Posted On: 11/1/21 3:30 PM

With the season right around the corner, it’s time to start handing out our Preseason awards. It’s obviously hard to see everyone, but I’ve seen enough to make a hypothesis on who’s going to perform. In this article, we highlight some of the top defenders in the state with our All Lockdown Squad. 

1st Team: 

PG: Elijah Johnson Elijah Johnson 6'1" | SG Rancho | 2022 State NV 5’10 Durango 2022 (#13PHN 2022) 

SG: Shane Thomas Shane Thomas 6'3" | SG Durango | 2022 State NV 6’3 Durango 2022 (#4PHN 2022)

CG: Angelo Kambala Angelo Kambala 5'10" | CG Liberty | 2023 State #198 Nation NV 5’10 Coronado 20234 (#5PHN 2023) 

SF: Jamarion Smith Jamarion Smith 6'2" | SF Mojave | 2024 State NV 6’2 Mojave 2024 (#24 PHN 2024) 

PF: Aaron Price Aaron Price 6'7" | PF Liberty | 2022 State NV 6’7 Liberty 2022 (#8PHN 2022) 

C:  Khaman Maker Khaman Maker 7'1" | C Desert Valley Prep | 2024 State NV 7’1 Desert Valley Prep 2024 (#3PHN 2024) 

2nd Team: 

PG: Anthony Pittman Anthony Pittman 6'0" | PG Bishop Gorman | 2022 State NV 6’0 Bishop Gorman 2022 (#36PHN 2022) 

SG: Khamari Taylor Khamari Taylor 5'11" | CG Sierra Vista | 2024 State NV 6’0 Sierra Vista 2024 (#20PHN 2024) 

CG: Tylen Riley Tylen Riley 6'2" | CG Durango | 2023 State NV 6’2 Durango 2023 (#8PHN 2023) 

SF: Chris Nwuli Chris Nwuli 6'7" | SF Bishop Gorman | 2025 State NV 6’7 Bishop Gorman 2025 (#2PHN 2025) 

PF: Pharaoh Compton Pharaoh Compton 6'5" | PF Spring Valley | 2024 State NV 6’5 Spring Valley 2024 (#9PHN 2024) 

C:  Cole Ellena Cole Ellena 6'9" | C Liberty | 2024 State NV 6’9 Liberty 2024 (#11PHN 2024) 

3rd Team: 

PG: Jacques Williams Jr Jacques Williams Jr 5'9" | PG Arbor View | 2022 State NV 5’9 Arbor View 2022 (#40PHN 2022) 

SG: Elijah Johnson Elijah Johnson 6'1" | SG Rancho | 2022 State NV 5’10 Durango 2022 (#13PHN 2022)  SG: Shane Thomas Shane Thomas 6'3" | SG Durango | 2022 State NV 6’3 Durango 2022 (#4PHN 2022) CG: Angelo Kambala Angelo Kambala 5'10" | CG Liberty | 2023 State #198 Nation NV 5’10 Coronado 20234 (#5PHN 2023)  SF: Jamarion Smith Jamarion Smith 6'2" | SF Mojave | 2024 State NV 6’2 Mojave 2024 (#24 PHN 2024)  PF: Aaron Price Aaron Price 6'7" | PF Liberty | 2022 State NV 6’7 Liberty 2022 (#8PHN 2022)  C:  Khaman Maker Khaman Maker 7'1" | C Desert Valley Prep | 2024 State NV 7’1 Desert Valley Prep 2024 (#3PHN 2024)  2nd Team:  PG: Anthony Pittman Anthony Pittman 6'0" | PG Bishop Gorman | 2022 State NV 6’0 Bishop Gorman 2022 (#36PHN 2022)  SG: Khamari Taylor Khamari Taylor 5'11" | CG Sierra Vista | 2024 State NV 6’0 Sierra Vista 2024 (#20PHN 2024)  CG: Tylen Riley Tylen Riley 6'2" | CG Durango | 2023 State NV 6’2 Durango 2023 (#8PHN 2023)  SF: Chris Nwuli Chris Nwuli 6'7" | SF Bishop Gorman | 2025 State NV 6’7 Bishop Gorman 2025 (#2PHN 2025)  PF: Pharaoh Compton Pharaoh Compton 6'5" | PF Spring Valley | 2024 State NV 6’5 Spring Valley 2024 (#9PHN 2024)  C:  Cole Ellena Cole Ellena 6'9" | C Liberty | 2024 State NV 6’9 Liberty 2024 (#11PHN 2024)  3rd Team:  PG: Jacques Williams Jr Jacques Williams Jr 5'9" | PG Arbor View | 2022 State NV 5’9 Arbor View 2022 (#40PHN 2022)  SG: Emiliyon Daniels Emiliyon Daniels 6'0" | SG Somerset Losee | 2023 State NV 6’0 Somerset Losee 2023 (#77PHN 2023)  CG: TJ Brown TJ Brown 5'10" | CG Las Vegas | 2023 State NV 5’10 Las Vegas 2023 (#10PHN 2023)  SF: Donte Turner Donte Turner 6'2" | SF Cimarron | 2022 State NV 6’2 Cimarron 2022 (#15PHN 2022)  PF: James Freeman James Freeman 6'5" | PF Bishop Gorman | 2022 State NV 6’5 Bishop Gorman 2022 (#9PHN 2022)  C:  Brandon Enriquez Brandon Enriquez 6'6" | C Shadow Ridge | 2022 State NV 6’6 Shadow Ridge 2022 (#33PHN 2022)  Honorable Mentions: Kyrance Jefferson Kyrance Jefferson 6'2" | PF Sierra Vista | 2022 State NV , Robert Gipson, Damion Byrd Damion Byrd 5'10" | PG Silverado | 2022 State NV , Dominick Washington, Chase Jackson Chase Jackson 6'8" | C Centennial | 2023 State NV , Nakalaya Fabello, Tremayne Anderson Tremayne Anderson 6'5" | SF Bonanza | 2025 State NV ,  Want more PrepHoops Content? Follow On Twitter On IG Like Us On FB  

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