Run 4 the Roses Preview – Players to Watch
The Run 4 the Roses Tournament held at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville from July 5th -8th features many of the top AAU Illinois teams and players competing on a national stage. With over 200 college coaches in…
The Run 4 the Roses Tournament held at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville from July 5th -8th features many of the top AAU Illinois teams and players competing on a national stage.
With over 200 college coaches in attendance and a facility that houses over 75 courts and more than 150 teams playing at one time , this is one of the premier events in the country for Girls Basketball .
Below are a list of teams from Illinois that will be competing this weekend along with a few players who will be using this event to spring board into the next stage of their recruiting process. We will be covering the event and publishing a comprehensive summary of how these teams and players fared once the event is over.
Players to Watch
While there are many players who are looking to rise their stock at this event . We will be looking closely at the following players
NIkki McDonald 5’11 Lincolnway Xplosion/Class of 2019 17U: A dual threat who can in the post and from the perimeter. McDonald will look to help lead her Xplosion team deep into to this tournament.
Kathryn Schmidt 6’0 The Truth 17U Black/Class of 2020 : Schmidt is ready to gain lots of attention from college coaches this summer by showing her versatility to score at all 3 levels and her quick 1st step.
Peyton Kennedy 5’11 Illinois Elite 15U Black/Class 2020 : Kennedy is a player who is tough around the glass and scores with a soft touch in the post . She can score from the 3 point line as well as attack the rim .
Cameron Williams 6’3 Mac Irvin Fire Class of 2020 : Williams is very athletic, has variety of post moves in the paint and is an excellent rebounder, a very complete post player looking to rise her stock this summer.
U16 and 17U Teams