Posted On: 02/12/21 10:00 AM

Ladera Ranch, Cal. — The inaugural Prep Hoops Next West Coast Kick-off provided an opportunity to observe what the “Left Coast” has to offer as far as youth hoops talent from the Class of 2026. The event did not disappoint, as several teams and players placed their stamp on the tournament, and put the rest of the nation on notice with regard to their abilities on the hardwood. Below are a handful of the top performers from the weekend in Southern California to begin the first of a three-part series featuring seventh-grade standouts...

Josiah Andrews | Rocklin, CA | Class of 2026

Andrews led Y.B.A. Elite (CA) in scoring at the West Coast Kick-off, and despite their balanced roster, he posted team-highs in three of the club’s four games en route to an unbeaten weekend. The Northern California product dropped 20 points versus The Truth (CA) in the finals. As the most prolific offensive weapon for the event’s seventh-grade champions, Andrews displayed his ability to create scoring opportunities off the bounce and showcased a reliable jumper from multiple areas on the court. The 5-foot-8

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