Posted On: 03/25/21 5:55 PM

With the season over, we want to look back at a season before we head onto the grassroots scene. Here we focus on some sophomore guards that stood out in 5A during their state-run as they gave us a glimpse at the future. 

Rickey Mitchell Rickey Mitchell 5'9" | PG Smoky Hill | 2023 State CO – Smoky Hill

Mitchell is a player that Smoky Hill has to be excited about from what was seen in his sophomore season. Mitchell might not be big in size, but he does not lack in confidence and has a great feel for the game for his age. Mitchell can control the tempo a bit and is not sped up when the ball in his hands. He moves well and is an elite ballhandler with a strong base to build on, and it was on display throughout the playoffs. It was interesting to watch his game against Horizon in the opening round and not think about how it will be for him next season when he is given the keys alongside another talented guard. Mitchell finished with eight points and four assists in the game and showed flashes of what to expect out of him. In a tough matchup against arguably the best

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