Posted On: 10/3/19 10:04 AM

As the high school basketball season quickly approaches many athletes are hoping to catch the eye of college coaches and get the opportunity to play at the next level. At 6' 0" and 195 lbs, Micah Area (2021) of Mountain View High School is no different. "The dream is to play basketball as long as I can, I plan to play college basketball and hopefully professionally somewhere." 

Micah Area (2021) with his Nike Team Northwest Coach Omar Leary

Basketball has always been something Area (2021) has enjoyed. "I love playing basketball! I love hearing that sweet, wonderful, magnificent noise that the ball makes when it swishes through the net. I also love the fact that basketball never ends. There is always a bigger goal you can achieve and always something you need to work on." To improve his game Area (2021) trains with Taylor Bateman at Off The Field. "My Strengths are shooting, dribbling, and finishing around the rim. I’m always trying to improve my defense." When asked to describe Area (2021) his Nike Team Northwest Coach Omar Leary said, "Micah has made a huge jump in his game from 2018

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