Posted On: 06/15/21 11:00 PM

Marlon Carrington Marlon Carrington 6'3" | SG Haltom | 2022 State TX | Shooting Guard | Fort Worth South Hills | Grassroots: Fort Worth Crush

6-foot-3-inch, Marlon Carrington Marlon Carrington 6'3" | SG Haltom | 2022 State TX is a name to remember. He has shown and proved on countless occasions to be one of, if not the, best bucket getter in Fort Worth. Carrington is an incredibly impressive scorer that just finished his Junior year averaging 22 points and 8 rebounds per game, he’s already allocated over 1,100 points throughout his first three seasons, and has also taken home back-to-back 5A Offensive MVP awards. Marlon is such a dynamic bucket getter that he put up multiple 30-point performances such as 31 points versus Trimble Tech, 31 points versus Wyatt, 32 points versus Saginaw, with a season-high of 41 points against Saginaw as well.


Eli Valentino Eli Valentino 6'3" | SG Argyle | 2022 State TX | Shooting guard | Argyle | Grassroots: Texas Impact 4:13

6-foot-3-inch Eli Valentino Eli Valentino 6'3" | SG Argyle | 2022 State TX , is the shooting guard for the reigning 4A state champions, Argyle Eagles. Not only did Valentino play a major role in leading his Eagles to a 31-1 record and their second state title in the past ten years as well as their second in school history, but Eli also dropped an efficient 10 points to help push his team to a victory over Huffman-Hargrave in the championship game. This kid has proven to be a high motor, highly productive, unselfish, All-District shooting guard that can fill a stat sheet and affect the game on both ends of the floor. 


Ibrahima Diallo Ibrahima Diallo 6'1" | PG Little Elm | 2022 State TX | Point Guard | Little Elm | Grassroots: PB Nation (Team Nation)

6-foot lead guard, Ibrahima Diallo Ibrahima Diallo 6'1" | PG Little Elm | 2022 State TX ’s numbers rose across the board from his Sophomore season to his Junior season as he put up a solid 5 points, 4 rebounds, and a steal per game, making him one of two Juniors to be awarded with First-Team All-Defense honors in one of the toughest districts in the state. His efforts on the floor led to yet another playoff visit for the Little Elm Lobos. This international prospect is definitely a baller to keep track of, not only does he show traits of a special player, but he also has an abundance of experience compared to his peers as he’s seen, learned, and competed across the country with the Guinea Men’s U18 FIBA team. 


Josh Davis Josh Davis 6'2" | CG Grapevine Faith | 2022 State TX | Combo Guard | Grapevine Faith | Grassroots: Texas Legion Elite

Josh Davis Josh Davis 6'2" | CG Grapevine Faith | 2022 State TX may be the most deserving newcomer as he burst onto the scene this past season and led Grapevine Faith in scoring and assist with 16 points and 2 assists per game while also adding near 5 rebounds and 2 steals, proving to be a highly productive ballplayer. Davis showed everyone that he’s one of the most underrated scorers in the state as he put up ten 20-point performances and nailed 75 three-pointers while shooting 43% from the field. This incredible play earned Josh Davis Josh Davis 6'2" | CG Grapevine Faith | 2022 State TX spots on the Fort Worth All-Area Team, the 5A First-team All-District list, the 5A All-State Second Team, and the Newcomer of the Year award, not to mention, being recognized as the player of the week by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Most importantly, Davis is a true student-athlete, a baller on the court as well as in the classroom. 


Jacari Westbrook Jacari Westbrook 6'4" | CG L.G. Pinkston | 2022 State TX | Combo Guard | L.G. Pinkston | Grassroots: Texas Impact 4:13

6-foot-4-inch guard, Jacari Westbrook Jacari Westbrook 6'4" | CG L.G. Pinkston | 2022 State TX is a two-sport athlete with First-Team All-District honors in both football and basketball. Westbrook is coming off of a stellar season where he averaged over 15 points per game and played a key role in helping lead the Pinkston Vikings to a playoff appearance. This combo guard is a high-speed, downhill athlete that excels at attacking the basket and scoring through traffic. A very crafty finisher with a mean layup package and outstanding body control, contact in mid-air has been a non-factor for him. Westbrook has continued his success headed into the summer, he’s gotten better and better, week to week, and his numbers are expected to rise significantly his Senior season. Westbrook’s efforts in the classroom are noteworthy as well, this young man is often recognized for his academic accomplishments. One thing is for sure, Jacari Westbrook Jacari Westbrook 6'4" | CG L.G. Pinkston | 2022 State TX is destined to shine at the college level in one way or another.