The 30th Annual Highland Optimist Scott Credit Union Shootout
January 8th, 2022 - Highland, IL

Tickets available at:

https://www.showclix.com/event/highland-optimist-shootout347766syk822eeqla86qlmcnObW


The Highland, Illinois Optimist Scott Credit Union Shootout is the oldest and widely known as the premier high school basketball shootout in Illinois and the St. Louis area.

With our rich history, the event will once again bring together some of the top local and national basketball players and teams to one gym for one full day of hoops.

Whitney Young vs. CBC - 2020

Chaminade vs. Hamilton - 2020

Vashon vs. Simeon - 2020

Game 1 (8:30am) - Freeburg (IL) Girls vs. Highland (IL) Girls


Game 2 (10:00am) - Wesclin (IL) vs. Highland (IL)

Grant Fridley, 6'2" Junior - Wesclin - Top 50 in IL

Cade Altadonna, 6'0" Junior - Highland - Top 50 in IL

Jake Ottensmeier, 6'0" Sophomore - Highland - #1 Sophomore in metro-east


Game 3 (11:30am) - Cardinal Ritter (MO) vs. Belleville East (IL)

Braxton Stacker 6'4" Senior - Cardinal Ritter - Nationally Ranked #263 - Committed to Murray State

Robert Lewis, 6'9" Senior - Cardinal Ritter - Offer from Louisiana Monroe

Jordan Pickett, 6'3" Junior - Belleville East - Top 25 Junior in IL


Game 4 (1:00pm) - Columbia Tolton (MO) vs. Mascoutah (IL)

Jevon Porter, 6'10" Senior - Tolton - Nationally Ranked #126 - Committed to Pepperdine

Aaron Rowe 6'0", 6'5" Freshman - Tolton - Offer from Missouri State

Justin King - 6'4" Senior - Mascoutah - Committed to UMSL


Game 5 (3:00pm) - St. Rita (IL) vs. Peoria Notre Dame (IL)

James Brown, 6'9" Sophomore - St. Rita - Nationally Ranked #19 - Offers from Illinois, Iowa, Florida, etc.

Morez Johnson, 6'8" Sophomore - St. Rita - Committed to Illinois

Jaedin Reyna - 6'0" Sophomore - St. Rita - Offer from Illinois

Kaiden Space, 5'10" Senior - St. Rita - Offer from Illinois, Radford, NIU, etc.

Cooper Koch, 6'7" Sophomore - Peoria Notre Dame - Offers from Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio State, etc.


Game 6 (4:45pm) - Yorkville Christian (IL) vs. Chaminade (MO)

Jaden Schutt, 6'5" Senior - Yorkville Christian - Nationally Ranked #47 - Committed to Duke

Brayden Long, 6'3" Junior - Yorkville Christian - Nationally Ranked #145 - Offer from Bryant

BJ Ward, 6'0'" Senior - Chaminade - Offer from Southeast Missouri State

Nate Straugher, 6'3" Senior - Chaminade - Offer from Milliken


Game 7 (6:30pm) - Imhotep (PA) vs. Vashon (MO)

Justin Edwards , 6'7" Junior - Imhotep - Nationally Ranked #7 - Offers from Georgetown, , Illinois, Wisconsin, etc.

Ahmad Nowell , 6'1" Sophomore - Imhotep - Nationally Ranked #24 - offers from Memphis, Kansas, Auburn, etc.

Rahmir Barno , 6'0" Senior - Imhotep - Nationally Ranked #126 - Offers Drexel, Hofstra, Robert Morris, etc.

Mo Abdullah, 6'3" Senior - Imhotep - Committed to Rider

Jayden Nicholson - 6'6" Junior - Vashon - Nationally Ranked #97 - offers from Missouri State, SIU-E

Kennard Davis - 6'6" Junior - Vashon - offer from Western Illinois

Cameron Stovall - 6'5" Junior - Vashon - offer from Western Illinois


Game 8 (8:15pm) - Kenwood (IL) vs. CBC (MO)

Darrin Ames, 6'3" Junior - Kenwood - Nationally Ranked #56 - offers from Illinois, Maryland, LSU, etc.

Davius Loury, 6'7" Junior - Kenwood - Nationally Ranked #99 - offers from Illinois, Iowa State, LSU, etc.

Trey Pettigrew, 6'3" Senior - Kenwood - Nationally Ranked #127 - committed to Nevada

Bryce Heard, 6'5" Freshman - Kenwood - Nationally Ranked #1 - offer from Illinois

John Bol, 7'2" Sophomore - CBC - Top 10 nationally ranked - offers from Missouri, Kansas St, Illinois, Clemson

Larry Hughes II, 6'6" Senior - CBC - Nationally ranked #276 - Offers from Kansas State, SLU

Robert Martin, 5'9" Senior - CBC - Offers from SLU, Dayton, Wichita St, etc.

Mikhail Abdul Hamid, 6'5" Senior - CBC - Offers from Washington, SIUE, Drake, Drury, etc.


National rankings are compiled from Rivals, 247sports, ESPN, and Prephoops

The Highland Optimist Club is part of Optimist International - an association of more than 3,000 clubs around the world dedicated to "bringing out the best in kids".

Adult volunteers join Optimist Clubs to conduct positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth.

As Optimists, we are people who care about our communities and want to make a difference in the lives of youth by setting a positive example.

Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.