Prospect Spotlight: Hillary Griffin (2022)
Michigan girls high school basketball has a lot of new talent on its way in the class of 2022. Hillary Griffin is one of these talented newcomers. She is 5’11” and can play anywhere from point guard to power forward. Griffin will…
Michigan girls high school basketball has a lot of new talent on its way in the class of 2022. Hillary Griffin is one of these talented newcomers. She is 5’11” and can play anywhere from point guard to power forward. Griffin will be attending Parma Western High School and plays AAU basketball for Legacy 2021/2022.
Hillary Griffin has an impressive skill set. Her combination of size and perimeter skills make her an intriguing prospect. Griffin sees the court like a point guard and shoots from the outside like a high level shooting guard. She is able to get to the rim off the dribble drive. Griffin is a strong finisher through contact.
Griffin is an experienced young player who is actively improving. She is currently working to improve her help side defense by not getting caught up in her matchup, but instead working as a team to get stops. Her top moment in basketball probably came at AAU nationals. With 43 seconds left, Griffin stole the ball and hit a layup to take the lead. They won the game and the victory put them into the top 8 in the country. Griffin is looking forward to the faster paced high school game. She is eagerly anticipating hearing the student section cheer and having the community support the team.
Griffin has a lot to offer a college basketball program in the future. College coaches will certainly like her ability to score and the way she gets her teammates involved. Griffin already has next level coaches that are aware of her and like her game. She realizes that she is young and will need to continue to improve her game as her recruitment develops.
Griffin is a goal driven athlete. She wants to make the varsity team at Parma Western as a freshman. Griffin even wants to reach the 1000 point mark by the end of her high school playing days. From there, she would like to play college basketball. Off the court, Griffin wants to get into the National Honor Society and be actively involved in community service. After high school, Griffin would like to pursue a career in the medical field.
Hillary Griffin is a motivated young athlete. “My Dad is my greatest motivation. He always pushes me to do my best, takes me to the gym, and everything he does is for me and my sister,” she said. Griffin is a prospect to watch over the next four years. It will be interesting to watch her game develop and her recruitment follow suit.