Posted On: 01/14/21 7:50 PM

Of the four high school classes, the class of 2022 is far away the best and deepest one of them all. This 2022 class is full of potential future college stars, really productive players and possible professional basketball players. During the start of this season, many of these young men have showcased their skill and have tore up the court. With basically every team in Central Ohio playing except for the Columbus City League, who are set to hopefully start soon, every team has a pretty good grasp of who they are and what the path is to district, regional and the ultimate goal, a state title. The young men on part one of this list have performed the best in the area, from guards that are committed already to big men that are interesting prospects to forwards that can stretch out defenses and make it difficult for defenses. Here are the early season standout players from the 2022 class. 

Derrick JamesDerrickJames5'9" | PGSt. Charles | 2022StateOH- St. Charles: Another one of this writer’s favorite players to watch, James plays hard every game and proves the old heart over height theory correct on a game-by-game basis. James is only

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