Posted On: 01/11/22 5:00 PM

The APS Metro Tournament began Tuesday, January 4th, and ran until Saturday, January 8th. The tournament featured 16 local teams seeded 1-16. The games were played at 4 different schools, (Albuquerque high, Atrisco Heritage, Cibola, and Sanida High) with the Semifinals and Championship game held at West Mesa High School. Several under-the-radar players used the event as an opportunity to put their names on the map. We present our top 10 Sleepers from the event. 

  1. Daniel Jacobsen Daniel Jacobsen 6'11" | C La Cueva | 2024 State NM 6’11 C La Cueva 2024 (#3PHNM 2024) - 7-foot sophomore, has a ton of upside and provides instant rim protection.
  2. Chris Parra Jr. 6’0 PG Atrisco Heritage 2023 - Tough high IQ, gamer, with off the bounce shooting ability. 
  3. Ely Lovato Ely Lovato 6'1" | CG Sandia | 2023 State NM 6’1 CG Sandia 2023 (#5PHNM 2023) (featured image) - Unconventional game, with the skill of a natural scorer.  
  4. Sean Thompson Sean Thompson 6'5" | PF Eldorado | 2022 NM 6’5 PF Eldorado 2022 - Active big with a nice mid-range shooting touch. 
  5. Keagan Caton Keagan Caton 6'5" | SF Rio Rancho | 2022 State NM 6’5 SF Rio Rancho 2022 (#19PHNM 2022) - Versatile scoring wing, with the size and skill to play multiple positions. 
  6. Cole Savage Cole Savage 6'4" | PF Cleveland | 2022 State NM 6’5 SF Cleveland 2022 (#71PHNM 2022) - Long slasher, with the ability to

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