VHS State Championship Team Members Continue Careers

Jul 20, 2011
by Andy Sears
Two Members of 2009 State Championship Basketball Team Continue Careers

Hoffman Signs at Northwest Nazarene University

Former Vashon High School standout Charlie Hoffman has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his basketball career at Northwest Nazarene University, in Nampa Idaho. Hoffman, a 2009 graduate of VHS, has spent the past 2 seasons at Wenatchee Valley Community College, scoring 5.8 points, and grabbing 3.3 rebounds per game. “Charlie is a fantastic defender and brings a physical presence to the floor. I’m very proud to see him moving on to play at such a high level,” commented VHS Coach Andy Sears. NNU is an NCAA Division 2 school and of member of the Greater Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC).

Wegner to Walk-on at the University of Washington

2011 VHS Graduate Alex Wegner has accepted an invitation to continue his career and walk-on at the University of Washington to play under Coach Lorenzo Romar.
As a senior, Wegner enjoyed one of the greatest individual years in the history of VHS Basketball averaging 22.9 points and 11.7 rebounds per game, setting VHS records for points in a season and points in a game and earning 1st team 1A All-State honors among other awards. “Alex had a terrific career at VHS and will bring a tremendous amount of skill, work ethic and competitiveness to UW,” Sears added.

Hoffman and Wegner join 2010 graduate John Gage (Stanford) as members of the 2009 VHS State Championship team to continue their basketball careers in college.