Posted On: 08/12/18 12:40 PM

Over the next few days I will break down, by class, the top players I was able to see this Summer. Some of the players I was able to see with their High School teams and some with their AAU teams. I wish I could see everyone, but that is not possible! I was able to see some very good players and came away very impressed with the talent in Southern Illinois.

Sydney Harris. Edwardsville. Sydney is a 6'0 forward that led Liberty Middle school to IESA state championships the last 3 years. Last year she scored 63 points in the 3 game state tourney. She can handle the ball, shoot the 3 and find ways to put the ball in the hoop at all levels. She will need to find a comfort level in Coach Blades system and improve her lateral quickness to handle the speed of the 4A game, but without a doubt she can already score enough that she will be hard to keep out of the lineup. She comes from a strong basketball family with her Uncle Jon being the mens coach at SIUE, her father Rob being a standout at Edwardsville, her mother LeAnn was a

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