Posted On: 11/3/21 12:30 PM

Preseason 4A Player of the Year: 2022 Tamin Lipsey Tamin Lipsey 6'1" | PG Ames | 2022 State #163 Nation IA , Ames

The 4A POY race between Lipsey and CBAL’s Josh Dix Josh Dix 6'5" | SG Council Bluffs Lincoln | 2022 State #149 Nation IA will be a blast to watch unfold all year, and it honestly could come down to Championship Friday night in the middle of March. We give the edge to the future Cyclone over the future Hawkeye, as Ames is opening the season as our #1 team in the class.

 

First Team

2022 Tamin Lipsey Tamin Lipsey 6'1" | PG Ames | 2022 State #163 Nation IA , Ames: 16.3 points, 4.2 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 1.8 steals, 51.6 FG%, 37.9 3P%

A dynamic two-way lead guard, Lipsey is arguably the best on-ball defender in the state, using his combination of a big, physical frame, fantastic lateral quickness, and great hands to make life difficult for opposing ball handlers. He's also a gifted passer and three-level scorer who can dominate games even when he isn't scoring.

 

2022 Josh Dix Josh Dix 6'5" | SG Council Bluffs Lincoln | 2022 State #149 Nation IA , Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln: 19.4 points, 7.2 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 2.5 steals, 1.3 blocks, 54.5 FG%, 37.8 3P%

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