Posted On: 12/24/20 3:48 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 Sharpshooters that are poised for a breakout season in 2020-2021.


Josh HaskellJoshHaskell6'4" | SFSt. Joseph's Collegiate | 2022StateNY - St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute - Class of 2022

Haskell, a 6’6” Junior, may tell you he is the best shooter in the Monsignor Martin League; his statistics from 2019-2020 certainly help make his case. Posting 44% on 2.8 attempts per game earned him the 3 point scoring title in his Sophomore season. I believe that Haskell is poised to take another step forward as an upperclassman. His teammates may have to get creative to help him get open, however, as one can assume defenses will focus on stopping Haskell from doing what he does best each time he takes the floor.


 Hugh PurksHughPurks5'10" | PGNichols | 2021StateNY - Nichols - Class of 2021

Purks is one of just two returning Vikings to have managed double-digit points per game in 2019-2020. I see Purks as a breakout candidate

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