The Inland_Sports All-Star Classic is less than a month away on April 7 @ Citrus Hill High School. The top seniors in the Inland Empire will be on display with the game broadcasted LIVE by Teen Vision TV16 and Inland_Sports.
College coaches will be in attendance as the recruiting windows opens on April 6.
The official list of invited players will be on the Inland_Sports website next week … plus mentioned on The Inland_Sports on Fox Sports Radio 1350AM. Rosters will be tweeted by @Inland_Sports.
Here’s the list (in no particular order) of the finalists for the Inland_Sports Show boys basketball MVP award.
The winner will receive a photo shoot from Fandom House Studio! Best Sports Edits in the business!
Local hoops legend and Inland_Sports co-host Geoff Gorham breaks down each of the finalists:
Sr. Jordan Williams Tahquitz H.S.
Jordan is a four- year Varsity starter and has led Tahquitz to four straight Mountain Pass League Championships. He is an all-around player… He can score when needed, get a big rebound, a steal, anything that needs to get done. He can win and knows how to win. A special player. Several D1 schools are after him
Sr. Alex Wright Woodcrest Christian H.S.
Alex is Woodcrest Christian’s all-time leading scorer. He is a versatile combo guard with great length, can see the floor, hit the open shot and make everyone around better. He has led the Royals to two consecutive CIF semi-finals. Alex signed at CBU
Sr. Matt Mitchell Roosevelt H.S.
Matt is a dominate force in one of the toughest leagues on one of the best teams in Southern California. Matt can play small forward and stretch defenses with his perimeter shot and can also play the power spot where he dominates the boards and defends Bigs. Matt will be great player in the Big West next year at Cal State Fullerton.
Sr. Jemarl Baker Roosevelt H.S.
Jemarl is an athletic wing who can shoot with anyone. He is athletic, can stretch the floor and get after it on the defensive end of the floor. He is a smart player, who protects the ball and can find players in the open court. Jemarl Baker is taking his talents to the Pac-12, to the Bay Area of U.C. Berkeley.
Sr. Jalen Hill Centennial H.S.
Jalen Hill is another great ball player from the long list to come out of Centennial. Jalen is a long, athletic slasher , who can any team better because of his athleticism. He has a pro body and has a tremendous upside with a high ceiling. Jalen will be going to play for the UCLA Bruins next year under Steve Alford.
Sr. Ajani Kennedy Rancho Verde H.S.
Ajani is another long, athletic forward who can play inside and step out on the perimeter and hit a mid-range shot. He is long enough to guard Bigs and quick enough to guard more athletic perimeter players. He is still a work in progress, but has the chance to be a great player in Dennis Cutts system at UC Riverside.
Jr. Mathew Bradley San Bernardino H.S.
Mathew is the most versatile player on this list, with the most potential to be a superstar at the next level. He is a beast, able to take over games and score at will. He can play inside, outside, and anywhere he wants to… he is that special kind of player. Great ball-handler, shooter and defender. He has the highest ceiling of anyone Ive seen in a long time and he’s only a Jr.