Posted On: 03/5/21 9:05 AM

The SW Washington Elite Showcase was filled with great shooters and passers. Here are the players that did it the best.


2024 Merrick Benesch (5-11 SG, Astoria HS)

Out of all the shooters on this list, Merrick is one that stood out. His team made it a point to find him on kick-outs and Merrick delivered. His release is a bit unorthodox so defenders have a hard time blocking his shot. He hit open three’s and contested three’s. Every time the ball left his hands everyone in the gym thought it was going in. Stock riser in 2024.

2022 Kaden Hansen Kaden Hansen 6'0" | CG Auburn | 2022 State WA (6-0 CG, Auburn HS)

Kaden is a lefty with a smooth jumper. When defenses tried to closeout hard and run him off the line, he blew past them for a crafty finish at the rim or kick-out pass. He played at his own pace and was never in a hurry.

2023 Cavin Holden (6-0 PG, RA Long HS)


Photo: Aloha Salem, @lohshotem

Cavin continues to impress me with his shooting ability. In a 16-minute game, Cavin hit 5 three’s and

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