By: Kevin Schneider @BigShotsNation, Trinity Sells, Big Shots Scouts
Washington, DC – In the tip-off event for BIG SHOTS CIRCUIT in the DMV, the Next Generation took center stage in Nation’s capitol as DC Premier, Team Takeover, South Philly Blue Devils and Norfolk Titans took home gold titles.
Let’s look at this weekends top performers and all stars:
Gold Champions: Norfolk Titans
Runners Up: D1 Dynasty
MVP: Anthony Hicks – Norfolk Titans
15U ALL STARS
Anthony Hicks 2020 Norfolk Titans Anthony Hicks scored 16 points in 15U Championship game. Named MVP
Elijah Allen 2020 5’6′ Guard Dover High School DE D-1 Dynasty All Star: DC Next, Plays with intensity, hustles after ball on defense, passes accurately, drives to the hoop with a plan every time, can shoot the three, quick, tough and athletic.
DeAndre Gourdine 2021 5’7′ Guard Postlehwaite Middle School DE D-1 Dynasty All Star, fast on closeouts and shoots the ball from everywhere. Creates space with size and dribble moves, forces turnovers with quick hands, starts fast breaks with creative passes.
Omari Burris 2019 6’1′ Foward Caesar Rodney HS DE D-1 Dynasty Averaged 15.5 ppg
Rashaun Barbage South Philly Blue Devils Creative with the ball, quick with dribble moves, flashy passer, spot up shooter, closes out on defense and forces turnovers. Lead 15U in scoring with 22 PPG.
Jordan Duncan South Philly Blue Devils Good rebounder, boxes out well, finishes lay ups and gets to the line often. Averaged 15 ppg, 3rd leading scorer of the 15U bracket.
Nyceer Morrison South Philly Blue Devils Averaged 10 ppg.
Tahjeair Redding South Philly Blue Devils Athletic guard, very strong in transition and around the basket. Great jumping ability
Gold Champion: South Philly Blue Devils
Runner Up: Ballers U
MVP: Rasheen Caulk Jr. – South Philly Blue Devils
14U/13U ALL STARS
Raymond Watts 2022 MD SEVERN ELITE 2nd leading scorer in 14U, averaging 14 ppg.
Nasir Parker 2021 VA Norfolk Titans All Star: DC Next, Tight Handles, carries ball up the floor well, can finish thru contact, overall playmaker that gets teammates open first. Quick feet and active hands when defending.
Jermain Smith 2021 VA Norfolk Titans All Star: DC Next All around playmaker, spreads the ball around, feeds the post and works well on pick and rolls. Falls on loose balls, keeps hands out, does not foul and takes the ball to the basket strong.
Antonio De Martini 2021 FL IMG Academy
Rasheen Caulk 2021 PA South Philly blue Devils 5th leading scorer, averaged 15 ppg
William Walker 2022 5’3 G Mattawoman middle VA Team Takeover Grey All Star: DC Next, quick playmaker, gets out on fastbreak, drives through lanes hard, can pass the accurately at full speed. Hustles hard for loose balls, good on ball defender.
Courtenay Houston 2021 5 ft. 9 Guard Christ Chapel Academy VA Virginia Grind Elite All Star. Strong player with a offensive mentality. Finds a way to get points, shoots the three ball well and creates opportunites for teammates. Averaged 10 points a game.
Tyler Smith 2021 6 ft. 2 Forward/Center Mary G. Porter Traditional VA Virginia Grind Elite All Star, plays every position and can play defense on guards and bigs. Gets in the paint for rebounds and shoots the three and mid range well. Sees the open court and drives with a plan every time. Scored 19 points in final game.
Jamar Prince 2021 Forward/Center VA Virginia Grind Elite All Star: DC Next, fills up the lane and makes plays around the basket. Hard rebounder and takes it up after offensive rebounds.
Benjamin White 2021 6’1 F/C Matoaca Middle VA Ballers U Leading scorer in 14U, averaged 16 ppg.
Gold Champion: Team Takeover Grey
Runner Up: New World Basketball
MVP: Jaden Winston – Team Takeover Grey
12U/11U ALL STARS
Elias Bend 2024 MD New World Blue Averaged 7 points ppg.
Corey Heyward 2024 MD New World Blue 5th leading scorer, averaged 7 ppg.
Winston Barnes 2023 5’10’ PF Cora Rice VA Team Takeover Grey 3rd leading scorer, averaging 10.5 ppg. Finals MVP
Jaden Brown 2023 5’8′ SF De Matha Prep VA Team Takeover Grey Averaged 7 points per game.
Ifani Lewis 2023 5’5′ SG Acoceek Middle VA Team Takeover Grey Lead 12/11U in scoring with 13.3 ppg
Jarod Mustaf 6 5’6′ PG Riverdale Baptist VA Team Takeover Grey 2nd leading new scorer in 12U, scored 12 ppg.
Jaden Winston 2023 5′ 6′ SG St. Ambrose VA Team Takeover Grey 4th leading scorer, averaged 10 ppg.
Gold Champion: DC Premier
Runner Up: Team Takeover Black
MVP: William Smith – DC Premier
10U ALL STARS
Larry Robert 2025 DC DC Premier All Star, good defender and rebounder, spreads the floor with size and shot ability. Finishes lay ups and can pass well out of the paint to create shots for guards. Plays hard defensive end and hustles to get back.
Jordan Smith Jr. 2026 4’5 G/F Elementary School MD TEAM TAKEOVER 2026 (BLACK) 2nd leading scorer in division, averaged 10 ppg.
Devan Byrd 2025 MD Maryland 3D All star, gets up for rebounds, not afraid to shoot, plays smart defense and will box out on both ends of the floor. Averaged 8 points per game.
Alexavier Saunders 2025 MD Maryland 3D Averaged 9 points per game
Kevin Jackson Jr. Team Takeover (ORANGE) All Star, playmaking point guard, has developed a strong euro step and gets through the lane. Leading scorer of division, averaged 11 ppg.
Dion Walker Team Takeover (ORANGE) All Star, shoots the ball all over the floor, takes over the game and is always with teammates in transition.
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Upcoming BIG SHOTS CIRCUIT 2017 DMV Events
Mar. 25-26 BIG SHOTS NOVA TIP OFF
Apr. 1-2 BIG SHOTS DC TEAM DURANT
Apr. 1-2 BIG SHOTS VA TIP OFF (Richmond)
Apr. 8-9 BIG SHOTS DC PREMIER (Baltimore)
Apr. 22-23 BIG SHOTS VIRGINIA LIVE (Richmond)
Apr. 29-30 BIG SHOTS DC SPRING LIVE