Posted On: 04/15/19 5:18 AM

Watching a hand full of games at the various locations, Mid Ohio Classic proved to be a success. These players are five that stood out to me the most, in a variety of ways. 

Mid Ohio Classic Standouts:

• Kalen Etzler (6’8” / PF 2021 / All-Ohio Red 16U / Convoy Crestview): Etzler is showing more and more of a well rounded game. Hot off a State Championship, Etzler played well in the game I caught. Skying above the rest for rebounds, using his length to advantage. Also, the sophomore was money from deep, spacing the floor well. Able to run a fast break, Kalen showed good decision making in route to the rack. 

• Jalen Blackmon (6’1” / CG 2021 / All-Ohio Red 16U / Marion, Indiana): Jalen was a load to handle on the court Saturday. The junior guard put the ball on a string, and made defenders look silly trying to stay with him. Making great decisions with the ball, also the big time scoring threat. Blackmon did his damage from deep, off the dribble. Going for 10 straight points at one time, Jalen

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