Muskegon’s Jordan Briggs

Posted On: 03/9/21 3:23 PM

With two weeks left in the MHSAA record season, underclassmen have stepped up into large roles for their teams across the state. Below are 10 sophomores from the OK Conference who have made the biggest impact on their teams thus far. You can also see some of the impact freshmen in the area here.

Jakhary Towns Jakhary Towns 6'1" | SG Godwin Heights | 2023 State MI , G, Godwin Heights

Jakhary burst onto the high school hoops scene last year as a freshman and has since then continued his rise as not only one of the best guards in the area in the 2023 class but in the entire state. As a sophomore, Jakhary is averaging 19 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists per game. Jakhary is one of the most feared shooters in the state, which is evident by the amount of double-teams, faceguards, and rover defenses he faces on a nightly basis. He gets his jumper off in a hurry and can heat up and rattle off a quick 10 points if you give him the opportunity. Jakhary’s also an excellent ball-handler, and can routinely escape a trap or full-court press.

One big difference I’ve noticed from his growth over the course of his career is

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