Flyin’ to the Hoop- Day 2 (Saturday) Recap

15 Jan

By TDP staff writer JB Burgin

Jordan Potts

With several Ohio teams participating in Saturday’s games at Flyin’ to the Hoop we were most intrigued by the heavy-weight matchup of the state’s top two rated Division I teams in Columbus Northland and Garfield Heights, from the Cleveland area. Northland won a hard-fought game 70-62 while several prospects stood out…..

  • Tony Farmer- ’13 Garfield Heights SF/PF: He finished with 13 points, 11 rebounds, and 5 assists in a loss to Columbus Northland 70-62.  Under the watchful eye of Xavier’s Head Coach Chris Mack he played well struggled a little at the free throw line (2-6) but played a solid and offensively aggressive game in front of coaches from both Xavier and Ohio State.
  • Jordan Potts– ’12 Columbus Northland PG: “JP” controlled the game after Garfield Heights took an early lead.  He scored on a variety of shots whether driving to the cup or stroking it from behind the arc (2-5 3pt).  He willed his team to a victory 70-62 he finished tied with a team-high of 23 points.
  • Devon Scott– ’12 Columbus Northland C: Devon complimented Potts’ scoring with 23 points (tied team high) while adding 8 rebounds and 5 assists tying the team high.  He scored on a variety of dunks and put-backs.
  • Jalen Robinson– ’12 Columbus Northland PF/C: Another Dayton signee, Robinson was efficient from the field (5-6) 11 pts and ate the glass tying him for a team high with Devon Scott with 8 boards.
  • Mike Davis– ’12 Garfield Heights SG: The 6’2 Davis, who is taking his talent to Northern Illinois, was a beast he gave Garfield an early lead and did his share to try to come away with a victory over Northland he had a game high of 28 points. Davis played above the rim with three highlight dunks, while also showing off a nice mid-range shooting touch in the loss.
  • Jermaine Davis– ’12 Garfield Heights C: The LaSalle signee finished with 9 points and 4 rebounds.  He showed good footwork on the block scoring, whether it was beating his man with good post position and scoring or running the floor and getting some put-backs.

    Mike Davis

  • David Bell- ’14 Garfield Heights PF/C: At 6’9 he fits the part and contributed in his 7 mins of playing time. With more reps, improving his strength and additional playing time he should be a force to reckon with.
  • Ty Hairston-’14 Columbus Northland PG/SG: The young sophomore showed that he could hit his shot when giving the opportunity.  Also a dynamic passer, Hairston led Northland with assists including two special no lookers for dunks.
  • Elijah Macon– ’12 Huntington Prep PF: The Columbus native, and West Virginia bound prospect, scored 18 points in his teams fifty point win over Dayton’s Trotwood-Madison. As he usually does, Macon played above the rim and used his power and size at 6’9 245 pounds to score and rebound at will against the undersized Rams team.

More Ohio teams play both Sunday and Monday, stay tuned to Triple Double Prospects for full coverage from Ohio’s top mid-season exposure event. Thanks to the great staff at Flyin’ to the Hoop for all of your help so far!

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