Team 5 coached by Damon James won Pool A
The 2023 WSN Basketball Showcase was held at Homestead High School on Sunday, September 10th, and it was a great day of hoops all-around. More than 150 athletes competed in the boys portion of the event in the afternoon.
To view Mark Miller's recap with observations including his All-Showcase Team, breakout performers, top shooters, and top young players to watch, CLICK HERE.
Players were divided into 18 teams, with three pools of six teams each. Teams played every other team in their pool once.
Team 5 coached by Damon James, head coach for the Grafton boys team, went 5-0 in Pool A and won that pool. Members of Team 5 are: Jaden Boyd, Milwaukee Lutheran (2027); Carter Combs, Stevens Point (2024); Caden Gustafson, Waterford (2026); Damon James Jr., Grafton (2026); Ben Jimenez, Oconomowoc (2025); Cahlil Jones, Germantown (2026); Ashton Thuecks, Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah (2026); Michael Wilson, Madison West (2026).
Team 8 coached by Ryan Walz, head coach for the Wisconsin Lutheran boys basketball team went 5-0 and won Pool B. Members of Team 8 were: Bryce Boebel, Menomonee Falls (2024); Isaiah Brown, South Milwaukee (2024); Donovan Davis, Freedom (2027); Cade Kohnen, Marquette University (2024); Jacob and Jonah Koon, Abundant Life Christian (2025); Jayden Myles, Waukesha North (2024); Evan Prusko, Brookfield Central (2026); Brett Schwefel, Watertown (2025).
Team 14 coached by Jason McRoberts, head coach for the Melrose-Mindoro boys basketball team went 4-1 and won Pool C. Members of Team 14 were Blake Buhr, Sheboygan North (2026); Carsen Eeg, The Prairie School (2025); Sam Horman, Luther (2024); Karson Osterman, Pewaukee (2025); Jonathan Scherschel, Clintonville (2024); Jayden Schoepp, Richland Center (2027); Morgan Swartz, Waukesha South (2025); Calvin Van Rossum, Little Chute (2026).
At the conclusion of the event, each coach selected an MVP and Hustle Award winner from their team, which can be found below.
Team 8 coached by Ryan Walz won Pool B
Team 1: Joe La Chapell, Appleton East
Team 2: Liz Cook, Lomira
Team 3: Josh Gee, Audubon
Team 4: Steve Smith, Catholic Central
Team 5: Damon James, Grafton
Team 6: Jim Reuter, Pewaukee
Team 7: Corey Girdaukas, Green Bay Southwest
Team 8: Ryan Walz, Wisconsin Lutheran
Team 9: Cole Ducklow, Watertown
Team 10: Rishon Haralson, Milwaukee Bradley Tech
Team 11: Josh Lindner, Kettle Moraine Lutheran
Team 12: Ramon Davis, Cedarburg
Team 13: Jamie Vandermeuse, Kiel
Team 14: Jason McRoberts, Melrose-Mindoro
Team 15: Eric Otto, Valders
Team 16: Emmitt Colbert, Golda Meir
Team 17: Tre Mantuano, Kenosha Bradford
Team 18: David King, Kingdom Prep Lutheran
Team 14 coached by Jason McRoberts won Pool C