He’s Back. Billy Thomas Returns To Michigan. Will Play At North Farmington

7 Jan

The last time Billy Thomas was in Michigan for high school basketball, he was a sophomore starter for the 2014 U of D Jesuit team that reached the Breslin Center for the first time in school history.

Immediately following the end of second semester classes, Thomas left the state for Genesis Academy, a prep school in Lynchburg, Virginia. After 5 months of games, and receiving division one offers, Thomas has returned to Michigan this time relocating to North Farmington.

Thomas stated he is back in Michigan for personal family related reasons. He lives in the North Farmington school district, and despite reclassifying in Virginia to the class if 2017, he is a junior now and will be eligible immediately for the Raiders.

North Farmington is currently undefeated at 6-0, led by Cleveland State commit 6’7″ forward Jeron Roger. In addition to Rogers, Thomas reunites with AAU teammate and long time friend Jacob Joubert, a fellow junior and starting point guard.

The pieces are in place for North Farmington this winter on the hardwood. Thomas expects a return to the Breslin Center, and is ecstatic to be back at home.

“I am very excited to be back,” Thomas said, “there’s nothing like home.” “I did not come back because I was home sick, because I missed friends, I came back because of family obligations. “I was doing extremely well at prep school but things happen.”

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