Flyin’ to the Hoop- Day 4 (Monday) Recap

16 Jan
By: JB Burgin

Justin Bibbs

Top performers from Monday at Flyin’ to the Hoop (last game featuring Dayton Thurgood Marshall will be updated late):
  • Kendrick Mallory (’14) SG Trotwood Madison-Kendrick played signifigant minutes against one of of the top players in the Nation.  He showed that he belonged on the floor he contributed to the Rams 10 pts and 2 rebs despite the loss to HYCA(TX) 63-43.
  • James Brown Jr. (’12) PG Trotwood Madison-Woo is a very crafty with the ball and found ways to get his shot up.  He participated on the glass with 6 rebs and 17 pts 4 stls.  Even though it was a tough weekend for the Rams, he showed great leadership.
  • Dezhontae Bennett (’14) SG Trotwood Madison-Dezhontae showed that he could play with some of the best talent in the Nation. He had 10 pts 4 rebs before fouling out. He will only get better in time look for him to have an impact later on in the season.
  • Jamar Hammonds (’13) SF Trotwood Madison-Jamar led the Rams with 21pts he chipped in with 4 rebs and 3 steals. Jamar could have been more consistent from long range but he found other ways to fill it up.
  • Jake Greer (’12) SF Vandalia-Butler-Jake led all scorers with a game high 22 pts and 7 rebs.  He has good size at 6’5 look for him to be a great D-2 prospect.
  • Myo Baxter (’15) SF/PF Lakota East-A true Freshman Myo played signifigant minutes he scored 6 pts and 2 rebs. He only can get better as each day goes by look for him to be a force in the future.
  • Alex White (’15) C Lakota East-Alex has good size at 6’6. He showed he could mix it up he had a team high 5 rebs and contributed with 6 pts and 2 blks.  Alex will get better and look for him to improve because of his work ethic.
  • Evan Bradds (’13) SF Greenview-Evan Ohio University signee showed why he is ranked in the State.  He showed that he can stroke it from long range and in the post he likes to finish around the basket.  Evan led the Rams with 15 pts.
  • Jacob Rossi (’12) SF/PF Franklin-Jacob(Lefty) Northern Kentucky signee showed off his skills in a variety of ways.  He ate the glass blocked shots and showed some athleticism with a variety of dunks. Jacob’s sweet stroke from 20 feet was smooth. He had a game high 22 pts 11 rebs and 4 assts 2 blks in their victory 64-49 over Medina.
  • Justin Rossi (’12) PF Franklin-Justin a Northern Kentucky signee.  The other twin is a compliment to his brother Jacob he is a physical player that can score just as well.  He electrfied the crowd with some dunks and his nice stroke from outside. He finished with 16 pts 5 rebs.
  • Luke Kennard (’12) SG Franklin-Luke is one of the top nationally ranked players in the nation as a Freshman. Luke ran the show for the Wildcats he complimented the Twins. He showed his handle, the stroke whether it be mid-range or deep, and the teardrop with either hand. Luke finshed with 20 pts 7 rebs.  He is a High D-1 Prospect.
  • Logan Winkler (’13) PG Medina- Logan showed he could handle the pressure.  He was scrappy and kept competing all night. He coomplinented his teammate in scoring.  Logan is  a nice D-2 prospect.  He finished with 12 pts and 6 rebs in their loss to Franklin 64-49.
  • Nick Geschke (’13) SG Medina-Nick got his stroke working,  he lit up the scoreboard with some long triples.  He also scored going to the cup, he lead the Bees in scoring.  He will be a great D-2 prospect.  Nick had a team-high of 21 pts in their loss to Franklin.
  • Matt Rhodes (’12) SF Westerville North-Matt who has signed with Walsh had a difficult time scoring with La Lumuiere length. He provided leadership and he was an ironman out there today he played the whole game.  He finished with 9 pts.
  • Jaylen Benton (’13) SG Westerville North-Benton who has had an offer from Bowling Green contributed with 9 pts and a team high 6 assts. His shot was off from long range but he was never discouraged.
  • Tavion Thomas (’12) PF Westerville North- Tavion is a physical player who was not afraid to mix it up with some guys he was giving up as much as 7 inches in height too.  He had a game high of 19 pts and 12 rebs.  He really tried to will his team to a victory but he and his teammates came up a little short falling to the Lakers 58-54.
  • John Staley (’12) SF Chaminade-Julienne-John was a man tonight putting up a Tourney High 34 pts and a game high 8 rebs.  John would be a great D-1 prospect (Northern Kentucky Unviversity) look for more good things to come from him.  Eagles win 64-44 over the Cavaliers.
  • Justin Bibbs (’14) PG Chaminade-Julienne-Justin who has great size at 6’3 scored in all fashions whether it was setting up John Staley for his big night or showing some range (1/2 3fg).  He tied the Cavaliers alone having a game high 7 assts and finished with 16 pts and 4 rebs.  Justin has a high upside and as only a Sophomore look for him to amaze you in the future.  He is a High-Major D-1 Prospect.
  • Zach Johnson (’12) SG Chillicote-Zach did all he could for the Cavaliers whether it was scoring a team-high 22 pts and 5 assts. He also chipped in 4 rebs.  He is a low D-1/D-2 Prospect.
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