Posted On: 06/14/22 7:42 PM

LOS ANGELES — The yearly Harvey Kitani Summer Classic is a go-to event to see some of SoCal’s top high school programs go head-to-head in June hoops action. We were in attendance for the slate of games on Monday and below are the best glue guys who might not always get the praise they deserve for their contributions. 

Daniel Kirakosyan, St. Monica - Kirakosyan scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half to help St. Monica to a one-point victory over Oakwood. The 6-foot-1 guard knocked down a couple of catch-and-shoot three’s, was able to get to the rim and finish off the dribble and hit four clutch free throws to help seal the win.

Dante Ogbu Dante Ogbu 6'4" | SF Sherman Oaks Notre Dame | 2023 State , SO Notre Dame - Now that Notre Dame has three stars in its starting five, Ogbu looked to be the player who stepped into the role of defensive stopper and guy makes extra effort plays. The 6-foot-3 slasher has great finishing ability in the lane and the length and lateral speed to keep offensive players in front and make plays on the ball.

Nils Cooper Nils Cooper 6'5" | SF Crossroads | 2023 State , Crossroads - Cooper rebounds, defends, runs the

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