Almost a year later in the pandemic, nothing has changed in California and doubt in the CIF HS season. Many more of the top Norcal players have been playing on the prep circuit and well known Grind Session.
Southern California Academy
Jaylen Thompson (2022) - Originally attended St. Joseph Notre Dame in Alameda. Stock has gone parabolic since joining SCA back in mid 2020. Picking up offers from Washington St, LSU, Arizona, Alabama, Nebraska and more!
Oziyah Sellers (2022) - Originally attended Modesto Christian and has been with SCA from the start. Since joining SCA Oziyah has picked up offers from Washington St. UTEP, and Eastern Washington.
Yaru Harvey (2021) - Has recently committed to Eastern Washington from an offer picked up last summer with Lakeshow AAU. Yaru has joined SCA from the beginning and will be using this time to play against top competition and fine tune his skills before he lands at Eastern Washington
Donjae Lindsey (2021) - Recently joined SCA and one of the top unsigned seniors in Norcal. If the trends continue expect Donjae to pick up some D1 offers soon.
Donjae Lindsey (2021 Weston Ranch) - Ultra athletic guard makes the game look effortless. can get to the rim at will and has a solid 3 pt shot. @Donyeezy2— SIMPLY BASKETBALL (@simplyy_bball) December 18, 2020
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Varick Lewis (2023) - One of the top 2023's on the west coast has joined SCA this past weekend. Already has offers from UCSB and Portland State, expect an uptrend of offers as all the top talent has joined the prep scene.
Varick Lewis (2023 Monterey Trail) one of the top 2023’s on the west! Showcasing his scoring ability at the Sunday Showcase @varick_lewis— SIMPLY BASKETBALL (@simplyy_bball) October 21, 2020
Showcase Standouts: https://t.co/TxfJ4AxnSB
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Broyce Batchan (2022) - One of the fastest rising players in Norcal picked up his first offer from Portland St. in the beginning of the pandemic. With Broyce buzz at an all time high. Coaches are dying to watch Broyce in live game action and here is there chance. Have no doubt many offers will be rolling in soon.
Broyce Batchan (@BroyceBatchan1) c|o 22 - another budding prospect we’ve been tracking thru the summer & now @thegrindsession. 6’2 PG 14pts/5reb/5ast/3stl in a win against one of the best teams in the league last night. Keep an eye on em @SimplyFunBball 👀💯 pic.twitter.com/2PzGG13qwY— Ballers Bridge (@BallersBridge) January 30, 2021
Demarshay Johnson (SDSU Signee) - The recent SDSU signee has join the prep scene to prepare for his college career. Shay is already standing out in the grind session with his off the chart athletic ability.
DJ Johnson (2021) - One of the top prospects in Norcal with unmatched athleticism has lost a lot of buzz through the pandemic. By joining Trinity Prep, DJ's recruitment should pick back up very soon.
Tyler Harris (2023) - Has became a well known name on the west coast since the pandemic as one of the top 2023 prospects. In the past few months, Tyler has picked up offers from Eastern Washington and Cal Poly. Tyler will accelerate his development playing against strong and older players on the grind session.
Ron Jones Jr. (2022) - One of the grittiest players in Norcal will get a chance to make a name for himself at the Grind Session. One of the under the radar players in Norcal can comeback as a top Norcal player with this opportunity.
Kam Manning-Fuiamono (2023) - The lone norcal player on the AZ compass squad. This is not the national squad with Ty Ty Washington but a team that is filled with underclassman.
Sione Lose (2021) - The 6'4 do it all player is still unsigned and one of the most skilled players in Norcal.
Darrion Williams (2022) - The 6'7 forward can make a impact in the game whether his back to the basket or facing up. Recently transferred to Bishop Gorman from Capital Christian. Now Darrion is with BFL Prep with the cancellation of Nevada sports.