Ryan Roach has seamlessly orchestrated the offense at Cardinal Spellman in his four seasons as a starter, all the while demonstrating a plethora of on-court skill and a remarkably high basketball intellect.
But the 5-foot-10, 165-pound senior from Weymouth has also done so with a calming demeanor and keen ability to embrace his surroundings, even displaying a willingness to inject a little humor when appropriate.
“He’s a point guard pure and simple,” acknowledged Mike Perry, now in his 38th season as head coach at Spellman.
“I’ve had other guards in the past that were also outstanding scorers . . . but he’s just been that ideal point guard in the sense that he always comes up and gets the offense running, runs the [fast] break and always looking to pass first.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.