The Development of a Powerhouse: Liberty Heights Climbing the Mountain

Given all the constant movement and overall flux within the high school landscape, it can be difficult for someone who isn’t especially involved in the scene to understand its nuances. What does this mean? Think specifically about the group over at Liberty Heights. Their coaching staff of Mike Wright, Ben Johnson, DaQuan Santos, and Robert Shuler has been around for quite a while, but the...

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Bendel’s Best: National Showcase Day One

6’8 ’18 Ignas Brazdeikis (Michigan signee) of Orangeville Prep It’s hard to walk away from spectating Brazdeikis feeling anything other than sheer excitement, especially given the advanced skillset he brings to every game. He attacks the basket often with a variety of moves, including euro-steps, spins, and floaters, all of which are effective scoring avenues. However, Brazdeikis is a wizard...

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