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Posted On: 12/14/20 5:17 PM

I had the opportunity to attend two Week 5 matchups. The Bishop Lynch Friars went on the road and defeated the Melissa Cardinals 57-49 on Tuesday, and the Prosper Eagles earned a 65-64 victory over the Arlington Bowie Volunteers on Friday thanks to some late game heroics. 

Here are seven standout guards from this past week’s action:

Imo EssienImoEssien6'0" | PGBishop Lynch | 2021StateTX | 2021 | 6’1’’ Point Guard | Bishop Lynch HS - Essien is a talented all-around floor general. The senior guard had a great night shooting from distance on Tuesday, burying four threes vs. Melissa. He hit triples off the bounce as well as from the catch. He also did some playmaking, displaying good vision and finding teammates within the flow of the offense for assists. The Old Dominion commit can create for himself and for others, which is the true sign of a great lead-guard. Essien finished the game with 14 points, four rebounds, four assists, and two steals. 

Neal Utrup | 2021 | 6’2’’ Shooting Guard | Prosper HS - Utrup did an excellent job penetrating and getting high-percentage looks against Bowie. He beat defenders off the dribble for easy layups, but also displayed the ability to

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