Posted On: 06/25/21 11:30 PM

The Ridgewood Live Basketball Shootout kicked on Friday with many of the top teams and prospects from the state of Illinois in action.  Here we examine what we saw in Ridgewood: Scotty B’s Friday Notebook!


Mullins Shines for OPRF in Win Over Lincoln Park

We began the day with OPRF and Lincoln Park on the stand alone court. OPRF 2022 shooting guard Justin Mullins Justin Mullins 6'5" | SF Oak Park-River Forest | 2022 State IL came out of the gates with a great performance that impressed the D1 programs who have offered.  The athletic wing was especially assertive on the offensive glass early in the game snatching rebounds in traffic and pushing off defensive rebounds either himself or with outlets.  Scored in transition and knocked in mid-range jumpers.  Also threw down a nasty alley-oop.  His running mate 2023 wing Sam Lewis Sam Lewis 6'5" | SF Oak Park-River Forest | 2023 State IL had flashes hitting a three off a flair and the fluid athlete also converted an and-1.  On the Lincoln Park side their star 6’9” 2024 power forward Jaden Smith Jaden Smith 6'8" | PF Lincoln Park | 2024 IL continues to prove he is among the more intriguing names in the rising sophomore class.  Got in foul trouble in the first half, but when on the floor the well built post went to

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