Posted On: 04/1/21 2:47 AM

Topeka was pretty-well dominated by the class of 2021 this year. Tre Alexander Tre Alexander 6'3" | CG Topeka West | 2021 State KS , Joe Berry Joe Berry 6'4" | CG Washburn Rural | 2021 State KS , Corey Powell Corey Powell 6'4" | PF Highland Park | 2021 State KS and the emergent Marque Wilkerson Marque Wilkerson 6'1" | SG Topeka West | 2021 State KS were the city’s top players.

But a handful of juniors made big impacts on the city scene, some of them new to the varsity level, and a few established stars:

Elijah Brooks Elijah Brooks 6'2" | CG Topeka West | 2022 State KS , Topeka West (pictured):

When he’s healthy, he might just be the best player in the city. He was healthy all too little this year, but he still turned in a year worthy of 1st team all-city. The 6-foot-3 guard is an exceptional physical talent who can be a terror going to the hole, running the open floor, or creating havoc at the defensive end.

Noah Hastert Noah Hastert 6'6" | C Cair Paravel | 2022 State KS , Cair Paravel:

The 6-foot-6 Hastert was a standout at the 1A level, and for that was recognized as 2nd team all-city. He’s well-rounded and team-focused. Diving into his stats shows that Hastert is a unique player, ranking among the state’s best in every major statistical category. His robust stat line reads: 15.5 points, 10.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 3.1 steals and 2.3 blocks per game. Hastert is best when

Kansas All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Hoops Kansas to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!