WASHINGTON, D.C. – Like many of the holiday tournaments the Title IX Classic offers up a lot more talent than we could possibly cover in just one article. This time around we take a look at some of the evolving, young talent who made their way to the D.C. Armory showing off the possibilities that will keep us watching for many years to come.
Follow the link below to see our initial coverage from D.C. and the 2017 Title IX Classic.
Patricia Anumgba – 2020 – 5-6 – Point Guard/Guard – Paint Branch – Continues to be a play maker…Scores herself and sets up others…Pull up jumper has found more consistency…Physical on defense at times
Kiandra Browne – 2021 – 6-1 – Forward – E.S. St.-Laurent – Combination of strength and mobility…Active in the screen and roll game…Also understands slipping screens to get opportunities…Seals well…Sits and makes herself a big target…Has the physical traits and skills to go along
Victoria Eniafe – 2021 – 6-0 – Forward – Bullis School – Athletic young forward…Shows a lot of promise…Motor is always running…Always seems to be on the move…Lots of offensive boards and put backs
Imani Harris – 2021 – 5-5 – Point Guard – Monsignor Scanlan – The “other” young guard on this team you should know…Small but plenty of flash…Sees the floor…Navigates tight spaces….Had some moments
Lillian Harris – 2020 – 5-11 – Forward – St. John’s Catholic Prep – Has added to her face up game…Improved ball handling…Has found a home at the #4 spot…Hitting 15 footer off catch or bounce…Evident she puts in the time
Synia Johnson – 2020 – 5-8 – Point Guard – North Point – Point guard with some length…Straight line speed with the ball…Gets to the basket and can use either hand…Needs to improve as a jump shooter and finisher to take the next step…Should have continued, solid sophomore campaign
Helena Lasic – 2021 – 6-3 – Post – The Rise Center – Young post…Brings mobility to the table…Will get on the floor for loose balls…Skills are coming…Worth seeing again early in club season
Angelina Mbengo – 2023 – 5-8 – Guard – E.S. St.-Laurent – Future is bright…Bigger guard…Strong for her age…Gets to rim at will on occasion…Ability and knowledge of how to split second level defenders and finish…Subsequently finds way to the line often…Problem for defenders
Madison McDaniel – 2024 – 5-1 – Point Guard – National Christian Academy – Started to grow and fill out since the summer season…Looks very good getting to the basket…Strong in transition…Speedy with the ball…Active hands on defense…Pull up game has expanded
Kayla Morris – 2020 – 6-2 – Forward/Post – Monsignor Scanlan – Mobile, bouncy and long…Shot alteration necessary….Face up game with the handles to drive…Advancing to new levels
Charia Roberts – 2020 – 5-10 – Forward – Pikesville – Athletic face up #4 player…Impressed with her energy…Handles the ball in transition…Goes to work in the paint…Nice finishing over the shoulder…Blocks some shots
Yonta Vaughn – 2022 – 5-4 – Point Guard/Guard – National Christian Academy – Strong for an 8th grader…Very good with the ball…Gets the outlet and takes off in a hurry…Looks ready for the high school level
Chloe Wilson – 2020 – 6-0 – Forward – South Shore – Active forward…Strong build…Runs floor…Vocal…More of a role player right now but in the right setting for development