Posted On: 12/27/18 3:52 PM
While many people are done opening gifts, the prospects below are the top stat sheet stuffers still available in the class of 2019. These guys are capable of making an immediate impact in whatever program they go to due to their motors and versatility.
Otis Frazier 6’5 SF 2019 Buckeye
When Frazier gets going, he is without a doubt the top prospect still available in this category. He is capable of being one of the top on-ball and help side defenders in the state. Further, he gets his hands in the passing lanes and has athleticism that allows him to protect the rim. Offensively, he can score the basketball from all 3 levels and does a good job of getting on the glass. Frazier has the ability to be an impact prospect at the next level.
Dischon Thomas 6’8 PF 2019 Hillcrest
Thomas is on one of the most talented teams in the state and understands his role. He does a good job of being active on the glass which gets him second chance opportunities. In addition to effectively impacting the game on the glass, he has a soft touch around the rim and has worked to improve his skills on the perimeter to make himself more of a versatile prospect.
Jalen Calvert 6’5 C 2019 McClintock
Calvert is one of the best shot blockers in the state and nation despite only being 6’5. His ability to impact the game on the defensive end of the floor has been vital to the team’s success to this point. In addition to protecting the rim, Calvert gets after it on the glass and does a good job of finishing the opportunities that he gets. Calvert is a potential triple-double threat with blocks being one of the categories.
Skylar Certo 6’4 SF 2019 Notre Dame
Certo might be the best undersized rebounder in the state. In addition to competing on the glass, he scores the basketball at a high level. His strong play has been vital in Notre Dame being in the games that they have been in. Down the stretch, this team has the potential to make the state tournament and pull off some upsets. Certo is a huge part of that.
Cassius Carmichael 6’5 SF 2019 Ironwood
Carmichael is nearly averaging a double-double while also getting over 3 steals per game. Carmichael’s ability to win 50/50 balls makes him extremely special. It seems like he makes a game changing play on every possession. His emergence as one of the top stat sheet stuffers in the class of 2019 is a huge part of the success that the Ironwood Eagles have had to this point in the season.