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So Cal Hoop Review Recap

By Gerry Freitas , 04/30/18, 12:15PM PDT

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Report on 2018 Southern California Hoop Review

The 15thannual Southern California Hoop Review was held Friday, Saturday, & Sunday April 20-22, 2018 at Next Level Sports Complex and the MAP in Garden Grove and Cerritos College in Norwalk. 280 teams from the western United States participated in the largest spring event in the west. Here is a report on the event.

 

Top Prospects: (*indicates highest consideration)

 

6’4 F Ronald Agebsar of Sheldon HS 2018 (Lakeshow 17’s Elite)

Super athletic with great size and length, big time rebounder, sits in a stance and has active hands poking away balls, getting deflections, and steals. Pretty sound offensively with different things in his arsenal, can handle the rock, will post up at times with back to the basket, has a soft touch and finishes around the rim. 

 

5’10 PG Alex Akins of Inglewood HS 2018 (Cal Supreme 17u Black Elite/ Premier)

Small quick PG that can get into the gaps and create for others. Can finish through contact and length, surprisingly enough he is a good passer in transition he keeps his head up and hits the open man. Plays hard and is a pest defensively. 

 

6’2 Josh Alcindor CG of Irvine HS 2018 (Team Hardwood 17u white)

Deceptively quick, with explosive first step. Really good motor, can defend 94 feet. Showed ability to score, primarily off penetration.

 

6’2 SG Stephan Alla of Taft HS (Crush Basketball 17u)

Very athletic with a high motor, is a good defender who stays low and slides his feet well, is very discipline defensively, pretty good ball handler, needs to improve jump shot. 

 

6’0 PG James Allen 2018 of Mt Miguel HS 2018 (Lark’s Elite 17u)

Very quick first step, pass-first PG. Really difficult to defend…penetrates and finds open guys.  Good mid-range game, but he will need to continue to improve his shooting from the 3-pt line.

 

6’5” WF Jaret Allen of Deer Valley HS 2019 (Powerhouse Hoops 17 King)                                                          -Long wiry, with average athleticism, okay handle who can create off the dribble for himself and score. Needs to improve on shooting stroke. 

6’7 SG Nadav Altit of Valley Torah HS 2018 (Hard Work Basketball)

Can score in different ways, very good on the drive but showed some flashes of ability to score on the perimeter. Poised with the ball in his hands and makes the right play most of the time.

 

6’8 SG Nimrod Altit of Valley Torah HS 2018 (Hard Work Basketball)

Left handed, long and athletic wing. Shoots it well off catch and shoot with a high release and has good elevation on his jump shot.

 

 

6’3” WF Carter Anderson of Bullard HS 2020 (Sound Basketball)                                                                          -Good body with good motor who can guard multiple positions and handle the ball and create in transition.

 

6’2 PG Michael Anderson of Chandler HS 2018 (Blue Chip Nation 2018)

Strong, athletic guard-very tough to keep out of the paint off the drive. Above average defender on the ball. Makes it very difficult for opposing guards.

 

6’2 SG Pablo Andrade of Rubidoux HS 2019 (Uptempo Basketball Academy 17u)

Long armed guard who is really good at finishing at the rim especially going downhill in transition, he moves well without the ball looking to cut and slash to the basket, has a slow release, but will knock down the spot up “3”. 

 

 5’11 PG Arturo Angeles of El Rancho HS 2018 (NOC/MAP 17u)

Combo guard who is really crafty with the ball and hits the seams very well to attack the basket, able to finish against big size guards, moves consistently without the ball which makes him a good slasher, shot the ball pretty well from 15 feet and out. NAIA or D3 level.

 

*6’2 CG Jamaal Barnes of Bonita HS 2018 (BBC Elite 17)

Versatile combo guard who is looking to go downhill in transition and attack the basket, can create own shot (one dribble pullup, take you off the dribble, shoot the 3). Very athletic and can score it in bunches, has good speed on defense, is tough as nails!! Has a high motor and plays with intensity. Low major level.

 

*6’4 CG Andre Batiste of La Mirada HS 2019 (Team Veritas 17u)

Long, thin, and pretty athletic. Skilled, good handles, knock down 3 point shooter from multiple spots behind the arc, uses his length offensively and defensively which plays out a huge factor in his game. Can get by defenders using quick first step and blow by speed to finish at the cup, plays hard and slides feet well laterally and has defensive instincts both on and off the ball. IS A SLEEPER AND HAS POTENTIAL…The sky is the limit with this kid! 

 

*6’2 PG Anthony Bell II  of Valley Etiwanda HS 2019 (BBC Elite 17)

Real crafty guard with good size and length on him, always in attack mode in transition where he uses his combination of speed and strength to get pass defenders and finish with aggression around the basket. Uses long strides to get to the front rim, has a great understanding of when to push and when to slow down the pace offensively in order to run the offense, plays hard and rebounds okay.

 

6’7 W/P Matthew Bender of Francis Parker HS 2019 (WCEUA 17 Silver)

Very active, has long arms and a good frame. Can guard the post or the perimeter. Very versatile.

 

*6’6 F Mikai Benn of El Camino HS 2018 (NOC/MAP 17u)

Good framed forward that can drive it to the hole, very physical and tough, athleticism is okay, good rebounder with nice length, plays super hard, can face up and shoot the 15-footer. (NAIA looks)

 

6’0” CG Dayvon Botts of Jurupa Hills HS 2019 (WCEUA 17U Black)                                                            -Motor with good ball handling skills, likes contact! Can score the ball and defends the ball well.

 

*6’3 CG Malcolm Bray 2019 of Saint Bernard HS 2019 (Cal Supreme 17u Black Elite/Premier)

Big time CG with a ridiculously high motor and toughness! Fast guard who is an effective transition play maker, gets rid of ball quickly to the open player up ahead, good basketball IQ and is a solid passer, streaky shooter from the “3”! (Getting looks from D2 & D3 schools) 

 

6’4 PG Brian Brown of Citrus Hill HS 2020 (Cali Elite 17U)

Tough post player. Seals defenders very well inside and understands how to play angles. Handles and passes very well for his size and age. Very good prospect.

 

*6’0 PG Devon Brown Leuzinger HS 2018 (OGP Unsigned Seniors Blue)

Athletic with quick burst, Handles the basketball very well has a lot of stuff in his package, Has a quick first step that will defenders in the dust, plays with a chip on his shoulder, when attacking the rim he creates contact and manages a way to preserve good balance while trying to finish, has an okay mid-range game, has a smooth high release when it comes to his pull up, but needs to improve on “3” range. All over the place offensively and defensively, high motor and rebounds pretty well for his small size. Very energetic!!

 

5’10 SG Jonathon Brown of Excel Academy 2018 (NOC/MAP 17u)

Undersize shooting guard that is fast and can put the ball on the floor and make things happen, Is a tough hard nose kid that dives on the floor for loose balls. 

 

*6’5 SF Kyle Brown of Dublin HS 2018 (Lakeshow Seniors)

Strong, physical player with good athleticism, is very tough and finishes through contact whether attacking the basket or grabbing a rebound to put it back up. Post-up game is pretty good has nice moves with a gentle touch around the rim.  

 

6’6” WF Tenigee Brown of Inderkum HS 2018 (ITPH Roaring Tigers Elite 17U)                                                          -Long with average athleticism, capable ball handler who can make plays above the rim. Needs to improve on shooting.  Would benefit greatly going to a junior college. JC player

 

*6’0 PG Xavion Brown of Sheldon HS 2020 (Lakeshow 17’s Elite) 

Athletic, quick point guard with nice skill set, confident shifty ball handler with great moves, fearlessly attacks the cup and finishes over and through defenders, great 1 on 1 moves and gets the angle he wants to score, has long arms which helps with getting deflections and steals. 

 

*6’3 SG Prince Burford of Leuzinger HS 2018 (OGP Unsigned Seniors Blue)

Physical Tough SG, has good speed going downhill and attacking the basket, is a good slasher and powers up through defenders in the paint for finishes, Good rebounder for his position, has an unorthodox shot, but it goes in from deep range, does a really good job of getting by defenders and stopping on the dime for floaters and jump shot! 

 

 

 

 

6’2 Wing Braxton Carlson of Irvington HS 2019 (Bay Area Mustangs 17U)

Legitimate catch and shoot ability from very deep. Above average offensive awareness. Knows when to cut, crack back behind driver or stand in there for catch and shoot. 

 

5’10 PG Matthew Carr of Horizon HS 2019 (AZ Rebels 17 White)

Tough player who does all the dirty work, will dive on the floor for loose balls, step over and take a charge, plays hard and pursues rebounds well, gives team energy and extra possessions.

 

6’7” SF Alexander Cartwright of Murrieta Valley HS 2019 (IEBP Red Seniors)                                            -Inside and out player who has improved on skill level and especially footwork and ballhandling.  Good at the high post creating space and rising up and shooting over defenders.  Can score with back to basket in post and rebounds at rim level.

5’10 PG Tyler Chu of West lake HS 2019 (OGP 17u Kings Blue)

PG that’s leads his team, plays really hard, likes going downhill to suck in the defense to then kick out to the open man, is a shooter can shoot the mid-range shot and the “3”

 

*5’10 PG Hansen Clark of George Washington prep HS 2019 (Gardena Wolfpack)

Small thin sized guard who is fast and is a scorer, does a great job of changing pace when coming up full court, he is a natural scorer, can shoot the 3 from various spots, can blow by defenders and finish with floaters, does a great job of running the offense, defensively does a great job of creating pressure and really staying low and shuffling his feet. 

 

6’3” W Jahville Collins of El Camino Real HS 2019 (OGP 17U Kings Black)                                                       -Long-athletic and has a motor, slasher who can create his own shot and can score the ball.  Defends on the ball really well.

6’5” F Kobe Craig of Executive Prep Academy 2019 (Team Prep 17U)                                                                 -Long with good hands and body and runs floor hard, finishes around the basket and around traffic and has multiple efforts on the glass. Capable shooter from 15ft.

physicality allow him to guard multiple positions, can put the ball on the ground and get the rim with vengeance, has a nice one-dribble pull up 15-footer, has nice touch around the rim. Has great energy and makes an impact to the game. 

 

5’8 PG Terrell Davis of Lawndale HS 2020 (Sole Brothers 17U)

Great body for a high school sophomore. Tough, quick, smart, and effective with the dribble. If he grows to 6’0 he could be a division 1 PG.

 

*6’1 PG Christopher Dashiell of Centennial HS 2019 (TBF 17)

Talented athletic scorer with lighting speed, can score in either transition or half-court situations, really good going downhill and attacks basket with great body control, crafty scorer who takes the right angle to the basket and has the ability to finish with both hands while being contested, handles the rock well, gets into the paint and draws defenders and dishes to open teammates, has pretty good IQ, defensively he slides his feet well laterally, makes a great effort to cut his man off, has very active hands and gets steals and deflects, plays hard with confidence. 

 

6’5” SF Christopher Dean of Irvine HS 2019 (Relentless Nation Basketball 17U)                                                 -Spot up shooter with ability to dribble operate on perimeter and create for others.  D3 player

*6’9 C Solomon Dodd of Millikan HS 2018 (Cal Supreme 17u Black Elite/Premier)

Physical paint presence with thick upper body frame, active and has a high motor, has okay athleticism, always looking to rim-run in transition and rebounds at a good rate, really long arms and does a great job posting and sealing his defender in the block putting his elbows up not allowing them to go around to steal the ball, capable finisher around the rim, plays hard on both ends of the floor, needs to work on foot work and agility, feet are a little heavy set. 

 

6’4 SG Jeremy Dowdell of Olympus HS 2019 (UBC 17u Elite)

Smooth and consistent 3- point shooter from multiple spots and has deep range. Moves well without the ball allowing him to cut to the basket and getting lay ups. Plays really hard and is tough, has pretty good basketball IQ.

 

*6’6 SF Melvin Ely of Edison HS 2018 (Team Superstar Unsigned)

Super athleticism with a thin body frame. Can jump out of the gym has really long arms, his length bothers defenders, capable of shooting the “3” and is a slasher cuts to the basket really hard, great rebounder tends to pursue the ball well. 

 

5’11 PG Jayson Fernbacher of Miramonte HS 2019 (Oakland Rebels 17u Red)

Really good PG skills, can pass the ball well, pushes the tempo and gets ball ahead, high motor and energetic, is all over the place on both ends of the court. 

 

6’5” SF Vince Fier of Alemany HS 2019 (OGP 17U Kings Black)                                                                         -Big body and physical plays with moxie, can dribble operate and attack basket off the bounce has quick release on jump shot. Shoots “3” fairly well.

6’0 PG Denniss Flowers of St. Francis HS 2019 (Cal United-SCU 17u)

Long,quick PG has nice handles rarely loses the ball, looks to get to the front rim, finishes through contact, has a pure shot that is capable of going in from 15 feet and out. Does a great job of setting the pace. 

 

*6’5 SG Jaishon Forte of Rancho Verde HS 2018 (OGP Unsigned Seniors black)

NICE big upper body frame, real strong and physical, can jump out the gym, he is a force to be wrecking with especially on 1 on 1 situations, he bullies defenders and get to the basket at will, consistent 3 point shooter both off the catch and the trail, will do what it takes to win, will put team on his back and try his best to lead them to victory. LOW-MID MAJOR D1

 

*6’5 SG Austin Galuppo of West Ranch HS 2018 (WCEUA Diamond Unsigned Seniors)

Knockdown 3-point shooter from multiple spots behind the arc, has a quick trigger and has NBA range, impressive athleticism, has good basketball IQ, Downhill scorer with good length, tough minded guard who defends with high intensity, is a competitor!! Low - Mid Major D1

 

 

 

 

6’9 Post Mike Gao of Diamond Bar HS 2019 (Prodigy Elite 17U)

Big and thin, good frame. Very skilled with the ball for his size. Doesn’t do a great job sealing or getting position. Can keep the ball in front of him on the perimeter which is rare for somebody his size. Has scholarship potential because of his size.

 

6’8 C Harrison Garner of Maranatha HS 2019 (ARC Wildcats East 17u)

5-man with good size. Moves well end to end. Rebounds with passion, and toughness. Can score near hoop with nice touch, plays real big all the time!!  

 

6’4” PF Jonny Garnett of Campbell HS 2019 (BTI All-Stars Bronze)                                                          -Undersized big, who plays tough and physical and can score with back to basket and has ability to make face-up moves.  

5’10 PG Zamaurion George of Eastside HS 2018 (Crush Basketball 17u)

Fast, crafty guard with good athleticism for his size, is a force to be wrecking with in transition where he can lead the break and finish. Keeps his head on a swivel and has good court vision, is a pest defensively, just tough and grimy. 

 

6’3” G Malik Ghiden of American Canyon HS 2018 (Team Rampage Elite)                                                         -Crafty and strong with average ball handling skills and finishes through traffic. Can guard multiple positions and has physicality.  Okay shooter with range.

5’11 PG Aiden Gilbert of Crean Lutheran HS 2019 (WCEUA 17 HA)

Shows flashes of being a special player. Sometimes looks like a lead guard at the next level. Puts pressure on the defense with decision making and effective use of the dribble. When he’s making shots he is very good.

 

6’8” F Cristiano Gomes of Ombudsman Charter NW HS 2018 (Powerhouse Hoops 17 Herzer)                            -Good frame, plays physical and rugged and pursues the ball on offensive rebounds. Scores around basket.

6’2” SG Fernardo Gomez II of St. John Bosco HS 2019 (WCEUA 17U Gray)                                                       -Solid ball handler with good 1 on 1 dribble moves and has good attack angles to basket.  Needs to improve on shooting.

5’8 PG Nick Grassman of Bellarmine College Prep 2019 (Top Flight Elite 17u Red)

Tiny framed guard who is very shifty and smooth, is he a floor general who understands when to push the pace and when to bring the ball out and set offense up, has good IQ and is a true PG, has terrific court vision and is a good passer, can knock down the open “3”.

 

*6’4 CG Jordan Griffin of Narbonne HS 2018 (WCE UA Diamond Unsigned Seniors)

Super athletic with great length, Solid ball handler, looking to attack basket and get the hole in transition and in half court setting, as a quick first step and good enough balance to blow by defenders to dish off to teammates and make plays or score near the cup. Pretty solid finisher, his length helps him defensively be able to deflect passes and get steals, stays low in a stance and has quick feet. Solid rebounder!

 

 

*6’5 SF Riley Grigsby of Archbishop Mitty HS 2018 (WCE UA Diamond Unsigned Seniors)

Physical and tough undersize big, plays really hard with a chip on his shoulder, has good length and broad shoulders is build like a football player, is a high level finisher down in the low post, rebounds everything in his area, is athletic and quick capable of scoring on size and quickness, Does a great job sealing and ducting his man, has a nice soft touch around the basket, high motor and has great defensive presence, good footwork can guard multiple positions.

D1 PROSPECT

 

6’6 SF Andrew Gosserand of Notre Dame (Riverside) HS 2018 (OGP Unsigned Seniors Black)

Long, thin framed, fast forward with bounce, great defensive presence and energy, is a good shot blocker, can score in bunches. 

 

6’2 SG Eimantas Gudkovas of Renaissance Academy2018 (Pressure Basketball)

Quick first step, good and weaving his way through traffic and getting to the cup and finishing, he tends to through his body into defenders and creating contact for the foul, gets to the free throw line because of that. 

 

6’6 Post Luke Haupt of St. Augustine HS 2020 (WCEUA 17U Gray)

Left handed post player. Long with good touch from the perimeter. Nice moves on the block and has the ability to drive to score from the perimeter.

 

6’7 Post Collin Hegsted of Orem HS 2020 (Vivint Swoosh Elite)

Can screen and pop, has good touch from the perimeter. Could be a solid prospect if he works a little more on his inside game.

 

6’5” WF Ajay Hein of Lancaster HS 2019 (New Era Basketball Academy)                                                                      -Lefty, with good length and shoulders, makes basketball plays around the basket.  Always around the ball.  Good ball handler and can create off the dribble and score.  D2 player  

6’3 PG Judsen Henderson of Downey HS 2019 (Bobcats Elite 17U Red)

Quick and athletic with great size for a lead guard. Can drive it to score with either hand but is better going right. His size makes him a very tough cover on the perimeter.

 

6’5” SF Bryce Hilton of Mission Prep HS 2020 (3Ball 17U)                                                                                -Physical presence and competitor, runs floor and faces-up to score and shoots the ball 12-15ft.   

*6’6 SG Lucas Holden of Canyon HS 2018 (WCE UA Diamond Unsigned Seniors)

okay athleticism and versatile wing, runs the floor and gets to his lane every time, finishes well in transition with physicality Capable of shooting the ball at a high level once he gets going, plays super hard and has a high motor! Can defend different positions from the 1-4. 

 

  6’8” F Miles Houston of Hamilton HS 2019 (Powerhouse Hoops 17U Schumaker)                                              -Face-up forward who can shoot ball from 15ft and runs the floor hard in transition, rebounds the ball in his area.                      

 

 

 

6’5 Wing Zellie Hudson of Westchester HS 2018 (WCEUA Platinum)

Quick and athletic guard who can score at all 3 levels. Can really defend the ball. Uses his size and athleticism to make it tough on ball handlers. Very strong, has a college body and will be a great get for whoever grabs him this late.

 

*6’9 PF Samuel Hunter of British Columbia Christian Academy 2019 (BC Panther Hoops) 

Strong, physical prospect with good length and athleticism, Big body post man that has a great frame, does a great job sealing and posting up defenders, Real patient once he gets it in the post, has great post moves capable of finishing through contact, big time motor, rebounds well on both sides of the floor and plays his strength as a rim runner and high energy defender, is a good passer out of the post finding cutters and swing the ball to the open man, has hands the size of mitts “huge hands” is able to catch almost everything thrown at him, has a great basketball IQ and is fundamentally sound. D1 PROSPECT!! 

 

5’10 PG Devin Isai of Canyon Crest HS 2020 (WCE UA SD 17u Black)

Is their floor general, is a smart player with pretty good IQ, good passer and can shoot the ball, has a high release making it hard for defenders to block. 

 

6’3 Cooper Jervis G of Orange Lutheran HS 2019 (MOC D1 Elite 17u)

Shooter with size, nice looking shot with deep range.

 

6’5 SF/PF Abel Jimenez of Fairmont Prep 2019 (Team Veritas 17u)

Big strong bodied undersized forward, built like a linebacker with broad shoulders, real physical, plays hard, finishes well in transition bulldozing defenders in front of him and finishing through contact, impressive ability to rebound in traffic, tough player who dives on the floor for loose balls, can put the ball on the floor and bully his way to the basket gets their at will. 

 

6’7 Post Shem Johnson of Orem HS 2019 (Vivint Swoosh Elite)

Long and thin post player with good defensive instincts. Screens bodies and seals well in the post. Has the chance to be a very good player if he puts some weight on.

 

*6’2 SG Justin Johnston of Shadow Mountain HS 2019 (AZ Rebels 17 White)

Pure shooter! Can shoot the “3” from multiple spots from beyond the arc, pretty skilled ball handler. When attacking the basket he has great counters and avoids defenders, solid finisher around the basket.

 

6’8” WF Darren Jones of Cajon HS 2019 (California United 559 17U)                                                                  -Long-athletic, slasher who can create off the dribble on straight line drives and get to the basket. Can get in lane and stop and elevate over defenders and shoot ball. MM player

*6’4 SG Isaiah Jones of Folsom HS 2018 (Lakeshow 17’s Elite)

High level shooter with deep range. Can knock down the “3” consistently!! He has great vision as well is very unselfish, good passer puts the ball at the right spot, plays hard!! 

 

 

 

 

*6’4 SF Richard Kawakami of Valencia HS 2019 (Blazers 17u)

Undersized big plays more of the 4, but is quick and crafty like a guard, plays tough and very aggressive, does not back down against size is not afraid, has a high motor and rebounds really well, post up moves are real solid, has a face up game and blows by defenders and finishes with authority in the paint, okay athleticism, Can guard multiple positions, is there glue- guy and the team feeds off his energy. NAIA, D3, D2 PROSPECT 

 

6’3 Troy Kihm G/F of Capistrano Valley Christian HS 2018 (Team Hardwood 17u white)

Decent athlete with long arms. Plays hard and makes effort plays. Needs to add some strength and refine his shooting touch.

 

6’6 Cory Knutson F/C of Yorba Linda HS 2020 (OC Rain 17u Black)

Skilled post, good passer, soft shooting touch. Very good operating from the elbow areas.  Can score with back to basket with nice righty hook.

 

6’2 SG Angel Llamas of Academy of Sports and Science 2020 (Cali Elite 17U)

Knockdown on the catch and shoot from anywhere on the perimeter. Loves the corners but can make shots above the break as well. Needs to improve strength and quickness but nice prospect with two years of high school left.

 

6’1 PG Pedro Leal of Rubidoux HS 2018 (Up Tempo Basketball Academy 17u)

Dynamic scoring guard with great feel for the game, displayed consistent shooting ability this past weekend from mid- range to “3” range, has smooth shot, does a good job of hitting the gaps and getting to the rim at will, Has a quick first step and can be crafty especially in transition, slides feet well laterally and can defend, needs to improve in finishing around the basket especially through contact and length. Committed to Life Pacific College 

 

6’4 SG Kai Lee of Carmel HS 2020 (Seaside’s Finest 17’s) 

 Long guard who score and is a tough competitor, can put the ball on the floor and get to the rim and finish, has good body control takes the right angle to get past defenders, has pretty good IQ and makes smart decisions, high motor is all over the court offensively and defensively.

 

6’9” C Leo Leon of Sanger HS 2019 (California United 55917U)                                                                          -Big body, establishes offensive post position and seals, can release and catch ball, rebounds at rim. Scores on offensive put backs.


6’0 PG Sebastian Loera of Schurr HS 2019 (Team Veritas 17u)

Good PG skills, real smooth shifty guard with nice handles, weaves around the defense especially in transition keeping his head up and getting the ball to his teammate at the right place and time, puts the ball on the floor looking to create for others. 

 

5’9” PG Cameron Lorzeno of Middle College HS 2019 (UTU Gorillas West Elite)                                              -Good feel for game, plays with moxie and understands how to run a team. Has good vision and passing skills.  

 

*5’9 PG Anthony Martinez of Clovis HS 2018 (Oakland Soldiers Seniors)

Talented skilled PG!!! High IQ point guard, dynamic scorer,  small heavy set guard, but very crafty and his quickness can be deceptive, has great court vision looks for open man up court and pushes the tempo, sets up offense in half court and puts guys in their spots great floor general, is a confident shooter and a consistent 3- point shooter with deep range, quick first step and has great counters, finds gaps and attacks them looking to get to the front rim if not make a nice flashy pass to teammates, Great distributor and very unselfish. Plays hard and shuffles feet pretty good defensively. 

 

5’10” CG Claude Mckesey of Middlebrooks Academy 2018 (UTU Gorillas South 17)                                          -Quick and strong, shifty with ball and creates off the dribble and can score. 

6’4 SG Alexander Mishaw of West HS 2019 (TBF 17u)

Long guard with pretty good athleticism, is a consistent shooter, can pull up for mid-range shots> Shoots the 3 from deep beyond the arc, has high release and high arc on his shot, plays hard and rebounds with aggressiveness, lock down defender!! 

 

6’2 CG Courtland Moffatt of Centennial HS 2019 (Determined 17u)

Athletic thin framed guard, has a quick first step making it hard to defenders to stay with him, real shifty and savvy with his handles, plays really hard with continuously high motor, pursues rebounds!! 

 

6’8” PF Kade Muru of Palmerston North Boy’s HS 2018 (ABD ONE 17U)                                                          -Athletic and long and has good feel for the game, runs the floor well and has above average lateral quickness. Fairly quick off the floor and can score with back to basket in post with Jump hook.  MM player

6’9 Post Tyler Nanney 2019 of Amador HS (Tyler Johnson Elite 17U)

Versatile player with size that can shoot the 3 off the catch and shoot. Can score at all 3 levels and is great in the paint. His size makes him a very interesting prospect. Think he is a scholarship level player.

 

*6’7 PF Jonathan Ned of Heritage HS 2018 (Oakland Soldiers Seniors)

Lanky big, good size and athletic scorer!!! Stretch 4 with good skill set, can score in bunches, Capable of making the “3” from deep, can shoot from all around the perimeter is not hesitant to shoot it, handles the ball well and tight, his strength is his pull up game!!!! One dribble pull, two dribbles step back, does not miss from mid-range is pretty accurate, will play with back to the basket and can finish through contact, plays hard on both ends, defensive presence is noticeable pretty good shot blocker, needs to build more strength.  D1 PROSPECT 

 

6’8” PF Brennen Newsom of Sheldon HS 2019 (Lakeshow 17’s Black)                                                           -Long arms with good shoulders can run the floor and has good hands. Plays straight up and needs to play lower and squat in post. Fairly good leaper and rebounding. Needs to improve on finishing around the basket.  D2 Player

 

 

*6’4  PF Michael Nilsen of Sunnyslope HS 2019 (Aim High Elite Athletes 17u)

Tough big body undersized forward, plays more like a guard than a forward, scorer and competitor, can handle the ball okay, does a great job of taking the ball to the cup and finishing with aggressiveness, he works hard has a high motor! Continuous effort, can knock down an open 3 point shot. NAIA, D3 PROSPECT

 

*6’7 SG Mrijan Obad of British Columbia Christian Academy 2018 (BC Panther Hoops)

Knock down 3 point shooter both off the catch and off the dribble has a pure form and can shoot it from deep, Athletic and strong body frame, Long active hard nose wing who attacks the basket fearlessly trying to create contact and finish around the rim, moves well without the ball, very fundamentally sound, plays hard and has a high motor with just continuous effort, All around scorer, fights for rebounds and pursues them well, his length and athleticism make him an impact player defensively.   (D1 prospect) 

 

6’2 SG Kester Ofegbu of Carson HS 2018 (Bobcats Black 17U)

Strong guard who can really affect the game with his ability to drive the lane to finish with either hand or create for teammates. Guards the ball very well but needs to improve strength to compete at the next level.

 

*6’2 PG Refuge Oghomienor of British Columbia Christian Academy 2021 (BC Panther Hoops)

Has high feel for the game especially for a young prospect, Has the basketball IQ to be a point guard, athleticism is good, his passing ability and handles are phenomenal, smart young guard who knows how to balance scoring and distributing, rarely forces the issue offensively, in transition has head in swivel and pushes the tempo and outlets it to the open guy up the court, has great body size and length, attacks the seams and takes long strides to get to the basket pretty good finisher, is a lock down defender, has long arms and gets deflections and steals, plays hard and gives continuous effort, great energy! POTENTIAL D1 PROSPECT KEEP EYES ON HIM! 

 

6’4” SG Alpha Okoli of St. John Bosco HS 2019 (California Stars 17U Platinum)                                                   -Physical and well put together, plays with physicality on both ends of floor.  Has a good 1ststep and creates contact on dribble attack moves to the basket. Scorer mentality. Needs to improve on his shooting. LM player

 

*6’4 SF Jeffrey Okeke of Mount Eden HS 2018 (Oakland Soldiers Seniors)

Very athletic and has great skill set, runs the floor at both ends, can out the ball on the floor and gets to the basket at will is a bully!! Has the ability to play inside out, plays a lot with back to the basket and likes to post up. Great touch around the rim and good post moves, continuous efforts rebounding and getting put backs! High motor and great energy, can defend multiple positions. Fundamentally sound. Didn’t see him shoot the ball that much. D2, POSSIBLY LOW D1 

 

6’10 Post John Olmstead of Morenci HS 2019 (Powerhouse Hoops 17 Dynasty)

Long and thin. Works hard on the glass. Has a great understand of where the ball is going to go. Make quick, decisive moves on the block. Has good timing defensively and blocks a lot of shots. Needs to improve his conditioning and motor. As he grows into his body he can be a good college player.

 

 

*6’4 SF Patric Pahoosi of La Canada HS 2018 (Blazers 17u)

Undersize big, plays more like a guard, can shoot the “3” from multiple spots on the court, has a smooth shot, plays with energy and aggressiveness. D3 PROSPECT 

 

6’5 SF Michael Paodocchi of San Marino HS 2019 (BTI Prep Stars White)

Big size guard, very tough and physical, capable of making the “3”, attacks the basket with vengeance and finishes through contact well. 

6’5” SF Troy Patterson of Kuna HS 2019 (Boise Slam 17U)                                                                                  -Gritty and tough, who is an undersized post who seal’s for position and scores around the basket. 

5’11 SG Luis Perez of St. Patrick St. Vincent HS 2019 (Oakland Rebels 17u Red)

Shooter with quick release, knockdown “3” point specialist from all over the arc, sits down in a low stance and has active hands, moves feet laterally, is not scared of competing.

 

6’1” SG Blaine Petronis of Pacific Coast HS 2019 (WCEUA 17U Black)                                                             -Savy, understands how to play the game, makes good reads coming off screens to create space to shoot the ball off catch and shoot situations.  

*6’5 PF James Ponder of Steele Canyon HS 2019 (SD Elite 17u Premier)

A bundle of potential. Thin and lanky, real active on offense and defense, gets in the paint and looks to put the ball on the floor and attack, decent ball handing moves, will work hard to post up and seal, can finish around the rim pretty athletic, capable of making it rain from the “3”. 

 

5’11” CG Mason Presley of Inderkum HS 2020 (2nd2 None Born Ball’n 17)                                                                            -Shifty ball handler, with good vision, who can get to front rim and finish.  Has good dribble attack moves out of triple threat.

6’3” SF Sean Reed of La Jolla Country Day HS 2020 (WCEUA SD 17U Black)                                                     -Decent length and size, capable ball handler on perimeter who can create off the dribble. Capable catch and shoot “3” ability. 

6’2 SG Eli Reynolds of Cottonwood HS 2019 (UBC 17u Select)

Long and lengthy player, can play multiple positions from guard to big!! Okay athleticism, capable of knocking down the “3’ streaky shooter though at times, rebounds and pursues the ball well. 

 

6’4 Wing Luca Robinson of Hart HS 2018 (Truth OC 17U)

Strong athletic kid who plays very hard. Has a college build and is very athletic.

Think he can help a D3 program as an upperclassman. Needs to improve perimeter shooting.
 

6’6” F Teiquan Rush of Bullard HS 2019 (Sound Basketball)                                                                                 -Long and fairly athletic and can handle the ball on perimeter and get into offense. Rebounds ball out of area and has multiple efforts. **Sleeper**

 

*5’11 CG Brandon Salazar of Desert Mountain HS 2019 (Powerhouse Hoops 17 Scottdale)

Efficient scoring guard with a consistent 3-point jump shoot and good speed in transition and half-court settings. Has great court vision and keeps head in a swivel. Moves very well without the ball, great energetic player. 

 

6’2 SG Nathan Sanchez of A.B Miller HS 2019 (Team Fundamentals 17u)

Versatile guard with the capability to shoot the “3” ball!!! Fair athleticism and length, communicates well on the court very vocal! Plays hard and is a competitor. 

 

6’5” SF Hunter Santsche of Arcata HS 2019 (Lakeshow 17’s Black)                                                                               -Physical presence who can play outside and inside who is capable ball handler, can get in lane off the dribble.  Fairly good shooter from “3” and has potential to play solely on perimeter. **Sleeper*

6’5” SF Nick Schrader of Bishop Montgomery HS 2019 (California Stars 17U Elite)                                          -Long with good motor and athleticism, good hands and feet. Creative finisher around basket with nice touch and face’s up from 15ft and shoots ball.  

6’3 SF Elijah Seales of Morse HS 2019 (WCE SD 17u Silver)

Really athletic with a good strong body frame, has a high motor on body ends of the floor, has good touch around the basket!! Capable of chasing down defenders and blocking shots. Presence is felt defensively.

  

*6’4” SG Trevor Seesemann of Troy HS 2019 (OGP 17U HQ Elite)                                                                        -Good size and length, good shooter from distance. Plays extremely hard and competes on every possession.  D2-NAIA player

5’10 PG Angel Serena of El Capitan HS 2018 (Stanco Stampede 17u)

Good PG skills, that looks to facilitate and make plays, pushes the ball up court and gets into seams forcing second defender to come help and finds open man, pretty solid ball handling skills, can score inn bunches. UC Merced offer! 

 

6’1 CG Yohance Sharp 2019 of Little Rock HS (Crush 17u)

Explosive player, has good basketball IQ, has great feel for the game, can get to the basket and finish through height, plays really good defense says low in a stance shoots up the ball line to get steals, great anticipation. 

 

6’0 SG Aden Shoemaker of Monte Vista HS 2019 (Lakeshow 17’s Select/HA)

Can put the ball in the hoop. Is a consistent shooter from beyond the arc and mid- range, does a great job of getting into the paint and avoiding contact with a nice counter moves, has good vision and is a good passer.

 

6’4” W Marlon Short of Monte Vista HS 2019 (Bay Area Warriors 17U Gold)                                                    -Long wing span with above average athleticism and can handling ball effectively and get to the basket and score. Has good body control and finish around traffic.          

          

                                                   

6’4 Wing Jayden Shyne of Dougherty Valley HS 2018 (Shawn Smith Basketball)

Athletic wing, could also play in the post. Strong and bouncy, good touch from midrange. Can handle in transition.

 

6’3” SF Jeylen Slaton of Newark Memorial HS 2019 (Bay Area Warriors 17U Blue)                                           -Stout and strong, with good shoulders. Can play inside and out and creates contact, has a knack for getting to the free-throw line.  Capable shooter from 15ft.  

*5’11 PG Kameron Small of St. Pius X St. Matthias HS 2018 (Team Superstar Unsigned)

Crafty guard who is good at getting into the paint and finishing with a variety of lay ups in his arsenal. Knock down shooter can shoot from anywhere around the 3-point line, okay rebounder for a PG, is a pest defensively and is a lock down defender

 

5’10 PG Marcell Smith of Centennial HS 2019 (Determined 17u)

Good ball handling skills, athletic with long arms, capable of hitting the open shot, slithers his way into the paint and is good at delivering the pass to the open man, flash passer.

 

6’4 Wing Roman Solomon of Pasadena HS 2019 (Prodigy 17 Platinum)

Can make shots from anywhere on perimeter at a very high clip. Loves the catch and shoot especially from the corners. Has a very high release, tough to guard. Can also drive it to score or facilitate. Good young player.

 

6’0 PG Colten Thomas of Camelback HS  2018 (Aim High Elite 17u)

Scoring PG, has the ability to be a very good passer, real shifty when handling the ball and is in scoring mode in the half court set attacking the rim and creating contact and finishing around defenders. Can shoot the open “3”

 

6’3 Wing Hunter Thorne of Thousand Oaks HS 2019 (WCEUA 17 HA)

Good size for a perimeter player. Ability to pick and pop and make the catch and shoot 3. Can drive and score wither either hand but is better going right.

 

*6’6 SG Jalen Townsell of Spanish Springs HS 2018 (WCE Diamond Unsigned Seniors)

Tough, Versatile and High IQ wing that’s strong and athletic, ball handling skills are good, very physical can get to the rim at will, good 1 on 1 moves can drag his defender all the way into the paint and finish through contact, Inside and out player, will post up back to the basket kind of guy, has pretty good post  moves, does a great job of sealing and posting up, can shoot from deep and multiple spots on the court, plays hard and defends well, moves feet very good laterally cuts guys off and turns them and not allowing them to score. MID MAJOR D1

 

 6’3 SG Jarrell Trotter of Temecula Preparatory 2019 (WCE UA SD 17 Black)

Plays hard, is a driver and slasher, pretty quick first step and fast when attacking downhill weaving his way to a bucket. Rebounds at a high level!!! Is very tough and is a competitor, stays lo on defense and move quick defensively.  

 

6’5 Post Sam Tobin of Mountain View HS 2019 (Peak Basketball 17U)

Long and thin post player, surprisingly very strong for his build and has good touch on shots in the paint. Has a good frame where he could put some weight on.

6’1” CG Makhi Turner of Weston Ranch HS 2019 (Splash City Esface Elite)                                                        -Athletic and has good motor who can create off the dribble and score through traffic

6’7 SF Michael Ure of Rirle HS 2019 (UBC 17u Select)

Good post up man, has a nice soft touch around the basket, pretty solid frame and has great patience when he receives the ball in the post, good post moves, needs to improve jump shot. 

 

*6’4 SG Dominick Von Waaden of Pitman HS 2018 (Stanco Stampede 17u)

Really long and physical, can handle the rock pretty well, capable of playing multiple positions, plays hard and attacks the basket with aggression, unorthodox shot, but it goes in and has the tendency to follow his shot which puts in a good rebounding position every time. Has a high motor with okay athleticism, is very unselfish and looking to fins teammates. Is a leader on the floor. NAIA, D3, D2. Offered by UC Merced

 

*6’6 PF Desmond Washington of Blair HS 2018 (OGP Unsigned Seniors Black)

Long and bouncy athlete, with great body size, plays hard and rebounds the ball well, can handle the rock and can shoot the mid- range, pretty good finisher around the rim, kid has a lot of potential and improvement he can make! Needs to improve strength and work a little more on his post moves. 

 

6’5 Post Darren Ware of Royal HS 2019 (Hard Work Basketball)

Strong and wide post player who plays very hard. Not overly skilled but his motor makes him a good prospect. Has tons of potential.

 

*6’6” SG Jihaun Westbrook of Serrano HS 2019 (California Stars 17U Elite)                                                 -Good shooter with length, attacks basket off the dribble and above average ball handling skills.  Can create space and get his own shot off and score over top of defenders.  MM player.

*6’2 CG Jaren Williams Chino Hills HS 2018 (BBC Elite 17u)

Nice all-around player who manages when to distribute and when to look for his own shot, great feel for the game and is a 3 pt shooter, has deep range!! Can shoot from all over the perimeter, is not hesitant to shoot and has a quick shooting release, quick on ball defender with elite speed, pays hard and is competitive. Really enjoyed watching his game

 

6’8 Post Mykale Williams of Redlands East Valley HS 2018 (IEBP All-Stars 17U)

Very strong and athletic post player. Can catch and drive from perimeter and score it. Automatic two points when he catches in the paint. Can finish with either hand inside. Could see him contributing at the division 1 level as an upperclassman.

 

*7’0 C Jack Wilson of Junipero Serra HS 2018 (Lakeshow 17’s Elite)

Big body 5 man with a nice post up game and face up game as well, Great post moves and has a nice touch around the basket, Tends to seal really well with his hands up and elbows up not allowing the defender to get around him, high motor active guy who rebounds well on both ends of the floor and plays hi strength as a rim runner, contest everything around the basket defensively, pursues rebounds and put backs with aggression, Moves well for a 7 footer!!! Committed to Oregon State.

 

6’0” PG Brenton Woods of Dominguez HS 2018 (California Stars 17U Platinum)                                                -Quick with the ball, has decent vision and ability to see plays develop, capable shooter with range. Solid on ball defender.

6’5” SF Kelvin Wright Jr of Rancho Cucamonga HS 2018 (Prodigy Seniors)                                                         -Inside and outside player who is a mismatch nightmare, can take bigger defenders off the dribble and take smaller players inside post them.  Capable shooter from 15ft.    

5’10” G Johnny Yu of St. Ignatius College Prep HS 2019 (Bay Area Warriors 17U Blue)                                     -Quick, fast with ball and has a scorers mentality likes to attack the basket and score.  

*6’2 PG Levelle Zeiglar of Ridgeview HS 2018 (WCEUA Diamond Unsigned Seniors)

A skilled true scoring PG, Impressive athlete with lighting quick top speed in transition, smart guard who understands how to balance scoring and distributing, In transition he has his head up and in a swivel giving him the opportunity to pass the ball up ahead to open guys, great ball handling ability, scores in bunches, has a quick first step that allows him to get by defenders in a half court setting, has good body control and balance allowing him to absorb contact and finish with a variety of lay ups in his arsenal, can shoot the 3 at a high level NBA range, catch and shoot, dribble pull up game is good, Moves well without the ball and plays hard on both ends of the court, can be a lock up defender and has active hands which helps him get a lot of deflections and steals, Rebounds well! Is a true competitor and is passionate for the game. D1 PROSPECT 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Names To Note: (*indicates highest consideration)

 

5’9” PG Jordan Agbara of Patriot HS 2018 (MOC D1 Elite 17u)

6’0” G Hirohito Aizawa of Mater Dei HS 2018 (OC Rain 17u Black)

*5’11 PG Arturo Angeles of El Rancho HS 2018 (NOC/MAP 17u)

*6’2 CG Jamaal Barnes of Bonita HS (BBC Elite 17)

*6’4 CG Andre Batiste of La Mirada HS 2019 (Team Veritas 17u)

*6’2 PG Anthony Bell II  of Valley Etiwanda HS 2019 (BBC Elite 17)

*6’6 F Mikai Benn of El Camino HS 2018 (NOC/MAP 17u)

*6’3 CG Malcolm Bray of Saint Bernard HS 2019 (Cal Supreme 17u Black Elite/Premier)

*6’5 SF Kyle Brown of Dublin HS 2018 (Lakeshow Seniors)

*6’0 PG Xavion Brown of Sheldon HS 2020 (Lakeshow 17’s Elite) 

*6’0 PG Devon Brown Leuzinger HS 2018 (OGP Unsigned Seniors Blue)

*6’3 SG Prince Burford of Leuzinger HS 2018 (OGP Unsigned Seniors Blue)

6’4” W Malik Campbell of Hoover HS 2018 (Lark’s Elite 17u

*6’5 PF Jalen Chandler of De Anza HS 2018 (Lakeshow Seniors)

*5’10 PG Hansen Clark of George Washington Prep HS 2019 (Gardena Wolfpack)

*6’1 PG Christopher Dashiell of Centennial HS  2019 (TBF 17)

*6’9 C Solomon Dodd of Millikan HS 2018 (Cal Supreme 17u Black Elite/Premier)

*6’5” W Marquiz Edwards of Mt Miguel HS 2019 (Lark’s Elite 17u)

*6’6 SF Melvin Ely of Edison HS 2018 (Team Superstar Unsigned)

5’11” Tommy Feldman of Beckman HS  2019 (OC Rain 17u Black

*6’5 SG Jaishon Forte of Rancho Verde HS 2018 (OGP Unsigned Seniors black)

*6’5 SG Austin Galuppo of West Ranch HS 2018 (WCEUA Diamond Unsigned Seniors)

*6’4 CG Jordan Griffin of Narbonne HS 2018 (WCE UA Diamond Unsigned Seniors)                  

*6’5 SF Riley Grigsby of Archbishop Mitty HS 2018 (WCE UA Diamond Unsigned Seniors)       

*6’6 SG Lucas Holden of Canyon HS 2018 (WCE UA Diamond Unsigned Seniors)                        

*6’4” Cooper Jervis of Orange Lutheran 2019 (MOC D1 Elite 17u

*6’4 SG Isaiah Jones of Folsom HS 2018 (Lakeshow 17’s Elite)                                                

*6’2 SG Justin Johnston of Shadow Mountain HS 2019 (AZ Rebels 17 White)                                         *6’4 SF Richard Kawakami of Valencia HS  2019 (Blazers 17u)                                                                       *5’9 PG Anthony Martinez of Clovis HS 2018 (Oakland Soldiers Seniors)                                

6’2” G Elijah McGee of Cabrillo HS 2019 (Long Beach Gold Black)

*6’4” G/W Seth Mishler of Ocean View HS 2018 (Team Hardwood 17u Black)

*6’7 PF Jonathan Ned of Heritage HS  2018 (Oakland Soldiers Seniors)                                           

*6’4 PF Michael Nilsen of Sunny slope HS 2019 (Aim High Elite Athletes 17u)                                            *6’7 SG Mrijan Obad of British Columbia Christian Academy 2018 (BC Panther Hoops) 

*6’2 PG Refuge Oghomienor of British Columbia Christian Academy 2021 (BC Panther Hoops) 

*6’4 SF Jeffrey Okeke of Mount Eden HS 2018 (Oakland Soldiers Seniors)                                       *6’4 SF Patric Pahoosi of La Canada HS 2018 (Blazers 17u)

*6’5 PF James Ponder of Steele Canyon HS 2019 (SD Elite 17u Premier)                                   *5’11 CG Brandon Salazar of Desert Mountain HS 2019 (Powerhouse Hoops 17 Scottdale)

6’1” Chopin Scott Jr of Colony HS 2019 (MOC D1 Elite 17u)

*6’0” G Tawrence Shoffner of Assurance Learning Academy 2018 (UTU Gorillas Premier)

*5’11 PG Kameron Small of St.Pius X St. Matthias HS 2018 (Team Superstar Unsigned)

*6’6 SG Jalen Townsell of Spanish Springs HS 2018 (WCE Diamond Unsigned Seniors)

*6’4” G/W Baron Traylor of Mt Miguel HS 2018 (Lark’s Elite 17u

*6’4 SG Dominick Von Waaden of Pitman HS 2018 (Stanco Stampede 17u)

*6’6 PF Desmond Washington of Blair HS  2018 (OGP Unsigned Seniors Black)

*6’2 CG Jaren Williams Chino Hills HS 2018 (BBC Elite 17u)       

6’4” W John Williams of Christian HS 2019 (Lark’s Elite 17u)

*7’0 C Jack Wilson of Junipero HS 2018 (Lakeshow 17’s Elite)

*6’2 PG Levelle Zeiglar of Ridgeview HS 2018 (WCEUA Diamond Unsigned Seniors)