Posted On: 04/6/21 3:37 PM

The High School season finally has begun and it got started with some great games. On April 3, 2021, I watched the Santa Fe High School Demons play the Cleveland Storm. Both teams had some terrific standouts that I listed below. 

Cruz Martinez Cruz Martinez 5'9" | PG Santa Fe | 2021 State NM 5’11" 2021 Santa Fe HS - Arguably the best guard in the state hands down. Cruz has great court vision and sees things that others players can’t. He had a great game against the Storm powerhouse team. The kids motor is unreal. He plays at speeds that other players just can’t. I watched Coach Sean Jimenez try and double team Cruz on multiple occasions and on multiple occasions he failed. He couldn’t figure out a way to contain him. Cruz blasts through double teams and welcomes them with open arms. He calls out plays and and screens which free him up to shoot or pass. He is a fantastic defender and gets a ton of steals with his quick hands and feet. Cruz Martinez Cruz Martinez 5'9" | PG Santa Fe | 2021 State NM "The General" is extremely hard to contain and if Santa Fe gets hot and hits all of their shots, they will have a serious chance in winning a state

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