Posted On: 07/14/21 11:30 AM

I had the opportunity to see a ton of talented Texas prospects this weekend at the Great American Shootout DFW Open Period in Duncanville. With the grassroots season now in full swing, teams and individuals are really beginning to hit their stride and show what they are capable of.

With that in mind, here are five standout wings from the event:

Evan Whaling | 2022 | 6’4’’ Shooting Guard/Small Forward | SA Fire 2022 | O’Connor HS - Whaling was excellent when slashing his way to the hoop this weekend. He showed good burst when putting his head down and attacking off the dribble, hanging in the air for some fancy finishes at the rim. The O’Connor wing is a good athlete who can finish in traffic, as well as hit some spot up threes when given some space to shoot. 

Coleson Messer | 2023 | 6’5’’ Small Forward | Triumph 2023 G1 | Highland Park HS - Messer is a versatile forward who can comfortably operate down low as well as in the post. He was great about exploiting mismatches, posting up and sealing off smaller defenders, and attacking larger guys off the dribble. The Highland Park forward also

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