Posted On: 10/8/21 2:25 PM
Continue reading for a look at some of the most exciting underclassmen guards ahead of the 2021-22 season.
, Lipscomb Academy: Ran with Team Thad over the summer. Sydney boasts an absurdly high ceiling.
: Fantastically gritty, solid with the basketball. Cloninger benefits from playing alongside and for sure. Composure is the bedrock of KC’s game.
: Carter loves the game. During an AAU blowout in July, Carter made what seemed like 7 three-pointers and even did a 180 spin after releasing one. His skills are tremendous and the enthusiasm is contagious.
: Wide receiver Markeis is stunningly quick. His burst and change of direction will always make him a pain to defenders and defenses.
, Goodpasture: State Champion. King gained explosion in the last year, after playing a prominent role as just an eighth grade talent for the Goodpasture team. Keary comfortably grew into his new role as P.J. Smith’s heir apparent.
, Briarcrest Christian: Nash is easily the most coveted guard in the ’24 class statewide. Already, Alabama and Ole Miss offered. Auburn, Tennessee, Mississippi State, and Vanderbilt are all tracking his progress and St. John’s hopped in late September.
, Tyner Academy:
Taj Kimber, Fulton: Fulton’s freshman class was special in 2021, with, the Kimbers, Dexter Lewis, and more. Taj landed on the All-Region Tournament Team, the All-District Team, and generally dominated at such a young age. His star is rising.