Posted On: 09/20/21 1:21 PM

Watching all the summer leagues in Rochester, many forwards caught our eye. With their unique abilities to score inside and out, here are the guys who showed they are ready to step into more prominent roles this season

Myles Blackwood Myles Blackwood 6'1" | SF Aquinas Institute | 2022 State NY  6’3" F, Aquinas 2022 - Blackwood played like he was on a mission during summer league. A varsity starter since his freshman season chasing his first sectional championship and possibly a run at states. Blackwood was the most athletic player I saw, leading his team in rebounds, blocks, and dunks. When asked what was on his mind this season, Blackwood said, " I’m going into this up and coming season with a championship mindset, and his only goal being to bring back the winning ways of the Lil Irish."

Phil Nwugwo 6’8″ PF, Victor 2022 – The player with the most upside I have seen is Nwugwo, a 6’8" forward able to stretch the floor with the three-ball and play with his back to the basket. He was recently offered his first division two from Daemen College. Soft-handed Nwugwo rebounds very well on the defensive end, but his knack to always find the ball off

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