AJ Barnes

Posted On: 03/19/21 2:34 PM

GHSA State Championships: Day 2 Standouts

2021 6-7 W Matthew Cleveland Matthew Cleveland 6'7" | SF Pace Academy | 2021 State #13 Nation GA – Pace Academy – Florida State

Matt Cleveland put the finishing touches on his career with a second state title. Cleveland dominated with 24 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals and 5 blocks. He blocked shots early on and broke Columbia’s spirt in the third quarter. He shot 10-13 from the field. Cleveland will now lead Pace into the Geico Nationals.

2022 6-6 W Josh Reed Josh Reed 6'6" | SF Pace Academy | 2022 State GA – Pace Academy

Who will fill the massive void left behind by Cleveland? It will be Josh Reed Josh Reed 6'6" | SF Pace Academy | 2022 State GA , who finished with 14 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals and 2 blocks. While he may not be as explosive as Cleveland, he has similar length and is a dangerous three-point shooter. Reed exploded last year on the circuit. Expect him to do the same this summer.

2021 6-4 PG Madison Durr Madison Durr 6'4" | PG Pace | 2021 State GA – Pace Academy

The big guard stuffed the stat sheet one final time with 15 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 steal. He will be an attractive option for schools looking for a guard with big game experience that has been coached

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