PAISAA November Standouts
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The PIAA season hasn’t begun but the handful of PAISAA leagues got underway this month. With no shortage of talent across the board, several marquee players showed out thus far. KJ Cochran KJ Cochran 6'3" | CG Perkiomen | 2025…
The PIAA season hasn’t begun but the handful of PAISAA leagues got underway this month. With no shortage of talent across the board, several marquee players showed out thus far.
| 6’4 G 2025 Perkiomen School
Perkiomen has played in multiple events locally and out-of-state, and in each one, Cochran delivered. His jumper was vital to the team’s success. In the half court and in transition, he pulled up in the mid-range for easy buckets. Likewise, his teammates routinely found him open on the perimeter for three. Cochran often parlayed the hard closeouts he was getting into trips to the cup and to the charity stripe.
| 6’11 F/C 2025 Penn Charter
Gilhool made his official debut in Philly against Phelps and caused matchup problems throughout. The Elizabethtown-native went off an efficient 22 points. On one possession, he caught the ball on the left slot and ripped through to the basket for a huge dunk. Then, he cashed in a pull-up three from the same spot. Gilhool made plays on defense too, denying his man in the post and covering up for his teammates.
| 6’5 G 2025 Westtown
The passing from Kelsey continues to be a positive. He made the extra pass, as well as the difficult passes. But his three point shooting has been a pleasant surprise. The big guard drilled multiple threes in each game during the Westtown-Phelps Invitational. His biggest moment was the six threes he hit against Buche Academy, when he finished with 20 points. Kelsey’s help defense and rebounding were noteworthy too.
| 5’6 G 2025 Hill School
Meachem put together well-rounded performances in the St. James Invitational. He didn’t have to score over defenders because they couldn’t stay in front of him. As a scorer, he often darted toward the basket and either pump faked and hit a middy or got all the way to the hoop before anyone could contest his shot. Defensively, he got underneath ball-handlers to swipe the ball away, then take it to the baja for a quick lay. He contributed 13 points, 7 assists, and 3 steals in game 1, then 20 points, 5 assists, and 4 steals.
| 6’8 W 2026 Phelps School
After leveling up in the summer, Riley looks like he’s taking another step in his development as a wing initiator. He’s picking his spots to exploit whoever is defending him while playing within the offense. And that’s exactly what he did versus Penn Charter. Phelps was down in the first half. Then, in the second, he exploded for 22 of his 31 points. Riley took the reins of the offense,getting to the rim and hitting shots from deep, to will his team to victory.