Posted On: 11/17/21 1:33 AM

There are a number of transfers at the 6A level this year and one guy who’s making the jump up in classification is Payton Meyers Payton Meyers 6'6" | CG Canby | 2022 State OR . Playing against top-level competition isn’t new for the lanky 6-foot-6, 170-pound guard as he’s done it for years at the AAU level. So when things opened up for him to transfer up to Canby from North Marion, he decided to make the leap.

"I had a better opportunity and a chance to come here, so I decided what was best for me," Meyers said. "I love it here. I fit in with the guys well and we have a great time already. I’m having fun."

Meyers described the step up in competition he’s seen at Canby this fall, just in open gym. "I’m definitely getting pushed more here," Meyers said. "When you’re at a small school you’re the best player there. Here you’ve definitely got to push yourself."

Meyers is no stranger to getting pushed. Last off-season he played AAU basketball with Elite 24 and this past summer he joined a brand new team based out of The PAC in Salem. He was able to travel to Las Vegas and California for some

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