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Posted On: 05/26/20 4:44 PM

The next in the ’Top-140 most impactful in AIA’ countdown, we look at numbers 45-52. 

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


As we head into the Top-50, notice that there are:

33 2021 players

13 2022 players 

and only 4 2023 players

These four sophs-to-be are obviously very impactful for their age. Two of them are listed below. 


Here are the next eight: 

Ringo AguekRingoAguek6'6" | SFIronwood | 2022StateAZ (Ironwood)

-We talked about some of the breakout candidates in 5A and Aguek may be the favorite. He is freaky long and skilled and seems to grow by the month. He’ll fill some of the void left over from Dominic GonzalezDominicGonzalez6'3" | SGIronwood | 2020StateAZ, Trent HudgensTrentHudgens6'0" | PGIronwood | 2020StateAZ, David TeiboDavidTeibo6'4" | PFIronwood | 2020StateAZ and Jaden GlassJadenGlass6'6" | PFIronwood | 2020StateAZ graduations. 

Damarion PouncilDamarionPouncil6'7" | PFSouth Mountain | 2022StateAZ (South Mountain)

-One of the top shot blockers in the AIA will be moving up to 6A. He affects games without scoring. He avg 5.4 points 5.8 rebounds and 2.7 blocks. 

Kota BensonKotaBenson5'11" | PGBaboquivari | 2023StateAZ (Baboquivari)  

-One of the aforementioned freshman had a monster season. He was arguably already the best player in

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