Garfield High School, located in Seattle, Washington has produced some of Seattle’s greatest players. Last year Tony Wroten Jr (University of Washington) graduated from Garfield. The baton has been passed down to 2013, 6-foot-5 shooting guard, Tucker Haymond.
Leftcoastrecruiting.com caught up with Haymond to see how things have been going for the Seattle native.
How’s basketball going for you?
“Great, cannot wait for the season to start.”
How’s recruiting going?
“It’s going good, I have a lot more interest lately from schools.”
What schools have been showing interest?
“The newest ones are San Diego State, Santa Clara, Cal, Arizona, and Portland State. I also have interest from Washington, Seattle University, Oregon State, BYU, Columbia, Yale, USF, Western Michigan, and Boise St.
Do you have any scholarship offers?
“I have an offer from Western Michigan.”
Do you have any visits set up?
“I had an unofficial at Seattle University and I plan on setting up a visit to Washington State. I am keeping my options wide open.”
What have you been working on to perfect your game?
“Mentally being strong through diversity and trying to lead my team first. Physically getting stronger and I have been working really hard on ball handing and pulling up from different places off the dribble.”
Haymond is a hard working player who doesn’t take a play off. Constantly giving effort is a trademark you will see out of the young man on the court. With the high school season almost under way, follow Haymond’s recruiting here at Leftcoastrecruiting.com