Posted On: 09/15/21 8:14 PM

Many believe because you didn’t make an Outstanding Performer list you weren’t an Outstanding Performer. On the contrary, these are my Unsung Heroes from the Gaso Fall Classic. These players were major difference makers in their team’s success.

2023 Payton Chism Payton Chism 6'1" | PG Mount Pleasant | 2023 State TX | PG | Southern Assault 3SSB | Mount Pleasant  

Tough as nails is how I would first describe Chism. He handled the pressure of the opposing team’s guards well. Chism’s playmaking ability was on full display as he found teammate after teammate on numerous drives to the basket, creating offense with his left or right hand. The more physical the guards got the more aggressive Chism became. Chism showed why he is one of the top players in our Class of 2023 rankings.

2022 Belal El Shakery | F | SCA  

Shakery may be one of the games best kept secrets for his team. Big, Strong, and physical. I loved the way Shakery imposed his will on the game. He played with extreme force! No matter how fast the pace, Shakery was one of the first players down the floor. Talking on defensive, blocking shots, making the right rotations. Shakery was a joy to watch.

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