Posted On: 12/23/20 3:30 PM

There have been changes to the world as we know it, and the Colorado high school basketball scene has taken its fair share of changes as well. Typically, we will have already started with some tournaments at this time of the year to get things kicked off, but there has to be a compromise on both ends. Not only will the season start late, but it will be a condensed season, so teams and players must get off to hot starts. Here we will focus on the new leagues across the state. One conference that had a shake-up this offseason and will be a new-look is the 5A/4A Northern League. It will be an interesting league and, hopefully, more competitive.

James Shiers James Shiers 7'1" | C Mead | 2022 State CO – Mead

The unicorn is what we call him, and we will keep saying it. To be that big and move so elegantly, separates Shiers from the pack. In his sophomore season for Mead, he helped off of the bench and provided a bit of a change of pace. Shiers alters shots with his length, is mobile, and has soft touch around the rim. His depth is another reason why the Mavericks were so good. Shiers

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