Posted On: 06/14/21 10:45 AM

Thirteen new players were added to the 2023 list. But there wasn’t lot of movement among those already ranked. As more 2023s show what they can do on the summer circuit, and get playing time as high school juniors, expect more shuffling of the deck.

Here are a few players who made moves within the 2023 rankings:

Avery Johnson Avery Johnson 6'2" | CG Maize | 2023 State KS , 6-foot-3 combo guard, Maize – 8 spots (#15 to #7):

The leading scorer of the 5A state champs, Johnson is developing quickly into one of the most recruited players in the state. The football star is getting looks from colleges all over the nation. But that shouldn’t overshadow the work Johnson did on the court last year. He put up 17 in the state championship game against Topeka West. He averaged 13.2 points per game, and like a quarterback, he distributed 3.2 assists a game. He jumps eight spots for leading one of the state’s top teams to the top prize.

Kobe Smith Kobe Smith 6'1" | CG Wichita Southeast | 2023 State KS , 6-foot-1 combo guard, Wichita Southeast – 3 spots (#11 to #8):

Smith earned honorable mention 6A recognition, having played a key role in a deep, senior-laden Southeast squad. He averaged 9.2 points and was

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