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GAINESVILLE, Florida – University of Florida head coach Amanda Butler put a select group of campers through a highly detailed but informative weekend of basketball. Butler and her staff focused on teaching their campers some of their philosophies on both the offensive side of the ball as well as the defensive side of the basketball. With most of the drills being focused on skill development as well as competition, it provided us with a great atmosphere to essays for college scholarship applications evaluate the talent on hand.
Nikki Hegstetter, 6’1”, PF/SF
Alpharetta, GA/ Harrison HS
Class of 2012
Hegstetter was one of the surprises at camp. She is a mobile forward with the ability to contribute as a power forward or at the small forward spot. Her perimeter shooting is fairly accurate, but she is at her best as an offensive player when she can post on the block and play through contact. She plays with great energy and activity on the defensive side of the floor. Pairing up on a team with Raiygne Moncrief, Hegstetter was able to show her versatility on both sides of the court.
Christen Johnson, 6’2”, PF/C
Marietta, GA/ Lovett HS
Class persuasive essay to buy something of 2012
Sometimes different settings allow players to show more of their game than they usually can on the summer circuit. This weekend Johnson was able to put a good amount of work in on the low block and showed that while she still has some offensive polish to add to her game her ability to catch and make a strong post move is certainly there. Her ability to defend and rebound has been a constant since her freshman year in high school and remains her strongest asset.
Raiygne Moncrief, 5’9”, SG
Lauderhill, Fl/ American Plantation HS
Class of 2013
Moncrief is the kind of athlete that could pick a number of sports and succeed due to her speed and quickness, on essay writting online the basketball court she brings a developing skill set and a swagger that most high school freshman just do not have. Simply stated every time Moncrief is on the court she competes. Her ability to sit on a stance and guard on the defensive end often finds opposing players falling short of living up to her challenge. As a scorer and a passer she is as creative as she is impressive, she will continue to develop her ball handling skills as well as the consistency on her perimeter jump shot.
Keil Moore is the Director of Scouting for the JumpOffPlus.com International Scouting Report – a division of Peach State Basketball, Inc. Moore has been involved in the community since 2007 as a recruiting analyst and trainer. He can be reached at email@example.com.