Posted On: 10/15/21 2:30 PM

Preseason Player of the Year: 2023 Douglas Taylor Douglas Taylor 6'5" | SF Newman Catholic | 2023 State IA , Newman Catholic

Take your pick of three Newman Catholic standouts for this honor, but we'll go with the leading scorer and rebounder. Taylor is a long and athletic wing who can score in bunches, control the glass, and use his length to make an impact on the defensive end. The Knights are far and away the favorite in this division this year, and the Iowa baseball commit is a huge reason why.

 

First Team

2023 Douglas Taylor Douglas Taylor 6'5" | SF Newman Catholic | 2023 State IA , Newman Catholic: 17.5 points, 7.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.1 steals, 48.2 FG%

The division's leading returning scorer, Taylor thrives on playing downhill and using his length and athleticism to get to the bucket for finishes. He can impact the game on both ends of the floor and he dominates the glass for Newman Catholic.

2022 James Jennings James Jennings 5'11" | PG Newman Catholic | 2022 State IA , Newman Catholic: 13.0 points, 2.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 2.7 steals, 82.8 FT%

A competitive guard who does a bit of everything on the floor for the Knights, Jennings gets into the paint and gets to the free-throw line, where he

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