Issac Gonzalez and [player_tooltip player_id="1045930" first="RJ" last="Greene"] | Iona Prep Last weekend in the Bronx the New York Gauchos kicked off their Roundball Classic which will be held from September 24th-November 8th. The league will host some of the best…
Last weekend in the Bronx the New York Gauchos kicked off their Roundball Classic which will be held from September 24th-November 8th. The league will host some of the best high school prospects from New York City, Long Island, Westchester, and New Jersey. If the match-ups over the weekend were any indication of what’s to expect this should be one of the best leagues in the area.
Below are some of the prospects who stood out over the weekend.
Issac Gonzalez | 6’0″ | Club Team: Share the Ball
The Iona Prep point guard came out electric to start the event. The 2022 prospect controlled tempo throughout. He impressed with his court vision and decision-making ability. Gonzalez competed on the defensive end anticipating passing lanes causing a number deflections. He finished the game with 8 points, 8 assists, and 4 steals.
| 6’4″ | Club Team: Share the Ball
Greene, like his Iona Prep counterpart, started the league with a strong output. The 6’4″ shooting guard showcased his scoring versatility along with his ability to draw fouls. He finished with a team-high 23 points and 10 rebounds.
Jason Rivera | 6’5″ | Club Team: Share the Ball
The wiry Iona Prep combo guard put his complete skill set on display. He made a number of plays as a facilitator and scorer. Like Gonzalez, he was aggressive defensively, disrupting the opponents’ offensive game plan. Rivera contributed 13 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals in a win.
CJ Riley | 6’0″ | Club Team: Cox All Stars
CJ raised his play to another level in a highly competitive contest, he refused to let the team lose in their opener. The 2022 Wings Academy point guard showcased his ability to be a solid two-way player. He finished the game with 6 steals along with a game-high of 26 points, while going 10-10 from the line.
| 6’6″ | Club Team: MSM Yankees
Best, who currently attends Mount Saint Michael Academy in the Bronx, has begun to carve out a reputation for himself in the tri-state area. The 6’6″ combo guard currently holds a number of offers including Illinois, Hofstra, Manhattan, Rider, and St. Peter’s, just to name a few. He connected on 5 threes finishing the day with 21 points.