Prep Hoops was in full effect this weekend down in North Charleston covering the Big Shots Charleston Classic. The 2024 Palmetto State is sizing up to be a good class down the road. Lets take a look at some of…
Prep Hoops was in full effect this weekend down in North Charleston covering the Big Shots Charleston Classic. The 2024 Palmetto State is sizing up to be a good class down the road. Lets take a look at some of these youngsters right here on your source for basketball coverage in the Palmetto State.
Yannick Smith Yannick Smith 6'3" | SG Summerville | 2024 State SC – Summerville HS – Low Country Elite 2024
Smith has great size in the backcourt for his age. Smith was able to drive and slash to the basket all day long. Yannick connected on several three pointers from downtown on his way to scoring 28 points in the 15U Championship Game win over the Columbia Hoopers 74-51.
RJ Simmons RJ Simmons 6'0" | CG James Island | 2024 State SC – Cathedral Academy – Low Country Elite 2024 (pictured on front)
Simmons has continued his solid play since the end of the high school with the Generals. Simmons a combo guard has the ability to create for himself and others on the floor with his crafty passing. Simmons plays with a good demeanor on the floor and always seems play under control with his play.
Montreal Jenkins Montreal Jenkins 5'7" | PG James Island | 2024 State SC – Cathedral Academy – Low Country Elite 2024
Jenkins a undersized scoring guard and Simmons provide a great 1-2 combo for the Generals and Head Coach Blake Ferguson. Jenkins is geared to score the ball and has the ability to knockdown shots on the perimeter. Montreal is a pesky defender who can create offense on picking up steals in the half court.
Ladontae Felton Ladontae Felton 6'2" | PG Aiken | 2024 State SC – Aiken HS – AC Elite
Felton is the younger brother of RJ Felton RJ Felton 6'4" | CG Aiken | 2021 State #231 Nation SC who will suit up for the East Carolina University Pirates this coming season. Felton and his teammates cruised in a win over Rock Nation Impact today. Felton feels very comfortable playing out on the perimeter and was able to knockdown some shots. Felton will be a name to watch for the Fighting Green Hornets and Head Coach Darris Jackson in the years to come.
Onarae Grant Onarae Grant 5'7" | PG North Charleston | 2024 State SC – Charleston Math & Science – Port City Stars
Grant saw some minutes this season at the varsity level for the Riptide. Grant a downhill point guard was looking to attack the basket with a fearless mindset every time he got the ball today. Grant didn’t mind sacrificing his body for a loose ball on the floor.
Andrew Puckhaber – Bishop England – Port City Stars
Puckhaber got off to a fast start today with his play in the paint for the hometown squad. Puckhaber keeps the ball up high in the paint after rebounding it and looks to score from 2 feet in. Andrew moved well away from the ball and worked the blocks very well today with his play.