2020 Real Scout Basketball Battle of the Rankings
On December 13, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to Upper Room Christian School in Dix Hills, Long Island, for the Real Scout Basketball Battle of the Rankings showcase, where players from the New York metropolitan area came out to play in front of a live stream of coaches. Here are the standouts for the event:
Alberto Vargas 5-10, Point Guard, WHEELS, Class of 2021 - A guard that is very fast and deceptive when it comes to handling the ball and has a quick first step which makes him able to get past his defender and get to the basket with ease. His scoring makes him very hard to stop for the opposition. Is also a player that has a penchant for taking clutch shots, including buzzer-beaters.
Dian Wright-Forde 6-3, Shooting Guard, Upper Room Christian School, Class of 2021 - A guard that has a lot of great upper-body strength and is a consistent scorer that looks to get baskets every time. Is a player that can create for himself off the dribble and uses his quickness to get down court every time. Is good for getting rebounds on the defensive end and kicking it out to his teammates for assists.
Ian Jackson 6-6, Shooting Guard, Cardinal Hayes High School, Class of 2024 - A guard that has a long frame and is physically advanced for his class. Has a strong build and is a player that can absorb physical contact when driving to the basket to score. Is able to create for himself off the dribble and is able to shoot from the perimeter.
Randy Crosby 6-1, Point Guard, WHEELS, Class of 2021 - A guard that is crafty and deceptive when on the offensive end speedy and is a tough defender on the other end of the court. Is very alert on defense and is always in position to obtain steals, which then leads to him getting in transition on the offensive end.
Marquis Samuels 6-0, Point Guard, East Meadow High School, Class of 2022 - A guard that has a penchant for directing his team and has excellent court vision. Has a penchant having good jabs on the defensive end & is good for getting steals. Is able to beat the opposition with a quick first step and can get to the basket with ease.
Dallis Dillard 6-4, Shooting Guard, St. Raymond High School, Class of 2021 - A guard that is a consistent scorer and is dangerous for whatever defenders come his way. Is able to slice past his defenders with his crafty handle & is able to show off his athleticism when he goes to the hole for a dunk. Has a penchant for shooting from long range.
Andres Marrero 6-5, Shooting Guard, Upper Room Christian School, Class of 2021 - A guard that is good at moving with out the ball and has great perimeter skills. Has superb athleticism and can get to the hole with ease. Is good at shooting jumpers from the top of the key, and has good passing instincts as he is able to get his teammates involved.
Zakai Zeigler 5-10, Point Guard, Immaculate Conception High School (NJ), Class of 2021 - A guard that has a penchant for controlling the game and his team with his awareness and court vision. Has the ability to run a team in transition and is an asset to whatever team he is on. When driving to the lane, he uses his slick ballhandling skills to get into the lane for two.
Michael Oladitan 6-5, Forward, Vision Academy, Class of 2021 - A forward that can make his presence felt in the post area with his brute strength. Is fearless when it comes to physical contact and is able to post up defenders easily with his powerful movements. Is a great rebounder and is very active with his hands. Is able to put the ball on the floor and power his way into the lane.
Youssouf Singare 7-0, Center Upper Room Christian School, Class of 2022 - A center that is tall and agile and controls the paint area with precision. Because of his large frame, he is able to establish his dominance in the low post because of his strength. A player that loves to play above the rim.
Jaden Clarke 6-4, Forward, Vision Academy, Class of 2021 - A forward that has plenty of versatility on the floor and can make plenty of moves when going into the lane for two. Has a nice first step that gives him the opportunity to get past his defender. Is someone that can shoot off the dribble and can be dangerous from long range.
Aaron Davis 6-6, St. Benedict’s Preparatory School (NJ), Class of 2023 - A guard that can help his team in a variety of ways aside from scoring. Is a player that gives maximum effort on the floor, especially when it comes to hustle plays. Finds ways to get rebounds and also drives to the lane as a way to score. Showcases his athleticism on both ends of the floor.
Jarrett Dingle 6-0, Academy Charter School, Class of 2023 - A guard that is a pure floor general that has a great IQ for his position and has great court vision. Loves to drive to the basket and is fearless when absorbing contact when going to score. Has the ability to facilitate the ball to his teammates and has s pass-first, score second mentality.
Jazan Johnson 6-1, Point Guard, Cardozo High School, Class of 2021 - A guard that is a true playmaker that knows when and where to score and when to pass. Has great court vision and is able to see where his teammates are open. Has the ability to shoot from long range and is able to glide to the basket with ease.
Jaden Daughtry 6-4, Shooting Guard, St. Francis Preparatory High School, Class of 2022 - A guard that has a good size for his position and is able to overpower the opposition with his frame. Is very active when going up for rebounds and has the ability to play at a high level on the court every time. Is a player that has superb athleticism and loves to play above the rim.
Tyci Brown, 6-4, Shooting Guard, Promise Academy, Class of 2021 -A guard that has plenty of athleticism and plays above the rim. Is very active when it comes to getting rebounds and blocking shots. Does his best to make an impact on the floor and gives his all every time he steps on the floor.
Tyler Chapman 6-0, Shooting Guard, Bridgton Academy (ME), Class of 2021 - A guard that gives maximum effort whenever he’s on the floor and has the ability to make plenty of hustle plays. Is a good defender that can stay in front of his man at all times. and can attack the basket with precision. Showcases plenty of quickness and has a huge scoring prowess, as he is able to shoot from long range & has a penchant for driving into the lane.
Jean Aranguen 6-2, Shooting Guard, Upper Room Christian School, Class of 2022 - A guard that is a tremendous offensive talent when he steps on the floor. Is able to space out on the floor & is able to hit open three-pointers when left unguarded. Has the ability to drive to the basket easily and is not afraid of absorbing physical contact.
Armoni Zeigler 6-4, Shooting Guard, Upper Room Christian School, Class of 2023 - A guard that has a large wingspan and is able to attack the basket. Is a player that can play above the rim and is great at showing his athletic ability on the offensive end of the floor. Is also able to block shots and attack the glass when it comes to rebounds.
http://recruitthebronx.com/index.php/prospects/get_prospects_details/5119 6-8, Forward, Cardinal Hayes High School, Class of 2022 - A forward that has a very high motor and is very solid when on the floor. Is able to attack the glass when going up for rebounds. Is able to go to the rim with ease and is someone that plays with plenty of confidence every time he’s on the floor.