Seven Standouts From Portland Showcase
by Transition Hoops Report
From The Courts near Beaverton, the Portland Showcase featured players from all over including Oregon, Washington and Idaho. As a group, we were impressed with their effort. Given that there were some intermittent power outages due to a large storm that came through, these guys never complained or let it affect their play.
Here are seven players that really stood out and have college potential.
Class of 2015
Jack Frazier (6’1 PG South Salem HS, OR) – aggressive lead guard that constantly put pressure on the defense and can finish strong in the lane. Frazier has a nice mid range pull up jumper and range to the 3 point line. He plays really hard and is a very solid small college prospect. Excellent student with a 3.93 GPA.
Miles Brown (6’7 PF Sandy HS, OR) – very skilled inside/ outside threat. Has a really nice face up game and can attack the basket from the mid post going either direction. Brown can step outside and knock down jumpshots with range to the 3 point line. He is a solid NWAC prospect.
Zach Walton (6’5 SF Morton HS, WA) – extremely talented wing with nice length and a big upside. Walton is a small college prospect that, when engaged, shows flashes of greatness.
Ben Milligan (6’4 SF Sherwood HS, OR) – athletic lefty that is quick off his feet and explosive going to his left. Milligan plays at the rim and is also a streaky 3 point shooter that can really get it going.
Class of 2016
Zac Furgerson (6’4 SF Eagle HS, ID) – plays as hard as any player in the Northwest and does all the little things. Furgerson makes game winning plays and is a great leader.
Tre Joseph (6’1 PG Chiawana HS, WA) – strong and balanced point guard that is very effective when he makes the fundamental play. When Joseph attacks the basket with strength he can make plays at the rim or set up his teammates – he has great court vision.
Class of 2017
Jordan May (6’0 SG Reynolds HS, OR) – nice young prospect that can really score it. Very confident shooter with a really nice mid range game. May scores it off the catch and shoot or pull up jumper in both the half court and transition. Definitely a player to keep an eye on.
If you would like to see photos of the Portland Showcase, click here to see the album on our Facebook page.
THE NEXT SHOWCASE
Our next Showcase is a special one for 5th-8th graders. It is called the Middle School Showcase and it is a unique opportunity for younger players to get a head start on their recruiting. The Showcase is November 7-8. But we only do it once a year. Click here for details.
SEATTLE SHOWCASE RECAP
If you are interested in reading about how the Seattle Showcase went, click here to read the article.