Posted On: 02/8/21 11:00 AM

As we approach the second week of February, we are here to take a look at the sophomores in the class of 2023 from around the state of Kansas that have started to get going as of late. Picking up some momentum heading into the home stretch especially as a younger player is a great thing to bring to the table for a ball club. 

 

 

Brian Hawthorne, 6’1 Point Guard, 2023, St James: An extremely smart, hard working, and talented guard in the class of 2023, Hawthorne has provided a steady hand to a fun St James team featuring start talents such as Sam SomerhalderSamSomerhalder6'7" | SFSt. James Academy | 2022StateKS and Michael CahillMichaelCahill5'11" | PGSt James | 2021StateKS. In a stop and start season such as this, St James has had some pauses, but in their last couple of outings, Hawthorne has performed at an extremely high level including a 17 point, 11 rebound, and 5 assist game in a huge win over Free State and a 16 point, 7 rebound, 3 assist game in a matchup with Shawnee Mission East.

 

 

Avery JohnsonAveryJohnson6'2" | CGMaize | 2023StateKS, 6’2 Guard, 2023, Maize (Pictured): Johnson is putting together a really solid sophomore season for Maize, and

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