Posted On: 09/5/19 5:00 AM

Nobody really thinks about their team as a trio besides media and, occasionally, fans. There are 10-12 other valued members of the team and that's important to remember. 

When it comes to scoring and defending the other team's guys who score, though, we do believe these trios are identifiable for the coming season. It just happens that way sometimes. 

For example, in the past three seasons, two Top Trios led State Championship teams: 2018 St. Vincent-St. Mary (Scott Walter, Lunden McDay, and Seth Wilson) and 2017 Massillon Jackson (Kyle Young, Logan Hill, Jaret Pallotta). 

Those two champions had several quality guys surrounding them — players who starred in their role like Ethan Stanislawski (Jackson) and Chris Painter (STVM). Others like the current no. 1 prospect in 2021, Malaki Branham, came off the bench but were on the cusp of stardom in the recruiting world. On those teams, however, none were a top three guy. Further, they could afford to have an off-night and their team may still win.

If a team is going to enter the picture of recent champions led by a Top Trio in 2019-20, it could be one of these six: 

No. 10:

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