The 20th annual Pangos All-West Frosh/Soph Camp presented by Ethika was held at Nets on Fire in St. George UT on September 26-27 and featured 240-plus top 2023 and 2024 players (along with a few talented 2025 ballers) from California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, Montana, Minnesota and North Carolina. The depth of the talent present had media/scouts optimistic about the future of West Coast high school hoops and this platform gave talented young prospects in those classes a real opportunity to display their skills and future potential.
BallerTV live-streamed all games at the event (they are now also available for replay):
Camp numerical and team rosters can be accessed online: https://www.fullctpress.net/20-aw-fs-camp-entry.html
Media and scouts on hand included camp co-director Dinos Trigonis (Fullcourt Press, Pangos & Nothing But Net Magazine), camp co-director Etop Udo-Ema (Fullcourt Press & Dunk News), Frank Burlison (BurlisononBasketball.com/McDonald’s All-American Game voter/NBPA Camp Selection Committee), Van Coleman (Nothing But Net Magazine National Recruiting Analyst/McDonald’s All-American Game voter/NBPA Camp Selection Committee), Krysten Peek (Rivals.com/Yahoo Sports), Ronnie Flores (GrassrootsHoops.net & BallisLife.com/Fab 50 National HS Team Rankings), Chris Popoola (Popoola Rating & Development), Bruce Williams (Prep Hoops), Tyler Glazier (Pro Insight), Jerina Madayag (InfluenceRecruiting.com), Anthony Ray (Arizona Preps), Jamyl Williams (NM Hoops), Matthew Kovach, Chris Young and Chad Babel (Nike Grassroots Basketball). Video-outlets present included Ball is Life, Ball Dawgs, Baller TV, Overtime, WW Tapes as well as photographer Nick Koza (SportsAmp.com).
The camp’s top 60 players were selected by the media/scouts in attendance and were showcased in the two “cream of the crop” games held at the conclusion of the event.
In the Top 30 Game it was 6-1 2023 PG Jordan Ross scoring 11 points, grabbing five boards and dishing out 7 assists to spark the White squad over the Black 142-126. 6-3 2023 Darius Carr scored a game-high 18 points for the winners while 6-7 2023 Zack Davidson had 17 points and a game-high 9 rebounds for the losing team. Ross, Carr and Davidson shared game co-MVP honors.
In the Top 60 Game, the White squad outlasted their Black counterparts 94-84. Game co-MVPs were 6-3 2023 Maurice Wright (scored a game-high 18 points for the winners) and 6-3 2024 Trent Perry (16 points and 5 boards for the losing group).
While this is a recap of the event, please keep in mind that this is a very early look at underclass prospects that have much room for future growth and are all “unfinished” products.
Listed below are the Top 30 Game selections (in alphabetical order):
Top 30 Cream of the Crop Selections
Courtney Anderson Jr. 6’4″ 2023 Dublin (CA)
Anderson is a talented young WG with terrific upside. Athletic frame and tools, Courtney has a good-looking jump shot and nice explosion to the rim. Anderson was invited to the USA Basketball Fall Mini-Camp last Fall in Colorado Springs. Ball is Life’s Ronnie Flores’ #5 rated player in camp has an early offer from San Francisco.
Darius Carr 6’3″ 2023 St. Bernard (Playa del Rey CA)
Quick and athletic WG is always in attack mode. Carr had a game high 18 points in Top 30 Game – earning a share of MVP honors with Jordan Ross & Zack Davidson. Ronnie Flores (Ball is Life) pegged Carr as the #4 player in camp. Camp video highlights: https://twitter.com/krystenpeek/status/1311307301601468416?s=20
Justin Daniels 6’4″ 2023 Mater Dei (Santa Ana CA)
One the most talented guards in St. George UT was this athletic high-octane scorer from Mater Dei. Younger brother of DeAndre Daniels (2014 UConn national champs/Toronto Raptors NBA draft pick) is quick off the bounce and an impressive finisher at the rim. Good student (3,3 GPA) and bona-fide HM prospect is ahead of where brother DeAndre was at same stage of development.
Zack Davidson 6’7″ 2023 Mater Dei (Santa Ana CA)
I really like the continued improvement of Davidson (younger brother of Nevada-bound PF Nick Davidson). Skilled forward and terrific student (4.0 GPA) had 17 points/9 rebs in Top 30 Game – earning Game co-MVP honors.
Jurian Dixon 6’4″ 2023 San Ysidro (San Diego CA)
High-scoring guard can get buckets in a hurry. Dixon is quick and athletic off the bounce and uses his length well on his drives to the cup. Jurian has early offers from Loyola Marymount and San Diego.
Shane Douma-Sanchez 6’0″ 2023 Del Norte (Albuquerque NM)
One of the pleasant surprises of the camp was the heady Douma-Sanchez. Top 30 Game pick can really handle and distribute rock, plays with impressive poise and always has his head on a swivel defensively. Very good student too (3.8 GPA).
Brady Dunlap 6’7″ 2023 Harvard-Westlake (North Hollywood CA)
Sharpshooting swingman with length and deep range on his jump shot is the son of Cal State Northridge assistant coach Jeff Dunlap (who played at UCLA). Outstanding student (4.0) and Hart (Santa Clarita CA) transfer is extremely skilled and confident and plays with a winning mentality. Ronnie Flores (Ball is Life) rated Brady as the #2 player in camp.
Xavier Edmunds 6’8″ 2023 Bishop Montgomery (Torrance CA)
Rugged PF is built Ford Tough! Excellent rebounder and defender has nice footwork on the block and bounce to the rim. Solid student (3.0 GPA) reminds me of former Michigan State PF Xavier Tillman.
Isaiah Elohim 6’4″ 2024 Heritage Christian (Northridge CA)
Elohim is the next great guard out of SoCal. Explosive to hoop with impressive scoring skills, he also has the alpha male mentality to be a clutch player. Isaiah was the top freshman at this camp this and arguably the most promising prospect here. Elohim just received his 1st offer from Arizona State and has also been in contact with Arizona, UCLA & Kansas. Ronnie Flores (Ball is Life) rated Isaiah #3 in camp here (and the event’s #1 freshman). Camp video highlights: https://www.instagram.com/p/CFsyp8Dh62d/
James Evans 6’6″ 2024 West Ranch (Santa Clarita CA)
Strong and sturdy forward can finish through contact and has nice athleticism to finish above the rim. One of the West Coast’s top freshmen.
Darnell Marcus Fizer Jr. 6’5″ 2023 Coronado (Henderson NV)
Son of former Iowa State and NBA PF Marcus Fizer is an athletic swingman and nice slashing scorer with high-major upside. Very good student (3.7 GPA) has an initial offer from Pacific. Camp video highlights: https://twitter.com/krystenpeek/status/1311325932662059008?s=20
Jazz Gardner 6’11” 2023 Los Altos (Hacienda Heights CA)
Rapidly developing young Big with very good perimeter stroke that extends to the 3-point arc and soft touch around the hoop. Gardner’s vast potential has not been ignored as he has garnered early offers from Kansas (just after camp concluded), USC, LSU, Washington State, UCSB and Pepperdine. Very good student (3.4 GPA) is the son of former McDonald’s All-American Jelani Gardner (Cal/Pepperdine and overseas pro). Camp video highlight: https://twitter.com/MattyK31/status/1310014969065484288?s=20
Osiris Grady 6’7″ 2023 Coronado (Henderson NV)
Workhorse PF is active on the glass, an excellent rim-runner and finishes with regularity around cup. Very good student (3.7 GPA) is a dependable defender.
Tyler Harris 6’7″ 2023 Newark Memorial (Newark CA)
Very intriguing long wing is oozing with HM potential! Runs the floor like a gazelle and is an effective slashing scorer. Harris has an early offer from UTEP. One to definitely track closely in the 2023 national class.
AJ Johnson 6’3″ 2023 Taft (Woodland Hills CA)
Young guard is still growing like a weed and have a nice lead guard skill set. Very good ball skills and shooting touch. Just strength away from being a valued D1 prospect. Camp video highlights: https://twitter.com/ballislifewest_/status/1311781718253137920?s=20
Varick Lewis 6’3″ 2023 Monterey Trail (Elk Grove CA)
Natural-born scorer can score both on drives to the basket as well as spotting up from deep. Ronnie Flores (Ball is Life) denoted Lewis (a very good student – 3.7 GPA) as his #8 ranked player in camp.
Khaman Maker 7’1″ 2024 Desert Valley Prep (Las Vegas NV)
One of the players with the highest ceilings here was Maker. Long and agile center has a good skill set and with hard work & added strength will be a real problem down the road. Has the length and defensive instincts to be a premier rim-protector.
Andrew Meadow 6’7 2023 West Ranch (Santa Clarita CA)
Rugged and physical hybrid-forward has a very versatile skill set and is deceptively athletic and crafty around the cup. Very good student (3.7 GPA) has an initial offer from Washington State and recent interest from Stanford and Pepperdine. Video-highlights:
Quentin Meza 6’0″ 2023 Cyprus (Magna UT)
Heady point is a solid table-setter that knows how to run a team. Excellent student (3.8 GPA).
John Mobley Jr. 5’11” 2024 HS TBA (Las Vegas NV)
Deceptively quick PG has a dazzling yo-yo handle and can create his own shot which extends deep beyond the 3-point arc. Ohio native has just moved to Las Vegas and is currently deciding on a high school destination. Video-highlights: https://twitter.com/JohnPaulMobley1/status/1310271514663477248?s=20
Darrell Morris 5’8″ 2024 Renaissance Academy (Altadena CA)
Small but speedy PG plays with a huge heart and makes big plays at both ends. Great on-ball defender and surprisingly good scorer.
Jimmy Oladokun Jr. 6’7” 2023 Damien (La Verne CA)
Emerging West Coast soph F prospect is active on both ends and a productive scorer as well. Jimmy is far from polished offensively but possesses a great knack for the ball, seems to be involved in every play and plays with a V12 motor. Terrific student too (4.0+ GPA) has an initial offer from New Mexico and is receiving interest from Stanford.
Kevin Patton Jr. 6’7″ 2023 AZ Compass Prep (Chandler AZ)
I really like the overall skill set and long-term potential of Patton. Excellent student (4.0 GPA) is a must track Southwest prospect for MM+ and higher programs. Video highlights: https://twitter.com/KevinPatton1/status/1311543484784939009?s=20
Jamari Phillips 6’2″ 2024 Modesto Christian (Modesto CA)
Confident combo-guard has the offensive talent to post big numbers. Phillips competes on every play and has a tough, winning mentality.
Malachi Roberts 6’6″ 2023 Yamhill-Carlton (Yamhill OR)
Skilled swingman can score in a variety of ways including from long distance. Terrific student (4.0 GPA). Video-highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txQ5kL22ICM&feature=youtu.be
Tyler Rolison 6’1″ 2023 St. Bernard (Playa del Rey CA)
Solid as a rock PG makes wise decisions and has a nice mid-range jump shot. Very solid defender too.
Jordan Ross 6’1″ 2023 Pleasant Grove (UT)
Smooth PG has excellent basketball IQ and pin-point passing skills. Nice range on jump shot too. Ross showed his worth in Top 30 Game, scoring 11 points, grabbing five rebs and handing out 7 assists to spark the White squad over the Black 142-126 and earning game co-MVP honors in the process. Jordan has recent offers from Utah and Washington State and is also getting interest from Stanford, LSU, Wake Forest, Utah State and BYU. Excellent student (3.8 GPA) is the son of Ronnie Ross (played at Utah State for Stew Morrill and is currently on Mark Madsen’s staff at Utah Valley State). Ronnie Flores (Ball is Life) rated Ross #1 in camp here. Video highlights: https://twitter.com/krystenpeek/status/1311774890765299713?s=20
Will Smith III 6’3″ 2023 Bishop Montgomery (Torrance CA)
I love the defensive intensity of Smith, a strong WG that plays extremely hard and can finish despite contact. Very good student (3.6 GPA) is poised for a break-out year for Doug Mitchell’s Knights this upcoming season.
DJ Thomas 6’1″ 2024 Liberty (Henderson NV)
Son of former UNLV PG Dedan Thomas (Taft/Woodland Hills CA grad) is a crafty lefty playmaker with a quick and accurate trigger from long range. Excellent student (3.7 GPA – honors courses) has early offers from UNLV and LSU.
Jack Turner 6’3″ 2024 Santa Margarita (CA)
Hot-shooting WG with excellent court instincts is also a great student (4.0 GPA). Older brother 6-7 2021 Luke Turner is being recruited at the D-1 level.
Listed below are the camp’s Top 60 Game selections (listed in alphabetical order):
Seven Bahati 6’4″ 2024 Los Altos (Hacienda Heights CA)
Jordan Barnes 6’1″ 2024 Olympus (Holladay UT)
Tommy Brascia 6’8″ 2023 Durango (Las Vegas NV)
Eric Brown 6’6″ 2023 Archbishop Mitty (San Jose CA)
David Burnham 6’0″ 2023 Summit (Fontana CA)
Armari Carraway 5’10” 2023 Fresno (CA)
Isaiah Cunningham 6’2″ 2025 Cedarcrest MS (Tacoma WA)
Josiah Cunningham 6’2″ 2024 Coronado (Henderson NV)
Amari Davis 6’6 2024 Grant Union (Sacramento CA)
Taj DeGourville 6’4″ 2024 Durango (Las Vegas NV)
Dutch Dowdell 6’4″ 2024 Olympus (Holladay UT)
Cole Ellena 6’9″ 2024 Liberty (Henderson NV)
Ryder Elisaldez 6’3″ 2024 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas NV)
Parker Friedrichsen 6’4″ 2023 Bixby (OK)
Ty Hendler 6’3″ 2023 La Costa Canyon (Carlsbad CA)
Gavin Hightower 6’0″ 2025 Heritage Christian (Northridge CA)
Sterling Knox 6’4″ 2023 Durango (Las Vegas NV)
Derek Lamb 6’6″ 2023 Oakmont (Roseville CA)
Sebastian Mack 6’2″ 2023 Durango (Las Vegas NV)
Arman Madi 6’6″ 2023 Brophy College Prep (Phoenix AZ)
David Manea 6’6″ 2023 Beckman (Irvine CA)
Austin Maurer 6’8” 2024 Cascade Christian (Medford OR)
Yaqub Mir 6’2″ 2023 Granite Bay (CA)
Kollen Murphy 6’2″ 2023 Colony (Ontario CA)
Trent Perry 6’2″ 2024 Harvard-Westlake (North Hollywood CA)
Derek Sangster 6’5″ 2023 Archbishop Mitty (San Jose CA)
Jaylen Sims 6’4″ 2024 Coronado (Henderson NV)
Blake Rice 6’2″ 2024 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas NV)
Jason “Jase” Richardson 6’1″ 2024 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas NV)
Benjamin Roseborough 6’3″ 2024 St. Hope Charter (Sacramento CA)
Logan Steuben 6’7″ 2023 Inderkum (Sacramento CA)
Parker Strauss 6’2″ 2023 Edison (Huntington Beach CA)
Evan Tatum 6’4″ 2023 Desert Pines (Las Vegas NV)
Ty Virgil 6’2″ 2024 Franklin (Elk Grove CA)
Kody Weary 6’6″ 2023 Weston Ranch (Stockton CA)
Jeremiah Whitmore 6’6″ 2023 Centennial (Corona CA)
King-Jhsanni Wilhite 6’0″ 2023 Archbishop Riordan (San Francisco CA)
Maurice Wright 6’3″ 2023 Santa Clarita Christian (CA)
The players below were not selected to the all-star games but impressed scouts in attendance enough to be deserving as camp “honorable mention” (in alphabetical order):
6-2 2024 Michael Bartlett (St. Anthony/Long Beach CA), 6-4 2024 Scotty Belnap (Mater Dei/Santa Ana CA), 6-3 2023 Shane Bodden (Providence/Burbank CA), 6-4 2023 Christian Brown (La Costa Canyon/Carlsbad CA), 6-0 2023 Malik Brown (Tigard/OR), 6-6 2024 Ryder Bryan (Home school/Las Vegas NV), 5-10 2023 AJ Carter (Tigard/OR), 6-3 2024 Amari Chandler (Cherokee Trail/Aurora CO), 6-0 2023 Donovan Cooks (Dublin/CA), 6-2 2023 Jonah Corie (Archbishop Mitty/San Jose CA), 5-11 2023 Zemetrius “ZJ” Cotton Jr. (Murrieta Valley/Murrieta CA), 6-0 2024 Jaden Depina (West Ranch/Santa Clarita CA), 6-6 2023 Brock Felder (Crimson Cliffs/St. George UT), 6-3 2024 Elijah Foster (Volcano Vista/Albuquerque NM), 5-10 2024 Kaden Garber (Horizon Honors/Phoenix AZ), 6-1 2025 JaiYon Gardner (Los Altos/Hacienda Heights CA), 6-1 2024 Brandon Gibson Jr. (Monterey Trail/Elk Grove CA), 5-11 2023 Yorgio Golesis (Skyline/Salt Lake City UT), 5-7 2023 Aaron Harris Jr. (Cooper Academy/Chino (CA), 5-11 2023 Miles Harris (San Diego HS/CA), 6-4 2023 Mekhi Hill (Palo Verde/Las Vegas NV), 6-1 2024 Jaden Hubbard (Fairfax/Los Angeles CA), 6-2 2024 Amani Johnson (Salesian/Richmond CA), 5-9 2023 Josiah Johnson (Sheldon/Sacramento CA), 6-1 2024 Jayden Jones (Desert Oasis/Las Vegas NV), 6-1 2023 Jaxson “Chomp” Jones (Desert Hills/St. George UT), 6-0 2023 Alexander “Zander” Kamai (Millennium/Goodyear AZ), 6-0 2023 Kristaps Angelo Kambala (Coronado/Henderson NV), 6-4 2025 Brayden Kyman (Togethership EAMS/Mission Viejo CA), 6-2 2024 Anthony Lacy Oakland/CA), 6-2 Michael Lewis Jr. (St Mary’s/Berkeley CA), 6-1 2023 Jaden Loritts (Leesville Road/Raleigh NC), 6-3 2023 Henry Madden (Central/Fresno CA), 6-0 2023 Kameron Manning-Fuimaono (Monterey Trail/Elk Grove CA), 5-10 2023 Ahmaree McCullough (St. Joseph Notre Dame/Alameda CA), 6-3 2023 Gavin Moehring (Valencia/CA), 5-9 2024 Diego Mulford (Cyprus/Magna UT), 6-1 2023 Elijah Nelson (Fountain Valley/CA), 6-3 2023 Jayden Nolen (Woodcreek/Roseville CA), 5-11 2023 Christopher Parra (Atrisco Heritage Academy/Albuquerque NM), 6-4 2024 Kallai Patton (AZ Compass Prep/Chandler AZ), 6-5 2024 Marcel Pierre- Louis (Head-Royce/Oakland CA), 6-4 2023 Cole Records (Regis Jesuit/Aurora CO), 6-4 2024 Eamon Rigdon (Crean Lutheran/Irvine CA), 6-5 2023 Moroni Roberts (Yamhill-Carlton/Yamhill OR), 6-5 2024 Xaviel Rodriguez (Coronado/Henderson NV), 6-2 2023 Omar Staples (Oakland Tech/Oakland CA), 6-5 2023 Dylan Swillis (Central/Fresno CA), 6-6 2024 Noah Westbrook (Bishop Gorman/Las Vegas NV), 5-10 2024 Jaylen Wheeler (Benicia/CA), 6-1 2023 Colby Whicker (Davis/Kaysville UT)