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Posted On: 06/10/22 12:46 PM

We were able to see some talented players later on in the day and we had a lot of player standout and even some surprise.

6’8 W Jaxon Johnson Jaxon Johnson 6'8" | SF Alta | 2024 State UT || Alta High School || 2024 ||

This kid is a D1 prospect. There is so much to like about his game as he displays some well rounded skills across the board that translate to the next level. He doesn’t get rattled easily with pressure or doubles. He keeps his vision up and he is scanning the floor using his IQ to make the right play. Shoots the ball extremely well and if he has time to catch and get his feet right he is shooting the ball at a high percentage. He is getting a bit quicker off of shot fakes as he attacks the rim. Really like how he attacks and keeps his options open to alter his shot so it goes in at the rim instead of just going up for the dunk. Defensively he is a problem for a lot of teams because he can guard at a high level multiple positions. really showcased all of his skills here and there yesterday. 

6’7 W/SF Jaxon Johnson Jaxon Johnson 6'8" | SF Alta | 2024 State UT || Alta High School || 2024 || This kid is a D1 prospect. There is so much to like about his game as he displays some well rounded skills across the board that translate to the next level. He doesn’t get rattled easily with pressure or doubles. He keeps his vision up and he is scanning the floor using his IQ to make the right play. Shoots the ball extremely well and if he has time to catch and get his feet right he is shooting the ball at a high percentage. He is getting a bit quicker off of shot fakes as he attacks the rim. Really like how he attacks and keeps his options open to alter his shot so it goes in at the rim instead of just going up for the dunk. Defensively he is a problem for a lot of teams because he can guard at a high level multiple positions. really showcased all of his skills here and there yesterday.  6’7 W/SF Chris Cox Chris Cox 6'7" | SF Cottonwood | 2024 State UT || Cottonwood High School || 2024 || This will not be a sleeper after this Summer as he is a player that can move with his size and athleticism he is going to garner a lot of attention. He does suit up for mountain City and they play on the Gold circuit but he is a smooth player and when you put him with some talented players he seems to take his game to another level. He is running with JM Elite right now and he is playing at a level that you have to ask if that is Chris Cox Chris Cox 6'7" | SF Cottonwood | 2024 State UT for real. Showing he can score off the bounce. Gets out in transition. He finishes above the rim with ease and he is active, especially on offense when he doesn’t have the ball. Keep an eye on this kid.  6’5 G Malcom Johnson Malcom Johnson 6'6" | SF Herriman | 2024 State UT || Herriman High School || 2024 || This kid is playing well and he is developing. Really impressed with his improvement even from last season. He looks confident and he is shooting the ball well from deep. He is making the right play and he is making moves and decisions a lot quicker. Has a great frame to turn into a really talented wing. He rebounds and defends. Could really be a major stock riser this Summer.  6’5 CG Tyrin Jones || Layton Christian Academy || 2025 || This kid really stood out as he moves a lot more mature than his age. He has a mature game. Shoots well and really like him going to the basket. Above teh rim ability and He is going to catch defenders off guard with his quickness. Young player that would be blowing up more if he played for a 6A Blue Blood. Intrigued by this player and we will be watching some more of him this Summer.   

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