O’Dea Basketball: Brotherhood, Discipline, Toughness

The O’Dea High School Basketball Program proudly embodies the tradition of winning, with honor, and is guided by the core values of Brotherhood, Discipline, and Toughness. Through teamwork, our players learn the meaning of brotherhood by putting their teammates first and playing for each other.  Our players discover the value of discipline by executing a plan and realizing the success that comes from doing things the right way.  Finally, our players learn how to positively handle adversity and have the mental toughness to make the right decisions both on and off the court.

The program’s continued tradition of hard work has guided the Irish to 10 Metro League Championships, 29 State Tournament appearances, 9 State Final appearances, and 5 State Championships.  Led by an experienced and accomplished coaching staff, the Irish look forward to this continued tradition of success for years to come.

Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time/Result
Tuesday November 27 Chief Sealth Chief Sealth W 76-12
Tuesday December 4 Bainbridge O'Dea W 80-27
Friday December 7 Ballard O'Dea W 83-29
Friday December 14 Lakeside O'Dea W 79-16
Saturday December 15 Juanita Juanita W 80-27
Tuesday December 18 Rainier Beach Rainier Beach W 77-44
Friday December 21 West Seattle O'Dea W 55-8
Saturday December 22 Lynden Lynden W 67-32
Monday January 7 Garfield Garfield W 97-38
Thursday January 10 Nathan Hale Nathan Hale W 86-27
Saturday January 12 Curtis O'Dea W 69-14
Tuesday January 15 Ingraham Ingraham 4PM
Friday January 18 Blanchet O'Dea 4PM
Tuesday January 22 Franklin Franklin 4PM
Friday January 25 Roosevelt O'Dea 4PM
Frosh Tournament      
Monday 1/28/19 5:00 PM Lakeside O’Dea High School
Tuesday 1/29/19 5:00 PM Blanchet O’Dea High School
Wednesday 1/30/19 5:00 PM Seattle Prep O’Dea High School
Day Date Opponent Location Time/Result
Tuesday November 27 Chief Sealth Chief Sealth W 48-30
Tuesday December 4 Bainbridge O'Dea W 63-34
Friday December 7 Ballard O'Dea W 57-35
Friday December 14 Lakeside O'Dea W 69-50
Saturday December 15 Juanita Juanita W 69-47
Tuesday December 18 Rainier Beach Rainier Beach L 51-54
Friday December 21 West Seattle O'Dea W 72-54
Saturday December 22 Lynden Lynden L 61-62
Friday January 4 Garfield Garfield W 59-45
Tuesday January 8 Eastside Catholic O'Dea W 77-39
Friday January 11 Nathan Hale Nathan Hale W 77-34
Saturday January 12 Curtis O'Dea W 98-74
Tuesday January 15 Ingraham Ingraham W 69-42
Friday January 18 Blanchet O'Dea 5:45PM
Saturday January 19 Kentwood O'Dea 12:30PM
Tuesday January 22 Franklin Franklin 5:45PM
Friday January 25 Roosevelt O'Dea 5:45PM
Tuesday January 29 Cleveland Cleveland 5:45PM
Friday February 1 Seattle Prep O'Dea 5:45PM
Day Date Opponent Location Time/Result
Tuesday November 27 Chief Sealth Chief Sealth W 83-51
Tuesday December 4 Bainbridge O'Dea W 80-52
Friday December 7 Ballard O'Dea W 91-48
Friday December 14 Lakeside O'Dea W 75-56
Tuesday December 18 Rainier Beach Rainier Beach L 67-70
Friday December 21 West Seattle O'Dea W 53-39
Saturday December 22 Lynden Lynden L 47-70
Wednesday December 26 Mountain Pointe, AZ Torrey Pines, CA W 74-57
Thursday December 27 San Joaquin Memorial, CA Torrey Pines, CA W 88-75
Friday December 28 Mission Bay, CA Torrey Pines, CA L 80-87
Saturday December 29 Foothills Christian, CA Torrey Pines, CA L 69-73
Friday January 4 Garfield Garfield L 56-64
Tuesday January 8 Eastside Catholic O'Dea L 63-69
Friday January 11 Nathan Hale Nathan Hale W 82-42
Tuesday January 15 Ingraham Ingraham W 72-66
Friday January 18 Blanchet O'Dea 7:30PM
Tuesday January 22 Franklin Franklin 7:30PM
Friday January 25 Roosevelt O'Dea 7:30PM
Tuesday January 29 Cleveland Cleveland 7:30PM
Friday February 1 Seattle Prep O'Dea 7:30PM

February 4-11 / Metro Tournament

February 9-16 / District Tournament

February 22-23 / Regional Game

February 27 – March 2 / State Tournament

Team
  • Head Coach: Alonzo Jackson
# Player Year Height Position
3 Miles Dawson 9 5'10" Guard
4 Khalil Holiday 9 5'11" Guard
5 Takeo Staten-Sylvester 9 6'0" Guard
11 Sam Lipscomb 9 5'10" Guard
12 Jackson Hamilton 9 6'1" Wing
13 Naser Motley 9 5'10" Guard
14 Owen Moriarty 9 5'11" Guard
20 Kayat Taydas 9 6'0" Wing
22 Leo Poll 9 6'1" Wing
24 Trey Stokes 9 6'1" Wing
33 Russell Van Bebber 9 6'5" Wing
41 Sam Burroughs 9 5'10" Guard
  • Head Coach: Anthony Zabala
  • Assistant Coach: Damien del Fierro
# Name Year Height Position
3 Axel Traina 10 5'10" Guard
4 Davonte Allen 10 6'3" Wing
5 Patton Lanier 10 6'0" Guard
11 George Irwin 10 6'0" Guard
12 Nasir Graves 10 5'10" Guard
13 Milton Hopkins 10 6'5" Wing
14 K'Son Mika 10 6'3" Wing
23 Miles Goldbas 10 6'3" Wing
24 Cooper Mathers 11 6'4" Wing
  • Head Coach: Jason Kerr
  • Assistant Coach: Ryland Brown
  • Assistant Coach: Gene Woodard
  • Assistant Coach: Brady Sharpe
  • Assistant Coach: Lee Adams
  • Assistant Coach: Steven Truong
  • Manager: Mishael Powell
# Name Year Height Position
2 Calvin Thomas III 11 5'7" Guard
3 John Christofilis 10 6'4" Guard
4 John Misel 12 6'4" Guard
5 Paolo Banchero 10 6'9" Wing
11 Daniel Thomas 11 6'2" Guard
12 Max Debiec 10 6'6" Wing
13 Paul Johnson 11 6'0" Guard
14 Jaylon Ellis 10 5'11" Guard
20 Dezjay Perkins 10 5'11" Guard
22 Jermaine Davis 10 6'3" Wing
23 Emonte Scott 12 6'4" Wing
24 Noah Williams 12 6'5" Guard
Announcements

Please click HERE to view the Basketball Calendar. Please reach out to Coach Kerr with any questions. GO IRISH!

Coach's Corner

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Jason Kerr has been coaching high school basketball in Washington State for the last 25 years and is entering his 18th season as head coach. Before becoming a head coach, Jason spent eight years learning and coaching under the direction of Washington State Hall of Fame coaches Al Kawashima (three seasons) and Phil Lumpkin (five seasons).  Under Coach Lumpkin here at O’Dea High School, Coach Kerr served as a varsity assistant from 1994 to 1999, including the 1997, 29- 0, undefeated season which included players Ryland Brown, Damien del Fierro, and Gene Woodard, all current assistant coaches for the Irish.  During his 16 years as a head coach, Coach Kerr has compiled a 330-116 record, including 7 League Championships, 8 District Championships, 11 State Tournament appearances, and 4 State Championship appearances, with three State Titles, in 2003, 2006, and 2009.

Coach Kerr has spent many years giving back to the game off the court as well, through his roles on the Executive Board for the Washington State Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association (WIBCA), serving as a consultant for Regional and State Tournaments and 3A/4A WIAA State Basketball Tournament Director with the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA).

Jason resides in North Seattle with his wife and two daughters.  In his spare time, Coach Kerr enjoys having BBQs, working in his yard, and golfing.

For more information about Irish Basketball please contact O’Dea Athletic Director, Monte Kohler, at (206) 624-2068 or odad@odea.org

History
State Champions
1993
1997
2004
2005
2007
State Tournament Appearances
1955 1974 1975 1979 1980 1981 1983
1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1995
1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2003
2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011
2012 2014 2016 2018
Metro League Champions
1989 1990 1995 1996
1997 1998 1999 2004
2011 2012
Seattle Times All-Area Team
1979 - Jon Hale
1980 - John DeFranco, Steve Stepan
1981 - Joseph "JoJo" Buchanan, John DeFranco
1982 - Joseph "JoJo" Buchanan *McDonald's All-American
1983 - Troy Miles
1989 - Ray Hall
1990 - Matt Bollinger
1994 - Ryan Williams
1997 - Doug Wrenn
1998 - Doug Wrenn
2007 - Jamelle McMillan *Gatorade State Player of the Year
2011 - Al Hairston *Coach of the Year