Posted On: 06/8/20 9:35 AM

The Patrick School’s Johnathan Kuminga was the top player in the 2021 class throughout the 2019-20 season. The 6’8 forward battled injury, but was still a Second Team All-State selection after leading the Celtics to the Union County Tournament Title. Kuminga reclassified into the 2020 class, making him one of the top available prospects.

His move up makes Rutgers Prep’s  Trey Patterson Trey Patterson 6'7" | SF Rutgers Prep | 2021 State #36 Nation NJ the top player in the 2021 class. The 6’7 small forward was already the top player in the class before Kuminga’s decision to transfer to the Patrick School. The Argonauts will play a national schedule in 2020-21, which should give Patterson a chance to rise up in the rankings.

Patterson was not the only small forward affected by his decision as  Zach Hicks Zach Hicks 6'7" | SF Camden Catholic | 2021 State #154 Nation NJ moves into the top five. The Camden Catholic star has a smooth offensive game and can score from all three levels. Hicks poured in a little more than 20 points per game while leading the Irish to their third consecutive Non-Public A South title game appearance.

St. Thomas Aquinas’ Tristan Jeffries Tristan Jeffries 6'5" | SF St. Thomas Aquinas | 2021 State NJ was also impacted as he rounds out the top 10 for the 2021 class. The Gill St. Bernard’s transfer had to skip

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