Posted On: 01/11/22 6:34 PM

The Tri-Peaks conference has quite a few incredible athletes who have earned themselves some recognition. Saint Mary’s high school has proven themselves to be the premier team going 9-0 so far, while a variety smaller schools in the southern region have begun to creep into the mix.

Sam Howery Sam Howery 6'0" | PG St. Mary | 2022 State CO - Saint Mary’s (pictured above)

A consistently covered athlete on here, Howery has set the tone as one of the best playmakers in the state regardless of class. This season has been just as incredible, the senior guard is posting 24.1 points, 7 rebounds, and 9.2 assists per game while converting 60% of his two point attempts. Given his ability to get downhill, Howery is able to probe inside, allowing him to make  kick-outs to the perimeter creating easy looks for his teammates.  The next step for him will be improving his perimeter shooting off-the-catch while also getting his free throw percentage up into the high 70s. The point guard is currently ranked 7th on our 2022 board as well as the top point guard in the state.

Trent Johnston Trent Johnston 6'5" | C La Junta | 2022 State CO - La Junta

Johnston has made steady increases in scoring every season with La Junta, while maintaining

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