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Elias Obenyah 6'4" | CG | 2026 CA-N
Caeden Hutcherson 6'4" | SG | 2026 CA-N
Raymond Whitley 6'2" | SG | 2026 CA-N
Gavin Sykes 6'4" | SG | 2025 CA-N
Brayden Harris 6'5" | SG | 2025 CA-N
Jasir Rencher 6'6" | SF | 2025 CA-N
Jalen Stokes 6'5" | SF | 2025 CA-N

PH NorCal was in Glendale, AZ June 21-23 for the Section 7 High School Basketball Summer Tournament featuring teams from all over the West Coast. Northern California had 18 teams participating. Many of the NorCal teams played at the same…

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PH NorCal was in Glendale, AZ June 21-23 for the Section 7 High School Basketball Summer Tournament featuring teams from all over the West Coast. Northern California had 18 teams participating. Many of the NorCal teams played at the same time. Here are the standouts we saw on Friday’s Day 1 action.

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Elias Obenyah

CA-N #2

CG #1

HEIGHT 6'4"

POS CG

CLASS 2026

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State: Northern California

School: Salesian Prep

Club: Team Lillard

He’s a D1 Prospect. He showed his ball handling with strong drives, and footwork to finish around the rim, he had vision looking to move the ball up court and around the perimeter. We’re seeing improvement in the 3pt shot, and off the dribble mid-range jumpers. His length allows him to defend multiple positions, and haul in rebounds. Game 1: 12pts, 6R, 4A

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Raymond Whitley

State: Northern California

School: St. Ignatius

If there’s a description of lead guard Whitley fits. At times with the ball in his hands he facilitating looking to involve team mates with patience and improved passing. He’s hard to guard when he decides to go get a bucket. He’s a straight line driver using body and balance to finish. He’ll drop 3’s, he excels at finishing at the rim in transition. Game1: 15pts 4R, 3A.

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Brayden Harris

CA-N #17

SG #5

HEIGHT 6'5"

POS SG

CLASS 2025

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Brayden Harris

State: Northern California

School: Valley Christian

Club: West Coast Elite

The transfer from Bellarmine has shaken off the rust and is starting to find his way up on the hill. The 6’6 and growing prospect showed his overall skill set. He facilitates the offense when called to do so, he’s getting points in the paint using footwork and length. He’s been efficient with good shot selection dropping 3’s from around the perimeter. We see improved rebounding, and intensity defending. Game 1: 9-21, 26pts, 4/9-3ptr, 4-4 FT, 8R

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Jasir Rencher

CA-N #1

SF #1

HEIGHT 6'6"

POS SF

CLASS 2025

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State: Northern California

School: Archbishop Riordan

He’s still NorCal’s #1 prospect with steady improvements across the board. He’s a Wing that touches all the stat boxes. He rebounds, runs, defends at a high level, along with rebounding. He’s getting more touches this Summer and is aggressively looking to put points on the board. Game 1: 15pts

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Gavin Sykes

CA-N #4

SG #1

HEIGHT 6'4"

POS SG

CLASS 2025

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Gavin Sykes

State: Northern California

School: Modesto Christian

He plays at a high level against quality competition when it counts most. He’s a consistent scorer who can get a bucket in different ways, dropping open 3’s, and attacking the rim, he doesn’t shy away from contact, and comes from all angles for his points in the paint including jumpers. A 6’4 guard who rebounds, and can run the offense. Game 2: 11/9 29pts, 6R,

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Caeden Hutcherson

CA-N #5

SG #2

HEIGHT 6'4"

POS SG

CLASS 2026

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Caeden Hutcherson

State: Northern California

School: Archbishop Mitty

He’s a riser in the 2026 class, showing us he can do more than just knock down 3’s consistently. He’s handling the ball more in the open court. He’s using hard dribbles, body, and taking on defenders driving into the paint, on balance and finishing around the rim, and free throws. He earned a couple of DI offers with his overall play this weekend. Game 1: 7/13 14pts, 4R, 4A

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Jalen Stokes

CA-N #5

SF #2

HEIGHT 6'5"

POS SF

CLASS 2025

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State: Northern California

School: Dublin

He’s growing his overall skill set. He’s an experienced player who’s handling the ball more looking to be a facilitator at times. He’s making good decisions when to pass, when to shoot. He has the vision to find cutters, pass it around the perimeter and feed the post. He’s one of our top well rounded prospects. He gives maximum effort defending, rebounding, plus he puts points on the board. Game 1: 7/13, 17pts, 2/3-3ptrs, 5A, 3R.

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    Jase Butler Branson (Ross, CA)
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    Tyler Thompson Vanden
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    Mateen Rafiq Weston Ranch

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