OTRHoopsReport: Middle School talent on display at the Junior Elite 100 Camp – March 9, 2017
Lawrenceville, Ga., – Finding a way to play top talent while also getting quality exposure is a tough proposition for younger players. However, the Junior Elite 100 Camp provided that exact formul. Here is a look at some of the stars of tomorrow who got a chance to perform in front of our OTRHoopsReport.com evaluators.
Middle School Talent Noticed at the Junior Elite 100 Camp
Another guard that stood out was Chauncey Wiggins of Edwards MS (GA). He showed exceptional vision with the ball in his hands. He was able to find open teammates consistently in the half court. In addition, he has exceptional length and displayed the ability to score at all three levels.
One of the more notable post players in attendance was Tyler Lane of Liberty MS (GA).
Lane consistently owned the boards and did a great job banging down low to gain position; he has good hands and didn’t lose too many balls once he got control. He can also score with either hand on the low block.
Julius Lymon of Young MS (Ga.), is a terrific athlete standing at 6-4. He is fast end to end and he finds ways to finish at the rim. He is a good low post defender because he does a good job using his length to contest and change shots.
Point guard Evan Elliott from Creekland MS (Ga.), was very good in transition. He is aggressive with the drives and will finishes in traffic.
Jaedon Martin of Austin Road MS (Ga.) is a quick guard who creates with the dribble. He was one of the most effective players who was able to get into the lane where he finished with the mid-range jumper or the lay up through traffic.
Emerging prospects at the Junior Elite 100 Camp
John Green, Walter T. McKee (Al.)– Crafty guard that can go both ways and score. Handles ball at own pace and doesn’t get sped up which is exceptional at his age
SF Imre Earls, East Hall MS-Earls has good size and skill for his age, he played well in skill stations which carried over into game play.
SG Caleb Dixon, Loganville MS– He’s quick, elusive and finishes on around the basket. He showcased a good handle in skill stations and in game play.
F Jalen Pugh-Dennis, Kipp Strive Academy– Jalen was one of the younger post players in the camp, he showcased good fundamentals during the skill stations and consistently played in attack mode on the offensive glass.
SG Jahvonte Rawlings, Liberty MS-Skilled young guard that competed during game play, solid on the defensive end of the floor as well
SG Kaeden Twiggs, Midway MS– He played tough finishing at the rim and showed a decent mid range. Twiggs played well on the defensive end of the floor.
PF Evan Brewer, Faith Lutheran MS-Big forward that was active on both ends of the floor rebounding and fighting for loose balls
SG Jamell Powell, Jordan MS-Crafty young guard that attacked the basket and found open teammates
CG Anthony Vault, Rex Mill MS – Vault is a talented wing who showed an exceptional mid-range jumper.
Willie Evans is a player evaluator & youth director for On the Radar Hoops.He has been involved with On the Radar Hoops since 2013 as a camp director and evaluator. You can follow him on twitter at @Jr_OTRH
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