Posted On: 03/5/21 10:25 AM

There aren’t many things more exciting than the Kansas high school basketball playoffs. But it’s always sad to see your team knocked out, and players you care about sent home. Here are some players making ‘too early’ exits (in alphabetical order):

Brennan Brumbaugh Brennan Brumbaugh 6'4" | SF Goodland | 2021 State KS , senior, Goodland:

Although Goodland succumbed to Phillipsburg 48-39 in 3A sub-state play, it shouldn’t diminish the work of the 6-foot-4 guard/wing. Despite drawing every team’s defensive focus, he averaged 18 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists per game.

Maddox Decker Maddox Decker 5'9" | PG Santa Fe Trail | 2021 State KS , senior, Santa Fe Trail:

The Chargers were sent home by Riley County 61-50 in the 3A sub-state round. The 6-foot senior was really good after averaging 17 points per game as a junior. He hit four 3-pointers against Riley County, which was good representation of his entire senior year. He had numerous outings with four or more triples and nine games with 20 or more points. His 28 against a tough Osage City club stands out as a highlight performance.

Jeremiah Duncan, senior, Blue Valley-Randolph:

The Rams took a tough loss to Axtell 44-40 in 1A Div. 1 sub-state action. Duncan went down fighting with 21 points. He was a dependable and competitive

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