Coach: Edward Moore
#9: 5’6 ’26 Tyler Jones (Walkertown)
Starting things off, we look at a player who made a steady two-way impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Tyler Jones. He’s a young, sturdy, scrappy lead guard with toughness, unselfishness, and an active motor on both ends of the floor. Jones utilizes his quick first step to get by defenders, touch the paint, and finish or set up his teammates. He provides great effort, especially on defense, and contains his assignment well at the point of attack. Next in his development process is working to become a craftier ball-handler, as it would make him even more difficult for opponents to stop off the bounce. Coach Moore on Jones: “Tyler is fearless. He utilizes his body well, isn’t afraid of contact, and will consistently drives to the basket against bigger opponents. He gets to his spots and isn’t afraid to take a big shot. Tyler made tough shots and pushed the ball well in transition. He can continue to develop his IQ, strength, and three-point shooting.” Jones enjoyed a positive showing at camp, and will be one to monitor as he begins his high school journey.
#31: 6’4 ’23 AJ Baskerville (West Forsyth)
Next, we look at a player who has the tools and identity to appeal to various next-level coaches, AJ Baskerville. He’s a long, fairly well-rounded wing prospect with the ability to produce without necessarily requiring a ton of touches. Baskerville is a capable shot-maker who attacks closeouts and finishes at a high percentage around the basket. He understands how to move without the ball and find opportunities within the framework of the offense. Baskerville is a quality defender and excellent rebounder for his position. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand, as it would allow him to become an even craftier ball-handler. Coach Moore on Baskerville: “AJ was outstanding. He carried out team throughout the entire camp. His strengths lie within his activity on defense, using his length in the passing lanes, rebounding on both ends, and being a strong penetrator who can knock down the three-pointer. AJ can continue to add strength and develop his playmaking ability.” Baskerville made a lasting impression at camp, and should warrant attention from college coaches over the coming months at West Forsyth.
#97: 5’10 ’26 Hudson Fitzgerald (Broughton)
Moving onto a player who consistently found ways to make an impact within his role on both ends of the floor, Hudson Fitzgerald. He’s a young, steady, well-rounded guard prospect who displayed a nice comfort level with or without the ball in his hands. Fitzgerald is a capable shooter, quality passer, and engaged defender who looks to make hustle plays and set up others whenever possible. He’s a solid spot-up threat with the ability to cut, find open space, and knock down jumpers at a respectable percentage. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand, as it would make him a craftier finisher around the basket. Coach Moore on Fitzgerald: “Hudson is a solid all-around player with high IQ. He’s a good shooter and an above-average passer. He can continue working to improve his strength and quickness.” Fitzgerald did a variety of things well during his time at camp, and should be a useful contributor sooner than later for Broughton.
#99: 5’10 ’25 Izayah McLaughlin (Ardrey Kell)
Continuing onto a player who made a lasting impression through his impressive penetration instincts, Izayah McLaughlin. He’s a long, wiry, unselfish guard prospect with great vision and the ability to consistently get downhill and make plays. McLaughlin is a great finisher, especially for his size, and displays nice decision-making with the ball in his hands. He’s at his best when attacking the basket, but also knocked down multiple jumpers from beyond the arc. Next in his development process is working on sharpening his feel, as it would naturally make him a better defender. Coach Moore on McLaughlin: “Izayah has great vision, penetration ability, and is very crafty around the basket. Plays with great pace in transition and knows how to push the tempo. He shoots the three-pointer very well. Izayah can continue to work on developing his IQ and off-hand.” McLaughlin made a quality impact during his time at camp, and could emerge as a useful contributor sooner than later for Ardrey Kell.
#139: 6’0 ’23 Matthew Barnes (Hough)
Next, we look at a player who consistently played bigger than his listed height on both ends of the floor, Matthew Barnes. He’s a strong combo guard prospect with a solid motor and willingness to make hustle plays on both ends of the floor. Barnes is a good shooter and useful passer who knows how to fill in the gaps within the flow of the team structure. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand, as it would make him a better finisher around the basket. Coach Moore on Barnes: “Matthew can play on or off the ball. He pushes the ball in transition after grabbing rebounds. He knows how to pass the ball ahead on fast-break opportunity. His has a high IQ and he is very coachable. Matthew can continue to improve his speed and quickness which will help him consistently beat defenders off of the bounce.” Barnes enjoyed a solid showing at camp, and should have a productive senior campaign at Hough.
#141: 6’0 ’24 Nicholas Cole (Kings Mountain)
Moving onto a player who found ways to produce within his role on either side of the ball, Nicholas Cole. He’s a big, strong-bodied forward/post prospect with solid vision, toughness, and midrange shooting ability. Cole moves well without the ball, battles for extra possessions, and doesn’t look to force the action. Next in his development process is working to become quicker, as it would make him a more reliable penetrating threat. Coach Moore on Cole: “Nicholas is very coachable and takes criticism quite well. You can tell him something and he tries to apply it instantly. He’s a great overall team player. Nicholas proved to be a good teammate throughout the day. He plays strong around the basket and can step out to shoot the three-pointer. Nicholas needs to improve his speed, quickness, and left hand.” Cole did a variety of things well at camp, and will be a player to keep an eye on over these next two seasons at Kings Mountain.
#163: 6’2 ’25 Amorie Miley (Orangeburg Wilkinson)
Continuing onto a player who stood out as the top defensive cog on this team, Amorie Miley. He’s a tough, wiry, high-motor guard prospect with great size, solid feel, and excellent defensive prowess. Miley is a decently well-rounded offensive threat, but prefers getting downhill and attacking the basket whenever possible. He’s a nice athlete who pursues rebounds and extra possessions at a quality rate. Miley’s positioning, anticipation, and use of angles allowed him to force turnovers with relative ease at the point of attack. Next in his development process is working on his consistency from beyond the arc, as it would complement his penetration ability nicely. Coach Moore on Miley: “Amore plays great defensive in the half-court and the full-court. He uses his length very well and consistently gets into passing lanes. Amore is a sneaky weak-side rebounder. He needs to improve his IQ, strength, and three-point shot.” Miley highlighted a variety of enticing tools at camp, and will be a prospect to monitor going forward.
#177: 6’2 ’25 Micah Stone (The Burlington School)
Next, we look at a player who simply knows how to compete on both ends of the floor, Micah Stone. He’s a long, wiry wing/forward prospect with an active motor and understanding of how to affect the game without requiring the ball in his hands. Stone is still developing as an offensive threat, but knows how to finish and defer to others when necessary. He provides great energy as a defender and rebounder. Next in his development process is working to become a more consistent perimeter shooter, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Moore on Stone: “Micah played great on-ball defense in the half-court and transition. He has a great attitude and accepts criticism well. He gave great effort and played well with his teammates. He needs to continue to work on his IQ, shooting, and off-hand.” Stone displayed some quality flashes during his time at camp, and could be one to keep an eye on going forward.
#209: 6’5 ’25 Jayce McDonald (Wake Forest)
Moving onto a player who possesses a nice crossroads between productivity and long-term upside, Jayce McDonald. He’s a young, wiry forward/post prospect with an excellent rebounding sense and great cutting instincts as an off-ball threat. McDonald can finish, hit midrange jumpers, or effectively operate out of the post. He moves well for his size, displayed unselfishness, and offered a seemingly nonstop motor on both ends of the floor. McDonald is also a useful passer for his size. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand, as it would make him a better finisher around the basket. Coach Moore on McDonald: “Jayce rebounds the ball well on both ends of the floor. He’s strong around the basket and is not afraid to be physical. He has nice touch out to 15 feet. Jayce needs to work on improving his strength, quickness, and left hand.” McDonald enjoyed a solid showing at camp, and should only continue to improve over the coming years.
#210: 6’5 ’24 Marko Pandiloski (Windermere Prep)
Finishing up, we look at a player who has shown clear improvements in his game over the recent years, Marko Pandiloski. He’s a sturdy, well-rounded wing/forward prospect with a very adaptable skillset and overall identity on the court. Pandiloski is a nice three-point shooter with the ability to hit midrange jumpers, attack closeouts, or make the extra pass to an open teammate. He utilizes his body very well as a defender and rebounder, and consistently outworked opponents for extra opportunities. Pandiloski provided great effort, operated within the team structure, and filled in the gaps well on both ends. Next in his development process is working to get quicker, as it would allow him to become a better penetrating threat. Coach Moore on Pandiloski: “Marko is a solid all-around player who can do a little bit of everything. He can pass, drive, and shoot the three-pointer. He’s very coachable and does all the little things. Marko can work to improve his speed, quickness, and left hand. Good kid.” Pandiloski did a lot of things well during his time at camp, and should be poised for a productive upcoming season at Windermere.