Sunday, September 13, 2015

Buckeye Prep Elite Showcase-Day One Recap

J. Riggens, J. Springer, Z. Harmon, J. Toles, J. Hairston, K. Martin, S. Wilson, C. Byers & C. Livingston

The 2015 Buckeye Prep Elite Showcase tipped of with a bang yesterday as nearly 500 players form across the country and Canada descended on Otterbein University in Columbus, Ohio to gage their skills against the elite and to impress the 15 plus scouting services in attendance. The event began with a series of NYBL all-star games in the morning and early afternoon followed by the first round of showcase games later in the afternoon. NYBL All-Stars: Jalen Blackmon (2021 Top 20); Courage Ogbeide (2021 Top 20); Isaiah May (2021 Top 40); AJ Hoggard (2020 Top 20); Zion Harmon (2020 Top 20); Chris Mayfield (2020 Top 40); Evan Johnson (2019 Top 20); Alec Pfreim (2019 Top 20) and Aaron Estrade-(2019 Top 40).

Although a majority of the teams only played 2 games on day one, several players quickly established themselves as top players.  Some of the day one standouts included: Davin Zeigler; Corvey Chapman; Chase Rankin (2018); William Muffit (2019); Jordan Hairston (2019); Aaron Estrade (2019); Christian Depollar (2019); Nobel Days (2019); Amari Davis (2019); Donte Scott (2019); Kaleb Martin (2019); Jamill Riggins (2019); Larry Canady (2019); Jordan Toles (2020); Jaden Springer (2020); Jayer Davis (2020); Isaiah LeBlanc (2020); Ernest Sanders (2020); Christian Moore (2020); Zion Harmon (2021), Julian Thomas (2020); HJ Hoggard (2020); William Greene (2020); Cameron Byers (2020; Joshua Boscoe (2020); Ricky Canady (2020), Zach Loveday (2020);Ryan Conway (2021); Seth Wilson (2021); Chris Ford (2021); Caleb Furst (2021); Kerell Booker (2021); Makail Cottingham (2021); Hughes (2021), Meechie Johnson (2021); Paul McMillian IV (2022); Tony Munoz (2021); Jalen Blackmon (2021); Jakobe Thompson (2021); Keon Henderson (2022); KK Bransford (2022), Sonny Johnson Jr.(2022); Chris Livingston (2022);  Edelen (2022); Dionte  Austin Nellis (2023), LA Hayes; Marcus Johnson.

Day two promises to feature many more of the elite players as players pick it up on oder to make all-star teams.