Posted On: 11/18/21 1:37 PM

After posting two articles about some potential breakout seniors, it’s not time to turn our attention to some juniors that have the chance to really break out this season.

Marlon Barnes Marlon Barnes 6'5" | SF Brush | 2023 State OH , 6’5 SF Brush 2023: Barnes took a year outside of Ohio to play for Ypsi Prep and this is the main reason that he’s on this list. Many Ohio fans know about his talent, but Barnes hasn’t had the opportunity to make a name for himself on the varsity level yet. I expect that to change this season as Brush is projected to be one of the top teams in the state this season.

Darius Stratford Darius Stratford 6'9" | C St. Vincent-St. Mary's | 2023 State OH , 6’9 C STVM 2023: I thought Stratford deserved to play a little more than he did last year, but I expect big things from him as a Junior. Stratford improved his motor and stamina during his Sophomore season and should be expected to take on a starting role this season. With more of an opportunity to play this season, I think Stratford will see his numbers skyrocket as a Junior.

Donovan Hunter Donovan Hunter 6'8" | PF Westerville Central | 2023 State OH , 6’8 PF Westerville Central 2023: Hunter is well known around Ohio as he was a

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