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Posted On: 11/13/18 10:20 AM
Here is a look at some of the good talent putting in work in St. Francois County and Jefferson County:
Breven McMullen 6’5″ Park Hills Central (’20): A versatile wing player who can knock down 3-pointers and rebound at a high level. He has improved his ball handling and passing skills throughout the summer to emerge as a strong wing prospect. A big part of the Rebels winning back-to-back Class 3 district championships.
Tycen Gray 6’4″ Farmington (’19): A bullish combo forward who is also a standout on the Knights’ football team. Has been a top performer at Farmington for the past three years. A force as a rebounder who plays with a high motor at all times. He can also get buckets in the low post and on the drive.
Easton Null 6’1″ Jefferson (’19): An excellent combo guard who has been a standout at Jefferson since his freshman year. A formidable threat from 3-point range who has evolved into a very effective all-around offensive player who can also handle and pass the ball.
Michael Brewer 6’5″ Hillsboro (’19): A Southern Mississippi baseball commit who has been a standout for the Hawks’ basketball team on back-to-back district championship teams. An excellent low post player who averaged 16 points and eight rebounds a game as a junior.
Cole Laurence 6’7″ Farmington (’19): The top big man in St. Francois County who has been a three-year starter for the Knights. He has good fundamental moves in the low post and a nice shooting touch from out to 15 feet. When healthy, he is a force around the basket.
Brock Wakefield 6’2″ South Iron (’21): A talented young guard who earned Class 1 All-State honors after having a big freshman year in which he averaged 19 points a game. He returns to lead a very young and talented South Iron team that will make a lot of noise in Class 1 for the next three years.
Evan Worley 6’7″ Windsor (’20): A solid young post player who is on the verge of becoming a breakout performer in Jefferson County. He averaged nine points, seven rebounds and two blocks a game as a sophomore. He had a very productive summer with Arsenal Hoops 16U.
Brent Wagner 6’2″ Park Hills Central (’20): A versatile combo guard with the size and skill level to excel at any spot on the floor for the Rebels. He is a good passer who can knock down 3-pointers and rebound well from the guard position. A key player of the Rebels’ back-to-back district championship teams.
Noah Jacobsen 6’1″ Potosi (’19): A three-sport standout at Potosi, Jacobsen has been getting buckets for Potosi for the past three seasons. As a junior, he averaged 19 points a game while shooting 38 percent from 3-point range.
Jalen Thornton 6’0″ St. Pius (’19): A very good two-sport athlete who is coming off an excellent football campaign as a wide receiver. As a junior, he averaged 13 points, three assists and nearly three steals a game. He is a athletic performer who attacks the basket well.
Clayton Snudden 6’0″ De Soto (’19): A capable combo guard who did a nice job stuffing the stat sheet as a junior, when he averaged 10 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals a game.
Drennen Dinkins 5’9″ South Iron (’22): One of the top young up and coming prospects in the area, Dinkins is a talented point guard who will have an immediate impact at the varsity level. He is an excellent passer with a high basketball IQ with 3-point shooting range.