Posted On: 05/11/21 5:27 PM

Who are some of the new names that both you and I should get to know that performed well at the Battle this weekend?  Here’s our group. 

Jacob Cook of West Central United (Ashby, 6’6 PF, 2022).  On many nights this winter Jacob Cook lead Ashby - who was ranked number one for several weeks this winter - in scoring.  This weekend we got to see how aggressive Cook is going at the rim and how he likes to use his frame and strong bounce to get to physical finishes and boards.  Active player that enjoys double-doubles both for Ashby and United. 

Drake Gomez of E1T1 Premier (Irondale 6’0 SG, 2022).  Drake was the Irondale leading scorer this past season and this weekend his jumpshot had people talking from gym to gym.  Type of player that needs to be located whenever he crosses halfcourt.  Not a big shooting wing so he’s likely learned to shoot with range and this weekend he made shots with range. 

Sam Hoffman Sam Hoffman 6'3" | SG Farmington | 2022 State MN of WOTN (Farmington 6’3 SG, 2022). Sam entered his junior year with the reputation as a floor spacer.  He did it as a sophomore for the Tigers, knocked out a couple

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