Posted On: 09/16/21 10:06 PM

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Saturday’s Pangos Best of SoCal Showcase featured eight games with some of the top SoCal prospects across various graduating classes participating. In this series we’ll take a look at the top performers in each of the class games and in this piece we'll break down the current freshmen who participated.

Solo Bailey, 2025, Crossroads - Bailey was one of the more impressive athletes in the entire event - not just the ninth grade game. The 6-foot-2 guard is an explosive leaper both in transition and in traffic when probing the lane in the half-court setting. Bailey thrives in the open court where he uses his speed and physicality to get to the basket and finish over and through contact. Bailey is well-known for his dunking exhibitions and should be given credit for his high motor and competitiveness.

Tariq Bridges, 2025, Crespi - Bridges has a pretty polished all-around offensive skill-set. He can stroke the three-ball with consistency from multiple spots of the floor and, at 6-feet-4, has the ball skills and feel to create for himself and others off the bounce. Bridges can drive to either hand and finishes well around the basket with both his

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