NECC Knights Basketball’s Estrella, Alagoz Named to All-Region Team

NECC Knights basketball players Alexis Estrella and Emir Alagoz (inset) have been named to the all-region team. (Courtesy photographs)

The Northern Essex Community College Knights men’s basketball team has rising stars in their team standouts Alexis Estrella and Emir Alagoz.

Following the conclusion of the Knights’ post-season gameplay at the Region XXI semi-finals last weekend, the two players have been named to the 2018 all-region team voted on by regional coaches.

Emir Alagoz

Lawrence’s Estrella led the Knights in scoring on the season, averaging 15.6 points per game. Twice this season he contributed a career high 35 points.

Alagoz, a native of Istanbul, Turkey, was the team leader in assists per game. Along with Estrella, Alagoz started in 29 games this season and averaged 14.4 points per game, second only to his all-region teammate Estrella.

The players helped NECC’s Knights end this season with a 17-13 overall record.