Posted On: 08/2/21 1:27 PM

July 16-18 I attended the HoopSeen The Valley Jam at the beautiful nearly brand new Ottawa University in Surprise/AZ. 

43 teams from the 15 to 17U played four showcase games over the weekend. College coaches were on hand to take in the action for the second of the three July live periods.


Here were some 2023 forwards that stood out:

Noah Amenhauser Noah Amenhauser 7'1" | C Estrella Foothills | 2023 State #79 Nation AZ Estrella Foothills (Factory 16)

-The top post player at the event was tough to handle. He went through stretches he couldn’t be stopped. He scored it inside at a high level from drops steps, hooks, counter moves and of course dunks. He protected the rim and gobbled up seemingly every rebound near him.  

Corey Wood Corey Wood 6'7" | SF ALA-Ironwood | 2023 State AZ ALA-Ironwood (Team RHJ 2023)

-A taller wing forward keeps adding to his game. He is handling the ball a little better then he did at the beginning of the year. He has the floater, a catch-3 and a polished fall-away. He needs to fill in but he should have a huge season for the Warriors next season. 

Noah Peterson Noah Peterson 6'3" | SF Highland | 2023 State AZ Highland (Team Arizona Black 17)

-A versatile forward may be the strongest in the

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