Elijah Coleman. Fred Spells

Posted On: 02/9/21 4:05 PM

Scout Notes: South Georgia Road Trip

A 525-mile drive to South Georgia allowed me to catch a great Class A-Public battle between previously undefeated Claxton and Portal in the Turpentine City on Friday night. Portal handed the Tigers a 55-50 loss. On Saturday, I visited Veterans, the lone remaining undefeated team in Class 5A and witnessed the Warhawks rout a shorthanded Peach County team 81-42. Here are some quick notes from the long weekend.

2024 5-8 PG Elijah Coleman Elijah Coleman 5'8" | PG Portal | 2024 State GA – Portal

Great feel for his age. A little undersized but has good body control and knows how to get downhill. Uses a variety of moves to work his way to the basket, implementing spins to set up short turnaround jumpers in the lane. Absorbs contact. Impressive passer that should continue to get better. Has a chance to become a special player and one of the best in school history.

2024 6-5 PF Amir Jackson Amir Jackson 6'5" | PF Portal | 2024 State GA – Portal

Sturdy and strong. Doesn’t look like a freshman. Battles on the glass and scores through contact inside. Has room for growth as a ball handler. Can hit mid-range jump shot but is best suited on the block for now. Still

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