Washington is a deep state with plenty of D-1 talent in it; Left Coast Recruiting is here to break down the top players in the state for the class of 2013. Click here to check out the 2014 edition in the state of Washington.
The Top 10 Players for 2013 in Washington
10. Jordan Johnson – Coach Jo Jo Rodriguez for Lakes has mentioned that Johnson is the next big thing at Lakes. Johnson has knack getting to the rim and grabbing rebounds. He won’t wow you with athleticism but Johnson can play. Wouldn’t be surprised to see Johnson have a good summer and get some attention from some mid-majors around the country.
9. Will Dorsey – Dorsey is a small guard who has a big heart. When Dorsey gets it going, it’s a lovely thing to see. Dorsey plays with passion and gets his teammates involved. The Rainier Beach Viking is getting interest from some mid-majors colleges.
8. TreVaunte Williams – Williams is an athletic wing who is starting to fit into his new role at Garfield. Williams had a huge game in front of Gonzaga Coach Mark Few a week ago. He has shown the ability to score by pulling up and getting to the rim.
7. Caden Rowland- A tall guard that can shoot the three. His most impressive feature is his desire to win and his competitive nature. He fights for every rebound, dives for every loose ball, and hustles the whole game. He can shoot of the dribble or the pass. He needs to work on his on ball defense against smaller/quicker guards. He has interest from a couple Pac-12 schools and UC Irvine.
6. Patrick Ball- This young guard came on the scene rapidly this year as he saw increased playing time and took advantage of it. He finds ways to score and can close down his opponent on defense. Many schools are already interested in his ability and potential.
5. Perrion Callandret- A very quick point guard, he can slice through the land and get to the hoop. He excels at finding his teammates the ball and finds plenty of opportunities playing alongside Zach Lavine. He shows tremendous upside. He has interest from a few Pac-12 schools.
4. Tucker Haymond – Haymond is someone who doesn’t get rattled at all on the court. With a motor that doesn’t stop, Haymond is putting up huge numbers this year and is drawing interest from the Pac-12 and mid-majors. Haymond is one of the top scorers in the state.
3. Tre’Shaun Lexing – Lexing is an intriguing wing who can become someone special. Lexing plays his best with the ball in his hands. He can get to the rim, rebound, and dish out assists to his teammates. This summer will be a huge summer for the Lincoln Abe to see how he compares against the nation’s best.
2. DJ Fenner – Fenner is guard who has a D1 body already. He can score in many ways. Fenner can pull up from many spots on the court and uses his frame to get past his opponents to finish with contact. Fenner is getting interest from Pac-12 schools and many other mid-majors colleges.
1. Zach Lavine- One of the top players in the nation in the 2013 class and easily the best in the state, especially in his class. His potential is through the roof and he can almost score at will. He has offers from all over the nation, he is said to be mainly considering UCLA, UW, and Arizona.