Top Prospects from the SoCal Spring Showcase (Part 1)

Northern California

Posted On: 03/28/18 9:05 PM

The ninth annual Southern California Spring Senior Showcase was held Sunday, March 25th at Cerritos College. Approximately 200 players participated. Here is a report on the event.


Top Prospects: (*indicates highest consideration)


*6’4” SF David Agba of Roosevelt HS 2018 (Hillcrest & Friends)                                                                             -Okay athlete with good size and length, finishes around the rim and is capable shooter from 15ft. Pulls up fairly well half court, can rebound, makes things happen.


6’4” SF Pharoh Allen of St. Genevieve HS 2018 (Team Prep)                                                                                 -Quick with good motor and strength. Gets to front of the rim and makes plays at the basket. Can defend multiple positions and pursues the ball on the offensive glass.


*6’5” WF Tim Andreolli of Royal HS 2018 (Hard Work Basketball)                                                                      -Decent ball handler, moves ok without the ball, nice shooting stroke and gets good elevation on his shot. Capable defender, decent rebounder.


5’10” PG Alex Atkins of Inglewood HS 2018 (Cal Supreme)                                                                                 -Quick with decent ball handling skills and gets downhill and creates for others and can really defend. Streaky scorer, finishes in transition.

6’6” PF Tasson Aubry of Middlebrooks Academy 2018 (Middlebrooks Academy/MW Premier)                                               -Strong, physical and has good shoulders. Okay athleticism with good hands and feet. Has ability to switch defensively on perimeter and slide feet. Rebounds the ball at rim level and in his area. Makes plays around the basket offensively.


6’5 G/W Gabriel Ajemian of Middlebrooks Academy 2018 (Middlebrooks Academy)

Ok athlete with long arms and a strong body. Can shoot it with long 3-point range, gets to the basket on the drive consistently, capable rebounder.


6’8” F Daelyn Bams of Villa Park HS 2017 (Prodigy Seniors)                                                                                 -Long with a good frame and shoulders, can run the floor effectively and has good athleticism. Rebounds the ball above the rim and has a decent shooting stroke from 10ft.


*6’4” W Jamario Bibbs of El Cerrito HS 2018 (Oakland Soldiers 2018)                                                                 -Good athlete with length and size, has quickness to guard at a high level. Has good dribble attack moves and can get to basket and finish over length. Can shoot it ok with 3 range.


6’2” CG Jamaal Barnes of Bonita HS 2018 (BBC Seniors)                                                                                    -Athletic wing, decent ball handler with ability to dribble operate and distribute the ball effectively. Improved shooting stroke, pulls up well in the half court.


6’5” SF Kae’Jon Barnes of San Bernardino HS 2018 (MW Premier)                                                                     -Long-athletic with decent motor, quick off the floor and rebounds above rim. Can defend multiple positions.

6’3” W Prince Sean Burford of Leuzinger HS 2018 (ARC Wildcats East)                                                              -Quick with ball and plays downhill and can finish over length. A natural scorer.


5’10 PG D’ Shaun Barrett of Twenty-Nine Palms HS 2018 (Team Eleate)

Athletic one-man, handles it confidently, can pass it. Has some ability to finish in transition, can shoot it fairly well with 3 range.


*6’6” WF Chris Cagle of Woodcreek HS 2018 (Independent #1)                                                                              -Physical, tough and plays with moxie, above average shooting stroke from “3”. Capable ball handler with good feel for the game and is a solid passer. Needs to work on lateral quickness and foot speed.


*6’1 CG Juan Canahuate of Army-Navy Academy 2018 (Independent #3)

Athletic and skilled combo guard. Plays with energy. Shoots it well with range, solid ball handler, effective transition playmaker.


*6’2” G Marquis Davidson of Vanden HS 2018 (Lakeshow Seniors)                                                                     -Long-wiry with good quickness, burst and athleticism. Can score at multiple levels, creates off the dribble, has a nice hesitation move and has a nice mid-range game. Can elevate and score in paint, fairly good 3-point shooter. Good on ball defender.


*6’3” W Jonathan Daniels of Camarillo HS 2018 (Hard Work Basketball)                                                       –Strong, physical with good athleticism. Uses the dribble well and understands straight lines and angles. Has a nice shooting stroke.


6’8” PF Soloman Dodd of LB Milikan HS 2018 (Cal Supreme)                                                                            -Big body with decent hands and feet. Rebounds ball at rim level and keeps ball high and finishes around basket. Capable shooter from 15ft.


6’5” WF Kevin Ebiriekwe of Crenshaw HS 2018 (Beach City Select)                                                                            -Decent motor, has good timing to block shots. Has playmaking skills to attack basket and ability to shoot ball from 18ft and in.


6’5” WMelvinEly of Edison HS 2018 (Team Superstar)                                                            –Long with above average athleticism and has decent ballhandling skills. Likes to score in transition and go make plays at rim level.


6’0 PG Sinai Enoch of West Jordan HS 2018 (Salt Lake Rebels)

Fairly athletic, confident ball handler. Shoots it well with long range, has a nice hesitation move, pulls up in the half court.


6’6” F Andre Fields of Warren HS 2018 (West Coast Elite Platinum)                                                                    -Long and effective rebounder who keeps ball high and can finish around basket. Has decent back to the basket moves. Capable shooter from 12ft.