Posted On: 01/6/20 7:25 PM

The State Player of the year is one of the most prestigious awards a prep player can take home in his career. No POY race in recent memory has had as many potential candidates as this one. Throughout the season PH will keep you updated with the POY race. In this article, we take a look at the candidates after week 5 .

Favorites:

Julian Strawther 6’6 SF Liberty 2020  (#2 2020) – Strawther was the winner of last week's Twitter Poll. He has put together a strong year and is firmly entrenched as one of the favorites.

Daishen Nix 6’5 PG Trinity International 2020 (#1 2020) – The future Bruin got some much-needed time off this week. After leading his team to back to back tournament titles, Trinity had the week off. They will be back in action this week against Green Valley Christian.

Jaden Hardy 6’4 PG Coronado 2021 (#1 2021) – Hardy was off this week. He and Coronado prepare for a monster showdown against Julian Strawther and Liberty.

Contenders:

Milos Uzan 6’3 PG Desert Pines 2022 (#3PHN 2022) –  Uzan currently leads DP in points and assist. With continued strong play during conference, he has an

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