Posted On: 02/21/20 10:13 PM

The class of 2022 rankings were updated earlier this week and one thing that you may notice is several guards 5'10 and below ranked in the top 35. The sophomore class does not have a load of size, but there are several smaller guards that have big hearts and big game. A fair amount of our coverage revolves around taller guards, wings and posts, but as a state that has produced countless high level smaller guards, including Isaiah Thomas, we have to give a nod to the next crop rising up. 

Smaller Guards With Big Game:

2022 5'9 PG Braeden Smith (Seattle Prep) - A floor general and player that produces on both sides of the ball. Braeden has a very good basketball IQ and plays with outstanding pace in transition. On the defensive end, he is quick laterally and slides his feet with the best of them. A two year starter for Seattle Prep, I really expect Braeden to take a big jump next year and lead Seattle Prep to some more big Metro League wins. In the meantime, he helped lead his team to a huge District win over Mercer

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