Headliners Invitational: Session 1 Team 3
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On Sunday, November 12th, some of the top uncommitted prospects in Michigan gathered at Great Lakes Christian College to compete in the inaugural Headliners Invitational. The event comprised of three sessions, with the first one primarily focused on 2026/2027 prospects.…
On Sunday, November 12th, some of the top uncommitted prospects in Michigan gathered at Great Lakes Christian College to compete in the inaugural Headliners Invitational. The event comprised of three sessions, with the first one primarily focused on 2026/2027 prospects. This session was led by Coach David Smith from Olivet, Assistant Coach Katy Shannon from Great Lakes Christian, and Assistant Coach Mckenzie Skiendziel from Great Lakes Christian. College coaches conducted offensive, defensive, and full-court skills sessions, followed by full-court games. The event was exclusively covered by PGH scouts, games were recorded using the SnipBack App, and participants were provided with reversibles by Moneyball Sportswear.
6 colleges evaluated prospects on-site during sessions one and two with 80+ prospects participating across three sessions. The event was successful due to the exceptional format, prospects, coaches, sponsors, scouts, and organizers who were well-prepared.
Here are the prospects from Session One, Team Three!
#43had a great day at the Headliners Invitational! She is a great slasher who moves well without the ball. She does a great job of sealing her defender on the block to get position for the easy bucket. Her on-ball defense was at a high level and she was making things miserable for her opponents. Her outside shot continues to get better and better. She should have a huge sophomore season for Howell this winter!
#54is a player that I was excited to see on the list of players for the Headliners Invitational. I first saw her at the PGH Freshman Showcase and knew she would show all that same hustle, and she didn’t disappoint. She was constantly tracking down the long offensive rebounds. She had many deflections and tie-ups from playing the passing lanes on defense. I look forward to watching her game progress during the upcoming years.
#21had a great showing at the Headliners Invitational! It doesn’t take anyone long to notice while watching Morales play that she takes great pride on the defensive end of the court. She is so scrappy and plays some great pressure defense. Despite being one of the smallest players on the court, she managed to grab multiple offensive rebounds for put-backs. I’m excited to watch her for the next four years!
#74 Reese Dilsizian demonstrated her versatility playing both inside and outside positions at the Headliners Invitational! She did a great job boxing out and getting the position to pull down many boards. She showed her range by knocking down a 3-pointer. I look forward to watching her game grow over the next three years, as she is just getting started!
(No Number) is a freshman who will be a top prospect, and she demonstrated that again at the Headliners Invitational! She dazzled us at the PGH Freshman Showcase and she continues to dazzle. She has a swagger about her that puts people on notice that she is one of the best players in the gym. When I watch her I think back to the talented DeeDee Hageman.She possesses exceptional band-handling abilities and remarkable court awareness. She should be an immediate impact player at Flint Hamady.
#73showed off her strength at the Headliners Invitational! She fought hard on the glass in every game, pulling down defensive and offensive boards. She was a great rim protector and came away with multiple blocks. She had a rip-through from the free-throw line and had a tough finish. She is expected to have a successful sophomore season this winter, and I am eager to see her performance!
#45is a player I was excited to see on the list for the Headliners Invitational! Her dedication to training is evident in her performance. She takes pride in her defense and is a tough on-ball defender. She had multiple steals and blocks on the day, and if we were handing out a defensive player of Session 1, she would have been my pick. She is strong getting to the basket and finished with a couple of And 1’s and showed her range by knocking down shots behind the arc. I’m looking forward to watching her sophomore season at Portage Central.
#27is a player who had some college coaches talking at the Headliners Invitational! I heard, “I really like the way she plays” a few times. She is an excellent point guard with exceptional court vision and passing skills, controlling the pace of the game. She scored at all three levels and has some craftiness to her finishes around the rim. She took pride in her defense and came away with many steals on the day. She was the unanimous MVP (voted on my college coaches and scouts) in Session 1!