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Posted On: 02/22/21 7:00 AM

Many players in the region have been successful scoring the basketball efficiently from the inside and outside. Athletes have put on display their full offensive arsenal and are matchup nightmares for defenses. Here are a few lethal three-level scorers in New England. 

 

Brian Carleton - Tewksbury Memorial High - 5'7'' - PG - 2023 (pictured above)

Carleton can light it up from the outside. He is an excellent shooter off the dribble and uses hesitation moves, and change of tempo so that he can create enough space to fire from deep. A maestro in the pick and roll, Carleton comes off the screen and does not hesitate to show off his unlimited range when the defender unwisely goes under the screen. He is also terrific at penetrating and getting into the mid-range off the pick and roll, making the opposing bigs pay for not stepping up and contesting his jump shot. At 5'7'', the Tewksbury floor general is fearless, endlessly attacking the basket, and shows tremendous body control when absorbing contact and drawing fouls. Using his upper body strength to finish after a foul, Carleton makes it count at the free-throw line with his proficient

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