Posted On: 07/6/21 12:22 PM

Justice Williams Justice Williams 6'3" | PG Montverde Academy (FL) | 2022 State PA (C/O 2022) from Team Final EYBL 17U.

This weekend a significant number of the top grassroots teams from southeastern Pennsylvania returned to action as they tip off the July circuit. Teams from southeastern Pennsylvania (and beyond) participated in several marquee area events – the Battle for the Bell, Hoop Group Summer Warm-Up and the Philly Pride Summer Breakout Bump.

All three events boasted extremely competitive fields that included powerhouse regional teams.

Below is a review of prospects from southeastern Pennsylvania who played well on the summer grassroots circuit this past weekend.


17U (2022)

Derek Simpson – 6’2” / Lenape (NJ) / K-Low Elite / Combo Guard: A New Jersey prospect sneaks into this week’s SEPA grassroots report because he was key factor in K-Low’s 2-0 record at Battle for the Bell. Included in those victories was a 2OT win over Team Final EYBL. In the scorebook, Simpson can sometimes fly under the radar for this group. However if you see this team in-person or watch games on YouTube Simpson jumps out at you right away. On Saturday Simpson played downhill and was always in

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