ARS Dallas National Hoopfest

The ARS Dallas National Hoopfest will bring in top high school teams from around the country to compete against several DFW based schools. It will be a two day tournament from December 14-15th hosted at Waxahachie high school with two games on Friday and five on Saturday.

The first matchup of the tournament features Desoto vs IMG Academy (FL) at 6:30 pm on Friday night. Desoto will look to defend their home state as IMG brings in a star studded team full of top prospects in what promises to be a highlight filled game.

Desoto:

Duncan Powell 2021 prospect

Darryl Mcnealy 2020 prospect

IMG Academy:

Josh Green: ESPN #9 2019 Arizona signee

Noah Farrakhan: ESPN #36 2020 prospect

Lester Quinones: ESPN #88 2019 prospect

Brandon Huntley-Hatfield: 2021 prospect

Armando Bacot: ESPN #18 2019 North Carolina signee

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: ESPN #39 2019 Villanova signee

Jaden Springer: ESPN #9 2020 prospect

Mikeal Brown-Jones: 2020 Penn State commit

Friday’s second and final matchup will be between the host team Waxahachie vs Huntington Prep (WV) at 8:00 pm. Waxahachie draws a tough matchup with multiple ESPN ranked recruits and commits, but they’ll look to defend their home court with an upset.

Waxahachie:

Darius Miles: 2020 prospect

Huntington Prep:

JT Thor: ESPN #25 2021 prospect

Jaemyn Brakefield: ESPN #17 2020 prospect

Jimma Gatwech: 2020 prospect

Quinn Slazinski: 2019 Louisville commit

Emmanuel Okpomo: 2020 prospect

A battle between Chicago Simeon (IL) and JJ Pearce will kickoff Saturday’s action at 2:00 pm. A Chicago Simeon team full of promising young prospects will look to put themselves on the recruiting map with a win over Senior Gonzaga signee Drew Timme.

Chicago Simeon:

Jaylen Drane: 2022 prospect

Ahamad Bynum: 2021 prospect

Andre Casey Jr: 2022 prospect

JJ Pearce

Drew Timme: ESPN #60 2019 Gonzaga signee

At 3:30 pm Huntington Prep (WV) will play its final game of the tournament as they take on Lancaster. Lancaster comes in as the #7 ranked team in Texas and will look to prove its worth against one of the most respected teams nationally in Huntington Prep.

Huntington Prep:

JT Thor: ESPN #25 2021 prospect

Jaemyn Brakefield: ESPN #17 2020 prospect

Jimma Gatwech: 2020 prospect

Quinn Slazinski: 2019 Louisville commit

Emmanuel Okpomo: 2020 prospect

Lancaster:

Wade Taylor: 2021 prospect

Mike Miles: 2020 prospect

Saturday’s third matchup at 5:00 pm features DFW’s own South Garland vs Kansas powerhouse Sunrise Christian. South Garland is regarded as one of the most fun teams to watch in Texas, but they have a difficult matchup against a Sunrise team that’s undefeated in Texas this year.

South Garland:

Tyrese Maxey: ESPN #8 2019 Kentucky signee

Chris Harris Jr.: 2019 Texas A&M signee

Sunrise Christian:

Grant Sherfield: 2019 UCLA signee

N’Faly Dante: ESPN #12 2020 prospect

Malik Hall: ESPN #51 2019 Michigan State signee

LaTrayvion Jackson: ESPN #57 Missouri signee

Jordan Turner: 2019 Baylor signee

Austin Crowley: 2019 Vanderbilt signee

One of the most anticipated games of the tournament shows off Denton Guyer vs DeMatha (MD) at 6:30 pm. Denton Guyer brings in their top home-grown talent against a DeMatha team with multiple top 50 recruits. A game between two top 20 nationally ranked teams guarantees to be one of the most entertaining matchups of the weekend.

Denton Guyer:

De’Vion Harmon: ESPN #52 2019 OU signee

Jalen Wilson: ESPN #74 2019 Michigan signee

DeMatha:

Earl Timberlake: ESPN #35 2020 prospect

Hunter Dickinson: ESPN #20 2020 prospect

Jahmir Young: 2019 Charlotte commit

Justin Moore: ESPN #49 2019 Villanova signee

The tournament wraps up at 8:00 pm as IMG Academy (FL) duels with Waxahachie. Waxahachie looks to defend home court one last time at ARS while a huge crowd will draw to see IMG before they head back to Florida.

IMG Academy:

Josh Green: ESPN #9 2019 Arizona signee

Noah Farrakhan: ESPN #36 2020 prospect

Lester Quinones: ESPN #88 2019 prospect

Brandon Huntley-Hatfield: 2021 prospect

Armando Bacot: ESPN #18 2019 North Carolina signee

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: ESPN #39 2019 Villanova signee

Jaden Springer: ESPN #9 2020 prospect

Mikeal Brown-Jones: 2020 Penn State commit

Waxahachie:

Darius Miles: 2020 prospect


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