Posted On: 03/26/21 10:48 AM

We want to look back and focus on the playoffs before we head onto the grassroots scene with the season over. Here we focus on some sophomore forwards/bigs that stood out in 5A during their state-run as they gave us a glimpse at the future.

Charlie Dortch Charlie Dortch 6'8" | PF Rocky Mountain | 2023 State CO – Rocky Mountain

Dortch is a player we saw over the summer but did not know how his play would translate into the regular season. The 6’7 sophomore had a breakout season and was a pivotal part of the offense, and while Rocky Mountain lost its opening-round game to the eventual state champs, he showed up. Dortch was a force on the boards as he was all season long and also found some success inside. He finished with eight points and 12 boards against the top team in the state and matched them in size. Dortch had some moments in the game where he fit right in with the talented bunch and showed flashes of a future that has him dominating inside. He has soft touch around the rim, runs the floor well, and is a high IQ defender that guards without fouling. Excited to see him this summer with how

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