West Coast 2006 Small Forwards

Chase Budinger, Phil Nelson, Blake Wallace, Quincy Pondexter and Kevin Galloway are among the top small forward prospects in the West Coast class of 2006...

The small forwards in the west for 2006 are a talented group. Wallace gets the nod at the top spot due to his versatility. He's a very good athlete, with excellent all-around ball skills. He moves very well laterally and has a chance to be an outstanding defender. Budinger is a big-time leaper and a good shooter to the stripe. Nelson is another good shooter with deep range and the ability to create his own shot or set up teammates. Pondexter is a very explosive athlete. His ball skills have improved in the last year and he's also a potentially great defender. Galloway is the best passer at the position, with outstanding vision and the ability to create for others. With an improved jump shot, he would have a chance to move up this list.

1) Blake Wallace, 6-7, Anaheim (Calif.) Servite
2) Chase Budinger, 6-7, Encinitas (Calif.) La Costa Canyon
3) Phil Nelson, 6-7, Keizer (Ore.) McNary
4) Quincy Pondexter, 6-7, Fresno (Calif.) San Joaquin Memorial
5) Kevin Galloway, 6-5, Sacramento (Calif.) High
6) Seth Tarver, 6-5, Portland (Ore.) Jesuit
7) Stephen Rogers, 6-7, Phoenix (Ariz.) Mountain View
8) Jonathan Gunderson, 6-5, Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.) Santa Margarita
9) Kasey Cunningham, 6-6,Albuquerque (New Mexico) Cibola
10) Kevin Coble, 6-7, Phoenix (Ariz.) Scottsdale Christian
11) Decensae White, 6-5, San Mateo (Calif.) Serra
12) Charles Anderson, 6-5, Bakersfield (Calif.) High
13) Nate Schulte, 6-5, Las Vegas (Nev.) Palo Verde
14) Rhett Anderson, 6-6, La Canada (Calif.) High 
15) Roger Sharp, 6-4, Sierra Vista (Ariz.) Buena

Other Small Forwards Of Note:

Shane Hanson, 6-5, Lake Elsinore (Calif.) Temescal Canyon
Cedric Latimer, 6-5, Los Angeles (Calif.) Windward
Ryan Kinney, 6-6, Beaumont (Calif.) High
Jervaughn Johnson, 6-5, Compton (Calif.) Centennial
Ian Anderson, 6-5, Portland (Ore.) Wilson
Bernard Burrell, 6-5, Reseda (Calif.) Cleveland
Zach Evans, 6-5, West Hills (Calif.) Chaminade
Conrad Fitzgerald, 6-5, Calabasas (Calif.) High
Aaron Henson, 6-5, Corona (Calif.) Santiago
Corey Hutchison, 6-5, Newark (Calif.) Newark Memorial 
Wynton Johnson, 6-5, Huntington Beach (Calif.) Ocean View
Matt   Jones, 6-5, San Francisco (Calif.) St. Ignatius
Tanner Lamb, 6-5, Orem (Utah) High
Ray McGee, 6-5, Placentia (Calif.) Valencia
Jerren Shipp, 6-4, Los Angeles (Calif.) Fairfax
Jarrel Smith, 6-6, Lake Balboa (Calif.) Birmingham
A.J. Tolbert, 6-5, Compton (Calif.) Dominguez

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