The 17U St. James Coastal Crew Rebels traveled to Duke University during Memorial Day weekend to play in this year’s Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions where Rebel Jordan Johnson flourished. He earned an all-tournament team honor and was the tournament’s top scorer.
17U Rebels coach Ernie Walthour said the team didn’t fare well as far as wins go, but Johnson showcased his talents and caught Bob Gibbons’ attention.
Gibbons is a talent scout who specializes in American high school basketball players. He founded All-Star Sports, the nation’s No. 1 college basketball scouting service, in 1974. He also publishes an annual ranking of the top 150 high school players.
Read more in Friday's Coastal Courier.