Posted On: 02/22/21 12:00 PM



The favorite: Valley has been one of the bigger surprises of the season in 4A, and the Tigers earned this substate’s top seed, marching to a 15-4 record in the regular season. They’re led by a dynamic trio in senior guard Ty WalkerTyWalker5'11" | PGValley | 2021StateIA (19.8, 45.5 3P%) and junior forwards Eli RaridonEliRaridon6'6" | PFValley | 2022StateIA (18.4, 6.6 rebounds) and Ruot Bijiek (13.2, 6.8 rebounds). Walker has been excellent this year as the team’s go-to scoring threat, posting great efficiency numbers and playing very consistently on both ends of the floor. Bijiek already holds a handful of Division I offers and is a major matchup problem at 6-8 with great athleticism and the ability to score inside and out. And Raridon is a great athlete at 6-6 who is one of the more coveted tight end prospects in the country. Valley is always deep, and this year is no exception, and their size can be a major issue for teams. 


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