Posted On: 09/30/19 11:30 AM

One of the state’s top rising players in the 2021 class, Bishop Carroll wing player Enrique Lankford took a different path this offseason but hopes his hard work will pay off this season.

A talented 6’5 guard who can play either guard spot, Lamkford can handle the ball, shoot with unlimited range and can get to the basket and draw fouls. He is a strong free throw shooter and plays a team-first brand of basketball.

Lankford didn’t play competitive travel basketball this offseason, preferring instead to focus on hitting the weight room and improving his athleticism.

“This past summer was really about hitting the weight room and the gym getting faster, stronger, jumping higher,” he says. “Playing this summer has not only prepared me physically but mentally for this season as well.”

Lankford says he spent a lot of time focusing on improving at the defensive end of the court, getting on the boards and improving his handle.

“I’m not a bad ball handler but I need to improve it a lot,” he said. “I have not thought about personal goals for the season, but ever since I

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