Posted On: 01/18/20 9:46 PM

Being a student-athlete is a difficult task as it is a position that comes with many responsibilities.  Too often overlooked is the academic accomplishments of high school athletes.  Stars on the court have even more pressing things to accomplish at school but somehow balance both. There are some high school basketball players that are able to star on the court while they also excel at school.  Let’s take a look at some of those young men. 

In our quest we wanted to find high academic players that not only make an impact on the hardwood but also inspire others in the classroom as well as education is the gateway to a better future. Here are some players that are on our newest rankings, some high, some low but they have stood out both with and without a basketball as they are some of our state's brightest stars. 

Elijah Knudsen –Mead --2022

First up, we have Elijah Knudsen, a sniper out of Mead High School. Mead is arguably the most complete team in the state as they seem to have it all. A big man that affects the game down low, a scorer that gives them a high flying

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