Prospects from the spring evaluation periods
by Transition Hoops Report
With the completion of the first and second evaluation periods this spring, here are some of the best prospects that we saw over the two weekends.
Class of 2017
Coleman Clayton (5'10 PG Bonneville HS, ID) - very quick defender. Tough on ball defender that gets a lot of deflections. Clayton is a good ball handler that sets up his teammates for success.
David Tserger (6’8 PF Everett HS, WA) – stretch four lefty that can really shoot the three. Could add some size. Has reportedly committed to Wenatchee.
Traycer Wilson (6’7 PF Box Elder HS, UT) – good hands and showed off nice hands around the basket. Good length.
Class of 2018
Isaac Amaral – Artharee (6’3 PG Central Catholic HS, OR) - very skilled player that is shifty enough to beat you off the dribble or hit the 3 or mid range jumper. Strong body and good athlete. Nice looking prospect.
Kaden Anderson (6’7 PF Enumclaw HS, WA) - strong body with some nice back to the basket moves and creative finisher. Plays hard and is a tough rebounder.
Mack Anderson (6'8 PF Bozeman HS, MT) - his length and athleticism make him a very tough match up. Anderson is tough defender that blocks shots and is a great rebounder on both ends. He can handle the ball, shoot mid range jumpers and finish above the rim. He is an impressive prospect.
Shamrock Campbell (6’1 PG Ferris HS, WA) - good ball handler that is very skilled. Has a very good feel for the game.
Lucas Centeno (6'3 SG Boise HS, ID) - great shooter with a high release and confidence. Centeno is very long which allows him to be a versatile defender and rebounder.
Slade Cobb (6’4 Billings Central HS, MT) – very strong and bouncy. Attacks the glass hard and finishes strong above the rim. Cobb is really tough to stop when he gets to the rim.
Garrett Crane (6'4 SF Highland HS, ID) - very strong and aggressive player. Crane can shoot the 3 and finishes tough through contact. He is a tough match up because of his strength and skill set.
Chase Critchfield (6'1 SG Evanston HS, WY) - great shooter with good balance. Critchfield plays really hard and has a great feel for the game.
Logan DeHaven (6'3 SF Billings Skyview HS, MT) - great athlete that can slash and beat defenders off the bounce. DeHaven is a versatile athlete that really competes on both ends.
Kelson Eiselein (6'5 PF Roundup HS, MT) - good size and athletic. Eiselein is a great shooter with a high release and good elevation. He rebounds and makes game winning plays. Very nice prospect
Dawson Fowler (6'1 SG ) - very long and athletic. Great shooter from the perimeter. Mixes it up for rebounds and loose balls and is a strong defender.
Jalen Galloway (6'6 PF Mountain View HS, ID) - very long and plays hard. Galloway consistently scored inside and outside. His length makes him a major factor on defense and he has a big rebounding range.
Steele Hadlock (6'1 SG Vallivue HS, ID) - confident shooter with deep range. Hadlock really competes on both ends.
Braxton Hill (6'3 SG Anaconda HS, MT) - strong and physical. Hill is an excellent all around player. He battles for every loose ball, has a huge rebounding range, and is a strong scorer off the dribble.
Elijah Jackson (6’4 SG Chief Stealth HS, WA) – very athletic and quick with a good build. Showed the ability to knock down the outside shot. When engaged was one of the best players on the court.
Isaiah Jeannot (6’4 PF Northwest HS, WA) -stretch four man. Excellent set shooter when he gets space.
Connor Keickbush - (6'0 PG Billings Senior HS, MT) - very tough and makes game winning plays. Kieckbusch can hit the 3, mid range jumper, and is a crafty finisher. He is a great all around player that is a big time winnner.
Colby Kyle - (6'7 PF Monroe HS, WA) - continues to improve and show that he can affect shots in the middle.
Phillip Malatare (6'1 PG Arlee HS, MT) - really quick and athletic. Shifty with the ball and a crafty finisher.
Derek Marlowe (6'3 PG Hillcrest HS, ID) - good sized lead guard that is very skilled. Marlowe can hit the 3, mid range jumper or get to the rim. Very good size and nice prospect.
Paul Pennington (5'10 PG Boise HS, ID) - toughest player in both tourneys. Pennington knows how to run his team and makes game winning plays on both ends. He is excellent working off ball screens and can shoot the 3 or get to the rim.
TJ Reynolds (6'7 PF Shelby HS, MT) - very strong and tough. Reynolds battles for every loose ball and is an elite rebounder. He loves physical play and can play inside or step out and hit his jumper.
Bryce Sloan (6’4 PG Lincoln HS, OR) – very good looking shot and decent handle. Will need to add size to his frame.
Xavier Smith (6’4 SF O’Dea HS, WA) - shifty guard that can beat you to the basket or hit the mid range jumper. If his 3 improves he is solid prospect.
Emmit Taylor (6'4 SF Lapwai HS, ID) - very long and excellent shooter.
Boston Thompson (6’7 C Nyssa HS, OR) - long body and great athlete. Runs the floor hard and can explode to the basket. Excellent shot blocker and rebounder when he gets freedom of movement. His ability to make plays in the half court will determine what level he will end up.
Braeden Wilson (6’5 SF Lewiston HS, ID) - strong bodied athlete with good athleticism. Wilson was tough all weekend long being really aggressive to the basket and showing a strong mid range game. He appeared to be a D2/ low major D1 prospect. Unfortunately he tore his ACL in the championship game.
Cayden Wright (6'0 PG Skyview HS, ID) - very strong lead guard. Wright plays low to the ground and uses his strength to get to his mid range game or to the rim. He is a good 3 point shooter and defender.
Class of 2019
Mitchell Brizee (6’8 C Twin Falls HS, ID) - strong interior player with a soft touch. Brizee has a big rebounding range and is a very physical inside presence.
Griffin Effenberger (6’3 PG Lewis and Clark HS, WA) – solid floor leader. Not incredibly athletic but great basketball IQ.
Zane Foster (6’11 C Bonney Lake HS, WA) – very long and can affect shots inside. Is still raw but shows potential.
Dylan Holst (6'4 SG Hellgate HS, MT) - showed some good athleticism and the ability to hit the 3 and attack the basket.
Colton Northrop (6’4 SF Richland HS, WA) - skilled inside/ outside player with good size. Competes on both ends.
Brock Ravet (6’2 PG Kittitas HS, WA) - very shifty guard that has a tight handle and is a great shooter off the bounce. Fierce competitor that games winning plays on both end of the court. Could be a D1 prospect.
Zachary Schacht (6'10 C Billings Skyview HS, MT) - long and athletic - really runs the floor hard. Schacht really competes and is a presence in the interior on both ends. He can make plays around the rim on offense and is an elite shot blocker.
Garrett Streufert (6’5 SF Richland HS, WA) - skilled inside/ outside player with good size. Makes game winning plays.
Anton Watson (6’7 PF Gonzaga Prep HS, WA) – showed off great hands and an nice feel around the basket. Knocked down some mid-range shots when left open. He seems to have added some length and size.
Class of 2020
Tru Allen (6'0 PG Clarkston HS, WA) - very quick with an awesome feel for the game and using ball screens. Allen can really go and make all the plays you want your point guard to make. He is a great defender and makes game winning plays. He has added a consistent mid range and 3 point jumper.
Cooper Frith (5’7 PG Rocky Mountain HS, ID) – great ball handler with deep range.
Tanner Hayhurst (6’4 SG Eagle HS, ID) – great shooter with a nice feel for attacking close outs and making plays. As he continues to grow he will be a very nice prospect.