Grassroots Preview : Team South Carolina 17U

South Carolina

Posted On: 04/25/18 8:07 PM

Team South Carolina 17U

Head Coach – Bryan Brown

Russell Jones

#2  Russell Jones – Westwood HS 

Jones 5’8 is fresh off a strong performance this weekend at the DMV Shootout in Washington D.C.. Jones scored 41 points in the Championship game.  Jones has been a bit more consistent this spring with his shot from behind the arc. Jones is a pesky on the ball defender who really can create havoc on the defensive end of the floor.

Walyn Napper

#4  Walyn Napper – Ridge View HS 

Napper 6’3 is a down-hill driver to the cup and really is a exceptional passer on the floor. Napper a standout on the gridiron plays with a fearless attitude on the floor. Napper helped the Blazers win a Class 4A State Championship this past March. Napper gets most of his points attacking the basket.

Traye Carson

#8  Traye Carson – Westside HS (Anderson)

Carson can knockdown the 3 pointer or penetrate and kick the ball to the open man. Carson 5’9 is a undersized guard who has the ability to create his own shot.

Tre Jackson

#13  Tre Jackson – Blythewood HS 

Jackson 6’2 has the ability to break down defenders when attacking the basket. Jackson plays at a nice even keel and isn’t afraid to sacrifice his body on the defensive end. Jackson can score the ball at all 3 levels on the floor.

CJ Jamison

 #15 CJ Jamison – Legacy Early College  (Greenville)

Jamison is the ultimate glue guy on this team. Jamison does all the little things to make your team win on the floor. Jamison will take charges or rebound the ball on both ends of the floor.

Chase Claxton

#35 Chase Claxton – Legacy Early College (Greenville)

Long and slender combo forward on the floor. Claxton 6’5 can really block shots well and is a extremely quick leaper off the floor. Claxton’s older brother plays at the University of Georgia.

Sherman Robinson

#24 Sherman Robinson – Legacy Early College (Greenville) (2018)

Robinson a UNSIGNED Senior originally hails from the Bahamas. Robinson 6’7 has a good look to him in the post.

Jamal Burke

Jamal Burke – Southside HS (Greenville) (2018)

Burke a UNSIGNED Senior will visit Gulf Coast State College (FL) next week according to Assistant Coach Mike Alexander. Burke 6’10 has great length and can really run the floor well. Burke has the ability to step-out and shoot the 3 pointer.

Bryce Earle – Cardinal Newman 


April 6-8   Ashton Arnold Memorial Tourney – Easley, SC

April 13-15  INDIHoops Tip Off Classic – Suwanee, GA

April 20-22  DMV Hoop Fest – Washington D.C.

April 27-29   Sweet 16  Session II – Atlanta, GA

May 11-13    Mid South Hoop Fest – Gatlinburg, TN

May 18-20   Bob Gibbons  – Suwanee, GA

July 11-15    Under Armour  – Emerson, GA

July 18-19   Super 6 Showcase – Atlanta, GA

July 19-22   Best of the South – Suwanee, GA