Demerius Shakur

Posted On: 01/11/21 1:44 PM

With week six of the high school season wrapped up, I take a look back at some standout freshmen and sophomores that I saw throughout the week. All prospects mentioned were either watched in-person, or on film.

Amari McCottry (6’5 2024 W, Saint Thomas More)- The Milwaukee-area freshman continues to impress this season, and he put up a big game to help his team pick up a conference win on Tuesday. At 6’5 he has the length to play on the wing, but handles ball handling duties for his team, showing that he’s capable of creating for himself or others. He plays very under control, and uses change of pace rather than elite quickness to get by defenders and finish at the rim. Against a zone defense at times, he did a good job of catching at the free throw line and facing up, where he was able to hit the mid-range shot or pass over the top of defenders to cutting teammates. Finished the game with an impressive 23 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists.

Jaiden Martin (5’9 2024 PG, Dominican)- A key player for a young Dominican team, Jaiden Martin showed a lot of promise against a tough Racine St.

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