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STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: The Downriver Low Down — Boys hoopster power rankings on the river

By: SCOTT M. BURNSTEIN, February 11, 2021, 1:10 pm

Downriver Area 2021 Boys Basketball Player Power Rankings

1 Legend Geeter (River Rouge 6-7 Sr. F) — Signed with Providence, Geeter is an all-time great competitor and the hardest working man in the state out of the post.

2 Malik Olafioye (Ecorse 6-2 Soph. G) — Lightning in a bottle in the backcourt, future All-American.

3 Keyshawn Devlin (River Rouge 5-10 Sr. G) — Clever, speedy, a total closer in the open court.

4 De’Ovion Price (River Rouge 6-1 Sr. G) — A transfer from Port Huron, Price was a 20 ppg. scorer in Blue Water Baller Land the last two years.

5 Mike Holdsclaw (Riverview Gabriel Richard 6-2 Sr. G) — Grinder with a lot of fundamentals and finesse in his game.

6 Derrick Kemp (Ecorse 6-0 Jr. G) — One of the most underrated point guards in Metro Detroit.

7 Michael Calhoun (Riverview Gabriel Richard 6-6 Jr. F) — Huge upside on the horizon for this small-school sizzler out of the front court.

8 M.R.E Neal (Riverview 6-0 Sr. G) — Hard worker, high motor, finishes in traffic.

9 Ethan Saenz (Wyandotte Roosevelt 6-1 Sr. G) — Spunky combo guard who can shoot from deep and distribute. 

10 Nick Szczechowski (Riverview Gabriel Richard 6-0 Jr. G) — The No. 1 small-school floor general in the Catholic League.

11 Donovan Cole (River Rouge 5-10 Sr. G) — Energizer bunny on both ends of the floor.

12 Elijahjuan Fishburn (Taylor Trillium Sr. 6-0 Sr. G) — Best kept secret on the hardwood Downriver.

13 Elisha Warren (Woodhaven 6-1 Jr. G) — Getting ready for a major-league junior campaign where he becomes a true star.

14 Pierce Eaton (Allen Park 6-0 Sr. G) — Gunner who plays with a chip on his shoulder.

15 (tie) Dwaine Watkins (Lincoln Park 5-11 Sr. G) — Low key TNT on the basketball court and the football field.

15 (tie) Karvon Stigall (River Rouge 6-5 Sr. F) — Toughness personified, rim runner with a nasty streak, plays basketball like he plays football.