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OTR Super 64 Camp Standouts – September 13, 2017

Justin Brown (#104) and Brenden Tucker (#12) led the way at OTR Super 64 Camp. Photo cred – Donna McConnell

LAWRENCEVILLE, Georgia, – Over 130 high school aged prospects trained and competed at the OTR Super 64 Camp at Central Gwinnett High School last Sunday afternoon. The camp was filled with talent and national media. It was a great chance for established talent and hidden prospects to show their in front of national evaluators and Division II coaches. Here is a review of the camp’s top performers.

By: @JLHemingwayPSB

Photo – Jerome Weaver

TJ Bickerstaff – Sandy Creek HS – 2019

Bickerstaff has the tools of a modern day wing. He stands 6-foot-8 and displayed a wide range of perimeter skills. He hit the spot-up 3-point shot while also distributing to others from the perimeter. Bickerstaff also showed the willingness to work the offensive glass during 5/5 game play. His ability to balance back court skill with front court production will be key to his development.

Justin Brown – Georgia Prep Academy – 2019

In camp settings the temptation for some players is to only look for ‘yours.’ Brown proved that passing and setting up teammates can draw just as much attention as pumping a high volume of shots. The lefty floor general used ball screens to get into the lane and find the open player. Brown is equally good at getting his shot when necessary. He finished off the drive and even posted up and scored when the time called for it. Brown, now listed 2019 prospect, transferred from Milton to Georgia Prep Academy. Expect Brown recruitment to pick up intensity in the upcoming 12 months.

Photo: Donna McConnell

Jarred Godfrey – Sandy Creek HS – 2018

Godfrey dominated the 5 on 5 game play with his play-making skills. Godfrey’s skill set is smooth and efficient. He used ball screens to create and get shots in the lane. His quickness allows him to get pull-up jumpers and set up others with passes. Add in his great size at 6-4 and Godfrey could make a college very happy to have him sign on the dotted line come signing day.

Photo: Donna McConnell

Amari Kelly – Meadowcreek – 2018

At this time of year the most coveted type of prospect for college coaches is the big man who can post double figure points and rebounds nightly. It is no surprise that the 6-8 Kelly has a list of college suitors as long as a grocery list. The left-handed power forward finished around the rim with jump hooks and dunks. His ability to face-up around the top of the key will allow him to be a trail 4-man who reverse the ball in the secondary break action. Expect Kelly to be a big part of Meadowcreek’s success this season.

Photo: Donna McConnell

Toneari Lane – Shiloh – 2020

When looking ahead to the next group of potential stars in the state of Georgia, Toneari Lane in the class of 2020 is a good name to add to the list. The lefty wing-forward stands at 6-5 and has versatility to impact the game both on the wing and in the paint. The sophomore is a great athlete who can finish plays at the rim. The challenge for Lane in upcoming years will be to gain consistency with his perimeter jumper. His technique and footwork is there, but he will need to show the range needed to keep defenses honest this season.

 

Photo: Donna McConnell

Brenden Tucker – Dacula High School – 2019

The 6-2 combo guard was perhaps the most electrifying finisher at the camp. He finished nearly effortlessly at the rim as he elevated past defenders in the lane. Tucker still has room to grow his game. Most notably the consistency on his jumper and ability to play-make for others. However, in terms of sheer talent Tucker is on his way to becoming one of Gwinnett County’s top players in the 2017-2018 season.

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Coach Hemi-100-100Jonathan Hemingway is a National Evaluator for the OTRHoopsReport. Hemingway serves on the Board of Selectors for the Naismith Trophy. He is also the publisher of CoachHemi.com. He has been involved in the community since 1996 as a coach, camp director and evaluator. You can reach him via email at JonathanHemingway@PeachStateBasketball.com and follow him on  twitter @JLHemingwayPSB

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