Posted On: 04/19/18 2:12 PM

Yesterday, we checked in with Terrell Adams, a Washburn senior guard. Today we’re writing about Charles Cook-Gordon, Adams’ backcourt partner all year.

Charles spent his first two years of high school at Minnesota Transitions before coming to Washburn. He averaged 15.6 PPG during his senior campaign and grew immensely as a leader, embracing the role.

The 6-foot-2 shooting guard took a recent trip with Adams to UW-Washington County over spring break.

“I liked how open the coaches were and how honest they were,” he said. “They said that our spot was secure. They said they’d give us a key to the gym and that we could get in there any time we want… I liked that. They also talked about small class sizes.”

Cook-Gordon would like to get away from home — at least a little bit — for college.

“I want to be kind of far, but at least driving distance back home. I don’t want to be in the Twin Cities for college. I want to go to a city that’s mid-sized.”

Another upcoming visit is Lake Region State. Coach Jared Marshall has had success recruiting this area in the past few years.

“I’m going to visit Lake Region State at a future date. The head coach will get back to me soon. They said they really like my game, and that there was potentially a spot open for me.”

Cook-Gordon is pushing his decision date way back in order to get some extra tournaments in.

“I want to decide in July, because I’m still playing in a few AAU tournaments with the Magic 17U. I hope to impress some coaches at the NY2LA Tournament in Hopkins,” he added.