Posted On: 01/20/20 1:32 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 7.

Favorites:

Julian Strawther 6’6 SF Liberty 2020  (#2 2020) – Strawther gets a chance to bring his show to Illinois for the Quincy Shootout.

Daishen Nix 6’5 PG Trinity International 2020 (#1 2020) – Nix will be all over the map this week. He makes a return to his native state of Alaska, and he will also play local talent Desert Pines.

Jaden Hardy 6’4 PG Coronado 2021 (#1 2021) – Hardy put together another masterful week.

Zaon Collins 6’1 PG Bishop Gorman 2021 (#2 2021) – Collins has really elevated his game. The junior playmaker is leading National power Bishop Gorman in every statistical category nightly. Big test this week as he takes on Oak Hill, and Coronado.

Contenders:

Milos Uzan 6’3 PG Desert Pines 2022 (#3PHN 2022) – A ho-hum week for Uzan. The Jags cruised

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