Hoop Mountain: Super Week I Recap I
Hoop Mountain Super Week is back at Roger Williams this year, and there is an impressive group of prospects on hand for SW1. Throughout the week, the players will be put through a number of activities that include, skill work, games, lectures and whiteboard learning. Led by an excellent staff, Day 1 showed that this week will be an excellent learning experience for these prospects. Here are some players that stood out:
Sam Triacoff- Beverley High School - The 2016 guard displayed his shooting touch on Day 1 as he was able to knock down a number of shots. He also showed the ability to handle the ball with confidence as well.
Kyle Coughlin - Beverly High School - Throughout the day Kyle was one of the more impressive floor generals at camp. He is always talking and helping his teammates get to the right spots on the floor. He also knocked down a shots from outside consistently.
Erik Olsen - Dracut High School - The 2017 forward is an excellent inside-outside game. In the paint, he has the ability to finish over defenders and with contact.
Dmitri Yates - One of the top prospects in the in the West Division. Dimitri is an athletic wing that showed the ability to both left and right when attacking the rim. He’s almost always finishes when he gets to the rim. On defense, he uses his quickness and athletic ability to disrupt passing lanes and force turnovers.
Ben Judson - St. John’s Prep - The 2015 product was one of the better knock down shooters in camp on Day 1. He’s at his best when spotting up on the wing where he can catch and shoot.
Jake Rudolf - Masconoment - Kevin is another one of the top shooters in camp. Although he’s known for being a sniper from outside the arc, he’s now showing the ability to distribute the ball as well.
Isaiah McCloud - Cambridge RL - McCloud was one of the more discussed names by coaches on Day 1. The 2015 guard is a coach on the floor and does the little things needed to win games. He’s also a very good athlete, which makes him even harder to play against.
Geo Baker - Pinkerton Academy - Baker’s one of the more talked about players in his class. He’s a very fluid ball-handler and excels when in the open court. When he drives, he has a number of creative finishes and can find the open teammate also.
Guellien Smith - Catholic Memorial - Smith is a bully of combo guard. Because of his strength, he can finish through contact with ease. When he gets into the paint, his teammates instantly become better because of his ability to find them open shots.
Isaiah Godwin - Brooks School - Goodwin’s one of the quickest guards in camp. He uses that quickness to get into the lane where he finishes with either hands.
Charlie Crockett - Brooks School - The rising senior has been improving at a rapid rate this summer. When the big man gets position on the block, he can over either shoulder, but he is almost impossible to stop when he goes over his left for a hook shot.
Andreas Kontopidis - Dover-Sherborn - The 6’5” guard is also continuing his break out spring. The 2015 wing has a very complete game and is the definition of a matchup problem. A number of times throughout the day he got a defensive rebound and lead the break, where he either scored and dished it off to a teammate.