Posted On: 04/29/21 10:13 AM

Great performances were beyond count at the 15U teams at the Prep Hoops Live tournament in Kansas City. With about 75 teams in the field, there was some of everything on display

Here’s a look at some of the top 15U energy bringers in KC last weekend (in alphabetical order):

Elijah Barrett, 6-foot-4 forward, MN Chill Elite, Tartan:

While the ultra-athletic Fritz Freeman and big Kyle Jorgensen catch your eye first, Barrett deserves recognition for the effort he brings for the Chill club. He is a strong rebounder who sticks his nose into the fray when the ball goes up. He makes power moves in the post to get shots up, and can also put the ball on the floor and shoot a nice pull-up jumper. He brings toughness and effort and is a big presence when Freeman and/or Jorgensen go to the bench.

Justin Buenaventura, 5-foot-11 guard, Dallas Showtyme Rise, Vines HS:

A guy who catches your eye without taking a shot, Buenaventura is in constant motion. When he has the ball in his hands, he challenges defenses by pushing aggressively. Defensively, he has relentless hands, tipping away passes, slapping away dribbles and diving on the floor for every

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