May 31, 2007

Rivals100 Thomas a hot commodity

It has been a pleasantly surprising spring for Fort Washington (M.D.) Friendly High athlete Lamaar Thomas. Not only has the 5-foot-10, 166-pound prospect picked up more offers than he ever thought imaginable, but he was included in the prestigious Rivals100 as well.

It is his ranking there that has caught him completely off guard.

"I thought it was amazing," Thomas explained. "One of our players told me that I was 35th in the nation and I honestly did not believe him," Thomas said, still sounding somewhat shocked by his lofty ranking. "This is what I told him, 'Don't play with me like that, this isn't funny.'

"When I went on the Internet to check it out, I was amazed. Anything would have been good to me, but to be ranked among the top players in the nation is really amazing."

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