Posted On: 07/9/21 1:52 PM

Kansas City schools are tough places to get playing time. Particularly early. It takes a special player to get on floor as a junior, much less a freshman or sophomore.

Here are a handful of up-and-coming guards in KC to watch develop this summer (in alphabetical order):

David Cobin, 5-foot-8 guard, 2024, DeSoto:

Cobin has been a real headliner this summer for the KC Spurs. He has impressed at numerous tournaments and looks to be one of the top guards in the rising sophomore class. He got a little exposure to the varsity on a really good DeSoto team last year. Now he should be ready take on some responsibility. He’s a guy who can score at every level, including from really deep. He creates offense at the defensive end too.

Maddox Dow, 5-foot-8 guard, 2024, DeSoto:

Dow is a tough guard who can get into the lane and make things happen in traffic. He plays with aggressiveness at the defensive end and produces steals with quick hands and anticipation. Dow may team with Cobin to make for a tough backcourt at DeSoto.

Ryan Horsch, 5-foot-11 guard, Olathe East:

Horsch is a versatile guard who has good size for a

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