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Posted On: 09/4/20 3:04 PM

The Wichita area features some of the top return Kansas stars, including Sterling ChapmanSterlingChapman6'4" | CGCampus | 2021StateKS, Jackie JohnsonJackieJohnson5'11" | CGWichita Southeast | 2021StateKS, Shawn WarriorShawnWarrior6'4" | CGCampus | 2020StateKS and Jack JohnsonJackJohnson6'2" | CGAndover | 2021StateKS, just to name a few.

But who are the Wichita-area players who will add their names to that list this coming fall?

Here is a look at some of the Wichita-area guards who were the top risers this summer (in alphabetical order and with club and high school listed, as well as grad class):

Makel Carter, Oz 2023, Wichita SE, 2023:

Carter made a splash on the Oz 2023 team with his dynamic ball handling. The rising sophomore has the ball on a string and can break down a defender with his crossover. He can drive and shoot pull-up jumpers in the lane. On defense, he gets after opposing point guards end to end. He is aggressive, playing to make steals in the passing lane.

Isaac Combs, Wichita Padres, Kapaun, 2023:

The hard-driving Combs plays with intensity. He draws fouls by getting into the lane when he isn’t scoring or finding an open shooter. But he’s equally dangerous shooting from beyond the arc. The 5-foot-9 guard has quick hands on defense

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