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Posted On: 06/23/20 7:45 PM

The Prep Hoops SoCal staff has spent the last few weeks digging through notes to find all the standout freshmen performers from the 2019-20 season. While it’s still too early to put together a fair numerical ranking for these young prospects, we did come up with an 85-player watchlist of guys to keep an eye on over the next three years.

Below is the third installment of who could potentially crack those top five spots if we did decide to publish a true ranking, based on first-year performance and long-term potential.

Aaron McBride Aaron McBride 6'4" | PF Corona Centennial | 2023 , Corona Centennial - McBride made his impact as an energy and hustle guy off the bench. The 6-foot-5 forward still has work to do on his offensive skill-set, but his high motor, defensive IQ and rebounding abilities are things that don’t normally come natural to young prospects.

Justin Daniels Justin Daniels 6'4" | SG Mater Dei | 2023 , Mater Dei - Daniels spent the majority of his freshman season on the lower levels of this SoCal powerhouse program, but flashed his talent plenty on the camp and club circuits. The 6-foot-3 point guard has good scoring feel in transition, uses his burst and strength to get to the basket and finish, and

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