May 22, 2006

Houston prospect has rising stock

Over the past two seasons, Houston's St. Pius may have the city's best national prospect.

Ian Symonette, the 6-foot-9, 350-pound giant, loomed the small private school halls for two years. Symonette will join Reginald Youngblood, formerly of Houston's Booker T. Washington, at Miami this summer. St. Pius and Washington rest less than five minutes from each other and St. Pius has begun luring some of Washington's talent away.

Case in point. This year's big man on campus is Tarence Farmer at St. Pius, whose brother, Clarence Farmer, starred at Washington before accepting a football scholarship to Arizona.

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