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2005 Adidas Rookie Sensations, October 29
Santa Fe Community College
10th grade Player Sketches from Jim Haley.
Camp MVP: Adam Pegg, 6'10" - Palm Harbor University High School
Tremendous improvement from 1 year ago; plays much stronger; strong post moves & fierce rebounder; competitor; great 1st game at camp caught everybody's eyes; talks on defense; defends ball screens; potential is there to play at a high level in college: varsity starter as Freshman

Runner Up (tie): Jay Wade, 6'5" - Bay (Panama City)
Excellent perimeter 3 point shooter; penetrator-passer deluxe; finds the open man inside & out; athlete with high D-1 potential in the future; sees the floor well & makes sound decisions in transition has all the tools, skills; varsity starter as freshman

Runner Up (tie): Brolin Floyd, 6'3" - Shores Christian
transfer from Ocala Vanguard; played intense in every game; good perimeter shooter with a "downtown" 3 point shot; one of the state's most under-rated Sophs; loves the transition game & can really pass on the break; explosive offensively; started varsity as a freshman

Sleeper of the Camp: James Didden, 6'2" - Tampa Catholic
Solid player in all aspects of the game; can hit the 15' turn around jumper off the baseline; more of a small forward; "smart"; knows his role as a team player; deceptive in open court play; can hit the 3 pointer when needed; leading scorer on JV as Freshman

Top 20 All Star Performers

  • Courtney Keith, Eustis, 5'10": rock solid point guard; ultra quick in transition and quality passer; plays intense on both ends from start to finish; smart-knows all the tasks as a lead guard ballhandler who sees the floor & finishes at the end
  • Fred Riley, Ocala Vanguard, 6'5": outstanding ball handler for size; will be a big 2 guard for some college; perimeter shooter with long range a confident quick release; more finesse type player than power player; athletic finisher; played varsity as a freshman
  • Mike Gordy , Olympia , 6'3": perimeter shooter; good one on one shills on dribble penetration from the top of the key; athletic slasher; very skilled & athletic; over dribbled at times forcing the action; pull up shooter off the dribble; played varsity as freshman
  • Miguel Paul, Kathleen, 6'1": solid combo guard with good ballhandling skills & a nice soft jumper; hustler with defensive intensity; key Varsity player on 25 win team as a Freshman; ranked high in his class as to player
  • Kevin Foster, Kathleen, 6'6": finished 2nd in the Slam Dunk contest; post player that will probably be a power forward; active on the offensive boards; strong physical transfer from Auburndale; shot blocker; varsity starter as a Freshman at Auburndale; ranked top 5 in his class by some recruiting services
  • "TJ" Bryant, Dade City Pasco, 6'2: very versatile guard that can take it to the hole; very athletic; "leaper"; good shooter; hustles & quick to get on the floor; lefty with some 3 point range
  • Marcus Capers, Lake Region, 6'3": another Polk County athlete; lefty forward with nice perimeter touch; good ball handler for size; "smooth" Moves with the ball; can finish in traffic; takes the Defensive charge; shot blocker; 2.8 gpa; "slasher"
  • Chad July, Gainesville, 6'7": strong post player; big body which he puts to good use; some feel 3 more inches could put him in the big-time; good defender in the paint; can block shots
  • Justin Smith, Shores Christian, 6'3": coach's son; perimeter wing shooter; hustler; plays smart; team player; mid-range jump shot; will defend the perimeter
  • Dave Walker, Tampa Prep, 6'5": at this point is more comfortable in the post; loves to battle In the paint; improved skills and shooting range are key factors in his future; good high post passer; long armed rebounder with inside defensive skills; varsity player as freshman
  • Jordan Fair, Palm Harbor University, 6'1": Unselfish point guard that can hit the 3 pointer; very fundamental ball handler; nice passer; good court decisions in transition; sees the floor well; varsity starter as Freshman
  • Matt Sauey, Ocala St. Johns, 6'6": thin framed post player with moves inside; lefty shooter; needs to become stronger; good passer from post area; team player; knows his role
  • Ameer Brown, Pope John Paul, 6'3": well built solid guard; good defensive denials on ballside; scrapper on both sides of the ball; has 3 point range on shots; sees floor in transition;
  • Androus Kilpatrick, Pope John Paul, 6'4": another lefty with nice perimeter skills; excellent on the ball defender; has 3 point range; will hit mid-range jumper off the dribble; strong finisher
  • Daniel Feliciano, Seminole, 6'6": rebounds on both the offensive & defensive glass; equal skills both inside & outside; played aggressively & attacked the post; loves to "bang" inside; physical
  • Michael Coleman, Ocala Vanguard, 5'10": ultra solid point guard skills; good defender on the perimeter; will pull up & hit the mid-range jumper; will find the open man off dribble penetration; transfer from Shores Christian; loves transition
The Rest of a Deep Talented Camp (in no particular order)
  • Tracy Parks, Gibbs, 5'10": nice 2 guard with a set shot off the perimeter; hustler on defense, transfer from St. Pete Catholic
  • Jose Davilla, Oviedo, 6': extra hard worker with loads of hustle; good rebounder for size
  • Larry Murphy, Gibbs, 6': quick as a cat guard with strong handles; son of a coach; solid decision maker; can leave an opponent in his tracks off the dribble; played better as others got weaker; on varsity as freshman
  • Dave Galat, Belleview, 6': role playing guard; hustler; better adapted for the 2 guard position, Solid defender; played JV as freshman
  • Akeem Dunham, Eustis, 6'3": injured in camp early; grew 5" since freshman year; 6th man on 24 win varsity as freshman; a young Jimmy Hudson at this stage
  • John Burke, Gibbs, 6'6": Strong & physical in the paint; very skilled low post passer; soft mid-range high post jumper; prefers facing the basket; has improved each year at Rookies; has played varsity past 2 years
  • Kenny Dale, Eustis, 6'5": transfer from Wildwood; Freshman Varsity starter; strong & physical inside player; shot blocker; showed signs of explosiveness; must become a defender; loads of potential: improvement will come
  • Damion Robinson, Vanguard, 6'2": athlete; plays hard on both ends; excellent perimeter defender; takes it to the hole 1 on 1 & finishes; role player deluxe
  • Gerald Thomas, Kissimmee-Osceola, 5'10": excellent penetrating point guard; finds the open man; has loads of hustle; ball-handling skills a plus; should Play at the next level
  • O'Neil Chambers, Kissimmee-Osceola, 6'2": looks to pass in transition; made poor decisions at the end of the camp; age should cure immaturity; can be very explosive; strong rebounder
  • Jamal Hubbard, Ribault, 6'1": Solid combo guard with handles; nice soft jumper; hustler; Good passer; solid defender; typical Ribault athlete
  • Zak Kazanski, Berkeley Prep, 6'2" : nice passer in transition; lefty; played out of position at camp; plays smart; very versatile player
  • Mike London, Kathleen, 6'1": guard with good passing skills; good defender; will take it strong to the basket
  • Quincy Palmer, Ribault, 6'3: needs work on ballhandling (weak hand); strong physical perimeter player; very athletic; leaper; potential oozes as he was the only freshman at camp by mistake
  • Brian Parker, Bradenton Prep, 6'4": good defensive rebounder; runs the floor well; active inside player; has some up; coached by former Globe Trotter "Cochise" Brown
  • Ricardo Snow, Leesburg, 5'8": point guard who is very good attacking defenses; excellent at creating shots for perimeter players; handles ball under tough pressure; lots of potential down the road
  • Gerald Fitts Roberts, Harmony, 5'10": 3 point shooting guard off dribble; muscular and possesses knack to drive it to the basket; good "quicks", played varsity as a freshman
  • PJ Potts, Land O' Lakes, 6':: solid point guard who shined on defense; adequate ball-handler and passer; quick penetrator
  • Evon Maxwell, Gainesville, 6'1": quick guard with a pull-up jumper; likes to defend
  • Tyler Auerbacher, Auburndale, 6'1": excellent spot shooting guard; hustler; deadly 3 point shooter; led JV team in scoring
  • Joe Nullet, Bishop Kenny, 6'3": nice small forward with mid range shot; likes to scrap inside, played JV as a freshman
  • Paul Cooper, Auburndale, 6'6": nice soft touch inside; finesse forward; banger on the offensive glass; needs to take intensity level up a notch; very active shot blocker; 2nd leading scorer on JV team
  • Chad Linville, Tampa Prep, 5'10": guard with nice handles; good court vision; scrapper; shows signs of quickness off the dribble; weight room a must
  • Conner Fenlon, Tampa Prep, 5'11": another coaches son; heady guard with nice court savvy; will hit the 3 point shot when open
  • Marcus Johnson, Lake Highland Prep, 6': strong physical point guard who can take contact; Smart player who plays within his role; good QB on offensive side; 3.5gpa; 1200+ PSAT score
  • Corey Smothers, Shores Christian, 5'11": . Excellent transition type player; loaded with quicks; Good passer; will become more poised with age
  • Chris Jones, Panama City Bay, 5'10": skinny penetrator who looks to pass; very team oriented; mid-range jump shooter; defender; can also hit the 3 pointer
  • Blake Allen , Tampa Baptist, 5'9": nice guard skills; looks ahead in transition play for open man; makes good floor decisions; good pull up jumper
  • Anthony Salter, Rickards, 5'11": team player with solid point guard skills; great passer; solid on the ball defender; plays in good transition HS program; played varsity as freshman
  • Calvin Keaton, Rickards, 6'3": nice small forward; good finisher in transition; good defensive mind set; hauled in the defensive rebounds; can play big inside
  • Autrae Mayberry, Buchholz, 6'4": gets after it; will dive on the floor; good high post passer; strong offensive rebounder
  • Akeem Washington, Mandarin, 6'4": good post moves inside;will crash the offensive boards; good open court athlete; outside, inside forward; has brothers that played at the next level
  • Evan Ravenal, Tampa Bay Tech, 6'7": strong inside post player; knows how to use the glass; likes to battle inside the paint; good quick outlet passes; will step outside and shoot the mid-range jumper
  • Paul Gaynor, Mandarin, 6'8": lefty; good offensive & defensive rebounder; plays tough inside but needs to defend the low post better; use of the glass an added plus
  • Daniel Barber, Cardinal Newman, 5'8": quick point guard who sees the floor well; started point guard as a freshman leading team in assists, steals
  • Rondell Walsh, Lake Wales, 5'10": stocky 2 guard with good penetration skills; plays smart; needs strength
  • Eric Diaz , Dade Christian, 5'6": smallest guard in camp but very intense; good ball-handler and penetrator; solid half court leader
  • Rick Katz, Cardinal Newman, 6'2": defender plus; does the little things to win; solid mid range jump shooter
  • Cornelius Flowers, PC Bay, 6'3": 2 or 3 combo scorer; solid ballhandler; thick body with perimeter skills; possesses deceptive quicks; 3 pt shooter
  • Zack Bell , Lake Wales , 6'3": thick body forward; good offensive rebounder;
  • Jacob Troyl, St. Pete Canterbury, 6'7": then but active in the offensive post; attacks the hoop; outstanding student with 3.8 gpa in honors program
  • Brad Tumer, Mt. Dora, 5'9": nice point guard with solid skills; cut down turnovers; very athletic; defends on the ball exceptionally well
  • Joshua Woodside , Lake Gibson, 5'10": looks to pass to the open man; sometimes forces; good assist to turnover ratio in HS; NY style playmaker
  • Jonathan Woodside , Lake Gibson, 6'2": needs to read pass decisions in half court area; has nice penetration skills at guard; ball-handling is solid; played varsity as freshman; excellent defender
  • John Budervic, St. John's, 6'3":. Perimeter shooter; good off the ball offensive movement; will score the "3"; takes charges & sets picks; solid small forward; team player
  • William White, Jacksonville Jackson, 5'10": 2 guard; good passer in transition; out-of-control at times in penetration; scorer-1st, passer-2nd; athlete
  • Walade Wade, PK Yonge, 6'4": good high-post passing skills; looks to find the open man when shut down inside; must convert to forward later; projected to play on talented varsity team
  • John Ellis, PK Yonge, 6'5": defensive rebounder who needs strength for inside play; has solid post up skills; nice touch from 15' in; bright future
  • Turner Laidler, Jacksonville Jackson, 5'9": solid point guard; sees the floor well; pass-1st, shot-2nd type player; team player with good mid-range jumper
  • Preston Frederick, Lake Gibson, 6'6": very athletic perimeter small forward with consistent 3 point range
  • Clifford Reed, Atlantic, 6'2": college coach's son; very fundamentally sound; totally under control in transition; nice future as a 2 guard
  • Dante Anderson, Eastside, 6'3": played key role on varsity as a freshman; tons of experience; Very athletic; pull up shooter off the dribble; highly rated by several state recruiting services
  • Caleb Polk, Sanford-Seminole, 6'3": nice forward that can hit the 3 point shot; good defender; good rebounder
  • Bill Serle, Father Lopez, 6'5": soft set shooter; will block shots in transition; goes inside off dribble with pull up jumper in the paint; competitor; played varsity as freshman averaging 10ppg


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