Posted On: 02/12/20 10:33 AM

Some of Topeka’s big stars had off nights Tuesday. King Sutton scored just 2 points in a foul-plagued game. Joe Berry produced just 3 in a low-scoring slug-fest at Emporia. But every game presents an opportunity for others to step into the spotlight. Here are some of Topeka’s emerging players:

Isiah Johnson, junior, Shawnee Heights:

Ken Darting has a veteran group at Shawnee Heights. But he needed someone to step forward as a leader, particularly on the perimeter. Johnson has definitely done that. He was consistently scoring in double figures. But since tournament week, he has gone to a different level. He started with 14 points on four three-pointers against Highland Park. Since then he’s scored 20 against Tonganoxie, 19 against Leavenworth and 20 Tuesday in the upset of Topeka West.

Ty Henry, sophomore, Seaman:

Seaman continues to try to find reliable components in this rebuilding season. Henry missed much of the middle of the season, but he’s finding his way back. On Tuesday, the 6-foot-3 sophomore scored 10 against Highland Park.

Mateo Hyman, sophomore, Seaman:

Another of the youngsters getting a ton of playing time at Seaman, Hyman busted out in

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