In our continuing effort to serve as a platform for exposure for aspiring young basketball players, we are pleased to publish a post event recap of National Elite recent showcase event written by Jason Delong. Enjoy!
Jansen Kincer (2021) New Lebanon, Ohio was the consensus MVP. In our opinion, Kincer compares to a young Russell Westbook. Huge motor, 100 mph wide open all the time. No mountain too high; no task too great. He finishes at a high rate of speed, he’s, stronger, he’s a big guard. For his age his skill set is good, but its his overall awareness, and court IQ. For a 7th grader, he’s off the charts. Physically imposing. Actually after a little more thought. He’s a combination of Damon Bailey and Russell Westbrook. We have not seen a better guard in the Dayton area in his grade, period. There may be some we are unaware of, but none known.
Cameron Miles (2020), Lima Ohio. We have heard about him, and he didn’t disappoint. Cameron is a big physical prototype 4 man. Big motor, hard playing, rebounding, slashing 6th grader. He is way above most any kid his age in athleticism and game. Outstanding player with outstanding potential. It’ll be interesting to watch this guy development.
Payton Sparks (2021), Winchester, Indiana. Dominating Post player with a huge wingspan. Payton looks like he’s going be a monster. I don’t have any idea if he will grow to 7 feet, but we would guess he may get to way over 6’6″. This kid is a rebounding machine, with a nice touch around the bucket. In time, with his size and reach, he has the ability to be a big time rim protector with his length and awareness.
Dylan Stinson (2021) Lewisburg, Ohio. No quit, with a competitive spirit describes Stinson. Dylan is a true scorer. He just has a knack to get the score. Deep ball, twisting in mid air on a lay-up, or hitting a floater, he has game. Dylan is a great talent and continues to improve. He has played up on AAU teams, and plays up in the driveway against his older brother also National Elite alum, who now plays varsity ball at TCN. Dylan will be one of the top two if not the top player in the conference this winter in the 7th grade class.
Khalil Luster (2022), Lima Ohio. He’s going make 419/Bean City proud. This kid has some of the best handles of a 6th grader we have ever seen. He has the ability to score, but will also make the pass. Khalil is a pleasure to watch with his cold-blooded relentless spirit. He is a great player, but great will be an understatement for this kid in 4 year.
Trey Robertson (2022), Waverly Ohio. Trey like all mentioned above has a huge 100 mph motor. He is a lot like Khalil, great game IQ, composure, great deep ball shooter. It is hard to talk about this kid, and not reference to his buddy Mark Stulley, he didn’t make the first 6, but he would be like 6B. At times, Mark is the best on ball defender we have ever watched. But with that said, all the kids making the list of final all-star game can flat play.
Wayde Sickels, Winchester, Indiana, previous showcase 1st teamer
Justin Triplett, Dayton, Ohio, previous showcase 1st teamer
Evan Unruh, Elida, Ohio
Andrew Whittaker, Pleasant Hill, Ohio
Sam Case, Arcanum, Ohio
Aidan Brogan, Dayton, Ohio
Brandon Pooler, Montgomery County Ohio
Gabe Mirovsky, Eaton, Ohio
Gabe Goins, Cincinnati, previous showcase 1st teamer
Wilson Suggs, Eaton, Ohio, previous showcase 1st teamer
Invitations to the Spring Buckeye Prep Elite Showcase (March 12th) are extended to all of the players featured in this recap. For an invitation, email us at Buckeyeprep@yahoo.com.