Posted On: 02/1/21 8:22 AM

Week 9 brought about more games than usual with some midseason conference tournaments as well as some rescheduled games that had been previously postponed. Friday night saw a bevy of standout performances from players across the state of Nebraska. Here are some juniors and sophomores who stood out. 

Josiah DotzlerJosiahDotzler6'1" | PGBellevue West | 2023StateNE - Bellevue West

The 6’2 sophomore has never shied away from thriving under the brightest of lights, and he did so again on Friday night, notching 19 points on the road against Millard North. A majority of those points came from beyond the arc, where Dotzler was 5-9 on the evening and is shooting 45% for the season so far. He’s got a good looking, quick release, and has definitely added on some muscle over the last year. Dotzler is certainly one of the top 2023 prospects in the state for good reason. 

Rylan SmithRylanSmith6'1" | SGLincoln Southwest | 2023StateNE - Lincoln Southwest

Another 6’2 sophomore guard who can get going in a hurry from the field, Smith decided to take over for Lincoln Southwest in the 3rd quarter of their big road win Friday night against Lincoln North Star. Smith finished the night with 20 points, which included 3 huge

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