Posted On: 03/5/21 5:00 AM

Every hooper has his own go-to move. This article identifies five of the toughest go-to moves we’ve seen at The St. James this winter. 

Will Scherer Will Scherer 6'9" | C Gonzaga | 2021 State MD Sky Hook

This move was actually the inspiration for this article. Whenever Will Scherer Will Scherer 6'9" | C Gonzaga | 2021 State MD is able to get off his signature running skyhook, using his left hand over his right shoulder, he is probably going to make it and there’s nothing anyone can do to stop him because he’s 6’10. 

Darius Johnson Darius Johnson 6'0" | PG Episcopal | 2021 State #159 Nation VA Dribble Drive

Darius Johnson Darius Johnson 6'0" | PG Episcopal | 2021 State #159 Nation VA has uncommon physical tools. He has an explosive first step. Johnson decelerates and accelerates on a dime. He elevates quickly with little effort and embraces contact. With skills to match his unique physical gifts, Johnson is impossible to stay in front of when he wants to get downhill. 

Erik Reynolds Erik Reynolds 6'2" | CG Bullis | 2021 State #197 Nation MD Step Back

Erik Reynolds Erik Reynolds 6'2" | CG Bullis | 2021 State #197 Nation MD has had the step back in his bag since we first saw him as a freshman. He goes to it in late clock situations and perfecting it has paid dividends. 

Amani Hansberry Amani Hansberry 6'7" | C St. John's | 2023 State #16 Nation MD Post Fade

Amani Hansberry Amani Hansberry 6'7" | C St. John's | 2023 State #16 Nation MD has multiple go-to moves. His turnaround fade away from the mid-post is

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