August 9, 2006

Notes from the Pacesetter Sweet 16

The Pacesetter Sweet 16 took place this past weekend and was won by the Hopkins Royals for the second straight year.

Several of the area's top player competed in the event including Blake Hoffarber, Preston Whitaker, Cody Schilling, Justin Stommes and Trevor Mbakwe. These top players put on some nice performances in what was an eventful weekend of basketball.

Brady Fairbanks. Brady slashed to the cup all weekend and was making tough shots in the lane over bigger bodies in the paint.

I was very impressed with how he is finishing after contact as well as his finishing with acrobatic shots to avoid shot blockers.

Division I schools looking at Brady now include Chicago Loyola, Montana and North Florida, who is in their transition period before becoming a Division I school. Montana is coming to visit Brady this fall to meet with him and watch him workout and play.

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