Posted On: 12/1/18 3:34 PM

Qualen Pettus – 6’5” | G | Indy Heat Red 2020 | Fort Wayne Northrop High School

Qualen Pettus is my selection for breakout performer of the year in the Summit Athletic Conference in Fort Wayne this season. The 6’5” guard is more effective as a slasher but has added some consistency to his jump shot over the summer. Pettus played with the Indy Heat program and will be the key returning starter for the Northrop Bruins for the 2018-2019 season. Northrop added a few pieces over the summer and Qualen has more support this season than he has in the past two years.

Pettus’ growth over the past few months has him poised for a breakout junior season with the Bruins. Northrop has their eyes set on the SAC title after adding Sydney Curry to the roster in the off season.

“This summer was great. I had a great coaching staff that really let me play the way I play and we had a good winning record. I’m focusing on shooting the ball more consistently and my lateral movement on defense.” With the season opening up a

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