MaxPreps Holiday Classic: Day One Rundown

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- The MaxPreps Holiday Classic tipped off on Friday at Rancho Mirage. Kameron Chatman was the top performer of the day, but Stanford signee Michael Humphrey and USC signee Jordan McLaughlin had their moments as well.

Myles Stewart, SG, Westchester: One of the better available wing scorers, Stewart, who stands 6-foot-4 and is equipped with lengthy arms, got hot from mid-range in the opening game of the MaxPreps Holiday Classic. Stewart is comfortable shooting the ball off the dribble and he was able to create separation when he needed to. He hit three mid-range pull-ups and also added a pull-up three-pointer. With the lack of available shooters, Stewart is bound to be a popular recruit in the spring.

Jordan McLaughlin, PG, Etiwanda: When McLaughlin decided to turn on the switch, he looked terrific. He had a stretch in the first half where Calabasas couldn't keep him out of the lane. In that half he also buried a deep three and a step back three. McLaughlin, a USC signee, was nonexistent for most of the third quarter before turning it on in the fourth. He's a tremendous guard talent with impressive speed and athleticism. He has great body control when he attacks the basket is a nifty finisher once he gets into the paint.

Michael Humphrey, PF, C, Sunnyslope: Often times it can be frustrating watching a talented post player get continuously looked off by his teammates. Despite limited touches, Humphrey still scored nine points and reeled in nine rebounds. He has good touch around the basket and can make catch and shoot jump shots from mid-range with ease. He's a fine rebounder in his area and will contest shots in the paint. There's a lot of upside with Humphrey too, as he's 6-foot-10 and has a solid frame that will add weight with ease once he hits a college weight room.

Kameron Chatman, SF/PF, Columbia Christian: When it was winning time, Chatman stepped up and pushed his team to victory. Chatman, a 6-foot-8 combination forward, assisted the field goal that forced overtime, made a keen baseline pass for a three to start overtime, plus hit a pair of free throws and the game winning three with a second left to win.

For his size, Chatman has tremendous ball skills, an impressive feel for the game and is a very good facilitator. Of Chatman's 11 field goals, four were mid-range pull-ups. He's comfortable shooting off the dribble and also has confidence in his post turnaround jumper. In all, Chatman finished 11-for-17 from the field and scored 28 points.

D.J. Wilson, PF, Capital Christian: The Michigan signee had a pretty impressive game against a team that was pretty outmatched. Wilson has grown to a safe 6-foot-8, has very long arms, his mobility has continued to improve as he's gotten older and he's a sharp passer. Wilson also has a quick first step, rebounds and blocks shots much better than he ever has and is playing harder than before. He's moving in a good direction and if he hits his ceiling will be a steal for the Wolverines.

Daron Henson, PF, Alemany: It wasn't his best showing, but it's easy to see the potential wrapped up in Henson's 6-foot-7 frame. He certainly looks the part, as he's long, lean, moves well and is a solid athlete. He wasn't overly active inside, and he'll need to focus on that, but he showed promise with his ability to face the rim and make jump shots. The form on his shot is good and he connected on a pair of off the catch jumpers from 18-feet.

Oscar Frayer, SF, Moreau Catholic: Frayer really didn't have much competition in his opening night game, but showed why he has the potential to end up a really good player down the line. He's about 6-foot-5, has good length, is an effortless athlete, finished well and made some pretty nice passes from the high post. He didn't shoot much after a fadeaway midrange jumper, but it was still an impressive showing in an easy win.

*Brandon Boyd, of Mission Hills (Calif.) Alemany, is a 6-foot combination guard that makes good decision with the ball and is a capable scorer. He hit multiple threes and had a number of strong finishes at the rim. Most thought Boyd would play football in college, but he told that he intends to play basketball. He currently has a scholarship offer from Navy.

* Moreau Catholic's Damari Milstead is an impressive 2017 point guard who creates for others off the dribble and can get to the basket.

*Daron Henson said he has a scholarship offer from Northern Arizona. Pepperdine, USC, Washington State and Oregon State have also shown initial initerest.

Evan Daniels and Josh Gershon contributed to this report

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