2019 NY vs. NY Top Performers - Week 4
On Tuesday, July 24, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Gauchos Gymnasium in The Bronx to catch some Week 4 of “NY vs. NY” action. In the two games that took place (West 4th vs. Gersh Park and Tri-State vs. Watson), there was plenty of intense action and plenty of great play. Here were the standouts for the two games:
Majesty Johnson, 5-8, Point Guard, Brooklyn Collegiate High School, Team West 4th, Class of 2020 - Johnson finds ways to get his teammates the ball and make great passes. Has the ability to get to the basket and is fearless when going to the hole to score. He is very fearless when it comes to him getting to basket despite his diminutive frame.
Moussa Cisse, 6-11, Forward, Christ the King High Schoo, Team West 4th, Class of 2021 - Cisse makes a huge impact when he is on the floor; makes his presence felt with his rebounding, shot-blocking and dominance around the paint area on the offense. He also has a great hook shot and has the ability to shoot from long range.
Shawn Fulcher, 5-11, Point Guard, Xaverian High School, Team West 4th, Class of 2021 - Fulcher is known for being a floor general, has great court vision and is good at getting his teammates involved. But he also has knack for scoring. Good at driving to the basket.
Abou Ousmane, 6-9, Forward, Putnam Science Academy (CT), Team West 4th, Class of 2020. Ousamne is solid and works hard to get rebounds in the low-post. Has good moves on the defensive end and is good at taking physical contact and drawing fouls in order to get to the free-throw line.
Kadary Richmond, 6-6, Shooting Guard, Brewster Academy (NH), Team Gersh Park, Class of 2020 - Richmond has a long wingspan and can post up smaller defenders. Has great court vision when it comes to passing and also finding ways to get to the basket. Always look to get to the basket when there is an open lane and can break defenders down when he has the ball in his hands.
Richard Springs, 6-9, Forward, Brewster Academy (NH), Gersh Park, Class of 2020 - Springs has plenty of strength and can put the ball on the floor. Has the opportunity to rebound and make his presence felt by playing above the rim. Good at holding his own in the paint area.
Jared Garcia, 6-8, Forward, St. Thomas More School (CT), Team Gersh Park, Class of 2020 - Garcia is an enforcer in the low post as he is great at playing the five position. Is great at dominating the paint area and fighting for rebounds. Has the ability to score and is fearless when going up for the basket.
Jaylen Murray, 5-11, Point Guard, Cardinal Hayes High School, Team Tri-State, Class of 2021 - Murray finds ways to pass the ball to his teammates and can see where others are moving at all times. Struggles with consistent shooting and turning the ball over at times.
Brandon Weston, 6-6, Forward, Morgan Park High School (IL), Team Tri-State, Class of 2021 - Weston has a lot of athletic ability and affinity for scoring in transition. Also is a glue guy on the defensive end as nothing fazes him as he is motivated to stay with his defenders. Is not afraid of physical contact on both ends of the court.
R.J. Davis, 6-0, Point Guard, Archbishop Stepinac High School, Team Tri-State, Class of 2020 - A four star rated guard who is quick and likes to run in transition on both ends of the court. Has excellent court vision and will do what he has to do to make sure that his teammates get the ball. He is also lethal with the quick-release three ball. Is a very defensive-minded guard and good at getting steals.
Elijah Hutchins-Everett, 6-10, Forward, Miller School (VA), Team Tri-State, Class of 2020 - Hutchins-Everett has a lot of finesse in his game as he can put the ball on the floor and likes to shoot jumpers. Struggles with physical contact and strength as he gets outrebounded at times.
Anthony Marshall, 6-0, Point Guard, Brooklyn Democracy Academy, Team Watson, Class of 2020 - Marshall is known for passing-first, but also has a good offensive game as he also looks to get to the hole. Is very careful when directing his teammates around the court and also knows where and when to hit his teammates for passes.
Maximus Edwards, 6-4, Shooting Guard, Bunnell High School (CT), Team Watson, Class of 2020 - This Connecticut public school guard has plenty of athletic ability and is good at driving to the basket. Loves to play above the rim and is good at running in transition. Also has the ability to hold his own in the low post.
Clifford Omoruyi, 6-11, Forward, Roselle Catholic High School (NJ), Team Watson, Class of 2020 - Omoruyi is very dominant in the paint and is very intimidating to the opposition, as his size and aggressiveness overmatches them. Plays above the rim as he goes up for ferocious dunks.
Posh Alexander, 6-1, Shooting Guard, Our Saviour Lutheran High School (NJ), Team Watson, Class of 2020 - Alexander looks to run in transition and can play both the one and two position. When his shot isn’t falling, he still finds ways to be active in the game. Has the ability to be athletic when going to the basket.
Jaquan Sanders, 6-3, Shooting Guard, Our Saviour Lutheran High School, Team Watson, Class of 2022 - Sanders looks to get open at all times so that he can hit shots from the corner. When left open, he can destroy a team with his shooting. Struggles with getting to the basket consistently and driving in for layups.
Dylan Wusu, 6-4, Shooting Guard, Our Saviour Lutheran High School, Team Watson, Class of 2020 - Wusu likes to drive to the basket and is very explosive with a first step. His muscular frame allows for him to gain rebounds and take physical contact, which could aid in him getting to the free-throw line.
Max Aumundson, 6-10, Our Saviour Lutheran High School, Team Watson, Class of 2020 - Aumundson is great at blocking shots and getting rebounds and is a force when it comes to holding his own in the paint area. When on the defensive end, he is as strong as a brick wall and lets nothing past him in terms of shots.
Melquan Collins, 6-4, Shooting Guard, Brooklyn Democracy Academy, Team Watson, Class of 2020 - Collins finds ways to get to the basket and is wonderful going to the lane and scoring. Although his specialty is going to the rim, he is good at doing little things like getting rebounds and steals. Loves to run in the fast break.