Posted On: 06/9/21 6:13 PM

The 5a varsity State Championship lived up to the hype. It was everything people wanted. Both schools came out and played a tough game against each other. In the end the victor was Cleveland High School. Below is a list of standouts from the game. 

Nathan Hasberry Nathan Hasberry 6'3" | SG Cleveland | 2021 State NM 6’4" F, 2021 Cleveland High School: Nathan Hasberry Nathan Hasberry 6'3" | SG Cleveland | 2021 State NM showed out again. The senior brought it against Las Cruces. There was no stopping the duo of Tre Watson Tre Watson 6'6" | PF Cleveland | 2021 State NM and Nate Hasberry. Both feed off each other and know where to find each other on the court. Nate works very well off the dribble and can attack from all angles. He made it very difficult to stop him when he got the ball in his hands. Las Cruces would collapse on him and Nate just kicked out to open players. He also played some very intense defense against Coach Benjamins tough offense. 

Evan Gonzales Evan Gonzales 5'10" | PG Cleveland | 2021 State NM 6’0" G, 2021 Cleveland High School: Evan was a major handful for the Las Cruces offense. He shot the ball very well and was able to make some serious plays when the Cleveland offense needed him on multiple occasions. He shoots the ball

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