Posted On: 09/7/21 10:48 PM

Football season has started up and once again, Evan Thompson Evan Thompson 6'3" | SG Churchill | 2022 OR will be putting on pads and a helmet to compete for Churchill on the gridiron. But hoops is the where the heart is for the lanky 6-foot-3 senior swingman and that’s where he’s hoping for an opportunity at the college level. Thompson used this summer to hone in on his skills on the hardwood, staying plenty busy competing at a high level and spending plenty of time on individual work as well.

"Overall, I’d say this has been a great summer basketball wise," Thompson said. "I played for two aau teams, Team Jones and Incline select gold, and had some great runs with each of them, playing different roles for each of the different programs, and stepping it up for both of them at the end of the summer. I definitely developed as more of a scorer and rebounder as the summer went along, and was able to display that when it mattered."

Thompson noted what he focused on during the summer months. "I was working a lot on crashing the boards and being more aggressive around the rim, and I even surprised myself with some of the

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