Thursday, October 1, 2009

Central Ohio Top 25 8th Graders (2014)

I'm starting to update my top player lists for the State of Ohio. I will start with 8th graders and work backward to younger players. Below is a top player list for central Ohio:

Brice Bailey 5'5 PG Pickerington-Columbus Academy
Cameron Ball 5'9 WG Reynoldsburg-St. Pius MS
Javon Bess 5'6 WF Gahanna-Middle School West
Jared Brandaway 6'1 WF Columbus-St. Catherine MS
Torrod Carter 5'9 WF Westerville-Blendon MS
Jhustice Cornley 5'6 PG Columbus-Woodward Park MS
Antonio Gay 6'3 PF Pickerington-Ridgeview MS
Solomon Grace 6'0 PF/C Reynoldsburg-Reynoldsburg Jr. High
Kashawn Guiece 5'10 PG/WH Westerville-Herritage MS
Seth Hill 5'3 PG Columbus McCord MS
Ty Hairston 5'10 WF Columbus-Ridgeview MS
Jamal Hughes 5'6 PG Columbus-Monroe MS
Danny Hummer 5'7 PG Upper Arlington-Jones MS
Eric James 5'10 WG Westerville-Genoa MS
Nate Jamison 6'2 WF Columbus-AIMS MS
Jalen Jones 5'7 PG Pickerington-Ridgeview MS
Darryl Long 6'3 PF Westerville-Blendon MS
Alex McCoy 6'1 PF Canal Winchester -Canal Winchester MS
Brandon Manley 6'2 PF Canal Winchester-Canal Winchester MS
R.J. Mims 5'0 PG Whitehall-Rosemore MS
Chris Moxley 5'10 WF Columbus-St. James The Less
Tim Murphy 6'2 C Grandview-Thomas Edison MS
Manual Powell Jr. 5'0 PG Gahanna-Middle School East
Devon Rogers 5'8 WF Galloway-Pleasantview MS
Jimmer Ryan 5'7 WG Gahanna Middle School East
Julian Scott 5'7 PG/WG Gahanna-Middle School South
Milan Smith 5'5 PG Columbus-Harvest Prep
Jae'son Tate 5'11 WF Pickerington-Pickerington Jr. High
Shamar Waugh 5'4 PG Canal Winchester-Canal Winchester MS
Jalen Wells 6'1 WF Worthington-Worthingway MS
Evan White 5'11 WF Gahanna-Middle School South
Ronnie Williams 6'1 WG Columbus-Spanish Emersion MS (Pictured)

Over the next couple of weeks I will be compiling top player lists in Cincinnati, Dayton, Cleveland and other areas in Ohio.


  1. Why isnt Donte Smith on there

  2. Why isnt Isaiah Mattox from woodward on there

  3. yea why am i not on here

  4. I might recommend going to the state lutheran tournament in cleveland on march 6 and 7. There are usually some very good athletes wih great fundementals and scoring ability at this tournament- both girls and boys. The state champions will represent their middle school at the national tournamen in indiana towards the end of march.

  5. I'm having my elite showcase on the 6th. However, if I could get some goos credible and objective information about the results of the tournament, I would love to post something or at least get some information!.

  6. What about Kevin Vannatta?

  7. What about Eric Steinman, the kid from New Albany?

  8. where you find rj mims at nd ronnie

    those my dudes

  9. Antonio doesn't play school ball "cause he can't get any grades. He will never be eligible.

  10. what about connor roll from gahanna east?

  11. Hey, your missing out on John Roberts and Simon Textidore! Euclid! These boys will dominate Cleveland area basketball for the next 4 years. hands down the top 2 8th graders in Northeast OH

  12. I would love to see both players at my March 6th elite showcase. For an invitation, hit me at

  13. what about some new albany boys they gave most of these teams all they can handle?

  14. you should check out devante lashe and taeveonn glenn from west carrolton middle school.