Posted On: 06/11/21 11:00 AM

The 2022 rankings in the state of North Carolina have been updated following the spring grassroots season. Here’s a look at Part III of the New Faces in the rankings.

No. 98 Landon King Landon King 6'1" | SG Independence | 2022 State NC | 6’1 Shooting Guard

King is an emerging sharpshooter with a ton of promise in the 2022 class. He’s been a face in the York County Legends backcourt that’s had his way on the grassroots scene knocking down shots on the perimeter and creating tough finishes off the bounce. He’s a face at Independence due for a breakout senior year. 

No. 105 Jake McTaggart Jake McTaggart 6'7" | PF Hayesville | 2022 State NC | 6’7 Power Forward

McTaggart is a power forward with a ton of skill and athleticism, after all, he’s a two-sport athlete that excels on the hardwood and gridiron with football. He’s got nice mobility and uses his frame to make his presence felt in the paint on both ends in the frontcourt. He’ll be a prospect to get eyes on this summer on the grassroots scene with the Atlanta Timberwolves 2022 - White.

No. 113 Xavier Whitaker Xavier Whitaker 6'2" | CG Northern | 2022 State NC | 6’1 Guard

Whitaker is an emerging combo guard that’s made waves on the grassroots scene with Team

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