Conference Preview

Posted On: 03/9/21 4:45 PM

This season was unlike any other as we know.

The traditional breakthrough for high school freshmen was challenged by the pandemic crisis. The grind of acclimating to the speed of the high school game was just a part of the normal growing process. 

That is why I would like to highlight players who I believe made an impact for their teams this season. These individuals should be names to know in the area for years to come.

Amare Sanders - Gulliver Prep

Amare Sanders was a prospect I noticed when I watched the Raiders practice back in November. The 6-foot-1 guard is extremely quick and has advanced backcourt skills at his age. While his classification lists him as a freshman, Sanders received varsity minutes as an eight grader. This experience will only help him as he advances in his progression. He is the younger brother of current Notre Dame freshman Tony Sanders Tony Sanders 6'6" | SF Gulliver Prep | 2020 State #309 Nation FL .  The 6-foot-7 guard averaged 20.6 points and 7.2 rebounds as a senior at Gulliver Prep. Head Coach Gary DeCesare told me back in the fall that Amare has a similar level of progression. He could be a dangerous playmaker if he grows and has the length

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