2003 Spotlight: Aaron Gray

Aaron Gray missed seven games this season with an injury. But now, the 6-10 big man is back in the lineup for Emmaus (PA) High and doing extremely well.

Junior Turns Around Team's Season

Aaron Gray introduced himself to the national recruiting scene at the September Charlie Weber event. However, his junior high school year got off on the wrong foot so to speak.

"We were going through preseason practices and I dunked on a fastbreak and the board shattered," Gray said. "I cut my face and came down sideways on my face and [my ankle] snapped," Gray said. He broke the growth plate in his ankle on the fall.

In turn, Emmaus began the season without Gray and got out of the gates to a rocky 1-6 start. With Gray making his return to the lineup, his team went 11-1.

Gray, while playing for the Jersey Shore Warriors at the Weber, displayed good all-around skills. He doesn't waste time in making his move, has a hook in his arsenal and if you create for him he finishes well.

Right now, St. Joseph's and Penn State are on him hard and a lot of schools are writing him. "I don't know how serious they are because they can't contact me," Gray said. "Right now, I really don't have a list. I'm really worried about high school ball and getting back to 100%."

Gray is averaging about 15 points, over 10 rebounds and 5 blocks. "They'll put three or four guys on me so why not give it up to someone cutting down the lane?"

Good idea.

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