Tyler Simpson | Lead Writer
6’1” 2018 PG Jaylen Jones
Booker High School (Sarasota, FL)
Jones entered the event as virtually an unknown until he began lighting up teams in the scrimmages. Jones dropped 26 on IMG Academy earlier in the year and he showed that he deserves recognition. Jones, the breakout player of the camp and the MVP made himself well known at the camp. A guard with a nice handle and range that extends beyond the 3 point line can do it all. Opposing defenses were on their heels all day as the guard was getting in the lane and finishing with ease. The crafty guard can score at all 3 levels. Jones had a scoring barrage during the Top 20 game while connecting on 4 three pointers in a row. Jones also played the passing lanes well on defense, showing he could be a ball hawking guard on defense.
5’10” 2018 PG Rahsaan Lewis
Windermere Prep (Windermere, FL)
Lewis, the son of NFL Hall of Famer Ray Lewis was as good as it gets. Lewis, who could have been co-mvp with Jaylen Jones was just as impressive. He takes great pride on the defensive side of the ball and it shows. Lewis was tasked with locking up Jones after he made four straight three’s and did just that. Lewis was the best defender of all the players. Lewis showed his ability to drive to the hoop and find the open man when the defense collapsed as well. The outside shot for Lewis wasn’t falling as much but he still showed his ability to hit it.
6’2” 2019 G James Lee
Vanguard High School (Lake Wales, FL)
James Lee took home the #1 prospect ranking after his stellar play during the weekend. Lee is an athletic guard who can jump out of the gym. Even though he didn’t take home MVP honors he was easily the most impressive prospect in the gym. Aside from his elite athleticism, Lee showed his ability to shoot from outside and added an impressive mid-range game. Lee also showed that he could get to the rim with ease while driving through the lane. Only a sophomore, Lee still has a lot of time to get incredibly better. With some strong performances during the summer Lee can move up in the rankings of the 2019 class and garner more offers.
5’9” 2018 PG Devon Knaub
Oviedo High School (Oviedo, FL)
Knaub was one of the smallest guards in attendance but that didn’t slow him down. Knaub quickly impressed all of the coaches and staff with his handles and his fearlessness against the bigger guards. Knaub can hit the 3 and drive to the rim and finish through contact as well. He compares his game to Isaiah Thomas and it shows. He’s not scared of anyone he goes against and his confidence is through the roof. His height will certainly be a question mark, but he showed that it should be overlooked. He will be a big time playmaker.
6’5” SG Alec Sherman
Mitchell High School (New Port Richey, FL)
One of the unknowns coming into TRS Orlando, Sherman had a productive day and found himself playing his way into the Top 20 game. Despite being ranked as #11 on the prospect rankings, Sherman was a standout player due to doing just a little bit of everything. Sherman played great defense, finished well at the rim, and shot the ball from outside consistently. Sherman will be a steal for any college that starts to show interest as he knows how to get it done on both sides of the ball and does the little things.