by Clifton Dixon | November 30, 2021 | HoopFests Tour Recruiting
DAY 1 RECAP
Hannan 67 East Ascension 60
Drew Timmons (’25) – 6-4 Forward – Hannan – 23 Points 9 Rebounds
Timmons displayed excellent footwork in the post and a very soft touch around the rim. He did a great job of passing the ball out of the double team and did a very good job of cleaning up on the boards. Timmons shot the ball from mid-range and did a superior job of running the floor.
Grant Kemp (’22) 6-0 Guard – Hannan – 21 Points 7 Assists
Kemp showed excellent court vision. He did an outstanding job of penetrating the defense and making plays for his teammates. Kemp was in attack mode the entire game and did a solid job of attacking the rim and getting to the free throw line. Kemp played very well through contact and shot the ball well from behind the 3-point line. Kemp is a dynamic ball handler that plays the game with great awareness on the defensive and offensive end.
Troy Dunn (’22) – 6-3 Guard – East Ascension – 21 Points 6 Rebounds 2 Blocks
Dunn showed very good touch from the outside consistently stepping out to knock down shots. Dunn played very well on the defensive end displaying his versatility by effectively defending on the perimeter as well and down low and making a number of key defensive plays. Dunn played with a ton of energy and moved well without the ball. Rebounds the ball very for a guard.
Karr 71 Slidell 48
Leland Smith (’22) 6-3 Guard – Karr – 17 Points 10 Assists 5 Rebounds 4 Steals
A true floor general with elite court vision that did a good job of getting his own offense as well as facilitating for others. Smith displayed his very high basketball I.Q. and decision making ability. Smith is a elite ball handler that did a very good job of distributing the ball and not turning the ball over. A dynamic defender that did a good job of pressuring the ball handler. Excellent communicator on the floor and mid-range scorer.
Tristan Brooks (’22) Guard – Karr – 10 Points 6 Rebounds 2 Steals
Brooks played with great versatility on the defensive and offensive end. Did a great job of defending positions 1-3 and shot the ball very well from the perimeter. Was able to use his length to make plays on the defensive end. Showed good court vision and awareness that allowed him to make a number of plays to impact the game. Moved well without the ball and did a great job of getting to the open spots on the floor.
James Parlow (’22) – 6-0 Guard – Slidell – 17 Points 4 Assists 2 Rebounds
Parlow displayed his excellent ball handles effectively splitting the defense a number of time. Parlow consistently knocked down open shots from the outside and did a great job of distributing the ball. Stayed aggressive on both ends. Played under control and did not make many mistakes. Played well through contact and did a good job of getting to the rim. A very unselfish player that did a good job of playing through his team.
Jehovah Jireh 63 East Jefferson 58
JP Ricks (’22) – 6-1 Guard – Jehovah Jireh – 39 Points 8 Assists
Ricks is a dynamic mid-range scorer. Did a great job of creating contact to get to the free throw line. A elite distributor/facilitator with a high basketball I.Q. A good decision maker that made few mistakes. Played with a high level of awareness on both ends. Elite court vision. Was able to get anywhere he wanted on the court. Controlled the pace of the game never allowing the defense to speed him up. A clutch performer that made a number of big plays on offense and defense for his team.
Arthur Oliver (’22) – 6-0 Guard – East Jefferson – 18 Points 5 Rebounds 5 Steals
Oliver was very disruptive on the defensive end. Did a great job of pressuring the ball making it hard for the ball handler. Shot the ball well from the perimeter and rebounded the ball well. Stayed aggressive on both ends and displayed excellent speed in the open floor. Excellent body control when going to the rim and did a outstanding job of pushing the tempo. Did a great job of putting his teammates in position to make plays.
Port Allen 68 Holy Cross 49
Jordan Brooks (’22) – 6-6 Forward – Port Allen – 26 Points 10 Rebounds 4 Blocks 5 Assist
Brooks is a dynamic athlete that finished well around the rim. Displayed excellent touch from the perimeter. Was a force on the boards. A game changer on defense with the ability cause havoc down low by blocking and disrupting shots as well as defending on the perimeter. A elite play maker for his size that did a good job of distributing the ball. Nice quickness and plays with amazing effort the entire time he is on the floor.
Elliot McQuillian (’23) – 6-2 Guard – Port Allen – 18 Points
McQuillian is a quick and crafty guard that did a good job of running the offense as well as creating offensive opportunities for himself. Has an excellent feel for the game. Played excellent on ball defense and did a good job of taking what the defense game him on the offensive end. Excellent shot making ability. Very disciplined and controlled player.
Devin Harris (’23) 6-0 Guard – Holy Cross – 18 Points 5 Steals 5 Assist
Harris displayed excellent quickness with good ball handling skills. Did a great job of competing the entire game by playing solid on ball and off ball defense. Pushed the ball well in the open court and did a great job of getting to the rim. A fundamentally sound player. Nice first step and did a good job of setting up other players.
Liberty 66 St. Augustine 61
Hubert Caliste (’24) 6-5 Forward – St. Augustine – 23 Points 6 Rebounds
A Big that showed his extended range from the 3-point line. Showed the ability to beat his man off the dribble and finish at the rim. Moved very well on the offensive end and did a solid job of rebounding the ball. Did a good job of passing the ball out of the post. Defended very well on the perimeter and was able to be disruptive down low. Displayed excellent footwork and soft hands on the block. Shot the ball very well from the free-throw line.
Turner Duncan (’24) 6-3 Guard – St. Augustine 16 Points 4 Rebounds 4 Assists
Turner is a elite athlete that with dynamic finishing ability. Shot the ball well from the outside and possesses a quick first step. DynamicA slashing ability that did a great job of getting to the rim. A excellent shot creator. Excellent feel for the game. Displayed nice ball handles and did a good job of finding his teammates. A game changing perimeter defender.
Jacob Wilson (’22) 6-5 Guard – Liberty – 29 Points 5 Assists 8 Rebounds
Wilson has excellent size and length that allows him to showcase his versatility on both ends of the court. Very comfortable with the ball in his hands to facilitate/distribute and to score the ball. A very smooth athlete with a nice first step and can effectively get into the paint. A dynamic shot maker that can scored the ball very well from the perimeter. Plays at a very good pace. Never gets in a rush. Good court vision and ball handles. Shoots the ball well off the dribble and plays with a high level of anticipation and timing.
Carver 66 Zachary 64
Jalen Bolden (’22) – 6-4 G/F – Zachary – 23 Points 11 Rebounds 6 Blocks
Jalen Bolden Motor never stops running. Never stops moving on the offensive or defensive end of the court. Very active on both ends. Runs the floor well and has solid ball handles. Plays with great position in the post allowing him to rebound the ball well. Shoots mid-range ball very well and is a dynamic rim runner for his size. Possesses excellent footwork on the block and plays with great instinct. Excellent shot blocker for his size. A dynamic competitor that is never going to give you his all.
Brandon Hardy (’23) – 6-4 Guard – Zachary – 12 Points 6 Assists 8 Rebounds
Hardy is an elite all around player. A versatile defender that can guard on and off the ball and defend positions 1-3. A elite play maker with great court vision that did a good job of seeing the floor and facilitating for other. Very active on the boards. Did a great job of getting to the rim and played played well through contact.
Solomon Washington (’22) 6-7 Forward – Carver – 29 Points 9 Blocks 14 Rebounds
Washington is a elite rebounder and defender. Did a great job of defending all 5 positions on the court. An elite shot blocker that make disrupted everything at the rim. Defended very well on the perimeter. Finished everything that touched his hands at the rim and displayed the ability to step out and knock down the 3-point shot.
Willie Anderson (’22) – 6-2 Guard – Carver – 16 Points 5 Rebounds
Anderson is a tough perimeter defender that made big plays on the defensive end. Excellent athlete with good leaping ability. Shot the ball well from the outside and did a good job of distributing the ball. Did a good job of creating separation on the offensive end to get his shot off. Displayed nice quickness and possesses a good feel for the game. Plays with a high level of intensity and effort.
DAY 2 RECAP
Bonnabel 57 Northside 52
Shawn Knight (’23) 6-0 Guard – Bonnabel – 22 Points 5 Rebounds 5 Assist
Knight displayed an excellent basketball I.Q. that never got rattled or rushed into making mistakes. Showed great poise and maturity. Possesses solid court vision and passing ability. Very excellent decision maker that did a outstanding job of creating shots for others and himself, especially from mid-range. Excellent ball distributor that plays outstanding defense. Tough, hard noised player that did a good job of attacking the rim and playing through contact.
Zion McCoy (’22) 6-1 Guard – Northside – 15 Points 6 Assist 4 Rebounds
Mccoy displayed solid athleticism and explosiveness. Possesses a good first step that allowed him to get to the rim with ease. A very capable scorer from the perimeter. Terrific perimeter defender that did a great job of guarding on and off the ball. Consistently caused havoc for whoever he was assigned to defensively. Made plays for others and played with a great level of intensity and awareness.
Tyler Harris (’22) 6-5 Forward – Northside – 13 Points 7 Rebounds 4 Assist
Tyler Harris for Northside possesses good athleticism and quickness. Very agile player that moves extremely well without the ball. Versatile offensive player that can play in the post as well as step out on the wing and be a factor displaying excellent touch from the outside. Great level of versatility on defense displaying the ability to defend multiple positions. Plays with a ton of effort and energy. Did a great job of distributing the ball. Was very effective when running the floor.
Newman 81 St. Pauls 85
Canin Jefferson (’23) 6-0 Guard – Newman – 28 Points 7 Assist
Jefferson scored the ball well off the dribble. Did a great job initiating contact to creating opportunities from the free throw line. Excellent playmaker that did an outstanding job of distributing the ball. Jefferson is a excellent decision maker that did a tremendous job of knowing when to score the ball and when to facilitate for others. High basketball I.Q. A solid defender that displayed good athleticism. Did a great job of playing under control and controlling the pace of the game. Did not make many mistakes.
Chris Leman (’24) 6-7 Forward – Newman – 20 Points 12 Rebounds 2 Blocks
Chris Leman is a very skilled player. Passed the ball effectively out of the double team leading to a number of scoring opportunities for his teammates. Displayed excellent footwork and soft hands from the post. Moved very well without the ball. Did a great job scoring the ball around the rim. Unselfish player that displayed good court vision. Kept the ball moving on offense not allowing it to stick to him in the post. Excellent job of taking advantage of smaller defenders in the post.
Jeremy Autin (’22) 6- 5 Guard – St. Pauls – 21 Points
Jeremy Autin shot the ball very well from the perimeter. Displayed excellent range from behind the 3 point line. A clutch performer that made a number of big shot to get his team back in the game. Tremendous work ethnic and moved extremely well without the ball. Did a great job of getting to his sweet spots on the floor. Autin did a good job of coming off screens. Excellent shot selection. A tough, hardworking player that did not shy away from contact.
Andrew Zibilich (’22) 6-0 Guard – St. Pauls – 30 Points
Zibilich is a smooth ball handler that displayed a good first step and did a great job of changing direction to get around the defender to get where he wanted with the ball. Not the player, but crafty. Showcased his dynamic shooting ability from the perimeter knocking down a number of deep 3-Balls. Excellent playmaker that did a great job of seeing the floor. Solid perimeter defender that played with a high level of intensity and attentiveness.
Zach Fenn (’22) 6-3 Guard – St. Pauls – 20 Points 8 Rebounds 5 Assist
Zach Fenn is a player that can score the ball a number of ways. Fenn did a great job of scoring the ball coming off screens and handoffs. Excellent shot creator that scored the ball well in the open floor. Does all of the little things on offense. An aware cutter and a good passer that keeps the ball moving. A competitive defender that does not shy away from making big plays in big moments. A true clutch performer. Showed solid ball handles in isolation situations.
Rayville 99 Helen Cox 68
Camron Smith (’23) 6-2 Guard – Rayville – 31 Points 4 Steals 3 Rebounds
Camron Smith displayed his dynamic scoring ability, thriving from the midrange. Did a good job of creating off the dribble and showed the confidence to get his shot off from anywhere on the court. Finished well on the inside and did a great job of drawing fouls. Finished well in transition. Very impactful on the defensive making a number of steals by effectively getting into the passing lanes.
Tony Percy (’23) 5-9 Guard – Rayville – 36 Points 4 Assist 4 Steals
Percy displayed his excellent ability to score the ball. Excellent shot selection and got his points in the flow of the game. Did not force anything offensively. Scored the ball well off the dribble and shot the ball very well from the outside. Did a great job of getting into the meat of the defense to finish off plays at the rim. Excellent playmaking ability with good athleticism. A dynamic defender that made big plays the entire game on the defensive end.
Demarcus Dixon (’22) 6-1 Guard – Rayville – 23 Points 6 Steals 5 Rebounds
Demarcus Dixon has extremely quick hands and moved very disruptive on defense. Rebounds the ball well for his size. Good athlete that displayed a great first step that did a good job of drawing fouls with his excellent body control. Nice ball handler that did a very good job of penetrating into the lane and knocking down contested shots. Very disruptive defender who did a good job of making life hard for the other guard. Did a great job of getting into the passing lanes.
Keymond Mcclure (’22) 6-0 Guard – Helen Cox – 19 Points 5 Assist
Mcclure showed his excellent ball handles and did a great job of getting the defender off balance. Displayed a nice first step and excellent quickness that made it hard to contain him on the perimeter. Mcclure did a good job of attacking and finishing at the rim using his body. Shot the ball very well from the outside and displayed good speed in the open court. Ability to maneuver well through traffic when handling the ball
Erwin Flemings (’23) 6-1 Guard – Helen Cox – 19 Points 2 Steals 3 Assist
Flemings possesses a good first step and has great quickness and speed. Has very quick hands on defense and sees the floor well. Did a good job communicating on both ends . Displayed nice touch at the rim. Excellent decision maker that has a great feel for the game. Was always looking to make the right play. Did not take many gambles the defensive or offensive side of the ball. Very disciplined.
Mandeville 66 Beau Chene 57
Remy Marsh (’22) 6-3 Guard – Mandeville – 22 Points 9 Rebounds
Remy Marsh displayed a knack for scoring the ball shooting the ball well from the outside and finished a number of plays at the rim through contact. Played with great anticipation and used his size to be disruptive on the defensive end. A fundamentally sound player that plays the game with a high level of intensity and hear. Shot the ball very well from behind the 3-point line. Did a good job of reading the defense and taking whatever the defense gave him.
Bryce Weinmunson (’22) 6-2 Guard – Mandeville – 15 Points 8 Assist
Bryce Weinmunson is a hard worker that competes the entire game. Shot the ball well off the dribble and when spotting up. Did a good job of creating his own shot. Weinmunson did a good job of moving without the ball and facilitating for his team. Did not turn the ball over alot. Rebounds the ball well and is a tenacious defender that did a excellent job of communicating with his teammates. Excellent court vision with a high basketball I.Q.
Titus Thomas (’22) 6-3 Guard – Beau Chene – 20 Points 7 Rebounds 5 Assist
Titus Thomas is a player that scores the ball well off the dribble. Did a great job of making plays on both ends. A versatile player that can play on the ball and off the ball on offense and effectively defend the 1 and 2 on the defensive end. Does not need to have the ball in his hands to have an impact on the game. Thomas is a solid ball distributor and does a great job of creating his own offense as well as creating for others
Devondrake Arvie (’22) 6-3 Guard – Beau Chene – 22 Points 5 Rebounds 7 Assist
Arvie possesses is a elite midrange scorer. Did a good job of getting to his spots anytime he wanted. A dynamic on ball defender that never stops coming at you. Excellent ball handler with great court vision and instincts. Arvie never got rattled when his team got down. Moved well without the ball in his hands and did a great job of getting into the creases of the defense to get the rim. A pressure performer that took his game up a notch down the stretch to help his team get back into the game.
Landry 78 Catholic B.R. 72
Anthony “Mouse” Johnson (’22) 5-11 Guard – Landry – 17 Points 8 Assist 3 Rebounds
Anthony Johnson possesses a good feel for the game that did a great job of running the offense for his team. Excellent ability to get by opposing guards and into the paint to finish at the rim. Excellent decision maker that did not commit many turnovers. Johnson is a good passer with excellent court vision and knows when and where to distribute the ball to others. Shot the ball well from the outside. Defensively, Johnson did a great job of playing the passing lanes and defending on the ball at a high level.
Shavurdacour “Vo” Nicholas (’23) 6-5 G/F – Landry – 27 Points 6 Assist 6 Rebounds
Nicholas is a excellent athlete that displayed the ability to score the ball in a variety of different ways. Shot the ball effectively from the perimeter and did a good job of attacking the rim. Finished well in transition and did a great job of handling the ball and running the offense when his number was called to do so. Played with great energy and intensity and does not need to be motivated to lock in on the offensive/defensive sides. A solid decision maker that is a hard worker and competitor. Will do whatever is asked of him for his team to be successful.
Will Sterling (’23) 6-0 Guard – Catholic B.R. – 19 Points 5 Assist
Sterling shot the ball very well from the outside. Did a great job of creating off the dribble and showed the ability to sore the ball off the dribble. Displayed solid playmaking ability. Sterling is a player that is very smart and has great feel for the game. Has a high motor. A very skilled guard that can play either guard position and be a scorer or distributor. What he is called upon to do for his team to win. A highly competitive player that did a great job of defending on and off the ball and putting pressure on the ball handler.
Dennis Hebert (’23) 6-0 Guard – Catholic B.R. – 19 Points 6 Assist
Herbert is a good shooter from the perimeter and scores the ball well off the dribble. Excellent ball handler and moves well off the ball on offense. An solid defender that possesses good athleticism. Did not force the issue on offense and took what the defense gave him. Herbert is a skilled guard that did a great job of scoring ball and facilitating for other. Does not turn the ball over did not let the defense speed him up on offense.
Bossier 63 McMain 64
Nicholas Kaigler (’22) 6-5 G/F – McMain – 18 Points 5 Assist 7 Rebounds
Kaigler did a good job of scoring off the dribble and stepping out to knock down the 3-Ball. Did a great job of putting the ball on the floor, attacking the rim and finishing through contact. Kaigler did a great job of getting to the free throw line. Displayed solid athleticism. Defended well on the perimeter and in the post. Kaigler is a solid rebounder and good playmaker. Kaigler is a smart basketball player that did a little bit of everything. A solid facilitator with good court vision and did a outstanding job of getting the ball to his teammates. Made a ton of hustle plays on both ends.
Corey Chest (’23) 6-8 Forward – McMain – 17 Points 12 Rebounds 4 Blocks
Corey Chest is a versatile basketball play that can defend all 5 positions on defense and play all 5 positions on offense. Chest is a true basketball player. Excellent length and feel for the game. Excellent rebounder and shot blocker that has the ability to step out and knock down shots from the elbow. Possesses excellent ball handles and has the ability to take his man off dribble and get to the rim. Chest does a great job of running the break and finishing in transition. Chest is A dynamic, game changing defender.
Joseph Manning (’22) 6-4 Guard – Bossier – 25 Points 10 Rebounds 7 Assist
Manning is a player that has excellent wing-spa is a very tough, hard noised lock-down defender. Manning is a excellent distributor who possesses next level court vision. A superb ball handler that is a very smart basketball player always looking to make the right play. Excellent shot selection and disciplined offensive player that did not take bad shots and did a great job of finishing plays through contact. A dynamic scorer from the outside and in transition.
Marquis Harris (’22) 6-5 Forward – Bossier – 13 Point 12 Rebounds 3 Blocks
Marquis Harris has a motor that never turns off. Does an outstanding job of running the floor and blocking shots on defense. Harris is extremely athletic and does a good job scoring the ball from the low post. A very athletic player that is a strong finisher around the basket. Very disciplined player on both ends. Harris is a high energy post player who did a good job of rebounding, defending, and banging in the post. Competes hard and seems to have timeless energy.