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Posted On: 07/9/19 9:01 AM

The PrepHoops Summer Challenge has reared into full gear and a number of 15U and 16U players made names for themselves this evening in Sweet Sixteen action. 

Jameson Dougherty Jameson Dougherty 6'9" | PF River Falls | 2021 State WI (2021), Wisconsin Playmakers Dahl/River Falls

At 6’8", Doughtery is an immediate presence as soon as he checks in. Playing alongside his twin brother, Liam, the two use their impressive mobility to guard multiple positions and anchor a tough Playmakers defense. Also, Jameson separated himself from other bigs by imposing his will on the glass. In the Playmakers’ sweet sixteen matchup against Illinois TWOLVES, Dougherty gathered a dubious amount of boards, a handful of which were capitalized for baskets. Watch out River Falls opponents, the  Doughtery twin-tower combination will be a force to be reckoned with.

Jayden Jackson Jayden Jackson 6'2" | SG Whitefish Bay | 2021 State WI (2021), ABC Young Lions/Whitefish Bay

Prior to this weekend, I hadn’t seen much of Jackson, but immediately his play validated his top-15 ranking in the 2021 Wisconsin class. At 6’3", Jackson is a big guard that is extremely strong with the ball. He is a very smooth scorer, with the ability to glide unnoticed past defenders.  Jackson’s creativity in the lane received ooohs and ahhs from the crowd after driving left into the

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