After a well-deserved “bye week”, teams from southeastern Pennsylvania were back out on the spring 2023 grassroots circuit this weekend participating in events all over the country. So, it is time to assemble and reveal the second edition of our…
After a well-deserved “bye week”, teams from southeastern Pennsylvania were back out on the spring 2023 grassroots circuit this weekend participating in events all over the country. So, it is time to assemble and reveal the second edition of our Top 10 rankings for southeastern Pennsylvania’s 17u grassroots teams.
1. Team Final EYBL: After going 3-1 this past weekend at Nike EYBL Session 3 (Dallas, TX), Team Final ‘s EYBL circuit record now stands at 10-2. averaged 20 points per game and posted a monster 32-point effort on Friday night. Combo guard phenom (17.8 ppg.) and Baylor commit (5.7 apg.) were outstanding as well. Big fella (11.5 ppg. & 7.5 rpg.) dominated the lane at both ends.
2. Brad Wanamaker Elite: BW Elite 17s jump up one spot this week after they downed the No. 2 ranked Philly Revolution at the Post & Pivots Spring Fling (Phila., PA).continues to destroy the competition. He was tremendous again this this past weekend, especially in the win over Philly Rev. Zachary Campbell from Dobbins was a major contributor across all three games. Facilitating lead guard and scoring point man (2025 playing up) provided a fantastic one-two punch in the backcourt. Downhill style guard Max Portnoy has been a breakout player for this team.
3. Philly Revolution HGSL: Revolution 17u jumped out to an 11-3 record in April. But they started May down a key player as wing scoring machinewas on the sideline because of ankle injury. Still, standout combo guard , floor general and athletic wing pushed this Revolution squad to a 2-1 record at Post & Pivots Spring Fling. Their two “under the radar” prospects Connor Taddei and played solidly as well.
4. York Ballers HGSL: This squad assembled a solid 8-8 overall in April against extremely tough competition. Now this past weekend at the Marquee Hoops Hershey Spring Clash they posted a 2-1 record. Athletic wing(2025 “playing up”) continued his outstanding spring circuit. Point guard was rock steady as always. 6’5” small forward prospect Joe Sedora put his name on the recruiting map with a breakout weekend.
5. East Coast Power HGSL: This loaded 17u squad had the weekend off, but they still managed to make headlines with the news that 2023 prospect committed to Lafayette. Going forward, lightning fast and skilled point guard , combo guard and wing will be top options on offense. , , and (highly ranked Delaware prospect) are prospects on this roster who can also fill it up. Next for this group is the Hoop Group Southern Jam Fest (VA).
6. Philly Pride UAA
7. We R1 UAA
8. PA Coalition
9. K Low Elite 3SSB
10 (Tie). Team Final Red HGSL & PA Hoops Academy
Others receiving consideration: Penn Warriors; NEPA Elite