The SportsInfluencer GASO #OwnTheState Report

SportsInfluencer #OwnTheState Top Performers

*Keyonte George 6'4 G Southern Assault '22

Johan Traore 6'9 C Southern Assault '22

Quion Williams 6'5 G Southern Assault '22

Arterio Morris 6'4 G Showtyme '22

Jordan Walsh 6'6 F DriveNation '22

Colin Smith 6'8 F Southern Assault '22

Khaden Bennett 6'4 G Southern Assault '22

Austin Beningni 6'0 G Beast Up '22

Zuby Ejiofor 6'8 F Beast Up '22

Kyron Henderson 6'6 F Crab5 '22

Cameron Corhen 6'8 F ProSkills '22

Jason Thirdkill 6'7 F Dallas Showtyme '22


Under The Radar Guys Who Increased Their Stock @ #OwnTheState

Brandon Walker 6'6 F Urban DFW '22

Micah Robinson 6'6 F Urban DFW '22

Pierre Hunter 6'1 G Beast Up '22

Colby Henderson 6'4 G ProSkills '22

Davion Sykes 6'6 F Beast Up '22

Cam Aborhee 6'1 G 3D Empire '22

Andrew Iyamah 6'7 F 3D Empire '21

Mason Jones 6'4 G Dallas Showtyme '22

Jimel Cofer 6'2 G DriveNation '22

#OwnTheState Takeaways

- Southern Assault's depth, chemistry, & dominance was on full display paced by 5-star Keyonte George and featured new additions Johan Traore and Quion Williams, versatile 4-star Colin Smith, and a tough backcourt in Khaden Bennett and CJ Ford gives Southern Assault one of the toughest squads in the nation.

- Beast Up Basketball was one of the biggest surprises of the weekend. Really impressed with the program and the players. They featured one of the top bigs in Tx in 6'9 Zuby Ejiofor who is a 4-star recruit with numerous P5 offers. Another top performer was PG Austin Beningni who proved to be one of the better backcourt players at the event. Really made them GO! 2022s Davion Sykes, Pierre Hunter, and Cooper McCauley provided depth and consistent production on both ends. College coaches will surely be honed in on this group once the summer live period hits.

- The Magnificent Matchups between the State's Best Players including Arterio Morris vs Keyonte George, Keyonte George vs Cason Wallace; Anthony Black vs Terrance Arceneaux, Quion Williams vs Jordan Walsh, Johan Traore vs Cam Corhen, just to name a few! Great evaluation opportunity and just good for the game overall. Kudos to the players for competing hard and taking the challenge all weekend.

- The Top Prospect In A LOADED Tx 2022 Class

Keyonte George was the star amongst stars. Went off for an impressive 41pts in the Semifinals vs ProSkills to his rest his case as the #1 player in Texas. Widely known as an elite scorer, his much improved Defense, Rebounding, and Playmaking makes him one of the top overall prospects in the country.

#OwnTheState Recaps & Replays

Crab5 Elite vs NIKE PRO SKILLS

DriveNation 17 (71) Beast Up 17 (61)

Jimel Cofer scored a game-high 21pts to lead the way for DriveNation in the Semifinal victory over Beast Up. Jordan Walsh and TJ Caldwell both added 13pts each. Davion Sykes led BU with 16pts, Zuby Ejiofor finished with 15pts, and Austin Beningni finished with 14pts

ProSkills 17 (72) Southern Assault 17 (73)

Keyonte George scored a game-high 41pts + the Game Winning FG as Southern Assault escapes ProSkills 73-72 in the Semifinals. Khaden Bennett scored 11pts & Johan Traore with another double double performance with 10pts 10rebs

Cason Wallace scored a team-high 14pts and Oregon St commit Cruz Davis finished with 13pts for ProSkills

3D Empire 17 (65) JL3 17 (47)

Stanford commit Ryan Agarwal scored a game-high 23pts in a rout over JL3. Cam Aborhee also added 13pts for 3D Empire

Urban DFW Elite 17 (70) Dallas Showtyme 17 (76)

Southern Assault 17 (76) DriveNation 17 (71)

Quion Williams led the way for Southern Assault with a game-high 28pts, 10rebs, 4asts in the Championship victory over DriveNation. Jamil Cofer led DriveNation with 18pts & Rylan Griffen added 17pts.

Congratulations to Southern Assault...

your 2021 GASO #OwnTheState Champions!

Special thanks to the GASO staff for organizing a great event with some big time matchups featuring some of the state's best!

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