Posted On: 10/12/20 8:33 AM

The point guard position is pivotal in basketball as point guards are essential to running the offense. Teams that are unable to get good lead guard play tend to struggle, while good teams are usually led by their point guards. The Prep division is filled with good point guards who should make an impact at the next level. Here are the top point guards to look for in the prep division next season.

Jaylen BlakesJaylenBlakes6'1" | PGBlair Academy | 2021State#127NationNJ, 6’1 Blair Academy 2021

Blakes is the top point guard in New Jersey after steering the Buccaneers’ offense last season. The 6’1 guard has a good handle and is capable of beating his defender off the bounce. Blakes can finish through contact, score in the midrange and knock down jumpers from behind the arc. He is a good passer and is a leader on the floor. Blakes is a big-time player who should have a strong senior season for Blair Academy.

Ty-Laur JohnsonTy-LaurJohnson5'10" | PGSt. Benedict's | 2023StateNJ, 5’10 St. Benedict’s 2023

The Grey Bees are consistently one of the teams to beat in the Garden State and they should be again with Johnson running the show. The 5’10 guard is lightning quick with the ball

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