Team 4

Coach: Richmond

#1: 5'1 '23 Aleysha Hill (Weaverhill)

Starting things off, we look at a player that really shined despite being the smallest camper on this team, Aleysha Hill. She's a smart, high-motor guard prospect with quickness, great penetration ability, and sharp passing instincts. Hill defends well and scores with efficiency from all three levels. Next in her development process is working on her ability to move without the ball, as it would allow her to find even more scoring opportunities as an off-ball threat. Coach Richmond on Hill: 'Aleysha is an explosive powerhouse that executes well on both ends of the court. She is very coachable and brings forth a positive energy which her teammates can gravitate towards. Aleysha has a strong IQ for the game with a great desire to take the game on the inside. She can continue to improve on decision-making, help-defense, and moving without the ball.' Hill enjoyed a strong showing at camp and should emerge as a quality contributor for her high school team during the upcoming season. 

#2: 5'5 21 Ashlee Creque (Rock Hill)

Next, we look at a player that proved to be an asset on either side of the ball, Ashlee Creque. She's a smart, unselfish guard prospect with a high motor and the ability to make an impact with or without the ball in her hands. Creque uses both hands very well as a finisher and ball-handler, defends with purpose, and passes well to her teammates. Next in her development process is working on her ability to move without the ball, as it would make her a more complete player. Coach Richmond on Creque: 'Ashlee accepts criticism and works hard to change the game for the positive. She executes plays well with high level of competition. Ashlee is a hard worker and positive towards her teammates. She can continue to improve on rebounding, transiton defense, and moving without the ball.' Creque did a lot of things well during her time at camp and looks likely to enjoy a fairly productive senior campaign. 

#4: 5'2 '23 Mykazah Coston (Rock Hill)

Moving onto a player that showcased a pretty intriguing array of skills during her time at camp, Mykazah Coston. She's a smart, team-first guard prospect with impressive athleticism and a keen sense for the ball, particularly as a rebounder. Coston operates with a high motor, looks to make hustle plays, and displays a reliable midrange jumper. Next in her development process is working on her consistency as a three-point shooter, as it would make her a more dynamic offensive threat. Coach Richmond on Coston: 'Mykazah is a quality athlete; she works hard to execute the plays and be a part of the team. She is coachable and engaging with her teammates. She accepts constructive criticism and works hard to correct her mistakes. Mykazah works hard on her fundamentals to include them into game-time situations. She can continue to improve on finishing, transition defense, and three-point range.' Coston highlighted some excellent flashes at camp and will be one to watch throughout her progression over the coming years.

#5: 5'6 '22 Jada Jones (Rock Hill)

Continuing onto a player that easily stood out as one of the most impressive performers in attendance, Jada Jones. She's an incredibly quick, tough, all-around guard prospect with the ability to dust opponents in transition or effectively create for herself and others within the half-court setting. Next in her development process is working on her ability to move without the ball, as it would allow her to play alongside another primary ball-handler with less resistance. Coach Richmond on Jones: 'Jada is a quality athlete with significant potential to rise above the game. She is very coachable and has a high IQ for the game. Jada is positive towards her teammates and is a solid playmaker that is able to see the floor. She has a strong drive with quickness to get to the rim for a strong finish. Jada can continue to improve on decision-making, being more aggressive, moving without the ball, and being an active two-way rebounding presence.' Jones enjoyed a phenomenal showing at camp, securing the Ms. Playmaker award with relative ease, and should have a very productive upcoming season as the leader of her high school team. 

#6: 5'7 '22 Elizabeth Cohen (Fort Mill)

Next, we look at a player that was able to make contributions within a variety of different roles, Elizabeth Cohen. She's a strong, versatile guard prospect with a high IQ and excellent team-first mentality. Cohen handles the ball well and offers a great balance between scoring and playmaking. She's also a very nice rebounder, especially for her position, and can push the break in transition. Next in her development process is working to get quicker, as it would make her an even better on-ball defender. Coach Richmond on Cohen: 'Elizabeth 'Lizzie' is a quality athlete that enjoys playing the game. She is a team player and works hard to get her teammates involved. She is explosive on the boards, bringing the game to a challenge to defend the paint. Lizzie can continue to improve on quickness, footwork, and moving without the ball.' Cohen did a lot of things well during her time at camp and should be able to carve out a useful role sooner than later for her high school team. 

#7: 5'9 '23 Kairah Dixon Booker (Charlotte)

Moving onto a player that easily stood out as one of the most impressive and versatile two-way prospects on display, Kairah Dixon Booker. She's long, athletic, and naturally seems to affect all facets of the game on both ends of the floor. Booker is smart, unselfish, and operates with a nonstop motor at all times. She thrives in transition and creates well for herself and others. Next in her development process is working on improving her on-ball defense, as it would make her a more complete player. Coach Richmond on Booker: 'Kairah is an outstanding athlete that is coachable and a team player. She finishes around the rim with ease and works hard to get her teammates engaged. Kairah has a high IQ for the game and runs the floor well in transition. She is hard to defend around the boards and is always on the move. She can continue to improve with on-ball defense, rebounding her position and moving without the ball.' Booker enjoyed an exceptional showing at camp, securing the Coach's award with relative ease, and will be one to monitor closely going forward.  

#8: 5'10 '24 Gracie Mull (York)

Finishing up, we look at a player that possesses an excellent crossroads between productivity and long-term upside, Gracie Mull. She's a long, smart forward prospect with great size, especially for her age, and the ability to finish with consistency around the basket. Mull causes mismatches with her quality ball-handling and ability to penetrate from the perimeter. She plays hard and is capable of finishing with either hand. Next in her development process is working on getting quicker, as it would make her better at hedging and recovering. Coach Richmond on Mull: 'Gracie is a quality athlete. As an upcoming forward in the Class of 2024, she will translate in time to be a quality player. She works hard to finish around the boards and rebound on both ends of the court. Gracie needs to improve on her passing and moving without the ball. She can work on quickness and footwork. Building confidence after every play.' Mull highlighted great flashes, especially for her age, and will be one to keep an eye on throughout her continued progression. 

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