Posted On: 09/21/21 2:34 PM

With the release of our updated rankings for the 2023 class last week, we’ve had a good number of articles to follow breaking down the update. After pointing out the Baltimore prospect who were included in the top 25, I’ll take a look at some names who were outside the top 25 that have a chance to make some waves throughout their junior season.

Ace Valentine Ace Valentine 6'1" | PG Mount St. Joseph | 2023 State MD | 6’2 | Mount St. Joseph/Team Melo

Ranking: No. 34

From the sounds of it, Valentine is looking sharp in preseason workouts and open gyms. The 6-foot-2 combo guard was a familiar face in head coach Pat Clatchey’s rotation last season and will be extremely important in 2021-22. Led by 2024 Bryson Tucker Bryson Tucker 6'6" | CG Mount St. Joseph | 2024 State MD , 2023 Amani Hansberry Amani Hansberry 6'7" | C Mount St. Joseph | 2023 State #37 Nation MD and 2022 Aidan Mess Aidan Mess 6'7" | PF Mount St. Joseph | 2022 State MD , the Gaels will need consistent production from their guards in order to reach their full potential as a team. Valentine has shown to be a capable shot-maker from three with time, can shoot it off the bounce in the mid-range and has soft touch on his floaters. While their success rests heavily on the shoulders of the three players mentioned earlier, Valentine will be

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