Posted On: 01/6/22 8:12 AM

As we head into the 2nd half of the season, we look back at who played well the 1st half of the season. 

My assistant and I went to 2-4 games a week plus many tournaments along the way covering a lot of ground.

We finish it off with the sophomores. This is the hardest one since we added 30+ new 2024’s to the database, so most of the players will actually go down in their rankings. 

But here are some that are improving their games early on. 


Soph stock up:

Braeden Speed Braeden Speed 6'3" | CG Brophy Prep | 2024 State AZ Brophy Prep

I am not sure anyone is playing better in the AIA then Speed for his class. He seems to be super confident every game he plays. He slows down every top scorer each night and scores from all three levels. 

Christian Warren Christian Warren 6'4" | SF Basha | 2024 State AZ Basha (Pictured)

Another player who is looking sharp early on. Warren has a pure stroke from deep and has a high IQ on defense seemingly always in the correct spot. He is tough, skilled to the 3pt line and has some bounce.   

Izaih Johnson Izaih Johnson 5'9" | PG Basha | 2024 State AZ Basha

A quick ball handler with some open court speed. He

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