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  • Top football recruit takes a bath in recruiting letters

    Danielle Elliot at Prep Rally5 days ago

    A top college football recruit had some fun with the process this week, pouring all of his letters into a bathtub and diving in.

    Drowning in my decisions..... Top 5 coming soon🙌 pic.twitter.com/PVMjd2F4mE

    Quart'e Sapp is an outside linebacker at Milton (Ga.). He's currently ranked No. 13 on the Rivals 100 for the Class of 2015.

    Whether the letters hanging on the wall above the tub are a preview of his top choices, he didn't say. Various recruiting sites rank Florida State, Tennessee, Miami, Michigan State, and Missouri as potential picks.

    No word on when Sapp will make a final decision, but it will likely be in the end of January. He took an official visit to Michigan State on November, and he's scheduled to visit Tennessee on Jan. 16, 2015.

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  • H.S. baller throws down amazing dunk

    Danielle Elliot at Prep Rally9 days ago

    Derrick Jones just threw down the best dunk of the (young) 2014-15 high school basketball season.

    Jones is a 6-foot-6, 180-pound small forward playing for Archbishop John Carroll (Pa.) High School.

    He pulled off that amazing dunk in the 42nd annual City of Palms Basketball Classic, as his team took on Sierra Canyon (Calif.). High School. SCHS came away with the 59-55 win.

    Jones is  currently  ranked No. 42  in the Rivals.com Top 100. The senior is committed to play at UNLV next year. 

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  • H.S. basketball player hits two buzzer-beaters in same game

    Danielle Elliot at Prep Rally12 days ago

    If the game's going down to the wire, you want Ryan Sturdivan on your team. The Woodland (Wash.) High School senior sunk a 45-foot shot at the buzzer to give his team the 49-47 win on Monday night. The win helped Woodland stay undefeated, improving to 6-0 on the season.

    Woodland had trailed by nine just minutes earlier. He played down the rally-capping shot in a postgame interview with The Daily News.

    “Please don’t make it sound like I did it all myself,” said the guard. “My teammates played great defense, they got me the ball in spots where I like to shoot... none of us gave up when it looked bad. All I did was make a lucky shot.”

    Lucky, for most. But Sturdivan seems to have a rare talent for the shot. That was, after all, his second of the game.

    He also hit a shot from behind the mid-court line as time ran out in the first half. That shot brought Woodland within one point of Kelso High School, as the Beavers went into the locker room trailing 19-18.

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