Posted On: 10/21/19 3:56 PM

As the high school season quickly approaches, here is a preview into early potential candidates who will look to compete for the prestigious Gatorade Player of the Year award.  This award is one of the highest individual achievements a high school athlete can receive.  The last three winners of the award in Colorado are; Kenny Foster (Wyoming), Sam Masten (University of Northern Colorado), and Colbey Ross (Pepperdine).  

Luke O'Brien - Columbine - Sr.

In his junior season last year, Luke averaged: 21.6 PPG, 8.4 RPG, 3.1 APG.  With a 6'7 frame, O'Brien is able to get it done at all three levels on the offensive side of the ball.  With his size, he is able to finish in the lane as well as create open shots for himself with a nice pull-up jumper, shooting fifty-seven percent from two last season.  O'Brien gets it done on both ends of the court as well, with his length he his able to guard a number of different positions throughout the game.  During is junior year, he lead the team in both steals and blocks at 1.7 SPG and 1.5 BPG.  The University of Colorado commit is in for a big senior season

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