National HS Hoops Festival: Day One

HYATTSVILLE, Md. -- The National High School Hoops Festival tipped off on Saturday on DeMatha Catholic's campus. Dion Wiley was among the top performers, as he helped Potomac to a big week. Plus Paul VI knocked off Oak Hill in double overtime.

BeeJay Anya, C, DeMatha – The first half match up between Anya and Meeks left much to be desired, but in the second frame Anya began to get more post touches and hunted the ball off the glass. When he puts his mind to it he can be a good rebounder, as he has a ridiculous wingspan and goes after the ball with two hands. He turned a handful of post touches into strong finishes in the second half and was efficient in the lane. He finished 6-for-8 from the field and scored 14 points to go with 13 rebounds.

Kennedy Meeks, C, West Charlotte – Although his numbers look good (10 points & 11 rebounds), Meeks never got it going for West Charlotte against DeMatha. He seemed out of rhythm and didn't get many good looks at the rim. Like Anya, he did pick it up a little in the second half, before following out with a few minutes left. In all, Meeks finished 4-for-10 from the field.

Trey Foster, SG, West Charlotte -- Foster hit the biggest shot of the day. With under a second left on the clock, W.C. drew up a play and the 6-foot guard buried a triple from the corner as time expired. Foster had struggled from three for most of the day, but hit a big one when it counted. He led West Charlotte in scoring, as he pumped in 20 points on 8-for-19 shooting. He also added seven rebounds, six steals and five assists.

Andrew Wiggins, SF, Huntington Prep – When Huntington Prep needed someone to make a play, Wiggins, the nation's best player, usually stepped up and made it. The freakish athlete had a number of acrobatic finishes at the rim, but also worked in one three-pointer on four attempts. He went for 22 points (8-for-16) and reeled in 11 rebounds.

Moses Kingsley, C, Huntington Prep –For the second weekend in a row, Kingsley has impressed with his effort and energy. The 6-foot-8 big man is as active as the come, as he uses his athleticism and quick jumping ability to reel in rebounds and contest shots. Offensively he's getting better and was 4-for-9 from the field today. He finished with eight points and 10 rebounds, including seven offensive. Between Kingsley and Bobby Portis, the future frontcourt at Arkansas is looking impressive.

Dominic Woodson, C, Huntington Prep – Rob Fulford got a big effort from this Baylor signee. He was efficient from the field as he hit on six of his eight shot attempts and finished with 12 points. He also reeled in five rebounds in his 14 minutes of action. Woodson, who has great hands and touch, is a talent and when he's motivated can make an impact on the game.

Nigel Johnson, PG, Riverdale Baptispt – Riverdale Baptise had Huntington Prep on their heels early in the game and it was primarily because of Johnson's play. He's a fearless lead guard that brings great energy and speed to the table. He had a few steals and hit three early three-pointers that had H.P. rattled. As the game wore on, H.P. did a much better job covering the George Washington commit. He finished with 19 points in the loss.

R.J. Curington, SG, Oak Hill – For the second weekend in a row, Curington looked good on the offensive end. He was hot early in the game and hit a trio of three-pointers to get the Warriors off on the right foot. In all he finished 8-for-19 from the field and also added eight rebounds. Curington is a confident offensive weapon that has his shot working right now.

Dion Wiley, SG, Potomac – In a close game against St. John's College, Wiley proved to be the best player on the floor. A weapon on the offensive end, Wiley can fill it up and he does it in a hurry. The release on his jumper is quick and he doesn't need much space to get his shot off. He handles the ball well and is capable of getting his own shot if he needs to. He finished with 26 points on 9-for-19 shooting. He also grabbed eight rebounds and took home the game MVP.

Marcus Derrickson, PF, Paul VI – Prior to fouling out against Oak Hill, Derrickson had a major impact on the game. The 6-foot-7 combo forward worked the high post area well and succeeded when he faced up defenders and attacked the rim. He's a clever scorer around the rim and has a high skill set for a guy his size. Derrickson, who finished 6-for-11 from the field, also hit a pair of three-pointers.

Quadree Smith, C, Paul VI – To go with Derrickson in the paint, Glenn Farello has another freshman that isn't afraid to mix it up inside. Smith was a big part of Paul VI's win over Oak Hill, as he was an animal on the backboard, reeling in 19 rebounds to go with 14 points on 4-for-11 shooting. He threw his weight around in the paint and pursued the ball.

*It's still early but freshman point guard Randall Broddie is talented. The 6-foot guard relentlessly attacked the basket in a win over St. John's College. He's fearless going to the rim, was consistent with his floaters and worked in three three-pointers. He finished with 19 points in the win.

*Tre Campbell has some nice potential. A 2014 standout at St. John's College, Campbell is a shot maker. He has a long, wiry frame and is a guy to keep an eye on over the next year.

*Although he struggled from the field offensively, Kevin Dorsey was a menace on the defense end. The sophomore guard is laterally quick and made it difficult for Oak Hill guard Nate Britt.

*Paul VI freshman Tyler Scanlon made some key shots down the stretch for Paul VI, including a huge three-pointer that gave Paul VI a three-point advantage late in the game. He finished 3-for-3 and scored seven points.

*Freshman Randall Broddie said he's already heard from Kansas, Virginia, Maryland, Rutgers and Cincinnati.

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