Sports are finally returning to normal, or as close as normal can be right now. We have football going on, soccer starting up, and basketball really heating up. The most compelling and attention-grabbing sport is currently basketball. After a longer than normal wait time, players are finally returning to the court and they are bringing their best games. 570 Sports is consistently scouting out the top of the line talent and they have found some gems right away. 570 Sports is known for their accurate identification of future stars and it’s nearly impossible to argue against their picks. Every week, 570 Sports chooses a player of the week and they have now put together a very anticipated player of the week on the rise list. This list consists of 4 stellar athletes ranging from 4th grade to 8th grade. All of these athletes are extremely gifted in basketball and have a very bright future. With that being said, here are some fantastic players on the rise presented to you by 570 sports.
570 Players of The Week on The Rise:
1. Faith Pavalonis: 4th Grade Division
Key Attributes- Team Leader and Lockdown Defender
Faith Pavalonis is a fourth-grader who has earned her spot as the youngest player on the 570 players of the week on the rise list. Once again, Faith is only in 4th grade and is currently playing in the co-ed 570 Sports basketball league. Faith is the leading scorer for two different teams and has been spotted for her leadership skills and her lockdown defense. Faith has played three games so far this season and is by far the best player on the floor. Faith is already being looked at by coaches in middle school as they believe she could compete at that level right now. Faith Pavalonis has worked her way to a great reputation because of her young age and astounding talent. Although Faith is only in 4th grade, she’s already developing every skill necessary to stand out as a great basketball player. As previously noted, Faith is only three games into the season but has already made a name for herself as the team leader and the go to scorer. To sum it up, Faith Pavalonis is one of the youngest potential stars right now and she is full of talent. Faith Pavalonis will quickly make a name for herself and wherever she goes to middle school, she will make a huge difference.
2. Carmelo Barnett: 6th Grade Division
Key Attributes- Scoring Abilities and Speed
Carmelo Barnett is a star football and basketball player for the Riverside Vikings. Carmelo is currently in 6th grade and still has a few more years to grow his name before heading into high school. Carmello Barnett is already known as one of the best basketball players in the 570 Sports basketball league and won player of the week last week. Carmelo is a great player and his speed stands out more than anything. Carmelo can stretch the floor very quickly and can break away from his defenders with ease. On top of that, Carmelo is always ready to shoot the ball and does it extremely well. Carmelo is not only an offensive player though. He can space the floor well and he can spot open teammates from a mile away. Although Carmelo is the most talented in basketball, he also is developing his name in football. Carmelo plays for the 570 flag football league and the Riverside Junior Vikings football team. Carmelo’s potential is already abundantly clear and he is still so young. With two years left to go before high school, Carmelo has lots of time to become one of the most anticipated high school athletes in the area. In conclusion, Carmelo Bennett has all the tools necessary to be a great basketball player and this season will really allow him to become a standout athlete.
3. Maya Jenkins: 7th/8th Grade Division
Key Attributes- Athleticism and Scoring Abilities
Maya Jenkins is an 8th grader at OLP and she is a multi-sport athlete. Maya plays basketball and soccer and receives a lot of attention in both. Maya has all the key characteristics to become a star and she is entering that time frame in which she will begin to stand out more than others. Maya is currently an 8th grader and it’s yet to be determined where she will go to high school. The most likely option for Maya is Scranton Prep as it is one of the only private schools in her area. Wherever Maya goes, she will be treated very well because most coaches praise her talents consistently. Two key aspects of Maya’s game are her athleticism and her scoring abilities. Maya always finds a way to get open and she takes advantage of that with her high scoring average. Maya has recently found herself as the player of the week in the 570 Sports basketball league after dropping 17 points in a victory over Riverside. All in all, Maya Jenkins has a lot to bring to the floor and keep an eye out for where she goes to high school because she is destined to make a significant impact.
4. Gerry Rose: 7th/8th Grade Division
Key Attributes- High Vertical and Speed
Gerry Rose is an all-around athlete. Gerry has been playing basketball for the good majority of his life and his talent is becoming very clear. Gerry currently is an 8th grader attending Riverside Middle School and he is one of the best players there. Gerry Rose is not the only athlete in his family as his younger sister Kayla Rose is also a great basketball player. Gerry’s potential is very large and is growing by the day. Gerry will likely continue to play basketball for the Riverside Vikings high school team next year, where he will try to make a name for himself. Gerry normally plays either point guard or shooting guard but excels wherever he is put at because of his leaping abilities and his quickness. Gerry can space the floor and knock down 3’s very consistently. As seen in the photo below, Gerry is already developing hops and once he gets to high school, he’ll be dunking in no time. The combined features of Gerry’s game make him one of the most feared middle school players who will soon look to make a significant impact with the Riverside Vikings. Watch out for Gerry Rose!
570 Sports Upcoming Holiday Tournament:
570 Sports is becoming one of the most trusted groups for both events and news. 570 Sports consistently scouts out some of the best players and brings attention to potential stars. After breaking down 570 Sports, players of the week on the rise, it’s time to point out their next big event. Coming to you Thanksgiving weekend will be the 570 Sports, holiday basketball tournament. As of now, not too many details are being released regarding the tournament but it is said that the event is formatted differently than ever before and will inevitably bring a lot of excitement. All in all, 570 Sports has a lot coming up so keep an eye out for more details leading up to the holiday tournament.