Posted On: 11/25/21 9:04 PM

This weekend I attended the Northeast Recruiting Report’s (NERR) National Prep Showcase at Albertus Magnus College in my own New Haven, Connecticut. While the games may have been muted in importance by the impending flock of Yale and Harvard alum attending The Game, the showcase brought together some of the nation’s best prep school talent. And as a fairly new New England scout, I couldn’t have been more excited to finally get to see some of the region’s best teams go at it.

However, while the Northeast shined bright, I found a small cohort of Ohio hoopers who deserved all the recognition I could give them. These guys all repped Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio. This was the first team from Ohio I have watched this season (or at all in my scouting career) and I was excited to see some of the best the state had to offer me! Here are the guys who stood out to me:

Carmelo Adkins Carmelo Adkins 6'5" | SG Keller Fossil Ridge | 2023 OH , 6-4, 2023

The junior two-guard was firing on all cylinders in the game against Putnam Science. Despite the hefty loss, Adkins showed that he is up for any challenge presented to him. He has a silky

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