In this new era of public high school basketball; it can be extremely difficult to find a quality game with two evenly matched teams. Last Saturday night Modesto Christian (CA) was matched up against Durango of Las Vegas, NV.
I can honestly say I was impressed with both programs. They are well Coached and have quality players across the board. The game was competitive from beginning to end. I left the game impressed by a player that did a little bit of everything.
2022 6’4” 185-pound guard Shane Thomas of Durango High (NV), gave us a small glimpse of things that makes him an intriguing player. Shane has a good basketball IQ; this young man knows his role as a player. He has good hand-eye coordination with the ability to make plays for his teammates. Shane is an unselfish player.
This is not the first time I have watched Shane play. I am most impressed with his efficiency as a player. He plays within his skillset. Shane operates with pace and good judgment. College coaches can benefit from players with those qualities.
I wouldn’t underestimate this young man’s athletic ability. He is sneaky athletic. Shane has a decent mid-range game that can extend out to the three-point line. Overall, I like this young player. He will make a difference for some College programs.