CP3NMSC North (DMV): Seventh Grade Names To Know (Pt. 2)
Prince George’s County, MD — The DMV is known as one of the most talented hotbeds in youth basketball and this past weekend Athletic Republic was the place to be as some of the top middle school prospects from the…
Prince George’s County, MD — The DMV is known as one of the most talented hotbeds in youth basketball and this past weekend Athletic Republic was the place to be as some of the top middle school prospects from the Mid-Atlantic were in attendance at the 2023 CP3NMSC North Qualifier. The class of 2029 was filled with talent as we saw a lot of kids who will be talked about nationally in years to come. Below is the second part of our coverage from the class of 2029…
Henry Larranga was one of the top scores from the class of 2029 during his time at the 2023 CP3NMSC North Qualifier. Larranaga’s ability to put points on the board efficiently is a key highlight of his game. Whether it’s through sharp shooting from the perimeter, crafty moves in the paint, or mid-range precision, he showcases a diverse scoring repertoire that keeps defenders on their toes. He’s not confined to a single scoring method; rather, he adapts to the flow of the game. His capability to score in various situations makes him a valuable asset for his team, capable of handling different offensive roles.
Tre Roper III
Tre Roper III
Roper III’s game is defined by strength and aggression, making it very hard to defend at the 2023 CP3NMSC North Qualifier. When he steps onto the court, he brings a level of intensity that is hard to ignore. His physical presence and aggressive mindset make him a formidable force in driving towards the basket. In transition plays, Roper III stands out as a relentless force. His aggressive style becomes particularly potent when he’s pushing the ball up the court. Opponents find it challenging to contain his determined drive, making him a key asset in fast-paced situations.
Ethan Thabeet’s most noticeable attribute is his impressive size which proved to be a major advantage for him at the 2023 CP3NMSC North Qualifier. A towering figure on the court, he commands attention and alters the dynamics of the game simply by being present in the paint. His height becomes a significant advantage, especially in plays around the basket. Thabeet’s effectiveness is magnified in the post. Whether establishing position for rebounds or executing post moves, he creates a significant impact close to the basket. His understanding of spacing and ability to use his size strategically make him a formidable force in the post.
Jeremiah Williams might have been near the top of the list for most exciting players from the class of 2029 at the 2023 CP3NMSC North Qualifier. Williams is crafy playmaker that is constantly making plays because of his extraordinary skill set. His ability to manipulate the basketball with precision and finesse allows him to dictate the pace of the game. From crossovers to behind-the-back dribbles, Williams’ handles are a masterpiece in motion. Defenders find themselves in a quandary when tasked with stopping Williams. His handles are a blend of quickness and creativity, enabling him to glide through defenders effortlessly. Williams’ moves aren’t just about eluding opponents; they’re a form of artistry on the hardwood.
Ciar Word showed why he is one of the most touted seventh graders in the DMV during his play at the 2023 CP3NMSC North Qualifier.Word’s proficiency around the rim is unparalleled. His ability to convert scoring opportunities efficiently sets him apart as a player who maximizes every possession. When Word positions himself near the basket, efficiency becomes the name of the game.Defenders find themselves in a quandary when tasked with stopping Word around the rim. His combination of strength, agility, and skill makes him a nightmare matchup. Whether facing single coverage or a crowded paint, Word’s dominance remains a constant.
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