The talk around the water cooler at the Jamestown YMCA is that Jay Canty and CJ PLummer are leaving Ragsdale and they are heading to High Point.
This comes in the day after school lets out and since there are no binding contracts for these players, they can transfer if their parents want them to. Transfer is legal in Guilford County if you leave a public school and go to a private school.
The two Tiger basketball players are looking to attend Westchester Country Day and play for Coach Pat Kahny, who coaches the boy’s basketball team and he also serves as the Athletic Director at Westchester.
On Westchester Country Day:
Westchester Country Day is a member of the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) – Division 2A and participates in the Triad Athletic Conference with The Elon School, Caldwell Academy, Oak Ridge Military Academy, Carolina Friends School, Calvary Baptist Day School, American Hebrew Academy, Salem Academy and High Point Christian Academy. In 2004 Westchester was the recipient of the coveted Wachovia Cup Award, recognizing the premier athletic program in state 2A competition.
Deuce Bello who came through Ragsdale is already at Westchester and now Jay Canty and CJ Plummer are looking to join him there. They will be working on basketball and academics at Westchester and you can re-class at the private schools, but I don’t know all the details.
We have heard from fans and coaches that Canty and Plummer are leaving and Ragsdale Coach Craig Shoemaker is not speaking out on this matter currently. He is a solid/well-grounded coach and will not want to loose these two players and Coach Shoemaker is very smart, he will give this some time and maybe the players and their families will change their minds.
This is nothing new, but here we go again, only this time we are going from public to private………….