Posted On: 03/16/21 4:56 PM

My takeaways from Class A No. 9 James Monroe’s 71-44 victory over No. 3 Greater Beckley.
Many folks haven’t heard the name Eli Allen Eli Allen 6'0" | PG James Monroe | 2023 WV . But that is changing.
The sophomore is quickly morphing into one of the area’s most complete players.
He’s the prototypical stat sheet stuffer and he continued that trend in the Mavericks statement victory.
Allen has already had two double doubles in four starts, one points/assists and Monday’s points/rebounds game (13/18).
The youngster also has the proverbial high basketball IQ. He has already figured out how to effect a game even when his shot is not falling, a rare trait in a player whose career is roughly a dozen games old.
He also had four assists, three steals and three blocks
He missed the first part of his freshman season with an injury.
Allen also grew about four or five inches in the off-season which helps.
“He is going to fill up the stat columns,” coach Matt Sauvage said. “He is

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