CaliHoop hosted a one of a kind event Saturday August 19th, The CaliHoop Elite 80 Combine for Class of 2021 at Las Positas College in Livermore. The Camp was ran by eight of Northern California’s most reputable coaches, including St. Mary’s Alumni Wayne Hunter (Head Coach of Miramonte HS), Coach Karega Hart (Head Coach of Oakland Tech HS), UCLA Alumn Janou Rubin (Pro), Preiri View A&M Alumn Jourdan Demuynck (Pro), Coach Don Manning-Fuimaono (Ground Up Hoops / West Coast All Stars), Coach Bryan Thomasson (SF Work Hard Play Hard / SF Pro-Am), Coach Tommy Abdenour (Central Michigan / Grand Rapid Drive), and Coach Steiv Boyd (Hoop Dr. / Team Arsenal). Recent Texas A&M Corpus Christi Commit Tre Gray (El Cerrito 2017) was in the building to watch the future talent of California. Lee Hubbard of Nor Cal Preps and Oakland/SF Post was in attendance to help scout the best talent for the Top 24 Main Event.
The event was held in an effort to educate an important age group (incoming High School Freshman) about the negative impact social media can have on a player’s path to a College Basketball Scholarship and how to avoid putting one’s career in jeopardy by making smarter decisions through posting and extension
The day began with six different stations which focused on an array of skill work including defense, shooting, passing, rebounding, one on one, and more. The rosters were broken into eight teams of ten, allowing each Coach to give equal playing time and attention to their team through 2 games. The camp featured players from over 70 Northern and Central California Cities – the furthest being Eureka, CA.
That’s 2021 Shannon Henry. He’s from Eureka High School. He’s Nice…
PF/W with a Division-1 Body and will dominate at the High School level.
Henry has a lot of potential – Don’t sleep on him!
The Main Event was the Top 24 Game which included the below players:
White: Coached by Wayne Hunter and Karega Hart:
18 Jason Montgomery (Mt. Eden) – 50 Chance Carlton (Newark Memorial) –25 Jeremy Jones (Oakland Tech) – 67 Luke Westermeyer (Clayton Valley Charter) –62 Niyi Olabode (Miramonte) –74 Amari Adekunle (Washington) – 81 Chris Whiley (Riordan) – 30 Jonah Barney (Greogri High) – 59 Tejuan Hale (Oakland Tech) – 44 Di’Aunte Johnson (Mountain House) – 82 Braden Van Groningen (Ripon Christian) –72 Isaac Montgomery (Vanden) –71 Gabriel Patrick (St. Patrick St. Vincent) –9 Taj Phillips (Bishop O’Dowd)
Black: Coached by Tommy Abdenour and Don Manning-Fuimaono:
83 Kyle Schilling (Mitty) – 65 Reid Little (Northfield) – 1 Mike Mitchell (Mitty) – 2 Lee Hubbard III (Riordan) – 78 Amantu Blair (NEA Charter) – 80 Jonathan Schooley-Tyson (Grant) – 49 Shannon Henry (Eureka) – 61 Dean Saleh (St. Joes Alameda) – 21 Sione “SiSi” Lose (Capital Christian) – 14 Rodrick Thompson (Riordan) – 69 Cameron Dampier (St. Marys Stockton) – 66 Caden Flowers (Capital Christian) – 3 Corey Yerger (Grant) –42 Eric Johnson (Washington Fremont) –13 Max Gulart (St. Mary’s Stockton)
2021 Mike Mitchell (Archbishop Mitty HS):
Mitchell caught fire in the first half of the Top 24 All Star Game. That continued throughout the entire game. He shot the ball at a high percentage and showed the ability to knock down the mid range pull up in addition to an automatic three ball. Has good court vision and gets his team involved easily. His length and change of speed allow him to get to the basket easier than most his size. Mike is from San Jose.
2021 Tejuan Hale (Oakland Tech HS)
The physical Hale showcased his ability to defend full court, was consistent from three through all three games, and attacked the basket strong with both hands. Has great shooting form and varsity level footwork. Hale is from Oakland. (Highlights coming soon)
2021 Luke Westermeyer (Clayton Valley Charter HS)
Westermeyer had a terrific overall camp performance – but his efforts in the Top 24 game are what helped his squad to an OT victory. Has the ability to finish with both hands in transition – can control the ball / pace all 94 feet. Crafty finisher around the basket. Luke is from Concord.
2021 Caden Flowers (Capital Christian HS)
Flowers has a high motor, quick handle, and just loves to compete / perform. He scored nearly 30 points in each of his two camp games – earning him a spot in the Top 24 Game where he finished the day with over 70 points in three games. Can push the ball up court with great speed and change of direction. Caden is from Sacramento.
2021 Isaac Montgomery (Vanden HS)
Montgomery is an elite level point guard who made the Top 24 Game his stage and delivered nothing short of a special performance. At one point he was battling back and fourth with Mitchell on back to back possessions. He drew the crowds attention after he was able to convert this to back to back field goals including a mix of a fancy floater and a mid range stop and pop to beat the halftime buzzer. Playing with Isaac means you have to be ready to catch quick and accurate dimes – Be on the lookout for a big year for the future star out of Vallejo
2021 Kyle Schilling (Archbishop Mitty HS)
The coaches had nothing negative to say about Kyle Schilling of Mitty. He was one of the Top scorers overall in the 85 person camp. Schilling has a outside shot that falls more times than not but will make his presence felt inside by fighting for rebounds and picking up AND 1’s regularly. He is a lock-down defender with a bright future in Tim Kennedy’s Mitty Monarch Program. Kyle is from San Jose.
2021 Corey Yerger (Grant HS)
You can’t miss Corey. The crafty point guard just flat out attacks – like he did in the Top 24 All Star Game – finishing acrobatically with both hands. Yerger can facilitate and run a team as well as take over offensively. Has a high motor and can cause problems defensively. Has a nice all around game. Corey is from Sacramento.
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