Posted On: 08/20/21 3:39 PM

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1.) 2022 Ty Van Essen Ty Van Essen 6'4" | PF Western Christian | 2022 State IA (Western Christian) - 31/56 (55.4%)

With his size (6-5) and skill set, Van Essen is one of the most difficult matchups in the state. He’s a gifted scorer with great footwork around the rim, and that’s where he does a big portion of his scoring. But he also has a smooth stroke from the arc that he can use to stretch the defense, drawing his defender out and allowing him to get to the rim. He’s a gifted offensive player with remarkable efficiency.


2.) 2022 Dylan Francis Dylan Francis 5'10" | SG Boyden-Hull | 2022 State IA (Boyden-Hull) - 42/77 (54.5%)

Over 80% of Francis’ field goal attempts came from behind the arc last year, and if you’re going to shoot over 54% on those attempts, that certainly makes sense. A role player for the Comets last year, he’ll be asked to step into a bigger role this year alongside Te Slaa. He’s dynamic as a catch-and-shoot guard.


3.) 2022 Mason Gerleman Mason Gerleman 6'0" | SG Central Lyon | 2022 State IA (Central Lyon) - 74/157 (47.1%)

Gerleman is a great complement to lead guar Zach Lutmer Zach Lutmer 6'1" | PG Central Lyon | 2023 IA for the Lions,

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