High School Boys Player Reports

815 Hoops Report cover the Chem Processing Challenge For Change - held at the beautiful UW Health Sports Factory in Rockford IL, Saturday July 28th


We ran across some great talent from all over the region.  Players from Rockford, Freeport, Belvidere, Beloit, Milwaukee, Chicago, Indiana, and even more... all came and put on some tremendous displays of talent.  These are some of the players who stood out on Saturday.


CHALLENGE FOR CHANGE PLAYER STANDOUTS

John Carlson - Belvidere North H.S./Illinois Badgers

Load down low. Classic on the block post player. Banger who attacks rebounds. Also showed an awesome Eurostep on the fast break that wowed the crowd.  

George Williams - Jefferson H.S./815 Future

High IQ PG with a high motor and great playmaking ability.  Great anticipation. Great range on his shot.  Doesn't force things.  Awesome competitor.  Definitely a crowd favorite.

Johnny Wallace - WI.L.L/MIL-Town GoGetters

Tough kid. Great on ball defender. Slasher with an innate ability to get to the rim and finish in traffic. Blessed with great change of direction. 

Chris Nash - Wausau East/WI. Streaks

High IQ combo guard.  Team first, very unselfish.  Solid Mid range game. Keen sense of when to pick his spots to score and create for others.

Trey Woosley - Oregon H.S./IL Badgers

Great combination of size, shooting, and ability to get to the rim. 3-level scorer finishes well in the lane, from mid range, and a very capable 3-point shooter.  Plays with a high motor

Deron Lacy - Freeport H.S./815 Future

Good feel for the game. Playmaker with the ability to score the ball.  A little undersized but makes up for it with his ability to compete on both ends of the floor.  Ultra confident. If he can pick his spots a little bit better offensively, he can be a dominate scorer

OTHER EYE-CATCHING TALENTS

NEHEMIAH LEWIS - MORGAN PARK H.S./TEAM MOORE

Exciting player, Freakish athlete, Can jump out the gym and get to rebounds that you think are unreachable.  Attacks the offensive glass.  When his fundamentals catch up to his athleticism ...... SCARY

JAMES WILSON - RACINE LUTHERAN/RACINE BASKETBALL CLUB

Pass first point guard with excellent court vision.  Plays with the purpose of getting his teammates involved and get them great shots.  upper level court vision.  Also a very solid on ball defender.

JAHEIM JOHNSON - DESTINY H.S. (MILWAUKEE)/MIL-TOWN GOGETTERS

Very good feel for the game.  Sneaky Athletic player.  Has good timing playing passing lanes on defense. Also has a very nice mid range  pull up jump shot game.