Posted On: 06/5/21 1:15 PM

In our final installment of our stock rising and new names series, we take a look at the big guys for this article. Be sure to check out our other positional features as these players have all improved their stocks over the Spring.

Javan Simmons Javan Simmons 6'6" | C Gahanna | 2022 State OH , 6’6 C Gahanna 2022 Nova Village-Reese: Simmons was making statements at the Run N Slam, with a huge performance against Meanstreets and their lineup of high major big guys. Simmons has an excellent motor and uses his strength to score better than just about anybody I evaluate. I’m hoping to see Simmons show continued growth with his jumper because that could be a swing skill for him.

Joshua Whiteside Joshua Whiteside 6'7" | C Gahanna Lincoln | 2022 State OH , 6’7 C Gahanna 2022 Nova Village-Reese: Whiteside is back at Gahanna after spending some time at St Charles and will form one of the best big combos in the state with Simmons next season. I like Whiteside’s ability to finish with both hands and his body is a definite plus. After not getting to see him much in his Sophomore and Junior seasons, I’m excited to get some more evaluations of Whiteside this summer and high school season.

Caleb Laurich Caleb Laurich 6'7" | C Copley | 2022 State OH ,

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