Section V Basketball Hall of Fame
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Section V Basketball: Hall of Fame Class of 2010

The class features 9 people who have earned distinction through playing, coaching, officiating and leadership during the past 88 years of scholastic competition in Section V Basketball.

Class of 2010
Nancy Alexander Harshman
Meg Dahlman
Burnice Green
Mike Dianetti
Emily Edwards
Corporal Jason Dunham
Doug Childs
Bill O’Rourke Jr.
Tom O’Rourke
Tom McCulley

Parents of 2010 Hall of Fame Inductee Jason Dunham - United States Medal of Honor Recipiant.

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Class of 2010:
Nancy Alexander HarshmanBrockport High SchoolPlayer 
Nancy Alexander Harshman: This multi-sport athlete was a 1990 graduate of Brockport Central. She captained the Blue Devils to a Section V Basketball title in her senior season. A three - time AGR (All Greater Rochester) honoree, she was named Section V “Co-Player of the Year” in 1990. Nancy was the first female in Brockport hoops history to break the 1,000 point plateau. Upon graduation she received an athletic scholarship to continue her education and playing career at Division I University of Minnesota. Nancy played all four years for the Golden Gophers earning the “Coaches Award” after the 1992 and 1994 campaigns.
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Meg DahlmanNazareth High SchoolPlayer 
Meg Dahlman: A versatile post player, Meg scored 2085 points and snared 1033 rebounds in her career at Nazareth Academy. She led the Lasers to 4 Section V Basketball Championships (1999, 2001, 2002, and 2003) earning tournament MVP honors three times. Meg was a three time AGR selection including AGR “Player of the Year” honors her junior and senior seasons. On the collegiate level, Meg guided the Marist College Red Foxes to three NCAA appearances including a Sweet Sixteen berth in 2007.
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Burnice GreenWilson-Magnet High SchoolPlayer 
Burnice Green: Burnice was the floor general and catalyst of Wilson Magnet’s championship run in the mid ‘80’s. A four year varsity player, Burnice led the Wildcats to Section V Championships in 1985 and 1986 along with two appearances in the NYSPHSAA Final Four. The 1986 team captured the ultimate prize of a state championship. Burnice was named to the AGR team in 1988. He participated in the Ronald McDonald All Star game and was named game MVP and Slam Dunk winner. Burnice also demonstrated his athletic prowess on the gridiron leading Wilson Magnet to an undefeated season in 1987. He continued his education at SUNY Brockport twice earning ALL- SUNYAC honors in basketball.
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Mike DianettiGreece Arcadia High School
Aquinas Institute
Mike Dianetti: A graduate of Greece Arcadia High School, Mike was 1979 Monroe County League “Player of the Year” and a member of the All Greater Rochester Basketball Team. He played collegiately at Nazareth College and upon graduation he embarked on a teaching and coaching career at Aquinas Institute. He served as Varsity Basketball Coach from 1986 through 2006. His Little Irish teams won Section V Championships in 2000 and 2001. His 2000 team represented Section V in the NYSPHSAA State Final Four. This earned Mike All Greater Rochester and Section V Class BB “Coach of the Year” honors. Mike passed away in 2007 following a courageous battle with cancer.
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Emily EdwardsHoneoye Falls-Lima High SchoolPlayer 
Emily Edwards: A 1997 graduate of Honeoye Falls- Lima High School, Emily led the Cougars to the first two Section V basketball tiles in school history (1996, 1997). She was named to the Section V All-Tournament Team each year and was named tournament “Most Valuable Player” in 1997. Emily was a two-time AGR pick (1996, 1997) and was named the 1997 Livingston County League “Player of the Year”. Emily eclipsed the 1000 barrier in points (1547) and rebounds (1197).
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Jason DunhamScio Central High SchoolPlayer 
Jason Dunham: A three sport standout at Scio Central High School, Jason excelled in soccer, basketball and baseball. He received All Alleghany County League honors in basketball and baseball. Upon graduation from Scio, Jason enlisted in the United States Marine Corps earning the rank of Corporal. In early 2004, he was serving with 4th Platoon, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. On April 14, 2004, Corporal Dunham was leading a Marine patrol near Husaybah, Iraq, investigating an attack on a Marine convoy. His patrol intercepted a number of cars spotted near the scene of the attack. An individual in one of the vehicles attacked Dunham. During the fighting, the individual dropped a live hand grenade. Dunham, to save the rest of his men, threw himself on the grenade, attempting to use his helmet to shield himself and others from the explosion. Corporal Dunham was severely wounded as a result of the grenade blast and was taken to the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland where he was being treated for his injuries. He died eight days later, on April 22, 2004. On November 10, 2006, at the dedication of the National Museum of the Marine Corps, President George W. Bush announced that Corporal Dunham would receive the Congressional Medal of Honor, making him the second recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in Operation Iraqi Freedom and the first Marine Corps recipient for actions in Iraq. The United States Post Office in Scio has since been renamed in Corporal Dunham’s honor.
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Doug ChildsGreece Arcadia High SchoolCoach 
Doug Childs: Doug’s coaching career spanned 26 years tallying a career record of 336 wins and 201 losses. His first head coaching position was at Brocton Central (Section VI) where he steered the Bulldogs to a Sectional Championship. He took command of the Greece Arcadia program in 1977 and established a legacy of success and excellence. Under his tutelage the Titans won 3 Section V Championships (1981, 1989, and 1992). His 1981 squad reached the NYSPHSAA Finals. Doug was honored as Section V “Coach of the Year” five times (1981, 1991, 1992, 1993, and 1994).
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Bill O’Rourke Jr.Webster Thomas High SchoolPlayer / Coach 
Bill O’Rourke Jr.: Bill played for his father, Section V Hall of Fame Coach, Bill O’Rourke Sr. at Webster Central in the mid ‘60s. Bill was a two –time All Monroe County League player. In his senior season he averaged 20 points per game to lead the league in scoring and guide the Ridgemen to the Monroe County League Championship. A deadly two hand set shooter, Bill moved on to St John Fisher College where he set the school record for field goal percentage. Upon graduation he was drafted by the New York Knicks. Bill chose to pursue his love of coaching serving as assistant coach to his father before taking over the reins at Webster/Webster Thomas. Bill has amassed a career record of 437 wins and 243 losses. He is a three time Section V “Coach of the Year” (1988, 1989, 2005) and has earned All Greater Rochester “Coach of the Year” honors once. His teams have won 9 Monroe County League titles and 2 Section V Championships (1983, 2001).
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Tom O'RourkeWebster Thomas High SchoolPlayer 
Tom O’Rourke: A three year starter at Webster Thomas, Tom led the Ridgemen to a 51-10 record over that span. A long range shooter who excelled prior to the three point field goal, Tom is the leading scorer in Webster history with 1,241 points, an average of 20.3 per game. Tom played for his father Bill O’Rourke a legendary Section V Hall of Fame Coach. Tom earned All Greater Rochester honors in 1969 and 1970 and was also named to the 1970 Coach and Athlete magazine All-American Team.
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Tom McCulleyNotre Dame-Batavia High SchoolPlayer 
Tom McCulley: A prolific shooter, Tom led Notre Dame-Batavia to the 1992 NYSPHSAA Class D Championship, earning tournament MVP honors. For his career he scored a school record 1759 points including 144 three point field goals. Tom was an AGR selection his senior season and was honored by the NYS Sportswriters as the Class D “Player of the Year.”
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