Posted On: 12/26/21 2:27 PM

Though these forwards may not have household names, they have game and serious impact for their respective teams. They're playing great at the right time of the year and could very be next up. Check them out!

Caleb Paige Caleb Paige 6'5" | CG Eufala | 2022 State #NA Nation AL 6’5 SF Eufaula 2022

 Paige is a solid 3&D wing with next-level size. His ability to succeed and impact the game while working off-ball is complimentary to more ball-dominant guards or playmakers. Paige has a quick release that diminishes close-outs. He’s very streaky, so the basket seems to widen for him if he sees one go in. Defensively he has excellent instinct and an ability to disrupt passing lanes at a high level. He possesses all the intangibles to be a solid defender at the next level with his size and motor. When in transition, he runs the court well and nearly always finds a way to finish off fastbreaks. 

Rodrice Merkson 6’3 SF Wetumpka 2023 

Merkson is a big body wing who is a solid slasher and attacks the rim with authority. Throughout the week, he showed an ability to be a bruiser when driving to the basket while consistently initiating and finishing through

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