NORCROSS, Ga. – Norcross High School has been a staple of the basketball community since Eddie Martin took the program over during the early 2000’s. Back then the names were Jason Croly and Archie Miaway. Along the way, the names turned into future pros in Al-Farouq Aminu, Gani Lawal and Jodie Meeks. Winning has been one constant throughout the decade long run. Another has been coach Jesse McMillan. McMillan was an assistant and inherited the first chair when Martin left the Gwinnett County school system. essay on youth and social service The Blue Devils haven’t missed a beat winning multiple state championshipsunder McMillan’s leadership. Here is a look at two reasons why they’re rolling this year.
Andre Chatfield (Norcross, Ga.) – Norcross HS – 2014
A Harvard signee, Chatfield has legitimate height at the off guard spot standing at 6-foot-4. In match ups with elite level athletes, Chatfield is at his best when he is able to stretch the defense with his jump shot. He is what he is – a quality spot shooter capable of making shots a couple of steps beyond the 3-point line when he has his feet set. His style essay writing contests of play is similar to Virginia sophomore and former Martin product Malcolm Brogdon. That said Chatfield still has to show the improvement in his ball skill that made Brogdon a Top 100 caliber recruit in his class.
AJ Farrar (Norcross, Ga.) – Norcross HS – 2014
Farrar has had some quality games this season for one of the state’s top teams. Standing at 6-3, he has length and size similar to HS teammate Tim Cameron. He showed here that he can score a basket when needed and also get it done on the defensive end of the floor as well. Farrar illustrative essay is a true jack-of-all-trades type of player for McMillan’s Blue Devlis. On this night, Farrar was a major minute guy in a win over Christ School. His play earned him an Elite Basketball Academy Top 40 Workout invite on March 9, 2014.
Elite Basketball Academy Series
***Designed for evaluation purposes, these are great opportunities for upperclassmen and underclassmen alike to get valuable game broadcasts that can be sent to college coaches with a single email message. For underclassmen, it also serves as the gateway for prospects with remaining help university essay competition high school eligibility to play in front of our National Evaluators.
March 9th – EBA Top 40 Spring Workout
Sept. 13/14 – Elite Basketball Academy Fab 5 Camp
Oct. 19 – Elite Basketball Academy Top 40 Fall Workout
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March 15th – CoachHemi.com Boys Showcase (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)
Brandon Clay is the Executive Camp Director of the Elite Basketball Academy and the owner of Brandon Clay Scouting. Clay is also the owner of Peach State Basketball, Inc., and ProspectsNation.com. He serves Director of Scouting for the OTRHoopsReport.com National Scouting Report. Clay has been involved in the community since 2001 as an evaluator, event operator and trainer. You can reach him at BrandonClay@PeachStateBasketball.com