Posted On: 10/8/20 5:37 PM
On Monday, the newest update to the 2023 Florida player rankings were rolled out here on our site.
There are now 295 prospects ranked in the 2023 class and it is a deep and talented one no doubt.
With that being said, here are some newcomers to pay attention to with the season quickly approaching.
VIEW HERE: 2023 Rankings
Matthew James Matthew James 6'7" | SF Atlantic Christian | 2023 State FL Ι 6-7 Ι Atlantic Christian
One of the most underrated talents in the entire 2023 class is Matthew James Matthew James 6'7" | SF Atlantic Christian | 2023 State FL . He is a really sound post player with endless length and nice footwork. At the Nightrydas workout last month, I watched his play get better as the day went on. James is in for a banner year at Atlantic Christian down south (VIDEO).
Keenan Johnson Keenan Johnson 6'7" | SF West Nassau | 2023 State FL Ι 6-5 Ι Impact Christian
A true athlete and one with power and strength, Keenan Johnson Keenan Johnson 6'7" | SF West Nassau | 2023 State FL fits the culture at Impact Christian. He gets up and down the floor, plays with a purpose and has endless energy. I really like Johnson’s skill set and think he will be a major factor this season.
Charles Outlaw Charles Outlaw 6'6" | SF Olympia | 2023 State FL Ι 6-6 Ι Olympia
The son of former NBA veteran Bo Outlaw, Charles is following in his father’s footsteps at Orlando-based Olympia. He is a gifted athlete who runs the floor well, leaps for boards and blocks and can mix it up on both ends of the floor out on the wing.
Tomarion McCray Tomarion McCray 6'5" | SF Jacksonville Trinity Christian | 2023 State FL Ι 6-5 Ι Jacksonville Trinity Christian
A dominant player on junior varsity as a freshman, Tomarion McCray Tomarion McCray 6'5" | SF Jacksonville Trinity Christian | 2023 State FL was called up to varsity in late December. He is a big and physical power forward/center for Trinity Christian. An athletic player with upside, McCray is very solid around the rim and expanding his jumper.
Kale Elmhorst Kale Elmhorst 6'4" | SF Lakeland | 2023 State FL Ι 6-4 Ι Lakeland
Making the move from McKeel to Lakeland, there is a chance for a steady season ahead for Kale Elmhorst Kale Elmhorst 6'4" | SF Lakeland | 2023 State FL . He saw limited minutes as a freshman at his previous stop, but he proved to be a core rebounder and a scrapper in the paint. Expect him to make strides.
Jonas Duclona Jonas Duclona 6'0" | PG Naples | 2023 State FL Ι 6-0 Ι Naples
Always looking to push the tempo and keep his offense moving, Jonas Duclona Jonas Duclona 6'0" | PG Naples | 2023 State FL is a rock-solid fit for an athletic Naples bunch. He likes to attack the rim, make smart and crisp passes and his jumper is well seasoned. Look for Duclona to have a very nice sophomore campaign.
Jamauri Sands Jamauri Sands 6'2" | CG Oak Ridge | 2023 State FL Ι 6-2 Ι Oak Ridge
A very gifted catch and shoot player, Jamauri Sands Jamauri Sands 6'2" | CG Oak Ridge | 2023 State FL is part of an always athletic Oak Ridge group. He can create his own jumper by breaking down defenders. He attacks the rim when he needs to but relies on his jump shot for comfort. A smart and crafty sophomore, Sands is as unselfish as they come. He is a vocal presence who is always looking for the next play on both sides of the ball.
Alonso has a riser in Matthias Donaldson Matthias Donaldson 6'0" | PG Alonso | 2023 State FL . His mix of speed, handles and all-around point guard ability will help this young group bounce back in area play. Donaldson is a smart player who simply knows how to get the job done.
Tomas Koski Tomas Koski 6'4" | SF Mater Lakes | 2023 State FL Ι 6-4 Ι Mater Lakes
Coming down from Atlanta, Tomas Koski Tomas Koski 6'4" | SF Mater Lakes | 2023 State FL will fit right in on a very gifted group at Mater Lakes. Koski plays the wing, shoots it with ease and has a knack for a big shot. He’s a player who should flourish right away.
Joshua Cooper Joshua Cooper 6'6" | SF Sanford Seminole | 2023 State FL Ι 6-6 Ι Sanford Seminole
There weren’t many faster teams than Sanford Seminole a season ago. This will still be one of the quickest groups in the state but now there is size in the fold and Joshua Cooper Joshua Cooper 6'6" | SF Sanford Seminole | 2023 State FL is a good candidate to make things happen inside. At his 6-6 frame, he should be able to haul in key boards and buckets.
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