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Posted On: 01/12/22 9:45 AM

The basketball season in New Jersey is kicking into high gear with teams across the state getting ready for huge tests. Prospects around the state are playing at a high level with some having the potential to land on an All-State team. Here are the All-State sleeper contenders to watch for in Mid-January.

Carlos Lopez Carlos Lopez 6'0" | PG Egg Harbor Twp | 2022 State NJ , 6’2 PG Egg Harbor 2022

Lopez has been playing on another level this season and should be a lock to make an All-State team. The 6’2 lefty is a three-level scorer who has a smooth shooting stroke and uses his handle to break his defender off the bounce. Lopez is not rattled by on-ball pressure and knows how to get his teammates involved in the half court. He is a good rebounder for a guard and makes plays on the defensive end. Lopez is the engine that drives Egg Harbor’s offense as the Eagles figure to make noise in the Group 4 tournament.

Adam Silas Adam Silas 6'2" | CG St. Thomas Aquinas | 2022 State NJ , 6’2 CG St. Thomas Aquinas 2022

Silas has been huge for the Trojans this season and should continue to make plays for them as the 2022 season rolls on. The 6’2 guard has a good handle,

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