Posted On: 01/14/21 7:06 AM

Prep Hoops Missouri takes a look at the top guards and wings from the Classes of 2022 and 2023 from last week’s tournament action from New Franklin, Clopton, Salisbury, Highland and Owensville. It features a nice group of under-the-radar players from good small school programs.

D.J. Gillespie 6’2" Winfield: A 2022 point guard who earned All-Tournament Team honors at Clopton after leading the Warriors to a berth in the championship game. He is a very poised ball handler with good court vision as he dropped several nice dimes during the tournament. He can get downhill to the basket going left or right and stick the open jumper. He stays under control.

Joshua TaltonJoshuaTalton6'1" | SGMonroe City | 2022StateMO 6’1" Monroe City: The 2022 guard was the Most Valuable Player of the Clopton Tournament after leading the Panthers to the championship. He scored a total of 46 points in the semifinals and finals as he dominated the action in a variety of ways. He uses his strength to attack the basket and finish in traffic and he has 3-point range.

Lee Verslues 5’11" Fatima: The 2022 point guard was the Most Valuable Player of the Owensville Tournament after scoring a combined 48 points in

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