This past weekends May Madness Final showcased the Northwest’s top 150 players. In a crowd full of talent their were a few people that stood above the crowd and caught the eye of the coaches & media. Below is a list of the top performers at this event.
Overall Camp Offensive CO MVP’s
*QB, Jacob Sirmon, Bothell WA, 2018
The 5 Star University of Washington commit did not disappoint. Sirmon won the strongest Arm Compettion for the second straight year and lead his Team Speed 7v7 team to the tittle game. Sirmon participated and competed in every drill from SAQ (Speed,Agility, Quickness) to One on Ones, Routes vs. Air, and showed his fierce competitive nature all day.
*QB, Dylan Morris, Graham Kapowsin WA, 2019
One of the Nations top 2019 QB’s Dylan Morris was lights out in every phase of his game. He showed tremendous leadership in the huddle while leading his Team Super Squad 7v7 team to the May Madness title and was lights out showing off pin point accuracy and his big arm through the day.
Defensive CO MVP’s
*CB Kyler Gordon, Archbishop Murphy WA, 2018
4 star cornerback Kyler Gordan was flawless this past weekend, he did not allow a single ball caught on him during the 1on1 period and showed off amazing natural instinct and quick twitch ability to make plays on balls that makes him an elite prospect. Kyler was the staple piece in the secondary to the Team Super Squad 7v7.
*LB, Elijah Winston, Central Catholic OR, 2018
Measuring in at 6-3, 243lbs the 4 star LB fits the mold of what you want to see in a college Linebacker. Elijah was dominate through out the day and showed off a freakish combination of size and speed. He was the vocal point of the Team Super Squad 7v7 Defense and looked great in zone coverage and was consistently re-routing receivers.
Fastest Man of Competition
CB, Jarious Jones, Bothell HS, 2018
2017 College Signee Competition
TE, Hunter Bryant, University of Washington Signee
TE, Devin Culp, Gonzaga Prep WA, 2018
University of Washington Commit and 4 star TE Devin Culp was one of the twoTE MVP’s & looked fluid and natural catching the football at 6-5 253lbs he showed of elite athleticism.
TE, Jarrell Anderson, Rainier Beach WA, 2018
One of Washingtons top ranked TE prospects Jarrell Anderson came away with TE MVP honors. Measuring in at 6-4 231lbs and looked great through out the day highlighted by a acrobatic one handed catch in the 1on1 period against 4 star LB Elijah Winston and a game winning touchdown in the championship game to help anchor Team Super Squad to a 7v7 title game win.
TE, D’andre Rogers, Eastside Catholic WA, 2020 *
DJ Rogers made his presence felt through out the day. Standing 6-5 and weighing in at a slim 241lbs, DJ has all the makings of. a national recruit in the class of 2020. DJ looked fluent in his route running and looked natural catching the football and was Dylan Morris favorite targets on Team Super Squad’s 7v7 championship team.
TE, Keishon Dawkins, West Linn OR, 2018
The State of Oregons top TE Prospect Keishon Dawkins looked to part at 6-6 240lbs the 3 star TE Prospect had a solid performance and looked extremely well high pointing balls.
TE, Cole Ramseyer, Coeur D’Alene ID, 2018
The State of Idaho’s top TE Prospect currently holds four D1 offers and showed of a good combination of size and speed. Cole had a solid period during 1on1’s showing his strength to get off the press against top tear Linebackers.
WR, Daniel Arias, Jackson WA, 2018
Washingtons top rated WR has been blowing up on the recruiting boards this past winter/spring and currently holds 9 D1 offers with the most recent offer from Colorado at 6-4 195 and elite track speed (48.06 in the 400m) Aries put his long stride on display as he constantly beat won his battles during the 1on1 period and showing his ability out run and out jump DB’s when the ball was in the air. Aries was voted one of the two MVP’s from this position group on the day.
WR, Xavier Mason, Stadium WA, 2019 *
Class of 2019 WR measured in at 6-0 191l and displayed great route running ability. Xavier could not be covered at the line of scrimmage as he consistantly beat man coverage during the 1on1 period. Xavier came away with MVP honors and made a presence on a stage full of talent that he is a can’t miss prospect for the class of 2019.
WR, Cole Turner, Clackamas OR, 2018
At 6-6 Oregon’s 2nd ranked receiver was a problem for DB’s this past weekend. In the redone Cole was a miss match problem with his ability to high point balls. Cole proved that he was not just a jump ball player as he looked crisp in and out of his breaks all day.
WR, Dayshawn Neal, Hermiston OR, 2018
Dayshwn measured in at 6-2 176 and did not back down against top level competettion ,he looked fluent during the SAQ (Speed, Agility, Quickness) period and showed constancy catching the football during the 7v7 tournament.
WR, Mason Starling, Rainier Beach WA, 2018
At 6-4 191 Mason Starling has the size you are looking for in a Power 5 conference receiver currently holding offers from Oregon State & Hawaii, one of Washingtons top prospects did not disappoint. Mason look sudden coming in and out of his breaks all day long and showed off his speed blowing past and running away from DB’s during the 1on1 period.
Best of the Rest
WR, Gee Scott JR, Eastside Catholic WA, 2020*
WR, Anthony Stell, Rainier Beach WA, 2018
WR, Xavier Guillory, Lewis & Clark WA, 2019
WR, Mike Noil, Madison OR, 2018
WR, DeMonte Horton, Skyview WA, 2018
WR, Robert Mason, Graham Kapowsin WA, 2018
RB, Christian Galvan, Bothell WA, 2020*
One of the top Running backs in the class of 2020 Christen Galvan was a standout this past weekend as he one of the two running back MVP’s. Christian showed off great balance and body control during position drills. Despite the lack ideal size you would want to see in a Power 5 conference at 5-7 170lbs Christen is cat quick and has a rare ability to change direction and stop on a dime. His elite quickness made him a nightmare for Linebackers during the 1on1 period. Christen was a valuable piece that helped Team Super Squad win the 7v7 championship. Christen saw significant playing time for Washington Powerhouse Bothell HS last fall as a Freshman.
RB, Derrick Ray, Eastside Catholic WA, 2019*
Derrick Ray is built like a tank at 5-8 190 he has been making a huge impact this spring and starting to catch the eye of many media outlets and college coaches. One of Washingtons top 2019 RB’s, Ray displayed great stop and go quickness and was effective catching the football out of the backfield.
RB, Sam Adams Jr, Eastside Catholic WA, 2020*
Son of former NFL great Sam Adams class of 2020 RB Sam Adams Jr at 6-1 195, has all the makings to be one of nations top Running Back Prospects. Sam looked very smooth and fluid in all the drills this past weekend and showed off his versatility by lining up as a reciever and running back. Sam looked very natural catching the football and displayed a rare ability to make people miss with the ball in his hands.
RB, Keegan Stich, Snohomish WA, 2018
In a group overshadowed by underclassmen talent Keegan Stich was hands down the top 2018 RB this past weekend. Keegan was very consistent catching the ball out the backfield during the 7v7 period and displayed strength and quickness to get off press coverage when lining up from the slot position against linebackers during the 1on1 period.
Best of the Rest
RB, Parker McCary, Richland WA, 2018
LB, Malakai Salu, Central Catholic OR, 2018
Aggressive and physical player Malakai is one of Oregon’s top Linebacker prospects. The 3 star LB Measured in at 6-3 243 he is a legit college prospect and proved just that this past weekend. Coming away with Linebacker MVP honors, after consistently re-routing receivers and running backs during the 1on1 period.
LB, Emmanuel Osuoha, Archbishop Murphy WA, 2018
A rising prospect in the state of Washington Emmanuel displayed that he had the speed to run with slot recievers and running backs. With a body like a LB and the ability to cover like a safety Emmanuel was outstanding this past weekend in all phases of the game.
Best of The Rest
LB, Drew Fowler, Bellevue, WA, 2019*
LB, Ben Hines, Archbishop Murphy, WA 2018
DB, Isaiah Ifanse, Bellevue WA, 2018
One of Washingtons top rated Athletes, Three star recruit Issiah Ifanse came away with DB MVP honors this past weekend. Issiah did not have a single ball caught on him during the 1on1 period and came away with a handful of interceptions in this period as well. Issiah displayed Fluent hips, great ball skills, and fierce competitiveness jumping in taking rep after during the 1on1 period.
DB, Teron Bradford, Oregon City OR, 2018
Oregon’s top rated Corner prospect displayed great cover skills this past weekend. Teron’s ability to make plays on the ball and finish plays was very impressive and he stood out form the crowd during the 1on1 period. At 6-1 175 Teron looks to part and played just as well against elite level competition
DB, Sam Lockett, Gonzaga Prep, WA 2018
Measuring in at 6-1 193 Lockett has the prototypical size you want in a Power 5 conference corner. Lockett who is the #2 rated Corner in the state Washington dominated during the 1on1 period winning multiple reps and finishing plays. Very athletic, long corner that has enough make up speed to make plays down field if caught out of position.
DB, Malik Putney, Eastside Catholic WA, 2018
Washingtons #2 ranked Safety 3 star Malik Putney brought his “A “game this past weekend. Rep after rep in the 1on1 period Malik was pressing opposing receivers into the sideline showing off his physicality in press coverage. Their were very few times when Malik lost a rep in 1on1’s and was the vocal point of Team Speed’s defense that took 2nd in the final 7v7 tournament.
DB, Ayden Hector, Eastside Catholic WA, 2020*
The 6-0 180 Class of 2020 Corner Ayden Hector will be one of the Nations top rated corners in his class. With a pedigree of football in his bloodline (Dad played Safety at UCS, Grandfather Former NFL Player) Ayden is primed to be a big time prospect. Ayden showed patience at the line of scrimmage and was consistatnly winning reps during the 1on1 period. Played on the opposite side of 4 star Corner Kyler Gordan on Team Super Squad and shutdown his side of the field during the 7v7 period.
Best of the Rest
DB, Jarious Jones, Bothell WA, 2018
DB, Darrien Sampson, Rainier Beach WA, 2018
DB, Isaiah Strong, Pullman WA, 2020*
DB, Andrew Pederson, Eastside Catholic WA, 2019*
OL, Nathaniel Kalepoe, Rainier Beach WA, 2019*
2019 Rainier Beach OT Nate Kalepo showcased why he will be a major national recruit and the OL MVP at May Madness. The 6’6 310 pound tackle dominated all day rarely loosing battles. Big Nate already hosts offers from the likes of Hawaii, and BYU. When it’s all said and done Nate will be a national household name in the 2019 class
OL, Marco Brewer, Corvallis OR, 2018
3-star Corvallis guard Marco Brewer had himself a day bullying the opposing Dline man. Marco already has 11 offers highlighted by UCLA. Marco showcased great athleticism, and foot work during the SAQ section of May madness.
Charlie Bauman, Newport WA, 2018
2018 Newport Guard Charlie Baumann came away with his stock on the rise after a great Day and receiving OL MVP honors. Charlie has a great combination of great size and fluid hips and plays the game aggressive.
Best of The Rest
OL, Travis Spreen, Jesuit OR, 2018
OL, Noah Gunn, Coeur D’Alene ID, 2018
OL, Cade Baresford, Woodinville WA, 2018
OL, Jackson Reed, Eastside Catholi, WA 2018
DL, Giovonni White, Lincoln WA, 2019*
Giovanni White was one of the May madness DL MVPs. Gio is considered one of the top lineman in the state for his grade. Giovanni made lineman look silly all day using swim and rip moves to get by his opponents.
DL, Trendae Umi-Tuato’o, Auburn Riverside WA, 2018
Trendae Umi-Tuato’o was the other MVP of the Dline group. Trendae came in as an unknown but quickly made his presences known from the beginning with his ability to bull rush the opposing Oline man.
DL, Zion Faaopega, Union WA, 2018
2018 Union DE, Zion Faaopega was the top 2018 DL man at May Madness. Zion showcased tremendous coming off the edge. Zion won fastest man among all lineman and linebackers. With that tremendous size and speed Zion is primed for a major senior year.
Best of the Rest
DE, Jax Lee Richland WA, 2018
DT, Marcus Pressley. Rainier Beach WA, 2018
DE, Beau Braden Columbia River WA, 2020*
QB, Simon Burkett, Meridian WA, 2018
QB, Casey Bauman, Nooksack Valley WA, 2018
QB, AJ Allen, Lakeside WA, 2018
QB, Joe Green, Skyline WA 2019*
QB, Max Noll, Rainer Beach, WA 2018
QB, Ayden Ziomas Glacier Peak, WA 2019*
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