Tony Wroten Jr. has been ruled ineligible at Garfield High in Seattle, WA after a investigation into if met the district residency requirement rule. Tony is a highly ranked player in the class of 2011 who averaged 20.8 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists per game as a freshmen at Garfield High last season.
“We’re fighting because it’s wrong what’s happening,” Wroten’s father, Tony Wroten Sr., said Monday. “We’re disputing what the district claims, and we’ll handle it in a legal manner.”
The school district issued its ruling last Friday. Wroten Sr. said the family would seek a legal injunction Tuesday that would put their son back at Garfield immediately.
As of Friday at 2:15 p.m. he no longer was enrolled at Garfield. Tony has not enrolled at a new school, his father said. More