Posted On: 02/25/20 4:00 PM

The Nevada State Championships get underway this week. After a 3-month season race, only a handful of teams are left vying for their spot at immortality. It will take more than star power to take home the crown this year. With that being said, several teams have little-recognized players that may prove to be huge determining factors in their team's championship quest. In this article, PH takes a look at some of the top sleepers of the state tournament.

Elijah Johnson 5'11 PG Durango 2022 (#19PHN 2022) - When Johnson comes into the game, you know what time it is. He is going to pick up full court and harass ballhandlers. Johnson has good lateral quickness and footspeed. He can handle on the offensive end, however, his strength is locking down opponents.

Finn Gottlieb 6'1 SG Incline 2020 - Gottlieb has put together an impressive season for Incline to this point. The 6'1 SG has averaged nearly 18 per while helping the Indians to a 21-3 overall record. Knockdown shooter that made over 50 3's on the season.

Avery Strasdin 6'2 SG Churchill County 2021 - Important 3rd option player for the defending 3A champs. Strasdin is

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