Posted On: 08/19/21 11:31 AM

While we’ve been updating our rankings and breaking down content on those, we decided to take a look at some of the best specialists in different areas of the state. Today, we take a look at part one of some of the top shooters in the Central/Western VA areas.

Tyler Nickel Tyler Nickel 6'8" | SF East Rockingham | 2022 State #85 Nation VA | 6’7” WF | East Rockingham ’22

Nickel is a consensus nationally ranked prospect who has become a top of the board prospect for many schools, but has recently cut his list to Virginia Tech, Iowa, UNC, LSU and Butler. At 6’7” Nickel has terrific size as a shooter, and he’s able to make shots in a variety of ways including putting it on the deck and making tough shots from multiple levels and he can catch and shoot on kick-outs from deep as well. Where he really thrives as a shooter is on the move, as he can come off of screens or set his feet in transition on kick aheads and let it fly and is very consistent in those situations.

Carmelo Pacheco Carmelo Pacheco 6'4" | SG Spotswood | 2022 State VA | 6’4” WG |

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