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Posted On: 12/9/17 4:38 AM
Prep Hoops took in the action from Day 1 at the Bojangles Bash at Ridge View HS. Prep Hoops watched Westwood HS vs Keenan HS in the opener. The Redhawks took an early 8-2 first quarter lead. In the second quarter the Redhawks used turnovers and threes to up the lead to 25-10 at the halftime break. Russell Jones Jr (Westwood) led all scorers at the half with 10 points.
In the second half the Redhawks built their lead to as many as 19 points in the third quarter. The Redhawks outlasted the Raiders and won the game 56-39. Westwood was led by Tyrrell Huff 20 points.
MVP: Tyrrell Huff (Westwood) 2019 (pictured on the front)
Huff 6’1 guard originally from El Paso, Texas transferred to Westwood HS this year. Huff hit 6 three pointers and scored a game-high 20 points. Huff would hit a three that either stop a run or give the Redhawks more fuel on their runs.
Offensive Performance of the Game: Russell Jones, Jr (2019) Westwood HS
Jones 5’8 jet point guard controlled the offense for the Redhawks. Jones Jones three assists and constantly pressured the the Raiders guards with his quick hands.
Defensive Performance of the Game: Samuel Stroman (2018) Westwood HS
Stroman a 6’4 combo forward had nine rebounds for the Redhawks. Stroman was all over the glass for the Redhawks. Stroman control the opponents shot selection in the paint.
Play of the Game: Raiders miss free throws
Keenan missed 13 free throws and could not cash in at the charity stripe in the game.
Best player off the Bench: Ahmon Green (2020) Westwood
Green 6’3 forward that grabbed nine rebounds for the Redhawks. Green just like Stroman and Wormack was all over the boards for the Redhawks.
Best Underclassmen: Dillon Jones (2020) Keenan
Jones 6’5 guard is ranked No.2 in the Palmetto State 2020 Class by Prep Hoops. Jones has been on the varsity since his 8th grade season at Keenan HS. Jones is handling the ball more now compared to in the past where he played more inside the paint.
Best Guy under the Radar: Kendall Wormack (2019) Westwood
Wormack 6’6 power forward that plays hard in the paint for Westwood. Wormack is always around the glass for the rebound and put back. Wormack also will shoot for the perimeter.
Best Project: Darius Coleman (Westwood) 2019
Coleman a very hard nose 6’3 small forward that comes off the bench for the Raiders. Coleman is nice point guard that gives the starters break in the game.
Best College Prospect: Ervin Stone (Keenan)
Stone 6’4 has a hard hat – blue collar mentality to bring to the floor for the Raiders. Stone understands where his bread is buttered that’s in the paint the delivering contact.
Westwood HS we have seen now 3 times already this season Russell Jones Jr. and the guard play here for the Redhawks will look to lead them into Region play next month.
Keenan HS is a well coached basketball team that will only get better as the season goes on.