Gianna Ghio
Gianna Ghio; Amador Valley HS 2023

Posted On: 10/22/20 7:00 PM

Grassroots basketball events have been popping up all over the country recently with high school basketball still relatively postponed, and this weekend Reno, NV played host to the BallNGems Fall Showcase.

The two-day event featured some of the top talent from the Northern California area as well as players from neighboring areas such as Washington and Nevada. Each class was well represented from 2021 all the way down to 2025/26. I attended the event both Sat Oct. 17 and Sun Oct. 18. Here’s a look at some of the top players from the class of 2022 that I saw:

1. Gianna Ghio - Amador Valley HS (Pleasanton, CA)

Gianna Ghio
Gianna Ghio; Amador Valley HS 2023

 

Ghio is a very good ballhandler; she was one of the top finishes at the camp in ballhandling drills. She dribbles low and keeps the ball under control. Keeps her head up while dribbling and sees the court. She also stood out for her ability to move without the ball. She makes good cuts around the rim and she gets herself open from three where she shoots it well. Never stationary, she works

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