Posted On: 12/21/20 3:25 PM

Western New York is an underrated basketball hotspot chockful of promising, talented recruits. The 2019-2020 Monsignor Martin League (Buffalo NY) was highly competitive and produced many memorable moments for both teams and individuals alike. This article will focus on 4 Forwards who are poised for a breakout season in 2020-2021.

Jimmie Green III - Cardinal O’Hara - Class of 2022

Green III logged substantial playing time in 2019-2020 for a Cardinal O’Hara team that struggled overall with consistency. As a Sophomore, Green III appeared in all 26 contests and was a bright spot for a 10-16 team. He played particularly well in a three-game stretch during the last month of the regular season. In consecutive games against Middle Early College, Health Sciences Charter, and Nichols, Green III scored in double digits twice and managed 9 points against Nichols, matching his season average. More impressively, Green III pulled down 22 rebounds in that span, significantly higher than his 5.2 per game average for the entire season. Now an upperclassman, I expect Green III to raise his level of play even higher and produce more across the board for the Hawks.

 

Tyreke Hopkins - Cardinal O’Hara - Class of

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