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4-Star Wesley Cardet Talks Leadership, State Title Run, Recruitment

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Florida high school basketball has a number of talented class of 2021 prospects from all around the state. If you’re looking for the perfect guy to represent the Fort Lauderdale area, Wesley Cardet is the player to watch out for.

Cardet is a 6-foot-5, 175-pound combo guard who plays at Northeast High School, the 17th best basketball team in Florida, per MaxPreps. Averaging 15 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists per game this season, Cardet was a huge piece to Northeast’s 21-7 record, defeating teams such as Mayfair, Forest Hill, and Pembroke Pines Charter.

Wesley’s impressive season earned him Broward Boys’ 7A-5A first-team honors. He also played AAU with Team Breakdown (Miami, FL) at the Under Armour Circuit.

Currently listed as a 4-star, 247Sports ranks the Northeast star as the No. 4 player in Florida, No. 5 combo guard in the country, and No. 45 player in the nation.

With offers from Miami, Florida, Dayton, USC, Clemson, Iowa State, FIU, Tulane, Saint Louis, Alabama, and more, the name Wesley Cardet will surely stick in people’s tongue as he reaches the collegiate level and beyond.

305Sports had the chance to reach out to Wesley regarding quarantine, his mindset entering his senior year, recruitment and more.

Q- How has the quarantine impacted your training? What’s your mindset as of now?

“Quarantine has definitely changed the schedule I was on, but the grind is still the same. I’m still working out three times a day. I’ve put a big focus on my physical strength and conditioning with my extra time. My mindset is to use this opportunity to stay ahead of the curve. I’m using this time to really just improve on everything!”

Q- Heading into your senior year, what do you think you have to improve in order to capture a State Championship?

“Man my senior year is all about leadership! Of course, I want to improve on every aspect of my game. But I believe if I commit 100% into being a leader, everything else will fall into place.”

Q- How has the recruitment process been throughout the offseason?

“It’s been good. I’ve been communicating with some new schools and building relationships with the coaches.”

Q- You took an unofficial visit to Miami back in January, have you taken any virtual visits as of late? Do you plan on visiting any schools after quarantine?

“Yes, I took an unofficial to Miami. As of yet, I have not taken any virtual visits. I plan to schedule visits after the AAU season.”

Q- How confident and excited are you to get back on the court and capture a state championship for Northeast?

“Really excited! State championship is definitely one of the goals, but I want our team to be National champions!”

Keep your eye out on Wesley Cardet as he starts to make a name for himself on a national level.

Michael Yero covers all of South Florida’s major pro teams, along with high school sports for 305 Sports. He also covers sports for Immaculata-La Salle High School’s student newspaper, the Royal Courier.

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