Wake Forest Commit Reaches Milestone in Recent Win over South River
NORTH EDISON, NJ—It has been a memorable season thus far for St. Thomas Aquinas standout, Quadry Adams. During the off-season, Adams drew offers from 14 NCAA Division I schools. He then completed his college recruitment process by signing a letter of intent with Wake Forest of the ACC, coached by former Kansas standout, Danny Manning in November.
As the season got underway, Adams has played in a number of basketball showcases around the Garden State including the 2019 Friends of South Amboy Showcase, 2019 Hoop Group Tip-Off Classic, 2020 SFIC Festival, 2020 Hearts 2 Hands Showcase, and the 2020 Metro Classic. In addition, the Trojans currently sport a 13-4 record, lead the GMC Blue Division, and won their holiday tournament by defeating Burlington Township in the 2019 Albert E. Martin Buc Classic Championship on December 30th in Red Bank.
Adams added to those individual, and team accomplishments by scoring his 1,000th career point during an 83-25 win over South River in a GMC Crossover last Friday, January 17th. Needing 14 points to reach his milestone, Adams accomplished his goal on a dunk en route to a 25 point performance. Adams tabulated his 25 points on 8 field goals and 2 three pointers. He also collected 3 steals, 3 assists, and 2 rebounds.
So far this season, Adams is averaging 18.5 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 2.7 steals through 17 games. He has scored in double figures in every game including 6 games of scoring 20 points or more. Adams season high was 26 in the season opener at South River. He also has two double-doubles this year with 17 points and 10 rebounds in a 98-65 win over Mater Dei on December 21st and 15 points and 10 boards in a 70-65 loss versus St. Joseph’s on January 5th.
Through play on Wednesday, Adams has made 118 field goals, 10 three pointers, and 49 free throws for his 315 points this season. He currently has 1,054 points for his career. Adams and St. Thomas Aquinas has played a loaded schedule against the likes of Mater Dei, Bergen Catholic, Burlington Township, St. Joseph’s, Linden, University of Newark, Carteret, Perth Amboy, and Executive Academy Charter of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Adams has continued to improve over his sophomore and junior year at Aquinas. Coming into the season, Adams had averaged 14.5 points per game through 51 career games for the Trojans. He was recognized by GMC Hoops as the 2019 Junior of the Year by averaging 15.3 points per game, and leading the Trojans to the 2018-19 Blue Division Championship, and 2nd straight GMCT Elite Eight appearance.
Congratulations Quadry on another great accomplishment in your basketball career. Best of luck the rest of this season.