Posted On: 09/10/20 5:45 PM

The Pangos Rocky Mountain Summit was held at the end of August in St. George, Utah and featured some of the west coast’s best players and programs. While I was not personally in attendance for this event, I watched most of the contests via the BallerTV streaming service. Below are my first set of 2021 standouts from the event.

Julian HammondJulianHammond6'1" | CGCherry Creek | 2021State#199NationCO, Billups Elite: The 6-foot-2 guard is a two-sport star at Cherry Creek (CO) high school. During his junior year on the hardwood he averaged 22 points and seven rebounds per game while passing for 2,386 yards and 29 touchdowns on the gridiron. Hammond is a tough, do-it-all type of guard who just screams "basketball player" whenever you watch him. He’s always under control, doesn’t try to play outside his comfort zone and knocks down perimeter jumpers consistently. 

Shane NowellShaneNowell6'5" | SFEastside Catholic | 2021State#120NationWA, Seattle Rotary: Nowell didn’t have his best offensive game in the contest I watched, but his energy, defensive versatility and rebounding ability from the wing position allowed him to be impactful despite his shots not falling. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard has the size, length and lateral speed to guard 1-4 at the high

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