Posted On: 10/10/17 9:45 PM
Flyin to the Hoop in Kettering, OH returns in January with some great teams from not just Ohio, but in the entire country. In order to cover everyone, I will be splitting the preview into the 3 sessions. Today I will look at the Monday sessions.
Dane Goodwin (Upper Arlington)- Incredibly gifted and talented scorer; can attack from the perimeter or in the paint.
Darius Quisenberry (Wayne)- Very talented, very quick guard with great court vision and high basketball IQ.
Jeremiah Francis (Pickerington Central)- Physical guard; scores the ball well or finds ways to get his teammates the ball.
Adrian Nelson (Pickerington Central)- Lengthy wing; rebounds the ball at a high level.
Max Martz (Upper Arlington)- Talented wing; can finish inside or out.
Top 3 Games
Brush vs. Hughes– Brush has a few very talented sophomores that will look to defeat one of Cincinnati’s top D2 programs.
Pickerington Central vs. McEachern– After getting a tough matchup with Trotwood, McEachern will have to turn around and face an extremely talented Pick Central team. The Tigers depth could be a game changer in this one.
Upper Arlington vs. Wayne– Every time I’ve watched Goodwin play, he takes over the game and scores at least 20 points. I don’t expect anything different in this one. The Warriors will try and counter with several high scorers of their own.
Best Shooter- Dane Goodwin
Best Defender- Andre Harris
Best Scorer- Dane Goodwin
Best Team (Ohio)- Pickerington Central
Best Potential Upset- Wayne over Upper Arlington
Best Under the Radar Prospect- Ethan Conley
Franklin Monroe vs. Minster– F-M wins 59-54
Fort Loramie vs. Thurgood Marshall– Fort Loramie wins 68-63
Brush vs. Hughes– Brush wins 73-67
Pickerington Central vs. McEachern– McEachern wins 71-70
La Lumiere vs. Aspire Academy– La Lumiere wins 75-66
Upper Arlington vs. Wayne– UA wins 71-67