Posted On: 09/16/21 10:29 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.

Josh Palmer, 2025, St. Bernard - Palmer is the son of current UCLA assistant coach Rod Palmer and plays like he’s been around the game for a long time. The wiry 6-foot guard plays with great pace and has a nice feel for the point guard position. Palmer operates with a high basketball IQ, has great instincts as a passer, and doesn’t dominate the ball.

Jovani Ruff, 2025, Long Beach Poly - We came away very impressed with Ruff’s polished offensive skill-set. At 6-feet-3 (and climbing) wing plays with a pace and smoothness that is well beyond his years. Ruff has a balanced three-point and mid-range jumper and covers tons of ground with limited dribbles when attacking and scoring at the rim. 

Parker Steffen, 2025, Rancho Christian - Steffen seemed to always be in attack mode on the break. The 5-foot-10 guard was smart when pushing

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