Posted On: 11/28/20 5:57 PM

Juniors across the state are ready to show off their development and assume bigger roles. But here are a handful of guards who already as sophomores made big marks and are ready for more:

Elijah BrooksElijahBrooks6'2" | CGTopeka West | 2022StateKS, CG, Topeka West - Third team 5A (pictured):

Brooks has physical tools beyond his years. Even as a freshman, he was a matchup problem for opponents. At 6-foot-2, he is too big, too strong and too athletic for most high schoolers to match. Look for Brooks and fellow freak of nature Tre AlexanderTreAlexander6'3" | CGTopeka West | 2021StateKS to be one of the most dominant duos in the state this year. Brooks is great at breaking down defenders and getting to the goal. He can run the floor and handle the ball end to end. He can be an elite rebounder from the guard spot, hauling in 6.5 boards as a sophomore, to go with 17.2 points per game.

Jordan BrownJordanBrown6'3" | SGBasehor-Linwood | 2022StateKS, SG, Basehor-Linwood - Third team 5A

Brown can score from every level, as evidenced by his 19.8 points per game as a sophomore. He can shoot from beyond the arc on pull-up jumpers, as well as the catch-and-shoot variety. He is a

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