ALPHARETTA, Ga. – High School season is well underway as many of the top teams from across the state of Georgia competed in Thanksgiving tournaments or one day showcases. One of the better events in the metro-Atlanta area was the Thanksgiving Showcase presented by OntheRadarHoops.com on Saturday November 29. As expected we got a chance to see several Elite Basketball Academy campers in action.
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The 6-foot-6 post chipped in 11 points in a win computer science assignment help over Langston Hughes. He continues to improve his ability to finish around the rim. Impressively he showed terrific mobility while navigating through opponents pressure.
The 5-11 guard again showed his speed in the open court and his ability to slash to the bucket. He chipped in 11 points against the state of Georgia’s top team, Pebblebrook.
One of the more intriguing players in the senior class is the 6-7 Ford. Young for his age, he is still developing physically while also polishing his skill set. He has face-up ability to hit the spot up jumper while also possessing interior footwork. Keep an eye on Ford as he develops under coach Tim Watkins.
Pebblebrook quickly earned the unofficial title as the state’s best team over the economics essay writing Thanksgiving holiday. A big reason why is the addition of Harper to the already loaded roster. The 5-10 point guard brings leadership and an added scorer to the coach George Washington’s team. His game high 20 points was instrumental in their victory over Berkmar.
Lenyear is important part of coach Greg Phillip’s back court this season. The 6′ guard shoots the ball well from beyond the arc. He also defends his position effectively on the other end of the court.
Showell continues to demonstrate that he is one of the better lead guards in the area. His ability to shift gears and change directions makes him a tough cover for most defenders at this level. His 15 points was big in earning a win over Langston Hughes.
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Jonathan Hemingway is a National Evaluator for the OTRHoopsReport. He is also the publisher of CoachHemi.com. He has been involved in the community since 1996 as a coach, camp director and evaluator. You can reach him via email at JonathanHemingway@PeachStateBasketball.com and follow him on twitter @JLHemingwayPSB