Posted On: 05/26/21 8:00 AM

The Class of 2021 rankings have been updated for the start of this late season and since our last go-around a number of new names have popped onto the radar for this iteration. Here’s a closer look at the top newcomers to the list.

#3 - Dane Erikstrup Dane Erikstrup 6'10" | C Beaverton | 2021 State OR , Beaverton

Erikstrup jumps back into the rankings after starting the fall down in Arizona. The 6-foot-10 post is already making a big impact both inside and outside for the Beavers this season. He’s signed with Cal Poly Pomona.

#5 - Nathan Meithof Nathan Meithof 6'5" | SG McNary | 2021 State OR , McNary

Meithof is another returnee to the state having gone to California in the fall before returning to McNary this spring. The 6-foot-5 swingman should be among the 6A leaders in both scoring and rebounding. He recently committed to Westmont (CA).

#57 - Jackson Gielish Jackson Gielish 6'8" | PF Pleasant Hill | 2021 State OR , Pleasant Hill

Gielish is a physical big man who can face up and knock down jumpers. He was a key post for the Billies last season and signed early with Bushnell.

#61 - Alex Newkirk Alex Newkirk 6'1" | CG Oregon City | 2021 State OR , Oregon City

Newkirk was a supporting cast member at Oregon City last season but has proven this year he’s up to the

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