Keeping Up With Jonah Lytle
Jonah Lytle is a strong defender with unlimited potential. He has a dynamic game and we look forward to seeing his game at the 2016 National Showcase in June!
Where are you from? “Canton, Ohio”
What AAU team do you play for? “OBC 2021”
How is your AAU season going? “Our AAU season is going pretty good! We’ve won one tournament and came in second place in 3 tournaments”
What are your stats this season? “We don’t have a book for stats. But my game highs in points has been 21, rebounds have been 8, assists have been 6, and steals have been 10. At the end of the Twin Cities Tip-off Tournament I was named as one of the best on the ball defenders in the area”
Have you had any big tournament wins? Or will you be in a big tournament soon? “We won the Alex Dooley Showcase Tournament and we’re looking forward to the NYBL Season 3.”
What is your current GPA? “3.1 and I know I can do better”
What are you doing to improve your game? “I train 3 to 5 times a week, doing vertimax with my team or dribbling drills at the Y, or doing shooting drills with my mom. I also like to go to Nimisilla Park, a local park in Canton, Ohio and play pickup basketball. You can always get some good run there”
Who were you excited to see at the NEO Youth Elite Showcase? “There isn’t anyone in particular that I’m looking forward to seeing. But I am looking forward to good completion, and improving my game”
What were you hoping to accomplish by coming to NEO? “Last year when I attended they showcased me on MS Hoops, Middle School Hoops, a website for middle school basketball players. It was pretty cool and it got me a lot of exposure.”
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