2023 New Heights 17u Marquee Hoops Circuit Players Profiles
New Heights is a New York City sports-based youth development organization that creates opportunities for youth to rise to their potential on the basketball court, in the classroom and in their communities. Their mission is to educate and empower promising underserved youth to be leaders, champions and student-athletes by developing the skills necessary for success in high school, college and life. The mission has been achieved, as their grass roots basketball program is both highly respected and prolific in placing their student-athletes in high level college programs. They run their teams out of Major Owens Community Center, a state-of=the-art facility in Brooklyn.
The New Heights 17u team that plays on the Marquee Hoops circuit is coached by Rose Byers and his assistant coach, Jamel Sanders. Their roster is as follows:
#1 Herb Daughtry (2024) 6’5 wing, St. Benedict’s Prep (NJ) - High-character versatile wing with strong grades. Can help a program in a variety of ways.
#2 Tayshaun Batson (2023) 6’7 forward, Epic High South - Strong and physical four-man, Low-Major D1 and high D2 schools need to follow him this spring.
#3 Jaden Zimmerman (2024) 6’5 guard, Eagle Academy (BX) - Player of the Year in the PSAL this season, JZ is a lock mid-major D1 player who is equally good at shooting from distance and attacking the basket.
#4 Isaac Hester (2023) 6’2 guard, Ranney School (NJ) - Elite shooter and high character point guard led the Ranney school with over 20ppg this season. Should not still be available, so low and mid-majors need to get to his games.
#5 Jaron Bull (2023/24) 6’5 small forward, Eagle Academy (BX) - Tough, physical, versatile wing can score from the outside and is excellent attacking the basket. Usually guards the other team’s best player.
#10 Bryce Simmons (2024) 6’2 guard, Wings Academy - Tough combo guard is a two-way player who knocks down big shots and always competes at a high level.
#11 Andre Prescott (2023) 6’1 Nazareth Regional High - Another tough point guard led his high school team to the championship game. Physical, NYC guard who loves to push the tempo and defend.
#12 Qadir Martin (2024) 6’6 forward, St. Peters Prep - Second-team All-League selection this year after a great campaign for St. Peter’s. Prototypical four-man is ready to explode this summer.
#21 Siyani Arthur (2024) 5’10 point guard, Brooklyn Law & Tech High - Baby-faced assassin is a crafty point guard with unlimited range. Will score 30 per game in high school next year.
#22 Moussa Camara (2023) 6’8 forward, Eagle Academy (BX) - One of the best bigs around, had a great high school campaign and is primed to patrol the paint on both ends for this crew.
#23 Makhaya Moore (2023) 6’8 forward, Bishop Loughlin High - Athletic big who protects the basket and finishes around the rim. Solid piece for a D2 program.