Posted On: 03/9/20 8:00 AM
The AIA season recently concluded, and ten players stood out in their rim protection skills, leading the state in blocked shots.
Bradly Noble, a junior from 1A Valley Union, led the AIA with a whopping 8.6 blocks per game. He was one of the six juniors on the list, the most of any class. Right behind him was Desert Vista senior Osasere Ighodaro Osasere Ighodaro 6'10" | PF Desert Vista | 2020 State #87 Nation AZ , who led the senior class and 6A with 4.4 per game. 5A and 1A had three each in the top 10, tied for the most of any conference.
The following ten players led the AIA in blocks this season:
- Bradly Noble - jr - Valley Union - 8.6
- Osasere Ighodaro Osasere Ighodaro 6'10" | PF Desert Vista | 2020 State #87 Nation AZ - sr - Desert Vista - 4.4
- DaRon Holmes II DaRon Holmes II 6'8" | PF Montverde Academy | 2021 State #44 Nation FL - jr - Millennium - 3.8
- Kameron Stewart - jr - Coolidge - 3.4
- Daryian Matthews Daryian Matthews 6'5" | PF Dysart | 2021 State AZ - jr - Dysart - 3.3
- Jay Edwards - jr - Joseph City - 3.0
- Carson Basham Carson Basham 6'10" | C AZ Compass Prep | 2021 State AZ - jr - Sunnyslope - 3.0
- Tanner Poeschl Tanner Poeschl 6'6" | PF Skyline | 2020 State AZ - sr - Skyline - 2.7
- Damarion Pouncil Damarion Pouncil 6'7" | PF South Mountain | 2022 - soph - South Mountain - 2.7
- Latrell Titla - sr - Fort Thomas - 2.6