Holiday Hoopsgiving – Day 1 Standouts Pt 2
SNELLVILLE, GA – We move to Part 2 of our Day 1 standouts from Holiday Hoospgiving at Shiloh HS.
By: Keith Agran
Caleb Harrison | 6-8 | SF | 2024 | Huntsville (AL)
Guards Ja’Mari Arnold (2023) and Massiah Morris (2022) were excellent as well, but as a prospect Harrison definitely intrigued last weekend. Has the look and stroke of your modern stretch forward, right now as a sophomore he strikes the pose a little more of a small forward but that could change with time and weight on his frame.
D’ante Bass | 6-7 | SF | 2022 | Windsor Forest
Was excited to see Bass unshackled from the Atlanta Celtics and he didn’t disappoint, as the Georgetown-commit showed off his uber-athleticism with some highlight-reel dunks and high-flying antics across the board. But there’s much more to the package with plenty of deep shooting range and some slick maneuvering when he’s on the attack. 2023 guard Qurahn Anderson, who was excellent this past AAU season with Team Intensity, was someone of note as well in their tight setback to Keystone Academy out of Erie (PA), and this Knights team is an athletic and fun bunch overall with plenty of options for a playoff push.
Christian Anderson | 5-9 | CG | 2024 | Lovett
May not have had his most explosive offensive game in a loss to Emmanual Christian (OH), but the quality of the package is generally always evident when Anderson takes the floor. The shooting range at a high % is out to 25 feet, so that’s available to him most trips, but his quickness getting into space for either a mid-range floater or all the way to the goal continues to develop and has allowed him to post big scoring numbers in the early season already. With 2 1/2 seasons to continue his natural development to go with an advanced game, it’ll be exciting to see where he and Lovett go from here.
Jerry Easter | 6-5 | SG | 2025 | Emmanuel Christian (OH)
There wasn’t a whole lot this exciting freshman didn’t do to impress in dismantling everything Lovett threw at him. Three-point shooting, superb ball-handling, slithery or powerful attack modes, great size to guard multiple spots, vice-grip hands as a rebounder, it was all there for this advanced talent, and this is a name we’re sure to see explode out the Toledo-area.
Trentyn Flowers | 6-7 | SG | 2024 | Huntington Prep (WV)
The former St. Francis (Alpharetta) product has taken his vast talents to West Virginia and the prep school circuit, and he looked the full part of a big-time prospect in their win over Donda Prep (CA) in the main gym later in the day. He was likely to be one of the best players in the state as a sophomore here in GA anyway, so seeing him play so well against big and strong Prep competition didn’t surprise me at all, he’s quick to the basket with a pretty shooting stroke and even at his age has a great body already. All the tools to be a high-major star.
Keith Agran has lived in Georgia since 2011 and joined OTR as a National Evaluator in 2021. He previously scouted for Prep Hoops dating back to 2019 and has both a championship-coaching background on the HS-level and daily newspaper writing experience, both from New Jersey. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @BracketSage.