Posted On: 03/1/21 10:00 AM

Winter Haven, Fla. — The Prep Hoops Next circuit once again provided a glimpse into the Southeast region’s up-and-coming talents at the recent, “Rumble Under The Palms”, hosted at the AdventHealth Fieldhouse and Conference Center in Central Florida.

Congratulations to the following players for being recognized as All-Tournament selections from the event’s eighth-grade division. Be sure to check back throughout the week as our team of scouts will provide additional recaps featuring even more of the top performers from the Class of 2025 who participated in the tournament...

1ST TEAM | RUMBLE UNDER THE PALMS

Jaylen Bates | West Palm Beach, FL | Class of 2025

A strong and compact combo guard, Bates helped lead his Florida Vipers (FL) club into the Rumble Under The Palms championship game, and a 3-1 record on the weekend. The South Florida native recorded double-digit scoring outputs in all four contests, including his tournament-high 19 points versus Penny Ball Academy (FL). Bates’ steady play throughout the event in addition to his team’s success solidified his nomination for 1st Team All-Tournament honors. A capable ball-handler, he was aggressive attacking off the bounce, and

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