Posted On: 05/12/20 4:35 PM

The next in the ’Top-140 most impactful in AIA’ countdown, we look at numbers 117-124. 

Remember, these are not player rankings but how much they impact their team along with the talent they go against during the season. 

 

Here are the next eight: 

Jeremiah CherryJeremiahCherry6'9" | CSt. Mary's | 2022StateAZ (St. Mary’s) (Pictured) 

-A beast inside one of the deeper teams in the state will be a problem. Blocking shots, rebounding and scoring. 

Amarei HunterAmareiHunter6'2" | SGDesert Edge | 2021StateAZ (Desert Edge)

-A 3 and D type should get a little better for the older 4A team. 

Justin ShortsJustinShorts6'3" | SFMillennium | 2022StateAZ (Millennium) 

-Two guards graduate and Shorts will step in and shine with his strength and scoring. 

Nikko PenteluteNikkoPentelute6'1" | SGGilbert | 2022StateAZ (Gilbert)  

-Similar situation, as the Tigers lose three stud senior guards. In comes a strong scorer and competitor. 

Mike DienesMikeDienes6'7" | PFRancho Solano Prep | 2022StateAZ (Rancho Solano Prep)

-Graduating three heavy hitters with Hunter RuckHunterRuck6'9" | PFRancho Solano Prep | 2020State#484NationAZ, Tyson LegnerTysonLegner6'2" | SGRancho Solano Prep | 2020StateAZ and his older brother James DienesJamesDienes6'4" | SFRancho Solano Prep | 2020StateAZ, will lead to a golden opportunity to make some noise in 2A. He could be one of the top scorers in the conference. 

Tanner CrawfordTannerCrawford6'8" | PFMesa | 2021StateAZ (Mesa)

-A big east valley transfer from Williams Field should help

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