8th grader dating a senior
His father said he already has several scholarship offers, including from New Mexico State, Jacksonville State, Western Kentucky and Missouri.
Last May, Zion became the first seventh-grader to play in the prestigious Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL).
Adolescence is almost like a rerun of the earliest years of childhood, with both physical and intellectual change occurring at a startling pace, new dangers appearing all the time and an unending need for sleep and food. A 5-foot-9 eighth-grader at Bowling Green, Harmon has been prominent on the national AAU scene since he was in the second grade and is ranked by several recruiting services as the No. Harmon transferred to Bowling Green this summer and already is making an impact for a team that is 5-0 and ranked No. Sherrill downplayed Harmon’s ranking by the recruiting services but said he’s been impressed with him so far.“When someone says you’re highly ranked in the eighth grade, what is that really? “But he’s a really great kid with a great work ethic … “He can shoot the 3, he’s good off the bounce and he’s a solid transition player. Lee-Berkmar loser, 9* Sunday – Games in both gyms at , 6 and * Monday – Games in both gyms at , 6, and 9; semifinals at and 9* Tuesday – Consolation final, 3; fifth-place game, ; third-place game, 6; final, The Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic has showcased several of the nation’s top high school basketball players since 1981, but Zion Harmon is set to become one of its youngest stars this weekend. Sherrill described Zion as “a scorer.”“He scores in the flow of the offense as easy as any kid I’ve ever seen,” Sherrill said.Later on he competed at the conference meet on a little slower course, muddy conditions and ran .This past weekend at the Tennessee State meet he finished 5th.