Posted On: 11/7/17 1:00 PM

Here is a look at some of the Top Class 5 players in the state heading into the 2017-18 season:

Courtney Ramey 6’4″ Webster Groves ’18: Five-star point guard is gearing up for another state championship run.

Carte’are Gordon 6’8″ Webster Groves ’18: SLU commit is a powerful force for the defending state champions.

Jericole Hellems 6’7″ Chaminade ’18: North Carolina State commit averaged 21 points in leading CCCP to Final Four in ’17

Christian Bishop 6’7″ Lee’s Summit West ’18: Creighton commit led the LSW to the Class 5 state finals in ’17.

Yor Anei 6’10” Lee’s Summit West ’18: Oklahoma State commit is a huge transfer addition to LSW.

Shaun Williams 6’3″ Hazelwood Central ’18: Kansas State commit averaged 17 points a game in 2017.

Ochai Agbaji 6’4″ Oak Park ’18: High scoring wing player returns after averaging more than 20 points a game.

Isiaih Mosley 6’6″ Rock Bridge ’19: Talented wing player returns after leading Bruins to state quarterfinals in ’17.

Ronnie Bell 6’1″ Park Hill ’18: Missouri State commit is a big-play performer in football and basketball.

Tyem Freeman 6’5″ Parkview ’19: Talented transfer from Hillcrest is one of the top high-wire acts in the state.

Monty Johal 6’3″ Glendale ’18: Shake-n-bake performer who can get buckets in many ways. Holds school scoring record.

Lamel Robinson 5’10” Park Hill South ’19: Super-quick point guard who can facilitate and score in bunches.

Mercedes Leech 6’5″ Poplar Bluff ’19: Multi-talented wing player who has already scored a bunch of major college offers.

Jalen Lewis 5’10” Liberty ’18: Washburn commit who can really fill it up from long distance.

Xavier Rhodes 6’1″ Rockhurst ’18: Slender combo guard who can create big plays on both ends of the floor.

Josh Wallace 6’5″ CBC ’19: High motor power forward who is coming off an very impressive summer.

R.J. Lawrence 5’11” Blue Springs ’18: High scoring combo guard who can get buckets at all three levels.

Trae Meny 6’5″ Battle ’18: Talented wing player who led Battle to a district championship in ’17.

Quinn Nelson 6’3″ Ozark ’18: Excellent wing player who has one of the best perimeter strokes in the state.

Caleb Love 6’3″ CBC ’20: Talented young wing player who should blossom as a scorer this season.

Wesley McCullough 6’8″ Raymore-Peculiar ’18: Missouri Western commit who is the best shooting big in the state.

Roman Wilson 6’10” Park Hill ’19: Talented young post player who is skilled and an excellent rim protector

Pete Lake 6’7″ Jackson ’18: Long, athletic wing player who makes plays for a loaded veteran team that won a district title

Daylen Dalton 5’6″ Francis Howell ’19: Speedy point guard who led the Vikings to a conference championship in ’17

Braeden Combs 6’2″ Nixa ’19: Stout combo guard who gets buckets for a team that won a district title in ’17

Broc Smith 6’3″ Republic ’19: Talented wing player who becomes the new leader for a consistent winning program.