Posted On: 09/6/20 9:54 AM

Several Wichita-area big men made a name for themselves on the summer circuit and are ready to do the same for their high school teams.

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

Wade Myrtle, B2B Elite 16U, Wichita Heights:

Wade is a 6-foot-6 rising sophomore. He had to run to keep up with his lightning-fast teammates this summer, and that sure helped his ability to play at the varsity level. He polices the lane and looks to block shots. He is a solidly built post who can catch on the run and score in the lane.

David Oyana, Oz Elite 2023 – Red, Sunrise Christian:

One of the most physically imposing specimens in the summer circuit, Oyana is still developing. But as his game catches up to his 6-foot-11 body, look out. This rising sophomore has been exposed to some elite talent, and is getting some top-notch coaching.

Nate Purkey, Wichita Padres, Eisenhower:

Purkey is just 6-foot-2, but he knows how to play in the lane. He can post up, using his solid build, works hard on the glass, and

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