Level Up Circuit Standout: Dayon Polk, Class of 2023

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During all three sessions of the Level Up Circuit in Wilmington, Delaware, eighth-grader Dayon Polk for The Association consistently stood out.

Dayon plays with noticeable poise. His demeanor is calm but his ability speaks volumes as a three-level scoring guard. Making decisions on the move comes naturally for Dayon, including impressive footwork on pull-up jumpers and the willingness to attack and finish at the rim.

 

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What we like about Dayon is his willingness to play within the flow of the game. He rarely decides to force the issue, even though he might usually have that freedom as one of the better players on the floor.

What probably sticks out most about his game is his shooting ability. Dayon has excellent form and showed consistent rhythm as an outside shooter off the catch and hitting shots off the dribble. In finding his looks he rarely seems phased. Overall he has the mechanics of a high-level prospect to watch out for in the future.

Dayon will be attending Archbishop Carroll High School in Pennsylvania as a freshman in the fall.

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Martin is the Founder, Chief Editor, and Head Skills Development Trainer for Basketball Society. Martin has work experience in digital media, radio, and journalism. He started a basketball blog and internet radio show in 2013 on Blog Talk Radio. Martin previously hosted the Knightcap show for WCTC 1450 AM covering the Rutgers Men's Basketball team. He has been featured as a writer on sites such as Def Pen, TV Film News, and All Hip-Hop. Martin played high school basketball at South Brunswick High School (NJ) where he graduated in 2007. He is a 1,000-point scorer at SBHS and an All-Middlesex County performer as a 3-year varsity starter. He helped lead SBHS to their first ever Central Jersey Group 4 sectional state championship in 2007. Martin played college basketball at Eastern University, where he graduated (BA) in 2012. Martin was a four-year starter and a 1,000-point scorer at EU and a 1st-Team All-MAC Conference performer. Follow Mart on Twitter @Marsoaries and on Instagram @martin_soaries

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