OTR #Power24 – Sunday Impression-Makers
MARIETTA, GA – Two more action-packed days made of OTR’s Power 24 as the last of four live periods once again rolled through the Atlanta-area.
After Recruit Look brought in a bevy of teams from the Midwest and further for Elite 32, another big turnout this past weekend featured a large amount of the Southeast’s top organizations.
From Sunday over at McEachern some Impression-Makers:
By: Keith Agran
Avery Thomas II | 2024 | Team Carroll Premier
Long and wiry and handled the ball as a big PG at times at 6-7 which were perhaps the best moments I saw from him in the game vs Midwest Basketball Club Cincy Gold, add in the ability to guard multiple spots and a slithery and clever drive game and this potential hybrid type at the next level set up really intriguing for the right program.
Tyler Johnson | 2024 | Florida Rebels
A dangerous combination of power and finesse as he at times went through people with force then came down next possession and went over them with high-flying lift, the power portion is a whole lot to deal with because at times with Rebels he plays almost as a guard at 6-7 facing up from the perimeter, but as a rebounder and space clearer he quickly becomes a smaller 4-man but one that has all the moxie and strength to pull that off at the next level.
A FOUR-PACK OF PG’S PLAYING ON BOTH SIDES OF ME SUNDAY
Four pretty darn good PGs just rolled through McEachern's Cts 2 and 3
— Keith Agran (@BracketSage) July 16, 2023
Fred Bailey | 2024 | Team Mookie Betts
Calm & composed, a fine distributor, plenty of burst to create his own offense and with all the weapons Mookie deploys he racks up the assists too, strong upper and lower half it’s a college-ready body and one he’ll thrive with at Trevecca Nazarene in Nashville.
Josh Dixon | 2025 | TSF
Playing up with the 17s the Milton (GA) speedster had a huge game in his normal attack mode including the game-winner to beat Alabama Fusion at the buzzer, overall game and shot selection continue to mature.
Caleb White | 2024 | Alabama Fusion
Almost certainly the smallest guy out there most games but plays with a ton of heart and backs it up with a multi-level scoring package that needs to be carefully marked at each distance.
Shane Cherry | 2025 | BMaze Elite
Shifty and explosive both in the halfcourt and in transition as he played up with the 17s, he will shock opponents by blocking a shot at one end then retrieving the outlet and going coast to coast for the dunk at the other and this from a guy who hovers right around the 6-foot mark.
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 also spent 3 years as a sports writer at two newspapers in New Jersey. After a championship-coaching background on the HS-level also in NJ, he accepted the Girl’s Basketball Head Coaching position in May 2022 at Mt Bethel Christian Academy and now balances scouting and coaching still with a keen eye on talent around the region. You can reach him at email@example.com and follow him on Twitter @BracketSage.
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