The A-Game Super Shootout was last weekend and it was filled with talented players. Prospects were able to make plays on both ends of the floor, helping their teams make deep runs in their division. Here are the two-way difference-makers…
The A-Game Super Shootout was last weekend and it was filled with talented players. Prospects were able to make plays on both ends of the floor, helping their teams make deep runs in their division. Here are the two-way difference-makers from the A-Game Super Shootout.
Dylan Perry, 6’5 WF New Heights 2026
Perry had a big impact for New Heights as he played a key role in New Heights’ victory in the 8th grade platinum division. The 6’5 wing forward used his length and athleticism to make an impact around the rim as he swatted numerous shots and altered plenty of others. Perry showed the ability to defend multiple positions over the weekend and was able to switch in pick-and-roll situations. He moved well off the ball and finished nicely around the basket. Perry is an athletic wing prospect who uses his length to make an impact on the defensive end.
Elton Smith, 6’6 PF Carolina Heights 2026
Smith had a strong showing at the A-Game Super Shootout as he helped lead Carolina Heights to the 8th grade platinum division semifinals. The 6’6 forward was tough to box out on both ends of the floor as he gave his team second possessions throughout the weekend. Smith played with good footwork in the post and was able to finish around the basket. He altered a bunch of shots around the basket with his combination of size, length and athleticism. Smith is a hard-working forward prospect whose ability to impact the game around the basket will help him in a big way.
Jarrord Denard, 5’10 PG Hollow Elite 2027
Denard had a good showing for Hollow Elite as he helped them get to the 7th grade platinum division final. The 5’10 guard used his handle to beat his defender off the bounce and finished in a variety of ways around the basket. Denard did not mind drawing contact and showed a good release on his free throws. He played solid on-ball defense as he slid his feet and was able to get deflections on defense. Denard is a quick, lead guard who is at his best attacking the basket.
Jamal McKnight Jr., 5’8 PG Above All Cost 2026
McKnight Jr. had a strong showing over the weekend as he showed his ability to make plays all over the floor. The 5’8 guard was unafraid of taking big shots in clutch moments and hit several big free throws. McKnight Jr. attacked the basket hard and finished nicely around the basket. He got deflections on the defensive end and did not mind giving up his body for loose balls. McKnight Jr. is a gritty, guard prospect who does whatever it takes to help his team win games.
Isaiah Williams, 6’6 CF Carolina Heights 2026
Williams had a good showing at the A-Game Super Shootout as he showed off his versatile skillset. The 6’6 forward played the point of the Carolina Heights press, creating problems with his length and athleticism. Williams altered shots around the basket and ripped down rebounds on both ends of the floor. He moved well off the ball and was able to finish and draw contact around the basket. Williams’ ability to make plays at both ends of the floor will help his stock in a big way