High School Standouts 2021 Season: Report #7
Updated: Mar 17, 2021
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Caleb Carter 6’3 Combo Guard 2021 (Archbishop Carroll HS): Carter filled up the stat sheet in Archbishop Carroll’s win over Lansdale Catholic. He has good vision to create open shots for teammates. Found a teammate cutting near the foul line for a mid-range jumper in addition to hitting an open teammate spotting up for a trey after he got an offensive rebound. Carter also hit freshman sharpshooter Moses Hipps for an NBA range trey when he realized Hipp’s defender was giving him too much space. Finished with five assists in the contest. While Carter struggled with his shot, he still was able to show his ability to get into the paint at a consistent rate. Sliced into the lane during the second half using a nice euro step move to finish an and-1. Had nine points in the game. Carter made a significant impact on the glass as well, using solid intuition to seemingly always be around the ball when it came off the rim. Corralled nine rebounds in the contest, including three on the offensive end. Defensively, Carter is nimble on his feet which limited opponents from being able to get dribble penetration on him. Also carries over the instincts he has on the glass when creating steals. Took advantage of an opponent’s bad pass near their basket when Carroll was pressing to pick it off and score through contact for an and-1. Carter had a pair of steals in the contest.
Jimmy Casey 6’7 Power Forward/Center 2021 (Lansdale Catholic HS): Casey battled hard in the paint during Lansdale Catholic’s loss against Archbishop Carroll. Has nice touch on his three-pointer with the ability to make the defense pay if he is left open. Casey hit a huge trey near the top of the key with under a minute left to get LC within five. Also showed he was capable of taking opponents off the dribble in certain situations. Had a pair of nice drives from the top of the key to finish through contact for an and-1 in addition to using a spin move to draw a shooting foul. Casey has a soft touch on his post moves as well. Hit a smooth jump hook when posting up on the block along with draining a fadeaway jumper in the second half. Casey is also a reliable free throw shooter as he made all seven of his attempts in the contest to go with his 22 points. Uses his strong frame and toughness when boxing out to be a reliable rebounder. Had seven rebounds in the game.
Eric Chamberlain 5’11 Point Guard 2021 (West Catholic Prep): Chamberlain made his imprint on the game doing a lot of the little things during West Catholic Prep’s win over Conwell-Egan. Was a pest on the defensive end, having a trio of steals in the contest. Picked off an opponent’s bad pass when full court pressing in addition to when pressing again, ripping the ball from an opponent under their basket to score an and-1 layup. Chamberlain also showed good effort in West Catholic’s zone defense, making it tough for opponents to get the ball into the weak spot in the middle. Offensively, he made a variety of high IQ plays getting his teammates involved while taking care of the ball. Had three assists to zero turnovers. Also had a pair of offensive rebounds being in the right place at the right time to get extra possessions for his team. Chamberlain showed off his finishing package as well with a nice step through move for a layup in the second half. Finished the game with nine points.
Donald Imo 6’7 Power Forward 2021 (Conwell-Egan Catholic HS): Imo impressed on both sides of the ball in Conwell-Egan’s defeat to West Catholic Prep. Showed upside as a creator with a pair of the drives using a step through move when penetrating from the baseline to score, as well as another nice drive from the baseline where he put back his own miss for a layup. Also does a good job of being in the right spots when teammates drive into the lane to get high percentage layups on drop-offs. Scored on a pair of these plays. Showed comfort when posting up as well. Imo hit a nice turnaround jumper when backing an opponent down for an and-1 in addition to facing up after catching it on the block and taking one dribble to score. Demonstrated his impressive leaping ability in transition, throwing down a strong two hand dunk after Conwell-Egan broke the opponent’s press. Finished the contest with 22 points. Defensively, Imo is a very good rim protector with his size and athleticism when challenging opponents’ shots at the basket. Had a nice block coming from the help side to swat an opponent’s shot when they thought they had an easy layup. Also showed great effort sprinting from end to end in transition, coming from behind to block an opponent’s shot when they were going up for a layup. Imo takes pride when rebounding the ball as well. He consistently makes a good effort to box out and use his leaping ability to corral the ball as quickly as he can off the rim. Had 10 rebounds in the game.
Tyler Meinel 6’5 Small Forward 2023 (Central Bucks South HS): Meinel showed a versatile scoring package in CB South’s win over CB East. He cannot be left open from beyond the arc as he is a good three-pointer shooter off the catch. Drained a trey when spotting up from the corner, in addition to hitting another deep ball from the wing in transition on a drive and kick from his teammate. Also has the ability to take opponents off the dribble and finish strong at the rim. Had a good take from the wing for a reverse layup along with using a nice spin move when driving from the wing in the second half to finish through contact for an and-1. Meinel is effective moving without the ball as well. Cut hard near the foul line to hit a mid range jumper in addition to finding an open spot behind CB East’s zone when running baseline in the second half for an easy layup. Meinel finished with 28 points in the contest.
Jacob Cummiskey 6’3 Point Guard 2024 (Central Bucks East HS): Cummiskey did a very good job balancing scoring and facilitating during CB East’s win over Souderton to clinch the Suburban One League Colonial Division title. The southpaw has good form with a quick release on his shot helping him make three-pointers at a consistent rate. Hit a pair of long balls when spotting up from the top of the key and wing. Cummiskey also is very good at using ball screens. Had two nice finishes at the rim using strong screens set by teammates to create space for himself. Had 18 points in the game. Cummiskey is an impressive playmaker who makes others better as well. Had a pair of drive and kicks to teammates for open threes from the wing and top of the key, in addition to a nice skip pass from the wing to hit a teammate for a corner trey. Finished the contest with five assists. Cummiskey also gives good effort defensively. Uses his size to make it difficult for opposing point guards to find open passing lanes against him, as well as doing a good job picking up CB East’s rotations on this end as only a freshman.
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