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Dearborn High, Fordson Boys Basketball Players Win All-KLAA East Honors – Press & Guide

The Kensington Lakes Activities Association recently released its all-conference rosters for the 2021-22 men’s basketball season.

Four players from Dearborn High and four from Fordson each earned all-conference honors in what was a solid year overall for both programs.

Dearborn finished the season in second place in the KLAA East. The Pioneers went 11-3 against foes KLAA East and finished behind only first-place Belleville in the final standings. Belleville won a regional playoff title and was scheduled to play in a Division 1 state quarterfinal on Tuesday, March 22.

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Dearborn High senior Jamil Hamade walks to the field during a regional semi-final against Detroit Cass Tech at River Rouge on March 14. Hamade was an All-KLAA East winner for the 2021-22 season. (Terry Jacoby – For MediaNews Group)

Leading guard Abdo Abuzahrah, lead forward Jamil Hamade and second-year guard Nassim Mashhour were named to Dearborn’s all-conference team. Senior forward Adam Rammouni earned an All-KLAA East honorable mention for the Pioneers.

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Dearborn High’s Nassim Mashhour heads to the field during the 2021 Guido Showcase, held in late December at Divine Child. Mashhour, a sophomore, earned All-KLAA East honors for 2021-22. (Alex Muller – For MediaNews Group)

Fordson was just behind the Trailblazers in the KLAA East standings, as he finished in third place for the 2021-22 campaign. The Tractors went 10-4 in KLAA East action this winter and finished ahead of Livonia Stevenson and Livonia Franklin, both tied for fourth.

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Fordson senior Mohammed Sayed (24) looks for an open teammate during a home game against Dearborn High in January. Sayed recently earned All-KLAA East honors. (Alex Muller – For MediaNews Group)

Like rival Dearborn, Fordson also had three players chosen for all conferences and an honorable mention.

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Fordson senior Mohamad Daher charges to the basket during a Feb. 18 game at Dearborn High. Daher was named All-KLAA East for the 2021-22 season. (Alex Muller – For MediaNews Group)

Among the tractors, senior guards Mohammed Sayed and Mohamad Daher and second-year striker Mohammad Habhab were chosen. An honorable mention went to senior guard Hamzah Abdo.

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Fordson sophomore Mohamad Habhab (right) attempts a shot during a match against host Divine Child in the 2021 Guido Showcase in late December. Habhab was an All-KLAA East winner for the 2021-22 season. (Alex Muller – For MediaNews Group)