Posted On: 01/3/22 6:00 AM

The Highland Shootout is one of the state’s top annual high school events.  It will take place this Saturday January 8 at Highland High School.  This single day shootout will boast the #1 ranked prospects in the Illinois 2022, 2023, 2024, and 2025 classes.  That is just the beginning!

In the state of Illinois there are 10 prospect that rank inside the top 5 of their class with Jaden Schutt Jaden Schutt 6'5" | SG Yorkville Christian | 2022 State #42 Nation IL (Yorkville Christian – Duke Commit), Trey Pettigrew Trey Pettigrew 6'4" | PG Kenwood | 2022 State #143 Nation IL (Kenwood – Nevada Commit), Darrin Ames Darrin Ames 6'0" | PG Kenwood | 2023 State #51 Nation IL (Kenwood), Davius Loury Davius Loury 6'7" | PF Kenwood | 2023 State #175 Nation IL (Kenwood), James Brown James Brown 6'9" | C St. Rita | 2024 State IL (St. Rita), Morez Johnson Morez Johnson 6'9" | PF St. Rita | 2024 State IL (St. Rita – Illinois Commit), Cooper Koch Cooper Koch 6'7" | PF Peoria Notre Dame | 2024 State IL (Peoria Notre Dame), Jaedin Reyna Jaedin Reyna 6'0" | PG St. Rita | 2024 State IL (St. Rita), Bryce Heard (Kenwood), and Melvin Bell (St. Rita)!

Want D1 talent from Missouri?  There is plenty of that as well with Jevon Porter Jevon Porter 6'11" | SF Father Tolton | 2022 State #110 Nation MO (Father Tolton – Pepperdine Commit), Braxton Stacker Braxton Stacker 6'5" | SG Cardinal Ritter | 2022 State MO (Cardinal Ritter – Murray State Commit), Robert Lewis Robert Lewis 6'8" | PF Cardinal Ritter | 2022 State MO (Cardinal Ritter), Rob Martin Rob Martin 5'9" | PG CBC | 2022 State MO (CBC), Larry Hughes Jr (CBC) in the senior class.  Juniors to watch include BJ Ward (Chaminade), Jayden Nicholson Jayden Nicholson 6'4" | SG St Louis Christian | 2023 State MO (Vashon), Kennard Davis Kennard Davis 6'6" | SF Vashon | 2023 State MO (Vashon), and Cameron Stovall Cameron Stovall 6'5" | SF Vashon | 2023 State MO (Vashon).  The top 2024 in the state will be in the house in CBC seven footer John Bol John Bol 7'2" | C CBC | 2024 State MO !

Top 10 national recruit in the 2023 class Justin Edwards headlines Imhotep out of Pennsylvania.  He is the best junior in PA followed by his teammate Rahmir Barno.  They also boast Prep Hoops Pennsylvania’s #2 sophomore Ahmad Nowell!

Below is the schedule and list of prospects to track throughout the day!

 

Schedule

8:30 AM         Highland vs Freeburg (Girls)
10:00 AM       Highland vs Trenton Wesclin
11:30 AM       Cardinal Ritter (MO) vs Belleville East
1:00 PM         Father Tolton (MO) vs Mascoutah
3:00 PM         Yorkville Christian vs Chaminade (MO)
4:45 PM         St. Rita vs Peoria Notre Dame
6:30 PM         Vashon (MO) vs Imhotep (PA)
8:15 PM         Kenwood vs CBC (MO)

 

Illinois Top Prospects

2022

Justin King Justin King 6'4" | PG Mascoutah | 2022 State IL (Mascoutah – UMSL)
Jack Seibert Jack Seibert 6'5" | SG Mascoutah | 2022 State IL (Mascoutah)
Jaden Schutt Jaden Schutt 6'5" | SG Yorkville Christian | 2022 State #42 Nation IL (Yorkville Christian – Duke)
KJ Vasser KJ Vasser 6'3" | SG Yorkville Christian | 2022 State IL (Yorkville Christian)
Tyler Burrows Tyler Burrows 6'3" | SG Yorkville Christian | 2022 State IL (Yorkville Christian)
Nelson Reynolds Nelson Reynolds 6'2" | PG Peoria Notre Dame | 2022 State IL (Peoria Notre Dame)
Colin Schuler Colin Schuler 6'7" | PF Peoria Notre Dame | 2022 State IL (Peoria Notre Dame)
David Williams David Williams 6'2" | SG Peoria Notre Dame | 2022 State IL (Peoria Notre Dame)
Trey Pettigrew Trey Pettigrew 6'4" | PG Kenwood | 2022 State #143 Nation IL (Kenwood – Nevada)
Darius Robinson Darius Robinson 6'0" | PG Kenwood | 2022 State IL (Kenwood)

2023

Cade Altadonna Cade Altadonna 6'0" | PG Highland | 2023 State IL (Highland)
Grant Fridley Grant Fridley 6'2" | PG Trenton Wesclin | 2023 State IL (Trenton Wesclin – McKendree)
Jordan Pickett Jordan Pickett 6'2" | SG Belleville East | 2023 State IL (Belleville East)
Darien Singleton Darien Singleton 6'1" | PG Mascoutah | 2023 State IL (Mascoutah)
Brayden Long Brayden Long 6'3" | SG Yorkville Christian | 2023 State IL (Yorkville Christian)
David Douglas David Douglas 6'3" | PG Yorkville Christian | 2023 State IL (Yorkville Christian)
Kaiden Space Kaiden Space 6'1" | PG St. Rita | 2023 State IL (St. Rita)
Darrin Ames Darrin Ames 6'0" | PG Kenwood | 2023 State #51 Nation IL (Kenwood)
Davius Loury Davius Loury 6'7" | PF Kenwood | 2023 State #175 Nation IL (Kenwood)
Solomon Mosley Solomon Mosley 6'8" | C Kenwood | 2023 State IL (Kenwood)

 

2024

Jake Ottensmeier Jake Ottensmeier 6'0" | PG Highland | 2024 State IL (Highland)
Jehvion Starwood Jehvion Starwood 6'3" | SF Yorkville Christian | 2024 State IL (Yorkville Christian)
James Brown James Brown 6'9" | C St. Rita | 2024 State IL (St. Rita)
Morez Johnson Morez Johnson 6'9" | PF St. Rita | 2024 State IL (St. Rita – Illinois)
Jaedin Reyna Jaedin Reyna 6'0" | PG St. Rita | 2024 State IL (St. Rita)
Cooper Koch Cooper Koch 6'7" | PF Peoria Notre Dame | 2024 State IL (Peoria Notre Dame)
Jaden Smith Jaden Smith 6'8" | C Kenwood | 2024 State IL (Kenwood)
Calvin Robins Jr Calvin Robins Jr 6'5" | PF Kenwood | 2024 State IL (Kenwood)

 

2025

Melvin Bell (St. Rita)
Bryce Heard (Kenwood)

 

Missouri Top Prospects

2022

Braxton Stacker Braxton Stacker 6'5" | SG Cardinal Ritter | 2022 State MO (Cardinal Ritter – Murray State)
Robert Lewis Robert Lewis 6'8" | PF Cardinal Ritter | 2022 State MO (Cardinal Ritter)
Jevon Porter Jevon Porter 6'11" | SF Father Tolton | 2022 State #110 Nation MO (Father Tolton – Pepperdine)
Justin Boyer Justin Boyer 6'6" | SF Father Tolton | 2022 State MO (Father Tolton)
Tahki Chievous Tahki Chievous 6'4" | SG Father Tolton | 2022 State MO (Father Tolton)
Nate Straughter Nate Straughter 6'2" | SG Chaminade | 2022 State MO (Chaminade – Millikin)
Walter Straughter Walter Straughter 6'3" | SG Chaminade | 2022 State MO (Chaminade – Millikin)
Filip Sinobad Filip Sinobad 6'7" | PF Chaminade | 2022 State MO (Chamindae)
Rob Martin Rob Martin 5'9" | PG CBC | 2022 State MO (CBC)
Larry Hughes Jr (CBC)
Mikhail Abdul-Hamid Mikhail Abdul-Hamid 6'5" | SG CBC | 2022 State MO (CBC)

 

2023

Evens Appolon Evens Appolon 6'9" | PF Father Tolton | 2023 State MO (Father Tolton)
James Lee James Lee 5'10" | PG Father Tolton | 2023 State MO (Father Tolton)
B.J. Ward B.J. Ward 6'0" | PG Chaminade | 2023 State MO (Chaminade)
Nilivan Daniels Nilivan Daniels 6'2" | SG Chaminade | 2023 State MO (Chaminade)
Kennard Davis Kennard Davis 6'6" | SF Vashon | 2023 State MO (Vashon)
Jayden Nicholson Jayden Nicholson 6'4" | SG St Louis Christian | 2023 State MO (Vashon)
Cameron Stovall Cameron Stovall 6'5" | SF Vashon | 2023 State MO (Vashon)
Anthoni Sandford Anthoni Sandford 6'5" | SF Vashon | 2023 State MO (Vashon)

2024

Nashawn Davis Nashawn Davis 6'4" | PF Cardinal Ritter | 2024 State MO (Cardinal Ritter)
Mekhi Davis (Cardinal Ritter)
John Bol John Bol 7'2" | C CBC | 2024 State MO (CBC)
Anthony Gause Anthony Gause 6'2" | PG CBC | 2024 State MO (CBC)
Nassir Binion Nassir Binion 6'4" | SG CBC | 2024 State MO (CBC)

 

 

Pennsylvania Top Prospects

Khalif Crawley (Imhotep – 2022)
Justin Edwards (Imhotep – 2023)
Rahmir Barno (Imhotep – 2023)
Ahmad Nowell (Imhotep – 2024)

 

Website

highlandshootout.com

 

Stream

NFHS