Coach: Greg Harmon
#15: 5’8 ’24 Na’Tion Sutton (Henderson Collegiate)
Starting things off, we look at a player that performed quite well despite being the smallest camper on this team, Na’Tion Sutton. He’s a wiry, unselfish guard prospect with vision, a useful handle, and the ability to score from multiple levels. Sutton is effective with or without the ball in his hands, and understands how to find opportunities as a cutter. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would make him a more physically imposing player on either end of the floor. Coach Harmon on Sutton: “Na’Tion can continue to improve his on and off-ball defense. He’s very coachable and plays hard on both ends of the floor. His decision-making can be improved, but he displays good vision and will make the necessary pass to an open teammate. Na’Tion can also continue to work on his off-hand and finishing in traffic.” Sutton enjoyed a quality showing at camp and should be able to carve out a solid role during the upcoming season at Henderson Collegiate.
#61: 5’11 ’22 Taurion Page (South Pointe)
Next, we look at a player that made a pretty lasting impression with his toughness and defensive prowess, Taurion Page. He’s a smart, energetic two-way guard prospect with the ability to play bigger than his size would imply on both ends of the floor. Page is a strong rebounder, especially for his position, and does a great job of pushing transition play. He utilizes his quick first step to touch the paint, finish, and set up others with regularity. Page moves well without the ball and understands how to spot-up effectively along the perimeter. Next in his development process is working on his consistency as a shooter off the bounce, as it would make him a more lethal offensive threat. Coach Harmon on Page: “Taurion plays hard on both ends. He can attack the basket and finish in traffic. He knocks down the open shot and has good shot mechanics. Taurion can improve on transition defense and be more aggressive offensively. He’s very coachable and displays a great attitude. He moves well without the ball offensively and has a good understanding of the game.” Page made a consistent impact throughout camp and should have a strong upcoming senior season at South Pointe.
#77: 6’2 ’24 Danzelle Coles (Highland Springs)
Moving onto a player that quietly stood out as one of the more productive campers on display, Danzelle Coles. He’s a wiry, skilled, fairly young guard prospect with an active motor and the ability to naturally fill in the gaps on both ends of the floor. Coles is great in transition, moves well without the ball, and consistently finds ways to get downhill and finish. He’s a capable defender and solid rebounder for his position. Next in his development process is working to become a more consistent three-point shooter, as it would make him a more lethal offensive threat. Coach Harmon on Coles: “Danzelle finishes well in traffic. He can continue to tighten his shot mechanics and the use of his off-hand. Danzelle is very coachable and willing to learn. He can improve his transition defense but displays cutting instincts, good penetration ability, and a willingness to play hard on both ends.” Coles proved to be an asset during camp and should be a major contributor for Highland Springs over the foreseeable future.
#79: 6’2 ’23 Ellis Williams (Henderson Collegiate)
Continuing onto a player that possesses a nice crossroads between productivity and long-term upside, Ellis Williams. He’s a wiry, long-bodied wing/forward prospect with a crafty handle and strong downhill sense. Williams is a great finisher and utilizes his length well to secure rebounds and rise above opponents. He’s a solid defender, capable perimeter shooter, and plays with a terrific motor on both ends of the floor. Next in his development process is working on tightening his shot mechanics, as it would make him a more reliable shooting threat. Coach Harmon on Williams: “Ellis attacks the basket and is a great penetrator. His mechanics and shot selection can use improvement. He can improve on moving without the ball offensively. Ellis handles the ball well with both hands. He’s capable of finishing in traffic and rebounds well for his position. Ellis can look to find his teammates more often.” Williams enjoyed a productive showing at camp and should be a useful contributor for Henderson Collegiate during the upcoming season.
#120: 6’2 ’22 TJ Ragland (Henderson Collegiate)
Next, we look at a player that easily stood out amongst the top campers in attendance, TJ Ragland. He’s a tough, skilled guard prospect with IQ, rebounding instincts, and quality defensive prowess. Ragland scored the ball efficiently from all levels, set up others with regularity, and led by example on either side of the ball. Next in his development process working to get stronger, as it would make him a more physically imposing player on either end of the floor. Coach Harmon on Ragland: “TJ is a good defender and penetrator. He’s capable of finishing in traffic with both hands. He plays hard on both ends. TJ is very coachable, has good court vision, and rebounds very well for his position. He’s very unselfish and will make the extra pass. TJ can continue to work on stopping the ball in transition. He can also improve on being a more vocal leader. TJ can also be more aggressive on offense.” Ragland enjoyed a terrific showing at camp, securing the Mr. Station award with relative ease, and should be the leader of Henderson Collegiate during the upcoming season.
#124: 6’3 ’24 Ty Stanley (Georgetown)
Moving onto a player that highlighted a variety of intriguing physical tools at camp, Ty Stanley. He’s a long, tough, athletic wing/forward prospect with a nonstop motor and the ability to consistently do the dirty work on both ends of the floor. Stanley is unselfish and works well within the team concept at all times. He moves well without the ball and finishes effectively through contact. Stanley works hard defensively and outworks his assignment on the glass. Next in his development process is working to become a more consistent perimeter shooter, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Harmon on Stanley: “Ty is a very coachable player and provides great effort on both ends of the floor. He can continue to improve his basketball IQ and off-ball defense. He’s willing to learn the game and accepts criticism. Ty can continue to work on his shot mechanics and the use of his off-hand. He moves well offensively without the ball.” Stanley showed some nice flashes throughout camp and will be one to keep an eye on over his continued progression.
#135: 6’4 ’24 Trace Moffitt (Trinity)
Continuing onto a player that naturally seems to cause matchup problems between his size and floor-spacing ability, Trace Moffitt. He’s a big, strong, sturdy forward prospect with the tools to operate inside the paint or along the perimeter. Moffitt does a nice job of being active without the ball and finding seams within the defense, which typically lead to finishes or smart passes. He can also attack closeouts and create off the bounce as needed, proven capable of avoiding turnovers. Moffitt also rebounds the ball well, provides great defensive effort, and runs the floor well in transition. Next in his development process is working to get quicker, as it would make him an even better defender when switching onto smaller opponents. Coach Harmon on Moffitt: “Trace can look to be aggressive offensively. He has a quick release on his jumper. He can continue to work on his on-ball defense. Trace plays hard on both ends of the floor and is willing to make the extra pass. He’s a team player and coachable kid. He can continue to get stronger physically.” Moffitt proved to be an asset throughout camp and should have a very productive upcoming season for Trinity.
#145: 6’8 ’25 Zymicah Wilkins (Rutherfordton)
Next, we look at a player that showcased flashes of absolute dominance whilst being the most enticing prospect in the building, Zymicah Wilkins. He’s an incredibly smart, polished all-around post prospect with touch, footwork, and a ton of perimeter skill. Wilkins truly scores however he wants, but possesses the vision and unselfishness to set up others extremely well. He dominates the glass, pushes transition play, and makes intelligent decisions with the ball in his hands. His combination of size, mobility, and sheer instincts allow him to overwhelm opponents in every facet of the game. Wilkins is a blossoming star and showcased no real weaknesses within his identity. Next in his development process is simply preparing himself for the upcoming high school season. Coach Harmon on Wilkins: “Zymicah is very coachable and plays with great effort on both ends of the floor. He is a team player with good footwork. Zymicah can tighten up his handle and work harder and establishing box-out position for rebounds. He’s willing to make the extra pass while allowing the game to come to him instead of forcing things. He can continue to fine-tune his shot mechanics.” Wilkins had a phenomenal showing at camp, securing the MVP award with relative ease, and should ultimately become a nationally known name in the Class of 2025.
#147: 6’8 ’22 Ryan Bottomley (Alleghany)
Finishing up, we look at a player that highlighted a very steady, straightforward two-way presence, Ryan Bottomley. He’s a long, wiry, low-maintenance post prospect with a clear willingness to do whatever necessary to provide his team with an edge. Bottomley doesn’t look to force the action, rather shows an understanding of how to produce within his role. He finishes, rebounds, alters shots defensively, and runs the floor well in transition. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand, as it would make him a more reliable finisher around the basket. Coach Harmon on Bottomley: “Ryan has nice touch from the elbows. He can improve on establishing post position and work on utilizing length to his advantage. Ryan is very coachable and has a great attitude. He can be more aggressive on both ends of the court. Ryan can work on getting stronger defensively, moving without the ball, and developing his ball-handling skills. He also has a very nice jump hook, and needs to utilize it more.” Bottomley did a lot of things well at camp and should have a pretty productive senior campaign for Alleghany.