Six Senior Standouts, Finishing their Careers on Powerhouse Teams

  • November 7th, 2018

    Six NC Standouts, who are Finishing their Prep Careers on Powerhouse Teams

    Daniel Lobach

    It was big move this year for Daniel Lobach, a 6-8 forward from Durham, North Carolina, when he made the decided to make the move to attend Moravian Prep in tiny Hudson, North Carolina, which is near the mountain towns of Lenoir, Hickory and Morganton. After all Daniel was homeschooled, which is a totally different world than that of prep school basketball. Guess what? After an eye, (wide eye), opening beginning Daniel has made quite an adjustment and is now amdefinite D-1 Prospect.


    Ryan Shaffer, 6-5 180, 2G, Hargrave Military Prep, Chatham, VA

    After scoring over a 1,000 points for Green Hope High School, near Raleigh, Ryan is attending prep school powerhouse Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia.
    He’s a pure shooter, who knows how to play the game and he’s a gamer. He scored 14 points in Hargrave’s 118-102 win over Combine Prep Academy. He also grabbed five rebounds.His stroke his true and his release is picture perfect. He’s adept at moving without the ball and he gets it off quickly, with accuracy.

    Tyshaun Claude, 6-8 215, PF, Prep, Moravian Prep, Hudson, NC
    This young man finished his high school career in his hometown Goldsboro, last spring. Tyshaun really blossomed in his senior year, after which he decided to attend Moravian Prep. It looks like an excellent move for him. He has packed on muscle, while maintaining his excellent vertical leaping ability. He’s utilizing those attributes, along with his determined nature to get the job done on the boards. He’s also finishing around the basket and he’s hitting jumpers from 15-16 feet consistently.

    B.J. Mack, 6-7 240, PF, 2019, Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, VA
    After teaming with a nine seniors, as a freshman at Charlotte Catholic on that school’s drive to the 4A State Championship, BJ transferred to powerhouse Oak Hill Academy last year. This year he’s starting at Power Forward for that national powerhouse and he’s doing a good job. A solid inside scorer and a good rebounder, BJ has added a nice mid-range shot to his arsenal and he’s in the best shape of his life. He’s an “old school” type “Power Forward”, who is playing a big role on an Oak Hill team that has its eyes on a possible national championship.

    Dakari Johnson, 6-0 175, 1G, Washington Academy, Greenville,

    This Raeford, North Carolina native is attending Washington Academy Prep, after a solid high school career and being under-appreciated by recruiters, Dakari”s decision to play a year at prep school should pay dividends. He has good speed and strength, as well as a very solid handle, with passing ability to match. He also has a solid stroke to the arc.

    Tyler Nelson, 6-5 180, SF, Prep, Hargrave Military Prep, Chatham, VA
    This Charlotte area native is not only a very good basketball player, he is an excellent student as well. After his year at Hargrave, he will attend the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Tyler is a really nice shooter and a good all around basketball player.