Five Impact Players - The Breakdown

Compton, Imadiyi, Battle, Cunningham, Farrar...

Alex Farrar : Forward-6-4-Class of 2005-St. Mary's
Gets it done in the trenches. Does the dirty work inside the paint. Has a nice stroke. Ball skills are good. Can see the floor. Another quality St. Mary's Knight. Alex has a knack for the ball around the basket. Can beat you with his 100% work ethic. Just a solid forward who loves the game. At St. Mary's, he will be dangerous with all the focus on Bayless. Look for 10-15 pts on any given "Knight"!

Eric Cunningham : Point Guard-Class of 2005-Desert Ridge
Cunningham (with a consistent J) would be a top 10 PG in Arizona. His quickness, court vision and playmaking skills make everybody around him better. Exciting at 5-8, he can penetrate and dish with the best. Makes the right play. Lets the game come to him.

Vaughn Compton : Guard-6-2-Class of 2006-Mesa Mt. View
.Compton is a SOLID 2 guard. Can shoot it consistently from 3. Has high basketball I.Q.. Compton must sit out 2004-2005 after a transfer from Dobson which will cause a minor setback in his development. Vaughn is a "gamer" and wants the ball in crunch time. Another quality guard for Coach Gary Ernst at the View. Look for Compton to make his mark next spring on the club circuit.

Jeff Battle : Off Guard-6-2-Class of 2006-South Mountain
Have to love this kid. Enthusiasm oozing from Battle. When confidence and experience catch-up to his skill level, David Grace at South Mountain has a gem on his hands. Watching Battle compete, you can see he has "it". Does the things you can't teach. Great basketball awareness on the court. Good stroke. Athletic to the basket. PLAYS HARD for 32 minutes. Whether it is 1-3 years down the road, Battle will be a Division I prospect.
Shawn Imadiyi: Post-6-7-Class of 2006-Corona
UPSIDE describes Imadiyi. Skilled, knows how to play. Experience a must in next 2 years. Long arms, shot blocker. Can finish in traffic. Nice touch from 15ft.. Only has played competitively for 2 years. Reminds me of SCA's Nkem Obougboh-Texas-San Antonio signee. Although NKEM was more advanced at same stage. Imadiyi could develop into a force with hard work and development.

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