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Kamorea Arnold, All Iowa Attack 2023 EYBL
-Arnold is one of the best talents in the nation and will play at UConn following her High School career. When she gets into a rhythm off the bounce, she is nearly unstoppable as she showed in Attack's win over Lady Gym Rats. Finished with game-high 21 points, slicing through defenders and into the lane with ease. By my count, 6 of her 8 field goals were off drives, which are hard to come by for scores in the EYBL league. She has speed that is just about unmatched, and maintains that speed, in full, off the bounce. Love getting to watch her play, brings energy to the game.
Chloe Spreen, Spiece Lady Gym Rats Team Reigo 2023 EYBL
-One of the most highly regarded Guards in the country, Spreen dropped in 11 points in the battle with All Iowa Attack. Able to mix up her scoring moves and take advantage of what the defense is offering. When given cushion, knocked down a triple. twice took advantage of smaller defenders on interior isolation finishes and also flowed into the transition game for another hoop, Has a quality build and is very productive playing up one class level on the EYBL circuit. Averaged better than 16 PPG on powerhouse 24-3 Bedford North Lawrence as a Sophomore.
Aili Tanke, All Iowa Attack 2023 EYBL
-With both teams having big games from a pair of top talents, it was the balance of the rest of the Attack lineup, including a big 8 points off the bench from Tanke that helped lift them to the win. Playing up one age level with Attack, she has been tremendous shooting the ball all spring and summer, including a pair of triples in the win over Lady Gym Rats. The Iowa State commit will be expected to step into the lead role for State Champion Johnston High School this season as a Junior. Consistent on the glass and as a sharp-shooter off the edges, among the top 2024 talents in the region.
Sahara Williams, All Iowa Attack 2023 EYBL
-I would be hard pressed to find a player this season that has been as productive as both a scorer and rebounder in the entire region as Williams has been. She rips rebounds down with authority and can clean the glass in heavy traffic, despite checking in at 5'11". Her will to rebound is second to none. Offensively, she can finish in the lane or off the block, but she's become a true weapon on the perimeter. When she gets going downhill there are few players that can match her physically off the bounce, posts aren't quick enough, guards and wings aren't physical enough.
Reagan Wilson, Spiece Lady Gym Rats Team Reigo 2023 EYBL
-Absolute sniper, who cashed in three of her four triples off the left side with a quick release and smooth follow-through. Another talented Guard in the Lady Gym Rats line-up who's playing up a class, and very effectively on the EYBL circuit. Already has a ton of interest from Division I programs, but with shooting efforts like this one, would expect that number to continue to grow in the latter part of this club season and into her Junior year of High School, where she was the 2nd leading scorer on strong Noblesville High School roster.
All Iowa Attack 2023 EYBL (3): Aili Tanke 2, Kelsey Joens 1
Spiece Lady Gym Rats Team Reigo 2023 EYBL (8): Reagan Wilson 4, Ava Couch 1, McKenna Layden 1, Olivia Smith 1, Chloe Spreen 1