Posted On: 02/11/21 10:20 AM

On Thursday February 4th I attended the 5A Casteel Colts at the 5A Higley Knights. 


Here were some observations from the three games I viewed:

#1 Both programs have good young prospects on all levels. 

#2 Both teams have found an underclassmen that can lead their programs. 

#3 Three freshman from Casteel stood out in the freshman game. 

Noah Lungo Noah Lungo 6'9" | C Casteel | 2024 State AZ Casteel

-A long and tall freshman has soft hands and a nice touch around the rim. He has a hook shots and uses the glass to his advantage. He is a good two-handed rebounder in traffic. 

David Franks David Franks 5'9" | PG Phhoenix Prep | 2024 State AZ Casteel

-The younger brother of Deven Franks Deven Franks 5'11" | PG Casteel | 2020 State AZ is very good. Although undersized, he has great speed and a tight handle. He sees the court well and can score it. He has a nice pull-up off the dribble plus can shoot the catch-3. He is smart off the pick and roll. He played 3 qtrs of JV and freshman. 

Isaiah Kortas Isaiah Kortas 6'2" | SG Higley | 2024 State AZ Casteel

-A natural shooter can get hot quickly. He has a nice looking stroke and stays shot ready. He can relocate without the ball and fire away. He

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