Friday at the NY2LA Sports Invitational got off to a great start with some high level match-ups opening night and players stepping up their games to either help their teams win or give them a chance down the stretch. Connor Konshak (WI Blizzard-Pronschinske), Connor Cashaw (Team NLP) and others played awesomely for their respective squads, while others were impressive as well, seeing their prospective stocks rise with strong performances. We rap our opening night coverage with another recap of some of the night’s top performers…

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TOP PERFORMERS
EVAN BOUDREAUX - PF - 2015 - TEAM NLP
6-7 - LAKE FOREST H.S. - LAKE FOREST, IL

Not one to shy away from challenges, Boudreaux took a beating down low, but powered through for some strong points at that rim, as well as getting to the free throw a number of times. Boudreaux showed off a mid-range touch a little also, blocked shots defensively and grabbed rebounds on both ends throughout the contest. He finished the game with 18 hard-earned points.

CONNOR CASHAW - G - 2015 - TEAM NLP
6-4 - STEVENSON H.S. - LINCOLNSHIRE, IL

Cashaw played tremendously for NLP in a hard fought double-overtime victory versus DTA. Cashaw controlled tempo offensively and handled DTA’s pressure without hiccup, and made smart plays all game long. Utilizing an array of moves on the perimeter and around the hoop, the young guard was able to score from various spots on the floor and finished the game with 21 points.

CONNOR KONSHAK - G - 2015 - WI BLIZZARD-PRONSCHINSKE
6-2 - WEST DEPERE H.S. - DEPERE, WI

With strength and determination, Konshak scored all game long with efficiency, getting steals and baskets in transition, as well as forcing his way to the basket with strong handle and soft touch at the rim. Konshak officially scored 24 points and really got the ball rolling for the Blizzard toward the end of the first half with some big momentum changing buckets back-to-back.

RILEY LACHANCE - G - 2014 - RAY ALLEN SELECT
6-3 - BROOKFIELD CENTRAL H.S. - BROOKFIELD, WI

LaChance is on a roll as of late and continued that streak with a scintillating 22-point effort against EG10 Friday night. The crafty 2014 prospect scored from mid-range, drove into contact and finished with some nifty ball work and shot a triple through the nets late in the game.

KYLE MONROE - SF - 2015 - WI BLIZZARD-PRONSCHINSKE
6-5 - ASHWAUBENON H.S. - ASHWAUBENON, WI

Monroe was sensational for his team, particularly in the second half, in a big win over a talented Young Legends squad. Monroe finished the contest with 22 points and really took over the game with his presence inside and slashing to the hoop. The sophomore’s ability to get to the line was big in controlling momentum down the stretch and helped build the lead the Blizzard did not give back.

STAR WATCH
DIAMOND STONE - C - 2015 - YOUNG LEGENDS
6-10 - DOMINICAN H.S. - MILWAUKEE, WI

Stone continued his great spring with a quality opening night performance at the Invitational. The star post displayed his great footwork in the post with a couple dazzling moves inside, spinning one way or another and finishing with both hands. Although his team lost, Stone scored 18 points, blocked several shots and of course grabbed many rebounds.

STOCK BOOSTERS
BRADY ELLINGSON - SG - 2014 - RAY ALLEN SELECT
6-4 - SUSSEX HAMILTON H.S. - MENOMONEE FALLS, WI

Ellingson scored in a slightly different manner than typical for him. The normally pin-point accurate shooting guard was a little off from the perimeter Friday night, but the true competitor and offensive talent he is, the outside troubles did not keep him down. Ellingson used his vastly improved dribble penetration skills to attack the rim and finish around the hoop, while also playing some steady defense against a strong group of guards from Eric Gordon All-Stars.

BRYANT MCINTOSH - G - 2014 - ERIC GORDON ALL-STARS
6-4 - GREENSBURG H.S. - GREENSBURG, IN

The Indiana State commit played under control, kept his team cool during runs by the opponent, and scored the ball when he needed to. McIntosh was solid with the ball in his hands but also good moving off the ball and getting himself into appropriate positions on the floor to score or facilitate. McIntosh finished the game with 15 points and a win.

SEAN SELLERS - SF - 2014 - ERIC GORDON ALL-STARS
6-6 - GREENSBURG H.S. - GREENSBURG, IN

Sellers played his role perfectly in EG10’s opening night victory over RAS. Sellers slashed from the wing, cut without the ball to open gaps in the defense and finished at the bucket efficiently, putting up 13 points, while being effective on the glass as well.

MARCUS WHITE - F - 2014 - DTA DEVIN HARRIS SUPERSTARS
6-6 - MILWAUKEE VINCENT H.S. - MILWAUKEE, WI

White did not score a ton against NLP Friday night, but he played a pretty well-rounded game in which he rebounded very toughly and used his size and instincts to disrupt the game for the opposition steadily. White finished the game with 10 points but helped lead them to have a chance at victory.

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