Posted On: 02/22/21 5:00 AM

SPRINGFIELD, VA -- There was frankly too much going on for one person to watch everything that occurred at The St. James Winter League on Saturday. Nevertheless, here are four takeaways from a full slate of action. 

Darius JohnsonDariusJohnson6'0" | PGEpiscopal | 2021State#159NationVA is unique

It’s unfortunate that Darius JohnsonDariusJohnson6'0" | PGEpiscopal | 2021State#159NationVA didn’t get one last go with Episcopal in the IAC, but he’s clearly ready for the next level. The UCF signee is an athletic marvel who routinely defends the opposing team’s best player. Johnson has extended his range to the point where he is a threat to pulling up and consistently make shots from anywhere inside half-court. But he is still most dangerous when bursting downhill and bouncing off foes like a bowling ball as he floats to the rim. 

Quality talent remains available in 2021

The pandemic has undoubtedly had a negative overall impact on the recruitment of the 2021 class in particular. Jao ItukaJaoItuka6'2" | SGGaithersburg | 2021MD is one player who could’ve benefited from playing during an evaluation period. He was the catalyst for Team S.T.A.T. on Saturday. Ituka is tough as nails. He more confident with his shot than ever and is still able to get to the

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