2019 Frankie Williams Charity Classic
On Wednesday night, May 15, RecruitTheBronx.com paid made it up to White Plains, NY, for the 10th annual Frankie Williams Charity Classic, which was held at the Westchester County Center. The event featured some of the best talent and hidden gems in the tri-state area. Here are the standouts from that we saw:
Jordan Agyemang, 6-7, Forward, South Bronx Preparatory School, Class of 2019 - Agyemang has plenty of size and a lot of versatility. A player that loves to run on the break and is someone that loves to play above the rim. Has a good handle and will penetrate into the lane.
Jordan Riley, 6-3, Shooting Guard, Brentwood High School, Class of 2021 - Riley has a strong build that can get to the hole easily. Goes up for rebounds and has plenty of strength. Showcases athleticism by going up for dunks. Also has the ability to shoot from the corner.
Troy Haupstead, 6-6, Forward, Mount Vernon High School, Class of 2020 - Hupstead is a forward that shows plenty of versatility in the low post. Has the ability to mix it up in the paint and can put the ball on the floor. Good at getting baskets in the low post and is a consistent scorer.
AJ Morales, 5-11, Point Guard, Millbrook School, Class of 2019 - Morales is shifty and looks to facilitate to his teammates. He is a pass-first point guard that knows when to move the ball around, but also finds way to the basket and has the ability to score.
Eduard Minaya, 6-1, Point Guard, Archbishop Stepinac High School, Class of 2019 - Minaya has plenty of good moves to the basket and has the ability to shoot from long range. Is not afraid to get to the hole, but also has the ability to pass the ball.
Eisaiah Murphy, 6-3, White Plains High School, Class of 2020 - Murphy has an affinity for scoring. Has a good shot from the outside, but is also known for penetrating to the basket. Is good at absorbing physical contact at the basket and is fearless when going up for two.
TJ Morris, 6-3, Shooting Guard, Nazareth High School, Class of 2021 - Morris has plenty of length for his size. Possesses plenty of athleticism and loves to drive into the lane and has a good dribble in which he can break down his defender. Has great passing instincts.
Cole Kattan, 6-2, Shooting Guard, Scarsdale High School, Class of 2019 - Kattan is a big guard who can space the floor and always looks to get open. Is a hot shooter from three-point range that can destroy the opposition when he is not contained. Also has good passing skills.
Charles Lovett, 5-10, Point Guard, Mount Vernon High School, Class of 2020 - A diminutive guard that is quick and also a flashy handle. Makes plenty of smooth moves to the basket and is also a good finisher. Possesses a lethal jumper.
Ed Sanchez, 6-3, Shooting Guard, Archbishop Stepinac High School, Class of 2019 - Sanchez knows how to get to the basket. Good body control and is able to take plenty of physical contact when going to the cup. Has an affinity for shooting from long range. Can destroy the opposition with his shooting stroke when left open.
RJ Davis, 6-0, Point Guard, Archbishop Stepinac High School, Class of 2020 - A High Major offeree who is known for his both his ability to score and superb court vision. The great combination of a scorer who is also good at finding his teammates for baskets. Has both the ability to penetrate into the lane, getting to the hole with no problem and also has the quick release shot from long range.
James Bouknight, 6-4, Shooting Guard, MacDuffie School (MA), Class of 2019 - A NEPSAC AA prep schooler who loves to have the ball in his hands and is good at scoring the ball. Is able to penetrate into the lane and get to the basket at will. Possesses plenty of athleticism when going up to the rim.
Adrian Griffin, Jr., 6-6, Forward, Archbishop Stepinac High School, Class of 2021 - A college scout favorite who has plenty of athletic ability, and is very strong when going up for rebounds and is tough when going to the basket. Loves to play above the rim and has a terrific motor.
Joel Soriano, 6-9, Forward, St. Thomas More School (CT), Class of 2019 - Soriano has plenty of Big Man skills in the low post that he has honed vs NEPSAC AAA competition at St Thomas More. Has the ability to block shots and also is good with his length as he is able to get plenty of rebounds. Has plenty of athleticism on the offensive end.
Ishmael Massoud, 6-8, Forward, MacDuffie School (MA), Class of 2019 - Another high level prep schooler who is skilled forward who is great at handling the ball on the perimeter and is able to shoot from long range. Has plenty of athleticism when going up to the rack. Is also a good passer that looks for his teammates when they are moving.
Jake Betlow, 6-0, Point Guard, St. Benedict’s Preparatory School (NJ), Class of 2019 - Betlow is the ultimate competitor on the court as he is able to get past his defender to score. Is great at penetrating to the basket and can also dish off passes to his teammates. Despite his small frame, he can also play above the rim.
Aidan Igiehon, 6-10, Forward, Lawrence Woodmere Academy, Class of 2019 - Igiehon has the impressive NBA-ready body. He is very strong and imposing in the lane and is always alert when it comes to blocking shots. He is also a force when he goes up for a basket. Is a big man that loves to play above the rim.
Eric Dixon, 6-8, Forward, Abington High School (PA), Class of 2019 - Dixson has plenty of finesse in his game. Although he is a physical presence in the paint, he can also put the ball on the floor and can find his way to the basket. Is a skilled scorer that can do many things on the offensive end.
Victor Konkopka, 6-6, Forward, Don Bosco Preparatory School (NJ), Class of 2019 - Konkopa is a forward who can step out and shoot three-pointers from the outside. Is a big man that does whatever his team needs him to do when he’s on the floor. Attacks the glass when in the low post and shows plenty of athleticism.
Tyson Etienne, 6-1, Point Guard, Putnam Science Academy (CT), Class of 2019 - Etienne is fresh off a season of playing one of the nation’s toughest schedules at nationally acclaimed PSA. He is very quick and speedy. He loves to score and is a good decision-maker when he plays above the rim. Also has the ability to shoot jumpers from the perimeter and three-point range.
Ibrahim Wattara, 6-5, Shooting Guard, Mount St. Michael Academy, Class of 2020 - Wattara is a guard who can also play in the front court, if need be. He has plenty of physical strength that can be used when he goes up for two at the basket. Plays above the rim when there is an open lane.