Posted On: 02/24/20 2:04 AM

The high school basketball season in Southern California is nearing the end as the playoffs are now in the final rounds. Many teams pulled off surprising deep playoff runs while others fell short to meet expectations.

In the CIF-SS Division 2A rank, there was a multitude of players that orchestrated exceptional seasons. Here are a select few that did just that. These 2021–2023 players went from under-the-radar talents to ones to watch next season.

2021 Tyler PowellTylerPowell6'5" | SFRibet Academy | 2021State#149Nation — Ribet Academy
Key strength: Prolific scorer
What to work on for next season: Unlocking potential as an aggressive defender

Tyler PowellTylerPowell6'5" | SFRibet Academy | 2021State#149Nation has been one of the top rising talents in the strong 2021 class.

Powell currently ranks 149th in Prep Hoops’ 2021 national rankings. However, he will only continue to rise considering his stout all-around repertoire on offense.

Watching Powell this season and the one component of his play that pops out is his athleticism. The 6’5” talent is one who can get up for a highlight-reel dunk or showcase his explosiveness as a finisher in transition sequences. He uses this skill set to gain a significant advantage over defenders on the offensive end

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