Team 5

Coach: Josh Staley

#0: 5’9 ’22 Dylan Williams (Irmo)

Starting things off, we look at a player that is widely known and acknowledged for his electric approach and scoring ability, Dylan Williams. He’s a tough, heady lead guard prospect with quickness, penetration instincts, and perimeter shooting from midrange and beyond the arc. Williams makes quality decisions with the ball in his hands and will seize available scoring opportunities whenever possible. He defends well, especially for his size, and is capable of forcing turnovers and pushing transition play with regularity. 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 with less resistance. Coach Staley on Williams: “Dylan is a floor general with the ability to score. He can maneuver well through traffic and keep his teammates involved. Dylan displayed a positive attitude and team-first approach throughout the day.” Williams proved to be an asset during his time at camp and should be poised for another productive season as a leader for Irmo. 

#1: 5’11 ’23 Jordan Frazer (Ridge View)

Next, we look at a player that continues to improve in all facets of the game with each new viewing, Jordan Frazer. He’s a smart, tough, high-motor guard prospect with great length and the ability to make plays with or without the ball in his hands. Frazer is a quality ball-handler and capable of creating for himself and others, but also highlights great understanding of how to find opportunities as a cutter and spot-up threat. He scores the ball at an efficient rate from all levels and operates well within the team concept. Frazer is a scrappy defender with nice anticipation and the necessary quickness to defend the ball. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Staley on Frazer: “Jordan is a long guard that finishes well in traffic. He can defend multiple positions and has a great motor on both ends of the floor. Jordan displayed a positive attitude and team-first approach throughout the day.” Frazer did a lot of things well at camp and should be a vital piece during the upcoming season for Ridge View.

#2: 6’0 ’23 Jon David Gardner (Heathwood Hall)

Moving onto a player that simply knows how to find ways to contribute with any collection of teammates, Jon David Gardner. He’s a wiry, unselfish, fairly well-rounded guard prospect with a high motor and willingness to do the little things on either end of the floor. Gardner makes hustle plays but also regularly asserts himself as a cutter and spot-up threat for scoring opportunities. He is a capable shooter and penetrator with an understanding of how to effectively make the extra pass and fill the lane in transition. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand, as it would make him a more complete player. Coach Staley on Gardner: “Jon is a strong, athletic combo guard with great shooting touch. He can wreak havoc defensively while scoring the ball well offensively. Jon displayed a positive attitude and team-first approach throughout the day.” Gardner enjoyed a productive showing at camp and should be a focal point for Heathwood Hall during the upcoming season. 

#3: 6’1 ’21 Tyler Rice (Ridge View)

Continuing onto a player that arguably stands out as one of the top floor generals across South Carolina, Tyler Rice. He’s a smart, skilled, well-rounded point guard prospect with an excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Rice is smooth, especially with the ball in his hands, and has no issue breaking down opposing defenses. He attacks the basket, sets up others well, and can finish with finesse or through contact around the rim. Rice is a great decision-maker with unselfishness and toughness defensively. He regularly overwhelms his assignment on defense, displaying quick hands and a sharp first step, and forces turnovers at a solid rate. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it will only help prepare him for the increased physicality at the next level. Coach Staley on Rice: “Tyler is a high-level point guard with great IQ. He plays above the rim when needed but crafty enough to get teammates the ball where they are able to be the most efficient. Tyler displayed a positive attitude and team-first approach throughout the day.” Rice made his presence felt in various ways at camp and should have a strong season for Ridge View as he prepares to further his playing career at William and Mary. 

#4: 6’4 ’24 Jahseem Felton (Westminster Catawba)

Next, we look at a player that has already built a national reputation despite being one of the youngest prospects in attendance, Jahseem Felton. He’s a smart, athletic, well-rounded guard prospect that already does a strong amount of everything on both ends of the floor. Felton is a reliable ball-handler and overall playmaker with a great sense for how to properly set up others while also taking advantage of scoring opportunities. He shoots the ball at a solid consistency from the perimeter but is even better when attacking the basket and looking to finish. Felton is a nice rebounder, strong defender, and quality threat in transition, both with and without the ball in his hands. Next in his development process is working on his ability to move without the ball, as it would allow him to find even more scoring opportunities as a cutter. Coach Staley on Felton: “Jahseem is a long, athletic combo guard with tremendous upside. He can score from all three levels while playing lockdown defense. Jaheseem displayed a positive attitude and team-first approach throughout the day.” Felton made an excellent impact at camp and will continue to be a prospect for coaches to monitor as he begins his high school career at Westminster Catawba. 

#5: 6’4 ’21 Aaron Randolph (Westside)

Moving onto a player with a quality offensive arsenal and great defensive versatility, Aaron Randolph. He’s a long, wiry, athletic wing/forward prospect with a well-rounded skillset and the ability to create for himself or find scoring opportunities without the ball. Randolph is an effective spot-up threat with nice decisiveness and decision-making when attacking closeouts. He’s unselfish, smart, and plays with a high motor on both ends of the floor. Randolph utilizes his length and positioning well to make a consistent impact defensively and on the glass. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would make him a more physically imposing player on both ends of the floor. Coach Staley on Randolph: “Aaron is a nice-sized wing that can stroke it from the perimeter. He rebounds well and can defend multiple positions. Aaron displayed a positive attitude and team-first approach throughout the day.” Randolph did a lot of things well at camp and should have a very productive upcoming senior season at Westside.

#6: 6’4 ’21 Dreveon Scott (Marlboro County)

Continuing onto a player that highlighted a pretty tough, well-rounded skillset and approach, Dreveon Scott. He’s a long, wiry, smart wing/forward prospect with a high motor and the ability to make plays or wreak havoc without the ball in his hands. Scott is a reliable scorer from all levels but arguably at his best when attacking the basket and finishing strong. He moves well for his size and has the necessary understanding to defend multiple positions. Scott is also a quality rebounder with the skill to push the break in transition. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would only make him more overwhelming for opponents on both ends of the floor. Coach Staley on Scott: “Dreveon is a high IQ player with a great motor. He can defend multiple positions while scoring at will when getting downhill. Dreveon displayed a positive attitude and team-first approach throughout the day.” Scott enjoyed an excellent showing at camp and should be poised for a very productive senior campaign during his upcoming season at Marlboro County. 

#7: 6’5 ’23 Matthew Warren (Trinity Byrnes)

Next, we look at a player that simply knows how to stand out with his blue-collar approach, Matthew Warren. He’s a wiry, long-bodied forward prospect with a high motor and ability to operate within various different roles on the court. Warren is a nice penetrator and shooting threat with an understanding of how to work within his role and the team concept. He plays hard and looks to make hustle plays whenever possible. Warren defends well, especially against bigger opponents, and rebounds the ball consistently on both ends of the floor. Next in his development process is working to get stronger, as it would make him a more physically imposing player on either side of the ball. Coach Staley on Warren: “Matthew is a good-sized wing/forward that slashes and finishes well. He has great reach and can rebound outside of his area. Matthew displayed a positive attitude and team-first approach throughout the day.” Warren enjoyed a quality showing at camp and should have a productive upcoming season for Trinity Byrnes. 

#8: 6’6 ’22 Semajeh Echols (Keenan)

Moving onto a player that always seems to impress with his motor and willingness to do the little things, Samajeh Echols. He’s a big, strong-bodied forward prospect with a high motor and phenomenal rebounding instincts on both ends of the floor. Echols is great defensively and does a great job of containing his assignment around the basket. He moves well for his size and is capable of operating within the paint or as a spot-up threat from the perimeter. Echols is willing to make hustle plays or dive on the floor for loose balls, and runs the floor hard in transition. Next in his development process is working to become a craftier ball-handler, as it would make him even tougher for opponents to contain. Coach Staley on Echols: “Semajeh is a high IQ stretch forward with a great feel for the game. He can shoot it and get downhill with a smooth presence in transition. Semajeh displayed a positive attitude and team-first approach throughout the day.” Echols proved to be an asset for his team during camp and should see an uptick in his recruitment over these next few seasons at Keenan. 

#9: 6’9 ’21 Porter Stanley (Ben Lippen)

Finishing up, we look at a player that offers a pretty steady, reliable skillset and approach on both ends of the floor, Porter Stanley. He’s a big, sturdy, skilled post prospect with a reliable scoring arsenal and the ability to effectively operate with his back to the basket or as a face-up threat. Stanley possesses great hands, soft touch, and useful passing vision for a player of his size. He moves well, alters shots at a solid rate, and runs the floor effectively in transition. Next in his development process is working on becoming a better penetrator, as it would make him a more dynamic threat when attacking closeouts. Coach Staley on Stanley: “Porter is a big-bodied post with soft touch and pick-and-pop ability. He can shoot it and anchors the paint well on defense. Porter displayed a positive attitude and team-first approach throughout the day.” Stanley enjoyed a quality showing at camp and should be able to continue attracting college coaches throughout his upcoming senior season at Ben Lippen.