Posted On: 09/9/19 11:44 AM

September is here, and with that brings several high school basketball fall leagues as well as a few showcases as the start of the regular season approaches. This past weekend, Assumption Church in Long Beach, CA played host to the Pangos Best of SoCal Fall Showcase.

The event featured some of the top talent in the Southern California area from the classes of 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and even 2024. Each class played a set of two games, one featuring top 40 players of the class, and a second featuring top 20 players of the class.

I arrived at the showcase for the start of the game featuring top 40 players for the class of 2022. Here’s a look at some of the top 2022 standouts from Game 1.

1. Christian Watson – Long Beach Poly

Watson stood out as having the tools to become a lead guard one day. He can run the offense as the team’s primary ball-handler and playmaker. He keeps his head up when dribbling up court, and he looks to make plays for his teammates. He also knows when to look for his own shot, he can shoot from three and he can finish at

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