Great competition at the Boise Showcase
by Transition Hoops Report
The first college basketball recruiting Showcase of 2014 featured players from Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana and Wyoming at Mountain View High School (ID).
Here are some of the players that stood out from each class. And don't forget that we will be at the Northwest Premier Invitational watching some of the top club teams and basketball recruits from around the Northwest.
Luke Lenhardt (6'4 SF Eagle HS, ID) - the powerful forward was tough to keep off the boards. His body continues to impress college scouts.
Tony Naccarato (6'5 PF Coeur d' Alene HS, ID) - not afraid to bang in the paint, Naccarato hit the glass and defended well. He showed good touch on his shot off the catch and the willingness to do the dirty work.
Treighton Shepherd (5'10 PG Rocky Mountain HS, ID) - was solid at the point and knocked down his open shots. Good leading the transition break.
Michael Wilson (6'1 SF Grangeville HS, ID) - showed athleticism and good elevation on his jump shot. Played hard and physical.
Tre'von Allen (6'2 PG Clarkston HS, WA) - may have had the best overall showcase of any player. Scored with range and a smooth jumpsuit but could also finish going to the basket.
Hayden Eckert (5'7 PG Buhl HS, ID) - tough nosed guard with a good handle and solid on ball defense. His ability to start and stop allows him to get separation off the dribble.
Henry Geraci (5'11 SF Jackson Hole HS, WY) - Geraci showed a variety of skills including the ability to attack the basket. Very fundamentally sound player.
Michael Lively (6'3 PF Buhl HS, ID) - played very good defense and has really improved his offensive game from last summer. Is a physical presence in the paint.
Davian Sobotta-Clavon (5'11 SG, Clarkston HS, WA) - has 3-point range from a good looking stroke and showed the occasional burst off the dribble to get to the basket.
Christian Jones (5'11 SG Laurel HS, MT) - got better as the Showcase moved along. As he got more confident his shot started to fall more and more, setting up a nice attack off the dribble.
Brody Lundblad (6'0 PG Coeur d' Alene HS, ID) - left handed guard that can create in transition. He showed good vision and nice range on his shot.
Joey Naccarato (6'3 SF Coeur d' Alene HS, ID) - the younger Nacarrato was also impressive, showing a nice handle and mid-range game. He has size and, like his brother, doesn't shy away from contact.
Justin Saunders (6'1 SG Capital HS, ID) - competed against the top talent all weekend. He held his own and then some. The lefty was hitting from behind the arc and also got to the basket.