Posted On: 10/5/20 5:00 PM

Having the ability to play hard, guard, rebound, score, and make plays for others is a tough task on the basketball court. With the immense amount of guard talent and the high level of play, this group of guards showed that they have a multiple pieces to the puzzle and have an all around well rounded game.

 

Howard Johnson, 6’ Guard, Junction City, 2022

The Junction City High School, and Centennial League Newcomer of the Year is continuing to build momentum in the state of Kansas as an all around tough guard and player to keep tabs on. This Saturday was a great showing of his skill set on the court from the guard spot. Something he has improved a lot on is looking up the floor and kicking the ball ahead to start breaks and put teammates in great positions to score. He showed a quick burst of the bounce to get into the lanes and is a great two foot finisher off of drives which keeps him on balance and great at absorbing contact and still finishing. He is a bunches scorer, capable of putting together quick flurries of buckets, highlighted in his third game of the

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