Team 15

Coach: Stan Carpenter

#53: 5’8 ’27 Ashtin Feemster (Clover)

Starting things off, we look at a player who exemplified the “heart over height” notion, Ashin Feemster. He’s a tough, unselfish guard prospect with a high motor and rugged defensive presence. Feemster is a solid ball-handler and playmaker who looks to set up others whenever possible. He contains his assignment well defensively and forces turnovers effectively at the point of attack. Feemster does a great job of making hustle plays and getting to his spots in transition. Next in his development process is working on his ability to move without the ball, as it would allow him to play alongside another primary ball-handler more seamlessly. Coach Carpenter on Feemster: “Ashtin has proved to be committed to playing good on and off-ball defense. He communicates very well and scores the basketball on a regular basis. He needs to work on his three-point shooting and footwork. He will develop into a good player.” Feemster enjoyed a quality showing at camp and should be a useful piece for Clover over the coming years.

#56: 5’8 ’27 Chase Reuss (Heathwood Hall)

Next, we look at a player who did a nice job of actively filling in the gaps on both ends of the floor, Chase Reuss. He’s a steady, unselfish guard prospect with a solid perimeter jumper and reliable defensive presence. Reuss is a capable creator and playmaker, and does a great job of finding scoring chances within the flow of the action. 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 Carpenter on Reuss: “Chase plays very good on-ball defense. He communicates on defense and can score the basketball. Good attitude and ability to accept coaching. As he works on his three-point shooting and penetration to the basket, he is going to be a very good high school player.” Reuss found various ways to make his presence felt at camp and should be able to carve out a useful role for Heathwood Hall sooner than later.

#61: 5’10 ’27 Ty Shine (Curtis Baptist)

Moving onto a player who showcased a dynamic identity on both ends of the floor, Ty Shine. He’s a quick, heady guard prospect with toughness, excellent defensive instincts, and a high motor. Shine touches the paint at a strong rate, where he’s able to finish or set up teammates for scoring chances. He’s a terrific all-around defender with quickness and great instincts for forcing turnovers. Shine also displays great speed and decision making in the open floor. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand, as it would make him a better ball-handler against pressure. Coach Carpenter on Shine: “Ty plays extremely hard on defense! His on and off-ball defense causes a lot of problems for teams. He can penetrate and score with ease. He has shown himself to be a team player, but needs to continue to develop a consistent jumper” Shine showed a lot of enticing flashes at camp and will be a prospect to monitor over the coming years.

#64: 5’10 ’27 Josh Helms (Rock Hill)

Continuing onto a player who stood out through his motor and blue-collar approach, Josh Helms. He’s a scrappy, unselfish, high-motor guard prospect with a scrappy defensive nature and willingness to make hustle plays whenever possible. Helms understands how to operate without the ball and actively fill in the gaps on both ends of the floor. He poses a decent scoring threat in transition and displays the ability to knock down midrange 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 better finisher around the basket. Coach Carpenter on Helms: “Josh plays very hard and communicates well on defense. He can score the ball but will need to improve on his footwork and three-point shooting. He also needs to work on his strength. Josh will develop into a good player.” Helms enjoyed a solid showing at camp and will be a prospect to watch progress over the foreseeable future.

#69: 5’11 ’27 Rickey Littlejohn (Gaffney)

Next, we look at a player who showcased a lot of appeal on both ends of the floor, Rickey Littlejohn. He’s a smart, skilled, polished guard prospect with an excellent combination of quickness, creation ability, and defensive prowess. Littlejohn scored the ball in a variety of different ways while actively getting his teammates involved as a playmaker. He mixes it up from all levels and applies quality pressure in transition. Littlejohn is also a terrific all-around defender with the necessary anticipation to consistently force turnovers and push transition play. Next in his development process is working on becoming a better rebounder, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Carpenter on Littlejohn: “Rickey has shown the ability to defend good scorers and communicate constantly. He can penetrate and score from all three levels. Sees the floor and gets his teammates involved. Rickey needs to develop his strength and footwork, and he will become a very good player.” Littlejohn did a lot of things well at camp and should be a meaningful piece for Gaffney going forward.

#72: 6’0 ’27 Jabari Deas Jr. (Goose Creek)

Moving onto a player who made a constant impact through his nonstop motor and reliable two-way presence, Jabari Deas Jr. He’s a long, skilled, athletic guard prospect who shined as a leader by example in various different ways. Deas creates well for himself and others, and is capable of scoring the ball at a healthy rate from all levels. He’s a great defender with quickness, toughness, and sharp instincts. Deas consistently outworks opponents for hustle plays and extra possessions. He’s a quality rebounder for his size/position and pushes the break effectively in transition. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Carpenter on Deas: “Jabari plays with an extremely high motor and always seems to make the right decision. He attacks the rim and can finish with ease. He generates excitement with the energy he exudes. Displays a commitment to communicating on defense. Jabari is going to develop into a very good all-around player.” Deas impressed during his time at camp and will be a prospect to monitor over the coming years.

#78: 6’1 ’27 William Street (Riverside)

Continuing onto a player who consistently found ways to stand out as a glue-guy, William Street. He’s a scrappy, team-oriented guard prospect with a steady presence on both ends of the floor. Street displayed the ability to attack the basket, set up others, and knock down open jumpers at a respectable percentage. He passes and handles the ball well, but is also capable of finding opportunities as a cutter. Street provides nice energy on defense and does a great job of getting to his spots in transition. Next in his development process is working on getting stronger, as it would make him a better finisher through contact. Coach Carpenter on Street: “William plays very hard and can penetrate the ball effectively. He defends the well on and off the ball and communicates very well on that end of the floor. Needs to improve his strength and footwork.” Street enjoyed a solid showing at camp and will be a prospect to watch emerge for Riverside going forward.

#80: 6’2 ’27 David Ross (Hammond)

Next, we look at a player who did a phenomenal job of producing within the flow of the action, David Ross. He’s a smart, steady, high-motor guard prospect with the ability to operate in a variety of different roles. Ross is a capable creator, both for himself and others, but arguably found more offensive opportunities as an off-ball threat. He’s a solid cutter and perimeter shooter who knows how to take advantage of open looks. Ross is an active defender who contains his assignment well and makes hustle plays whenever possible. Next in his development process is working to get quicker, as it would make him a better penetrating threat. Coach Carpenter on Ross: “David plays extremely hard and can score from all levels. He shows a commitment to communicating on defense and can shoot off the catch or dribble. Can improve his footwork and core strength. David will develop into a very good player.” Ross made a nice impact throughout camp and should be a useful piece for Hammond over the coming years.

#85: 6’4 ’28 CJ Moore (Columbia)

Moving onto a player who showcased a lot of appeal, especially as one of the youngest campers on display, CJ Moore. He’s a smart, skilled, athletic wing prospect who possesses a high motor, unselfish mentality, and advanced identity for his age. Moore displayed a smooth jumper from midrange and beyond the arc, but also did a great job of attacking closeouts, finishing around the basket, and setting up others whenever possible. He moves well without the ball and runs the floor hard in transition. Moore also displayed great defensive instincts and regularly forced turnovers on that end of the floor. Next in his development process sis working on the use of his off-hand, as it would make him a better creator against pressure. Coach Carpenter on Moore: “CJ plays with high basketball IQ and a very high motor. Communicates very well on defense. He can score on all three levels and attack the rim with ferocity. CJ has very good footwork. With continued development, CJ will be a very good high school player.” Moore highlighted a ton of appeal and has all the tools to emerge as a high-level prospect sooner than later.

#88: 6’6 ’27 Beau Brannon (Wren)

Finishing up, we look at a player who did a quality job of producing as the primary interior piece for this group, Beau Brannon. He’s a long, wiry forward/post prospect with solid touch and floor-spacing ability. Brannon does a nice job of playing hard, outworking opponents defensively, and pursuing rebounds. He seizes offensive chances whenever possible, but doesn’t necessarily require a ton of touches to make an impact. Brannon alters shots well and runs the floor hard in transition. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would make him a better finisher through contact. Coach Carpenter on Brannon: “Beau has great size and can score the ball around the basket. He will develop into a very versatile player as he improves his strength and footwork. Beau also handles the ball well for a player of his size.” Brannon enjoyed a quality showing at camp and will be a prospect to watch progress over the coming years.