Glendale, AZ – The ELITE 8 Summer Shootout was held July 7, 2012 at Deer Valley High School in Glendale, AZ. Several scouts and local media attended the one day event.
Special thanks to Jeff Meadows (Hoopsreport.com), Paul Dean (Westcoasthoopsreport.com), Rick McGee (Next Level Basketball), Vernon Holmes (Xstreamdevelopment.com), Sundance Wicks (Power Basketball), Ron Garretson (NBA referee), Jed Dunn (Deer Valley Basketball), Gregg Rosenberg, Matt Smith (Vegaspremierball.com), Pointguardu.com and Oye Waddle of the Salvation Army’s new KROC Center.
This event was also held at Northwest Christian High School just minutes from Deer Valley HS, as this was the second year in the ELITE 8 Summer Shootout which gives teams another weekend to get ready for the NCAA certified viewing period which starts on July 11.
32 games were played in this one day event and 32 teams showcased there teams, lets breakdown the top performers of the day. Sorry if we may have missed a few players but just make us notice in the next event , log onto www.areacodesbasketball.com
Below are the Day One EYE- CATCHERS. Isaiah Lopez 2013
Keegan Hansen, AZ Rebels Elite – The 2013 Hansen was showing his scoring ability and unselfish play. His skills finally caught our eyes as he put up close to 20 points per game and knows how to play. The 6 foot 1 combo also can run a team and break his players down. Great student off the court and one to watch in July.
Isaiah Lopez, San Diego Magic – Lopez is a pure PG, leads on both ends of the floor, natural talent and can score getting to the basket, tough kid and can pass well in transition. The 6 foot 1 2013 is getting Low to Mid DI interest.
Rolando Rhymes, AZ DI Ambassadors – Rhymes at 5 foot 10 made others better today, and knows how to score off the dribble, one to watch in 2014, solid PG.
Michael Barry, San Diego Magic – This 2012 unsigned prospect is one of the better shooters available. The 6 foot 1 shooting guard is a lock for a JUCO with DII potential.
Bryce Meadows 2018
Khari Holloway, True Ballerz – The 6 foot 1 PG has a knack for scoring, gets to the basket and has a solid pull-up on the break. This 2013 prosects is one to eye in July.
Jacobo Monteverde, Desert Storm Elite – The 6 foot 4 2012 unsigned senior has good size and can handle well, one to watch in July.
Jarrod Ehman, Desert Storm Elite – North is listed at 6 foot 9 and another prospect in 2013 in Tucson, AZ. This big runs the floor and likes contact, good hands and has upside.
Xavier Stephens, Free Agents – The 6 foo1 guard is athletic and decent in transition, Stephens is an unsigned 2012 prospect.
Marco Morales, Arizona All Stars – Marco can shoot with long range and at 5 foot 11 in 2014. 4
Terrol Wilson, Team Metro – Wilson is an unsigned senior that at 6 foot 4 can play a few positions and is wiry with shot blocking ability.
Eddie Little 2013
Jordan Hawkins, AZ Pharaohs – Steady guard in 2014 with good hands, footwork and speed, knows how to score.
Prescott Evans, Free Agents – The 6 foot 3 unsigned senior guard scored the ball well and made a few good moves on offense.
Keaton Ranger, AZ Pharaohs – Ranger can score and is a solid floor man. Good player today, 2014.
AD Hart, True Ballerz – Hart the 2014 prospect defended well in both games and has handles.
Johnnie Panfil, Team Metro – Panfil listed at 6 foot 1 can play both guard positions, in 2013 will get some looks, very fundamentally sound and smart basketball IQ.
Sean Wood, Cagers – The 6 foot 5 Wood has a good feel for the game and in 2015 will be one to watch. Wood scored buckets in bunches during the day and has upside.
Sean Wood 2015
Bryce Meadows, Free Agents – Meadows is a class of 2018 prospect and could overall be the best in his class. Has a solid basketball IQ and nice ball handling skills, Meadows was the best 2018 prospect of the day.
Trey Johnson, AZ Future – The 2014 prospect is listed at 6 foot 4 and can play multiple positions, Johnson has lots of potential and scores around the basket.
Troy Conley, AZ Rebels – Solid three point shooter, this 2013 prospect knocked down multiple baskets and can score. Only 6 foot 1 but makes up for it with his quickness and knows how to play.
Bryce Fisher, AZ Pharaohs – Fisher is a 2016 prospect and at 5 foot 8 already has a chance with his work ethic.
Ramon Franklin, AZ Dynasty – The 6 foot 3 combo has skills and makes others better, he also can score, 2013 prospect.
Dane Norman 2013
Dane Norman, San Diego Magic – Norman is 6 foot 6 and has ability to do plenty on the stat sheet, the 2014 thin slasher is one to watch.
Eddie Little, AZ Rebels – Little is a solid PG, the 5 foot 10 prospect handles and can find the open man in transition. Little also can hit the pull up mid range jumper and defended well today.
Kwenton Scott, True Ballerz – The 2014 forward is 6 foot 4 and good size. Moves well and can pass, makes others on the floor better, undersized and should develop his ball handling to play on the wing, could be effective.
Tony Lillard, Desert Storm Elite – Smooth and crafty PG, the 5 foot 10 unsigned senior is one of the top PG’s left in this class in Arizona.
Jordan Cox, Cagers – The 2015 prospect has good size and can score on the block.
Kris Lamberson, AZ Rebels – Lamberson is a PG in the class of 2014, he can handle well and defend.
Tyree Shivers, Cagers – Shivers has a solid basketball IQ and is under the radar, time will tell for the 2015 PG.
Ricky Whitehead, AZ Dynasty – Whitehead is 6 foot 4 and can handle the ball decent for his size. The 2013 prospect can score on the break and defend.
Jordan Lane, AZ DI Ambassadors 15 – Lane can fill it up, 6 foot 4 and has upside., nice find in 2015.
Kameron Casey, Arizona All Stars – This 6 foot 7 2014 prospect has good size and can run the floor, decent post skills but should develop late.
Austin Sibbio 2013
Alex Turpin, AZ Rebels – The 6 foot 9 forward is new to the valley, good size, runs the floor and scores in the post. Turpin maybe the best big of the day at the ELITE 8. Turpin blocked a few shots and is impressive.
Shane Ramsey, Gametime – Controlled the ball and played physical, this 5’10 prospect in 2014 had a good day, overall.
Devin Kirby, AZ Pharaohs – Kirby already is 6 foot 4 and has lots of skills, in 2016 will be one to watch with upside.
Deondrae Johnson, Desert Storm Elite – This 6 foot PG, played well and in 2013 and has upside.
Dion James, AZ DI Ambassadors 15 – James is 6 foot 6 with high level athletic ability, one to watch in 2015.
Randyll Roberts, Team Metro – Very fast PG that can attack the basket, this 5 foot 10 unsigned senior is a JUCO lock or could land at a DII school this month.
Marco Morales 2014
Raina Perez, AZ Future – Perez is skilled as she knocked down a few jumpers and made some good plays, future prospect.
Danielle Bender, AZ Future – Bender is a 2014 prospect and she is an active prospect and one of three female players in the shootout and were not afraid of competition.
Ty Ochse, Desert Storm Elite – Likes to bang and is good on the wing for the 6 foot 4 guard in 2013.
DJ Lujan, Team M’Phasis – The 2015 guard scores the ball and can really play with anyone, soon to be prospect that is one to watch.
Tulio Whitman, Free Agents (Trevor Browne) – Whitman is a unsigned senior and at 6 foot 3 has scoring ability, JUCO lock for 2012, really scored the ball well and was unstoppable today.
Eddie Norzagaray, AZ Rebels Elite – Can do plenty on the floor, good prospect that can score. 2013 guard.
Ryan Wolf, AZ Swoops – The 2014 point guard, at 5 foot 10 did a solid job running the team.
Ryan Richardson, AZ DI Ambassadors – The 6 foot 4 shooting guard is a knock down shooter. The 2014 prospect is intriguing.
Deondre Johnson 2-13
Markus West, AZ Rebels – West had a good day rebounding and played well. The 2013 prospect has a chance.
Jordan McGee, Dream Team – Uptempo guard with good handles, 2016 prospect.
Buoy Maker, Team M’Phasis – The 6 foot 2 slasher is athletic and wiry that defends, one to watch in 2014.
Christian Harris, AZ DI Ambassadors – The 2014 combo is fast and has a solid mid range.
Eric Garcia, Free Agents (Trevor Browne HS) – The 2012 unsigned guard at 6 foot 2 scored in bunches yesterday and controlled the ball.
Austin Sibbio, Team Metro – The 6 foot 1 guard is a tough player with shooting ability, in 2013.
Michael Rabbani, AZ Rebels – Made a few good moves and can score, good team player, another 2013.
Boo Boo Woods, AZ Future – Woods is quick and the 2017 PG has handles and is a good defender. Could be one of the best early predictions in his class as a top prospect.
David Allen, Free Agents (Dysart HS) – Allen an unsigned senior still has a chance. Guards well and rebounds.
Justin Howard 2016
Diego Magana, AZ DI Ambassadors – Good size for a shooting guard, the 6 foot 4 2013 prospect can’t be left open, likes to shoot.
Justin Howard, Surprise Attack – This 2016 prospect has a good feel for the game and has upside.
Chris Parham, Free Agents (Centennial HS) – This 2013 wing at 6 foot 3 played well and showed athletic ability.
Cole Kelper, AZ DI Ambassadors 15 – The 2015 prospect can score and has ability to be good.
Torel Seay, Surprise Attack – Quick on defense and likes to drive the lane and will pull up on the break, good 2016 eye-catcher.
Best of the Rest: Terrill Clayborne (Cagers), Obi Megwa (AZ Pharaohs), Stuart Opel (Shock), Antonio Love (San Diego Magic), DJ Nunez (AZ Rebels), Alex Solarez (San Diego Magic), Manny Gant (Cagers), Jaylon Parker (AZ Rebels), Connor Majarvcon (AZ Future), Eric Mosley (AZ Pharoahs), Josh Bribiescas (AZ Pharaohs), Will Goff (AZ DI Ambassadors), Bear Mosley (Arizona All Stars), Dan Richards (AZ DI Ambassadors), Luke Gleason (Desert Storm Elite), Parker Anderson (AZ Pharaohs), Matt Howard (AZ Rebels), Rajae Hand (AZ Dynasty), Ricky Tegarden (Surprise Attack), Devon Stewart (AZ Dynasty), DaVonte Owens (AZ Dynasty), Taliq Medley (Team Metro), Josh Zaker (AZ Future), Alex Novelo (AZ Future), AJ Hess (Team Metro), DJ Henderson (AZ Future), Amir Holmes (Surprise Attack), Remy Smith (Free Agents-Horizon HS), Parker Dipple (AZ DI Ambassadors, Calvin Carmichael (Desert Storm Elite), Devon Lundy (Arizona All Stars), Ryan Swan (Desert Storm Elite), Darius Robertson (AZ DI Ambassadors), Alexander Flanaigen (Desert Storm Elite) and Kyle Goggans (Surprise Attack).