Posted On: 04/28/21 8:26 AM

Until the shoe circuits start up this summer, the HGSL (Hoop Group Select League) is the most competitive prep basketball on the East Coast. Events earlier this month at Spooky Nook (Manheim, PA) and the Pitt Jamfest (Pittsburgh, PA) each drew more than 400 teams. Top talent from all over the country was on full display.  It is often difficult to gauge a local player’s next-level potential watching local WPIAL contests.  However, a few WPIAL players are turning heads on the national stage.  As a direct result, a few picked up offers this weekend.  Here are the standout WPIAL players from the first two sessions.

Rodney Gallagher Rodney Gallagher 6'0" | PG Laurel Highlands | 2023 State #25 Nation PA -Laurel Highlands / Team Durant EYBL / @teamdurrantaau / @RodneyGallaghe6

Rodney rarely leaves the floor for the national powerhouse - Team Durant.  Not many WPIAL players have the opportunity to play for a team sponsored by KD.  In years past Rodney would overpower smaller, less athletic guards. He now relies more on his high basketball IQ and well-developed skill set.  He rarely makes a mistake and is a natural leader on the floor.  Rodney has multiple Power 5 offers in Basketball and Football.

Eli Yofan Eli Yofan 6'3" | CG Fox Chapel | 2022 State PA  – Fox Chapel / Team

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