West Coast 2006 Small Forwards

Stephen Rogers, 6-7 SF from Mesa Mountain View tabbed at #7

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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