Posted On: 08/31/15 4:30 PM

During his sophomore campaign at Albermarle HS, in Charlottesville, Austin Katstra emerged as one of 5A's top players. The athletic forward owns a series of effective back-to-the basket moves he utilizes with regularity in the post. This is thanks to his early growth spurt and his determination to take advantage of his height early on.
"I'm pretty comfortable in the post," Katstra stated. "I was always the tallest kid on the court the past few years because of my early growth spurt."  
His scoring prowess was evident last season. The 6'6 sophomore averaged 18.9 points per game for Albermarle. He was very efficient, shooting 60% from the field. His sneaky athleticism and work rate enable him to rebound in his area very effectively. 
"I'm a pretty solid rebounder," said Katstra. "That's probably one of my best traits on the court. Most people don't think I can jump pretty high. I've had multiple people come up to me and say they didn't expect me to jump as high as I do."
In light of his performances for high school and AAU, Katstra is drawing interest from

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