Tickets for the 2020 Shootout are now on sale at the following link:

The 2019 Highland Optimist Scott Credit Union Shootout was completely sold out!

Some of the Highlights from the most attended Shootout in the midwest:


LIVE STREAM OF CBC vs ROCK BRIDGE : https://www.facebook.com/NFHSNetworkHoops/videos/578652132576534

LIVE STEAM OF NICOLET vs CHAMINADE: https://www.facebook.com/NFHSNetworkHoops/videos/2118120938267832

LIVE STREAM OF BELLEVILLE WEST vs VASHON: https://www.facebook.com/NFHSNetworkHoops/videos/313759022806383


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.


The 2020 event - January 11th - will feature games with teams from Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin including 20 top nationally ranked players:

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

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


Game 3 (11:30am) - Columbia Tolton (MO) vs. Breese Mater Dei (IL)

Coban Porter , 6'5" Senior - Tolton - Nationally Ranked #238 - Offer from Sam Houston St

Jevon Porter, 6'8" Sophomore - Tolton

Caleb Zurliene, 6'5" Senior - Mater Dei - Committed to Purdue Northwest

Jacob Schadegg - 5'10" - Mater Dei - Committed to McKendree University


Game 4 (1:00pm) - DeSmet (MO) vs. Collinsville (IL)

Sekou Gassama, 6'10" Junior - DeSmet - Nationally Ranked #91 - Offers from SLU, Indiana State, Missouri State, LSU

Yaya Keita, 6'9" Junior - DeSmet - Nationally Ranked #119 - Offers from Iowa, SLU, SIU-C

Ray'Sean Taylor, 5'10" Senior - Collinsville - Nationally Ranked #251 - Offers from SIU-E, Indiana State, Wright State, etc.


Game 5 (3:00pm) - Mehlville (MO) vs. Trinity Catholic (MO)

Davion Bradford, 7'0" Senior - Mehlville - Nationally Ranked #133 - Committed to Kansas State

Dylan Branson, 6'5" Senior - Mehlville - Offers from SLU, SIU-C, Nebraska, DePaul

Lamontay Daugherty - 6'7" Senior - Offers from SIU-C, SLU

Ryan Kalkbrenner, 7'0" Senior - Trinity - Nationally Ranked #69 - Committed to Creighton

Rashad Weekly McDaniels, 6'0" Senior - Trinity - Committed to Central Michigan


Game 6 (4:45pm) - Hamilton (WI) vs. Chaminade (MO)

Patrick Baldwin Jr, 6'9" Junior - Hamilton - Nationally Ranked #2 - Offers from Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, UNC

Luke Kasubke, 6'5" Senior - Chaminade - Nationally Ranked #145 - Committed to Kansas State

Tarris Reed, 6-8" Sophomore - Chaminade - Offers from SLU, Kansas State

Matteus Case, 6-5" Senior - Chaminade - Offers from SIU-E, Drake, Florida Atlantic

Harrison Vickers, 6'5" Senior - Chaminade - Offer from University of Illinois - Springfield


Game 7 (6:30pm) - Chicago Simeon (IL) vs. Vashon (MO)

Ahamad Bynum , 6'1" Junior - Simeon - Nationally Ranked #90 - Offers from Mizzou, Illinois, Wisconsin, etc.

Jaylen Drane, 6'1" Sophomore - Simeon - Nationally Ranked #74 - Offer from Chicago State

Jeremiah Williams , 6'5" Senior - Simeon - Nationally Ranked #214 - Offers from SIU-C, Northern Iowa, Akron, etc

Cam'Ron Fletcher - 6'6" Senior - Vashon - Nationally Ranked #37 - Committed to Kentucky

Nick Kern - 6'5" Junior - Vashon - Nationally Ranked #216 - Offers from SLU, DePaul

Kobe Clark - 6'4" Senior - Vashon - Nationally Ranked #349 - Offers from SLU, Kansas State

Phillip Russell - 5'10" Senior - Vashon - Committed to SEMO


Game 8 (8:15pm) - Chicago Whitney Young (IL) vs. CBC (MO)

DJ Steward, 6'3" Senior - Whitney Young - Nationally Ranked #26 - Committed to Duke

Tyler Beard, 6'2" Senior - Whitney Young - Nationally Ranked #212 - Offers from Iowa, Purdue, West Virginia, etc.

Grant Newell, 6'6" Junior - Whitney Young - Nationally Ranked #208 - Offer from DePaul

Caleb Love, 6'3" Senior - CBC - Nationally Ranked #21 - Committed to North Carolina

Larry Hughes II, 6'3" Sophomore - CBC - Nationally Ranked #95



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.