Posted On: 09/30/21 3:56 PM

Breaking down some 2023 standouts from Saturday’s Top 250 Expo at the Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville. 

Gavin Welch Gavin Welch 6'6" | SG New Castle | 2023 State IN (New Castle 2023)

If I had to pick a MVP from the event, it would probably be Welch. He was focused from the start and brought a ton of energy to the floor. He was extremely active on the boards when he wasn’t scoring or setting up teammates. Welch can score in a variety of ways and is able to rise over defenders on midrange jump shots. He was aggressive with the ball but never seemed to force a shot. His energy, size (6’5) and overall basketball IQ make him a quality defender. Welch's stock is rising as he will be one of the top players in the Hoosier Heritage Conference this upcoming season.

Cooper Farrall Cooper Farrall 6'6" | SF Culver Academies | 2023 State IN (Culver Academy 2023)

At 6'6, Farrall has a strong and mature body. He about tore the basket down with one dunk in transition Saturday. What impressed me the most was his court vision. He was the best playmaker on the floor in the game I saw. Also showed the ability to knock down perimeter shots. Defensively, Farrall

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