Posted On: 08/10/19 7:47 AM

As we continue our 'dead period' previews, I move onto the impact transfers in the Baltimore City Public School conferences. While there is always a lot of movement in public schools, only a select few can be categorized as impact transfers. Guys that move the needle and help put their team in a better position to compete for the city or state title. There could very well still be a few prospects that move immediately before school starts, but as of now, here are some impact transfers to watch for the 2019-20 season.

Zack Blackwell | 5'11 | Lake Clifton '20

Blackwell greatly bolsters the Lakers backcourt next to 2020 guard Mike Gray. Together, these two will form what should be the best defensive backcourt in the area. While Blackwell and Gray are both tough-nosed, intense defenders, they are different offensive players. Gray is at his best when playing downhill either coming off of ball screens or in transition, while Blackwell is a sniper from the outside. He shoots it best off catch-and-shoot situations, which will fair well next to Gray's ability to get into the paint and force the defense to collapse. Blackwell was a great addition

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