Posted On: 11/17/21 2:37 PM

I took an afternoon trip to Westminster Academy to watch the Lions’ practice. Westminster Academy will be playing in the Sunshine State Preseason Classic this week. I expect a big year from this group after going 9-9 last season.

Here are some observations...

First impressions are often important and Gustavo Guimaraes strikes at that moniker. The 6-foot-10 forward has long arms and runs the floor well for a player of his size. You would think he might be stiff or herky jerky....no. Remember, we are talking about a freshman here. Guimaraes will develop a shot over time. It kind of has an elevator look to it. For whatever reason, I thought of former NBA player Brad Daugherty.

Really like what I saw from 2025 Alexander Lloyd Alexander Lloyd 6'4" | SG Westminster | 2025 FL . You can tell in layup drills that Lloyd has an extra hop. He is already about 6-foot-3 and moves well in the halfcourt. He holds an offer from Florida Gulf Coast. I also like what I saw from Mason Fuentes. Westminster Academy has some young talent behind its senior core.

2022 Rickey Ballard Rickey Ballard 6'6" | CG Westminster | 2022 State FL looked like Xavien Howard in drills. The 6-foot-7 wing picked off a bunch of passes using

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