Posted On: 09/24/15 11:00 AM

The 2018 group of posts is pretty thin at this stage, but there are a few guys with high ceilings at the top.

The power forward position is led by a trio of standouts from Meanstreets 15U team.  The top ranked one at this stage is Messiah Jones (Simeon).  The long and rangy 6’5” four man is a force on the defensive end blocking and altering almost everything that comes in the lane.  Flashes offensive skill.  Jalen Boyd (St. Joseph’s) is more of the skilled offensive player with his ability to score on the block with ease sealing well and has fundamental moves.  Solid rebounder.  Raekwon Drake (Orr) is the most physically imposing of the trio at 6’5” with a strong and stocky build.  He plays with a never ending motor hitting the offensive glass and finishing with quickness around the hoop.  Grabs boards like they are going out of style.  With all three the question to how high their ceiling is has a major part to do with whether they will continue growing.

Jordan Morris (Proviso East) is a physical force on the interior with his well-developed strength and power along with good

Illinois All Access Pass