Posted On: 12/11/19 1:24 PM

The 2019 Championship Showdown at Shawnee Mission East kicked off on Tuesday with the favored teams winning each of the four first-round match-ups.

Olathe East won the opening game over Grandview Christian (60-50), Blue Valley North ran away from Pembroke Hill (80-50), Shawnee Mission East defeated Barstow (61-37) and Shawnee Mission West won the night cap over St James (52-47).

Here, Prep Hoops takes a look at several Kansas players who stood out during the action.

Jack Sheplak, 6’3, SG, 2020, Blue Valley North

Tough in the open floor. Has good size at 6’3 with a long frame. Uses Euro step in the open floor to get around defenders and showed the ability to finish in transition. Sheplak can also stick an outside shot if left open and has a good feel for moving off the ball and getting open.

Tyler Clairbone, 6’3, G, 2022, St. James

Clairborne is a terrific shot created with a lot of upside. He has a strong frame with good size and athleticism and has a strong skill set, able to handle the ball and create off the bounce, get to the basket off the dribble and has a nice pull-up game. Clairborne can

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