Posted On: 12/13/19 9:37 PM

On Saturday, December 8th, the most anticipated game of the Grindsession Marshall County Hoopfest took place. Over 6,000 fans were in attendance to watch Prodigy Prep (FL) led by point guard Julian Newman take on Marshall County (KY) led by nationally ranked (#21 ESPN 60) point guard Zion Harmon. In addition to the sold out crowd, Division 1 Coaches such as Coach Pearl, Auburn University Head Coach, Coach Mack, Louisville Head Coach,  and others were there to see this match up.

Thousands were in attendance to see the Newman and Harmon match up but Prodigy Prep’s C/O 2021 6’4 Shooting Guard Emmanuel Maldonado stole the show!

Marshall County opened the game with a three (3) followed by four (4) points from Prodigy Prep to take the lead, one they would hold throughout the entirety of the game. Marshall County’s defensive effort held Prodigy Prep’s Newman scoreless in the 1st half. This effort was no match for Maldonado.

Maldonado was an unstoppable force for Prodigy Prep. He used his elite ball handling skills and his excellent feel for the game to create for his team. Maldonado proved to

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