Posted On: 10/28/19 7:00 PM
The brand new Class of 2022 rankings have been released and when it came to determining the Top Five, we used several factors including what they might have already accomplished as a freshman, how they performed this summer in AAU basketball and camps, and what their projected college potential currently is. What that all in mind, here's how we broke it down.
1) Lamar Washington (2022 Jefferson)
Washington lands the top spot in our initial Class of 2022 rankings for a number of reasons, but the main one came down to the fact he was the freshman that played and produced the most last season at the varsity level in 2018-19 - and he did so for one of the top teams in the state. The 6-foot-3 swingman is a talented offensive player who is one of the top perimeter shooters in the state but can also create off the dribble and use his body to finish down low. The big question may be will he stick with basketball or will football become his college future - as a middle linebacker on the gridiron he's already obtained a Division I football scholarship offer from Utah State.
2) Mason VanBeenen (2022