Team Goal: Get to XFinity Center.

Fun Fact: I like to go swimming in the summer during my free time.

#15 Jason Lewis   6'3  G

#33 Bert Tillett  6'0  PF

#34 Aramis Ravery 6'3  F

#1 Kai Holloway  5'10  G

#32 Blake Layman 6'2  F

#14 Josh Weinberg 6'0  G

#3 Brendan Shaver  6'3  G

**Captain  

Juniors

#2 Justin Niles 6'0  G

Parents: Jack and Su Pierce

Siblings: None

Favorite NBA Team:  Boston Celtics

Favorite NBA Player: Isaiah Thomas

Favorite School Subject: ​AP Psych

Favorite Food: Ramen Noodles

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball:  The focus on winning.

Individual Goal: Bring non-stop energy.

Team Goal: XFinity Hardware

Fun Fact: I am annoying on defense and I like that.

Hobbies/Interests: Eating good food, going to movies, watching bball and going to the pool.

Parents: Hsiao Ting and Lee Cheng

Siblings: Ethan (19)

Favorite NBA Team:  Cleveland Cavs

Favorite NBA Player: Kevin Love

Favorite School Subject: ​Math

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball:  Getting to know (and playing with) my teammates

Individual Goal: Keep getting better at basketball. 

Team Goal: Win games.

#30 Michael Bass 6'7  PF

2006 Maryland 4A State Champions

2014 Maryland 4A State Finalists

​2016 Maryland 4A State Semi-Finalists

#21 Tyler DeMartino  6'0  G

#10 Justin Cheng 6'2  F

Parents: Lauren and Scott Layman

Siblings: Kyle (18)

Favorite NBA Team:  Detroit Pistons

Favorite NBA Player: Blake Griffin

Favorite School Subject: ​Spanish

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball:  The winning culture and the focus on building team chemistry.

Individual Goal: Be the best teammate I can be.

Team Goal: Make it to XFinity Center.

Fun Fact: I was born in London.

Whitman Basketball

#11 Jaden Pierce 5'9  PG

Parents: Bert Tillett, Sr. and Raquel Robinson Tillett.

Siblings: Thirza (15), Kaylyn (21), Maxwell (30)

Favorite NBA Team:  Lakers and Thunder

Favorite NBA Player: Kobe Bryant, Derrick Rose, Zach Lavine, Kyrie Irving, and Russell Westbrook.

Favorite School Subject: ​Science

Favorite Food: Pasta, Chick Fil-A

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball:  The different personalities. 

Individual Goal: Get a scholarship for basketball.

Fun Fact: I am from Los Angeles.

Parents:Augusto and Cristina Ruiz

Siblings: Alicia Ruiz (sophomore at Whitman)

Favorite NBA Team: Utah Jazz

Individual Goal: I want to be the first big man to be top 15 on the Whitman Basketball assists per game record (and I want to do it twice).

Team Goal: Enter the 4A playoffs as the consensus #1 seed.

Fun Fact: I am an avid chess player and go to tournaments quite often.

#24 Rodrigo Ruiz  6'7  C 

Parents: Marty and Sara Lewis

Siblings: Jenny (23) and Will (26)

Favorite NBA Team:  NY Knicks

Favorite NBA Player: LeBron James

Favorite School Subject: ​Math

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball:  We play the right way.

Individual Goal: Make the All-State and All-County Team.

Team Goal: Win a state championship.

Fun Fact: I am good at trick shots.

Hobbies/Interests: Playing video games/hanging out with friends.

Parents: Tim Bass and Ursula Pfeil

Siblings: Anna (15), John-Robert MacMillian (7), Cannon (9 months)

Favorite NBA Team:  Wizards

Favorite NBA Player: Shaquille O'Neal

Favorite School Subject: ​English

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball:  The friendships that our team builds.

Individual Goal: To score more than 20 and have more than 10 rebounds in a game.

Team Goal: Win states.

Fun Fact: I have a half brother and a step brother.


Parents: John and Amy Niles

Siblings: Hannah (21)

Favorite NBA Team:  Washington Wizards

Favorite NBA Player: John Wall

Favorite School Subject: ​English

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball:  The culture and my teammates.

Individual Goal: Seize my opportunities.

Team Goal: Win states.

Fun Fact: I used to be on a swim team.

Parents: Carolyn and Paul Weinberg

Siblings: Danielle (14), Raquel (22), Max (19)

Favorite NBA Team:  San Antonio Spurs

Favorite NBA Player: Kevin Durant

Favorite School Subject: ​History

Favorite Food: French Toast

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball:  My teammates.

Individual Goal: Have a game with more than 6 assists.

Team Goal: Make it to XFinity Center

Fun Fact: I love to cook.