Posted On: 01/23/19 3:58 PM
Christian Coach Davion Famber has rapidly established the region's top MLK Day basketball event in Year 2 of the MLK Day Showcase. The nine-game event - which featured great hospitality and media-friendliness - featured several squads knocking on the door of San Diego's top 10, including Montgomery, Carlsbad, Sweetwater and Mater Dei Catholic.
We'll break down the event in a series of reports, beginning a look at the senior standouts:
MLK Day Showcase - Senior standouts
Carter Plousha, 6-5 W, Carlsbad
Plousha came off the bench and immediately set the tone for the Lancers in their rout of Sweetwater. He attacked the rim off the dribble, rebounded in traffic and played solid denial defense against Red Devils standout CJ McMillan. When engaged, he's one of the better unsigned wing prospects in SoCal.
CJ Jackson, 6-7 C, Sweetwater
Jackson is a monster rebounder who corrals rebounds with intimidating force. His athleticism and length allow him to pursue rebounds well outside of the paint, and he outlets the ball to guards to initiate the fast break. Jackson has limitations as a scorer, but hit a 15-footer that looked pretty smooth. If he smooths out the edges at the junior college level,