Posted On: 02/18/20 5:20 AM

I don't care how much the game has changed, winning almost always seems to come down to two things. Protect the rim, and hold them to 1 shot. These tasks are made much easier with the presence of a productive big man. The Nevada 4A region Semis get underway this week, giving us an opportunity to highlight some of the impact bigs playing in the tournament. 

Jaylon Lee 6'8 C Arbor View 2020 (#12PHN 2020) - Lee is a powerful inside presence. It is imperative that he stays out of foul trouble for the Aggies. Very few teams have a player with the size and strength of Lee. If he can impose his will, and control the glass the Aggies have an excellent opportunity to take home the Region Championship.

Joshua Jefferson 6'6 PF Liberty 2021 (#3PHN 2021) - Perhaps the most important player in either region. When Jefferson plays well, Liberty is a different team. His ability to score off direct post-ups, takes pressure of Julian Strawther. His knack for rebounding provides the Patriots with crucial second-chance shots that they will need if they are to pull off the upset against 8 time

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