Stanford commit Lauren Betts isn’t solely headed to Palo Alto to proceed her basketball profession, however she may also be signing to Excel Sports Management, as revealed solely to SLAM and WSLAM.
At 6’7, the Grandview High School senior middle has emerged because the No. 1 recruit within the nation via her extremely dominant and elite fashion of play, which has helped her earn quite a few accolades, together with back-to-back Gatorade Colorado Player of the Year, 2021 MaxPreps All-America First-Team honors, and Colorado Player of Year, in addition to an All-State and Academic choice in 2019.
The Colorado-native can be a two-time gold medalist and helped lead the United States to the FIBA Americas U16 Championships and the 2021 FIBA U19 World Cup.
Betts will add one other achievement to her highschool profession when she performs within the McDonald’s All American Game on March 29.
“Lauren has always presented problems since she arrived at Grandview at 6-foot-7,” Arapahoe High School head coach Jerry Knafelc mentioned in a information launch after Betts received her second straight Gatorade POY award. “This season, Lauren has really improved her overall game. She has developed a consistent mid-range shot, improved her free throws, and, more importantly, she has improved her passing and decision-making.”
Even with all of her success to date, that is just the start for the long run Cardinal. Betts averaged 17.2 factors, 11.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and three.6 blocks per recreation this season.