Posted On: 05/10/21 5:00 PM

The class of 2022 is filled with late bloomers and young individuals who have not had adequate exposure due to the pandemic. With that being said, we continue to learn more about this class with each weekend that passes. Here are the top-10 unranked names to know from DC, Maryland, and Virginia in 2022. 

#10 | Byron Gaskins | 6'1" Guard | MD Movement/Christ Chapel (VA)

Christ Chapel's season was marred by pandemic restrictions, but Gaskins was able to make his mark, particularly defensively in his team's season opener at Fairfax Christian. He has quickly established a reputation as one of the better perimeter defenders in Northern Virginia. 

#9 | Michael Cooper | 6’2" Guard | Virginia Premier/Woodbridge (VA)

Michael Cooper has been a difference-maker at Woodbridge since before the pandemic, but we finally got eyes on him this spring with Virginia Premier. The southpaw slasher is a relentless scorer who is very good in transition. 

#8 | Thomas Maloney | 6’2" Guard | NOVA Cavaliers/Gonzaga (DC)

Maloney featured during the St. James Winter League for the Eagles. This is when he first emerged on our radar. He has since joined the NOVA Cavaliers where his tenacity and ability to

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