CENTRAL POINT, Ore--- Crater standout and highly recruited big-man Nathan Bittle is transferring from Crater High School for his final season. According to Bittle's father Ryan Bittle, Nathan Bittle will be transferring to Prolific Prep in Napa, California.
Ryan Bittle confirmed on the phone with NewsWatch 12 Sports that the move would not have happened without the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bittle said this move would allow Nathan to train with the highest level of players around. Bittle also said that there no bad feelings toward Crater High School. He said there were plenty of sad conversations with Crater Head Coach Chris Schmerbach.
Prolific Prep is one of the highest touted programs in the State of California after going 31-3 in 2019-20. Prolific Prep also won the Grind Session Championship in 2020.
This is a developing story. NewsWatch 12 Sports will update this article as more information comes in. NewsWatch 12 at 6 and 11 will have full coverage of the transfer.