Capitol Hoops Summer League 6/10 Notebook


Posted On: 06/11/18 5:00 AM

HYATTSVILLE, MD — Prep Hoops was in the gym for a full slate of action on Sunday at the Capitol Hoops Summer League, where several players stood out. Here we unload our notebook a busy day, which features evaluations on over 20 prospects.

6’3 PG Afamdi Achufusi Sidwell Friends | Class of 2021

Big and strong point guard who sees the floor. Good primary ball handler. Rebounds.

6’3 SG Mike Brown | Takoma Academy | Class of 2020

Great athlete. Likes to get out in transition. Athletic finisher. Has good length and agility. Gets deflections. Plays hard.

6’5 C Justin Bryson | Westlake | Class of 2020

Active big with long arms. Rim runs. Seals. Has good hands. Plays with a high motor. Crashes the boards.

6’4 PF Eric Ford | Landon | Class of 2021

Has long arms and broad shoulders. Plays with a high motor. Blocks shots. Rebounds. Has good hands.

5’11 PG Alex Gamble | Sidwell Friends | Class of 2022

Sturdily built PG. Has a solid base. Can score in the post. Active and alert defensively.

6’0 PG Jason Gibson | Sidwell Friends | Class of 2019

Skilled lead guard with deep range off the dribble and from the catch. Super tough. Will take a charge.

6’0 SG Daraun Gray | Landon | Class of 2019

Has long arms. Competes with a high motor, especially defensively. Gets deflections and blocks. Fills the lanes in transition. Good finisher in traffic. Tough. Can knock down open threes from the catch.

6’2 SF Cooper Haberern | Long Reach | Class of 2021

Knock down three point shooter with deep range. Quick release from the catch. Fills the lanes properly. Spaces the floor.

6’5 C Dorian Hurd | Blake | Class of 2019

Long and lanky. Blocks shots. Likes to get out and run. Moves fluidly in a straight line. Available for dump offs.

6’2 SG Justin Law | Potomac School | Class of 2019

Lefty. Strong. Can shoot the 3 from the catch. Has nice touch from mid range. Seeks contact.

6’9 PF Jamel Melvin | Potomac School | Class of 2020

Long lanky and mobile. Blocks shots. Has nice touch from 15 feet. Still gaining strength and coordination as he grows into his body. Best basketball is still ahead of him.

5’11 PG Donovan Miller | DeMatha | Class of 2019

Good shooter from the catch. Has three point range. Fills the lanes correctly. Needs to improve his ball handling.

5’8 PG Ridge Parks | Maret | Class of 2022

Quick, skilled PG with a good feel for the game. Plays with a high motor. Has good vision. Gets in the lane. Crafty with the ball. Finishes in traffic. Sets the table. Can knock down threes if left open.

6’7 PF George Perkins | Sidwell Friends | Class of 2022

Super long and lanky forward who plays with a high motor. Rebounds out of his area. Rim runs.

5’9 PG Ephram Reid | St. Stephens & St. Agnes | Class of 2019

Tenacious on ball defender. Picks up full court. Skilled ball handler. Gets into the lane. Finds teammates. Communicates.

5’6 PG Canin Reynolds | Landon | Class of 2020

Skilled. Pesky on ball defender. Crafty finisher. Tough. Plays hard. Fast. Quick.

6’6 C Walter Rouse | Sidwell Friends | Class of 2019

Physically imposing interior presence. Has strong hands and good footwork. Coordinated.

6’0 PG Miles Samuels | Blake | Class of 2020

Skilled slasher. Good finisher in traffic. Gets to the basket. Plays with toughness. Still needs to add strength and improve his decision making.

6’7 C Steve Settle | DeMatha | Class of 2019

Super long and lanky. Blocks shots. Likes to get out in transition. Plays hard. Crashes the boards.

6’3 SF Josiah Taylor | Takoma Academy | Class of 2020

Super long and lanky. Broad-shouldered. Stays active and alert in the passing lanes. Rebounds. Likes to get out in transition.

6’3 SF Spencer Tyson | Sidwell Friends | Class of 2021

Long lanky wing who defends well on the perimeter. Moves well laterally. Actively contests shots. Can score with his back to the basket. Not a great leaper yet.

6’5 SF Tyrell Ward | DeMatha | Class of 2022

Long lanky wing with some ball skills. Demonstrates fluid movements and good body control. Has good hands. Rebounds out of his area. Perimeter jump shot is still a work in progress.

6’5 SF Elijah Williams | Sidwell Friends | Class of 2019

High energy wing who can guard a variety of positions. Can defend in the post and on the perimeter. Can rebound and push in transition. Good finisher around the basket in traffic.