On The Way Up

This is for the junior high kids to keep an eye on as they develop over the years. These kids have the ability to play on really high levels of college basketball depending on development and academic success. The following players on these list were either submitted by their coaches with their info or evaluated by me or a contributor of MagnoliaHoops. Players are listed by height.


William Allen 6-6 G/F Bonnabel HS (LA)

Clifton Summeral 6-6 F Hattiesburg

Carlous Williams 6-5 SF Harrison Central HS

Sean Merritt 6-5 C Winona HS

Joseph Dupree 6-5 F/C Murrah HS

Mitchell Saulsberry 6-4 F/C Potts Camp HS

Zach Shugars 6-4 F/C Ingomar HS

Rock Robinson 6-4 SG Pontotoc HS

Kaeden Laws 6-4 SF Center Hill HS

KeShawn Brown 6-4 F Vicksburg HS

Jai’Sheldon Yates 6-4 C Coahoma County HS

Brannon Singletary 6-3 G/F Northwest Rankin HS

Anthony Robinson 6-2 PG West Harrison HS

Joshua Lee 6-2 G Velma Jackson HS

Anthony Fairley 6-2 F Ridgeland

Khaleb Marks 6-2 SG Long Beach HS

Jordan Meaders 6-1 G/F North Pontotoc HS

Quamarzriea Wimsatt 6-1 G Corinth

Kito Windom 6-1 G Corinth

Destaan Buchanan 6-1 F Shannon HS

Donavon Parker 6-0 G Heidelberg HS

Robert Johnson 6-0 G Desoto Central HS

Marquis Crosby 5-10 G Seminary HS

Tyrese Roberson 5-10 G North Pontotoc HS

Omarion Luss 5-10 PG Clinton HS

David Peterson 5-10 PF Blue Mountain HS

Jalen Williams 5-10 G Canton

Reggie Clark 5-10 G Holmes County Central HS

Jeremy Mack 5-10 G Clinton

Jamerison Martin 5-9 G Itawamba AHS

Quashon Rowe 5-9 G Holmes County Central HS

Devin Carter 5-8 G Terry

Andrew Johnson 5-8 G Clinton

Anthony Lumpkin Jr 5-8 G Vicksburg

Jackson Harris 5-8 PG TCPS HS

Davion Henry 5-7 G Harrison Central HS

Jy’Quantis Griffin 5-7 G Meridian HS

Dakari Ramsey 5-7 G Jackson

Coltie Young 5-6 G Starkville

Josiah Jones 5-3 PG Meridian HS

Brysun Redmond 5-2 G Jackson

Roderick Frederick 4-8 PG Harrison Central HS


Marquinn Maddox 6-6 C Tunica

LaDarion Perkins 6-4 G Northwest Rankin

Jamarrius Kelly 6-4 F/C Jackson

Parker Henry 6-3 G/F West Lauderdale HS

Darion Lee 6-1 C Pass Christian HS

Erin Jones 5-11 F Richland

Raymond Collins 5-10 C Harrison Central HS

Mason Manning 5-10 PG Siwell MS

Malik Handy 5-9 G/F Long Beach HS

Mark Drone 5-7 G Jackson

Zyonn Mayes 5-6 G Corinth

Cameron Brent 5-5 PG Jackson

Nate Mitchell 5-4 SG Madison

Quincy Porcha 5-2 PG Oxford HS

Khary Sykes 4-7 G Jackson


Adin Johnson 5-1 G Ingomar HS


Eric Paymon 5-10 F Jackson

Trey Petty 5-6 G/F Starkville HS

Kawaski Lambert 5-5 Jackson

Willie Alexander 4-9 G Clinton

Rhodes McCarty 4-8 SG Tupelo

Kidade Strode 4-8 PG Jackson


Kevin Roberts Jr 5-2 G West Lauderdale HS