Posted On: 04/27/20 11:44 AM

The 2022 class is filled with big time talent, but it suffered a huge blow over the weekend. Hudson Catholic’s star guard Zion Cruz is leaving New Jersey to play at basketball powerhouse Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. The top ranked prospect joins Syracuse commit Dior Johnson to give the Warriors the top backcourt in the 2022 class.

His decision to leave makes Bergen Catholic’s Will RichardsonWillRichardson6'2" | PGBergen Catholic | 2022State#59NationNJ the new top prospect for New Jersey in the 2022 class. The 6’1 guard was selected to Third Team All-State after helping the Crusaders win their second straight Non-Public A North title. St. Peter’s Prep guard Mark ArmstrongMarkArmstrong6'2" | PGSt. Peter's Prep | 2022State#119NationNJ was also named to Third Team All-State and is in contention for the top spot alongside Roselle Catholic’s Corey Floyd JrCoreyFloyd Jr6'4" | PGRoselle Catholic | 2022State#85NationNJ.

St. Thomas Aquinas’ Jaquan HarrisJaquanHarris6'4" | SGSt. Thomas Aquinas | 2022State#127NationNJ joins the top five for the first time and is the highest ranked off-ball guard in the 2022 class. The 6’4 guard is capable of running the offense, which he might do with Quadry AdamsQuadryAdams6'3" | PGSt. Thomas Aquinas | 2020State#361NationNJ heading to Wake Forest. Harris is one of the best kept secrets in New Jersey and could be the prospect who benefits the most from Cruz’s transfer.

His departure leaves the Hawks with a solid

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