Posted On: 08/15/21 2:02 PM

One of my favorite School stops along the preseason trail is Canyon Springs. It gives me a chance to catch up with former Rebel great and the #24 pick of the 1987 NBA draft, Freddie Banks. Despite his playing accolades, the coach makes it clear. "I work for you". The you of course, being the kids of Canyon Springs. "My job is to get them to the next level," says Banks. It’s easy to use the terms, "old school" or "throwback" when mentioning the coach, however, his best title may be Teacher. Banks is a molder of men, who as he puts it is simply looking for "good kids" This year those good kids look to compete in the newly formed 5A Divison. I went in with several questions but left with the impression that this team is going to exceed expectations. 

HC: Freddie Banks 10th Season. 

Division: 5A 

2019-2020 Record: 15-13

Key Returners:

Jaylen Pollard Jaylen Pollard 6'4" | SF Canyon Springs | 2022 State NV 6’6 PF 2022 (#41PHN 2022) - Unfortunately Pollard wasn’t at the workout I watched, however, I heard nothing but good things about the returning forward. Perhaps the most exciting of which is his alleged growth spurt. Pollard was a contributor two

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