Hoop Mountain Showcase Evaluations

Hoop Mountain PA ran another successful Recruiting Showcase recently at North Allegheny High School in Wexford, Pa., and there will be another May 8 at Kiski Prep School in Saltsburg, Pa. Players can register at www.hoopmountainpa.com.

Here are coaching evaluations for the initial event in the Pittsburgh area:

Post Graduates:

Terrance Bridgeman 2009 6'2 SG School N/A - D1/D2 - Athletic, gets to hoop and finishes, good court awareness, jumps well, good instincts.

Julian Shields 2009 6'2 G Lexington Henry Clay Lexington, KY - D2/D3 - Very strong and athletic guard. Nice college potential.

Stewart Washington 2009 6'2 G Lexington Henry Clay Lexington, KY - Low D1, High D2 -Creates own shot, very athletic and knows how to score.

Anthony Johnson 2009 5'9 PG Lee-McRae College Banner Elk, NC - Low D1 - Athletic penetrator, good court awareness, good passer, strong.

Jordan Shaw-Bender 2009 5'9 PG Lexington Henry Clay Rose Hill Christian & Lexington Henry Clay Lexington, Kentucky - D3 - Hard worker, Must improve handle and shooting to play at college level.

Tommie TJ Harris 2009 6'2 Point Guard GlenOak High School Canton, Ohio - Low D1/D2 -Strong and quick guard, jump shooter w range, finisher, penetrator Matt Seikel 2009 6'2",G Archbishop Hoban Akron, OH - D2 - Decent size, Nice prospect. Must keep sharpening skills.

Class of 2010:

Bradley Penman 2010 5'11 G Garfield Heights Garfield Heights, OH - D2/D3 - Uses pull up jumper, decent ball handler, sees the floor well.

Cody Sanker 2010 5'11 PG Bay HS Bay Village, OH D2/High D3 - Very solid point guard, Runs team and scores the ball. With improved speed and left, will be very solid college guard.

Pat Wentz 2010 6'1 SG Great Valley High School Malvern, PA - D2/D3 - Runs floor well and finds a way to score.

Barry Smith 2010 6'6 SG/SF The Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - Mid D1 to High D2 - Runs the floor well, athletic, plays both ends, shoots it well. Double-Double guy as he gets stronger.

Ishmail Swain 2010 6'5 SG/SF Allerdice HS Pittsburgh, PA - High D2 or Low D1 (Possible Prep/JUCO) - Strong frame, goes hard to basket, scores it.

Brandon McClester 2010 6'2 G Allerdice HS Pittsburgh, PA - High D2 (Possible Prep/JUCO) - Good court awareness, strong finisher, active defender.

Class of 2011:

Robbie Haught 2011 6'0 PG The Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - D2 - Good ball handling, makes good decisions, sees the floor well.

Douglas Johnson 2011 5'9 PG Greater Latrobe Latrobe, PA - D2 - Strong PG, Shooter, Penetrator, Very good leader.

Zac Rorick 2011 5'10 SG Riverside HS Ellwood City, PA - D2/D3 - Good decision maker, Great shooter, plays hard, tough kid, coaches son. Will be very solid College Player.

Mike Fitzgerald 2011 6'0 G The Kiski School Saltsburg, PA D2/D3 - Very good guard, can get to hoop and hit jumper, can be top knotch defender.

Nolan Doyle 2011 5'11'' PG Pittsburgh Central Catholic Pittsburgh, PA - D2/D3 - Solid skills, Runs floor hard and pushes the ball. Nice prospect.

Drew Dandrea 2011 5`10`` Moon Area High School Moon Twp. Pa.- D2/D3 - Plays hard, solid ballhandler, makes good decisions. Solid athlete.

Evan Eaton 2011 6'3 G Mt. Lebanon High School Pittsburgh, PA - High D2 - Very good ball handling and court awareness, aggressive finisher, great passer. Shooting must improve for D1, but has fram and skills.

Garrett Sigler 2011 6'0 G Ford City HS Ford City, PA - D2/High D3 - Very good passer, good finisher, very tough player, shoots it well. Good prospect.

Ben Gomez 2011 6'3 F Fishburne Military Academy Waynesboro, VA - D2/D3 - Lefty, good finisher around basket, strong. Good potential.

Andrew Carter 2011 6'2 SG Norwin N Hunt, PA - D2 - Shooter and Scorer with 3 point range, needs to work on ball handling to be college combo, great feel for game.

Mitch Locher 2011 6'4 G Avonworth HS Pittsburgh, PA - Low D1/High D2 - Finishes well, nice size, very active, rebounds, runs floor, Sleeper.

Jesse Reed 2011 6'4 G Greensburg Central Catholic Greensburg, PA - Mid D1 - Great Shooter w range, runs floor well, Athletic, Handles, Smart - Will most likely blow up this summer. Possibly best 2011 prospect in Western PA.

Alonzo Murphy 2011 6'8 F Schenley High School Pittsburgh, PA - Low D1/High D2 - Good Hands, Good Rebounder, Big body, good post moves - One to watch! Joseph Bortak 2011 6'5 G/F Penn Trafford Harrison City, PA - D2 - Shooter w good size. Sneaky athletic.

Class of 2012:

Jason Sebak 2012 5'11 PG The Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - D1 Ivy/Academics - Aggressive guard, shooter, sees the floor well. Great feel for the game.

Joe Lococo 2012 6'0" guard Freedom Bethlehem, PA - D2 - Great Shooter w three point range, Scorer. College combo.

Cameron Courtney 2012 6'4 PF Mt. Lebanon High School Pittsburgh, PA - D3 - Decent shooter, needs to get stronger.

Davey Gregory 2012 6' 1",shooting guard Franklin Regional Murrysville, PA - D2 - Good Shooter, decent ball handling, Hard worker, Good feel.

Nick Conjeski 2012 5'10",Point Guard Beaver Area High School Beaver, PA - D2 -Shooting PG, showed solid potential.

J.D. Sprague 2012 6'1",Guard Mason High School Mason, OH Low - Low D1/D2 - Very tough, has good all around game.

Aleksandar Kostic 2012 5'9" Shooting Guard Rick Hansen Secondary School Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Low - D2/D3 - Three point shooter, good enthusiasm, good range.

Darin Harris 2012 6'4",Forward" Mason High School Mason, OH - D1 - Runs the floor well, athletic, slasher, nice body. Great potential.

Dylan Greene 2012 6'4" G Canyon HS -Anaheim, CA Anaheim, CA - D1 - Strong to the basket, plays hard, scores inside, nice shot, long and athletic. Potential High D1 with added strength.

Class of 2013:

Logan Cox 2013 6'1",Forward" Parkersburg South High School Parkersburg, WV - D1/D2 -Showed great potential, talks on court.

Lance Leslie 2013 5'5 PG Thomas Worthington HS Worthington, Ohio High - D1 - Small, but good finisher, Very good ball handler and passer. Great prospect.

Doug Dennis Jr. 2013 6'0" SG Parkersburg South Parkersburg, WV - D2 - Good shooter, needs to work on attacking the hoop.

Mike Soforic 2013 6'4",Forward" Greater Latrobe Latrobe, PA - D2/Low D1 - Can play 3 or 4, good shooting touch, 3 point range. Must get much stronger over next 3 years.

Ryan Bichler 2013 5'11 SF Brashear Pittsburgh, PA - D2 - Aggressive player with good skills.

Corey Stanford 2013 6'4 Penn Trafford Harrison City, PA - Mid to High D1 - Plays in mold of Carmelo Anthony, Great skill and feel, very good shooter. One of Top 2 or 3 Freshmen in area.

Anthony Pate 2013 6'2 PG Holy Trinity Catholic Oakville, ON Low - D2 - Nice pull up jumper, good hands, very smooth, good moves to basket.

Class of 2014:

Craig Randall 2014 5'6 PG The Kiski School Saltsburg, PA - D1 - good 3-point shooter, leader, huge upside, has all of the intangibles, great w ball. Must get bigger and stronger.

Isaak Bodon 2014 5'10 SG Middle School 447 Brooklyn, NY High - D1 - Smart decision maker, good passer, lots of potential.

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