Highlands Ranch has been a hotbed for competitive games and talent in Colorado. There are not many cross-town rivalries as competitive as the ones in the South Suburb of Colorado. These rankings are based off of last high school season…
Highlands Ranch has been a hotbed for competitive games and talent in Colorado. There are not many cross-town rivalries as competitive as the ones in the South Suburb of Colorado. These rankings are based off of last high school season and this spring and summer ranking players in Highlands Ranch regardless of class.
Andrew Crawford Andrew Crawford 6'6″ | PG ThunderRidge | 2024 State #214 Nation CO is a lengthy 6’6 point guard who was the only underclassmen contributor last during ThunderRidge’s championship run. Andrew has elite passing vision and has shown the ability to be a scoring threat playing up against high-level competition this AAU season.
I would not be surprised if Caden Stevens Caden Stevens 6'8″ | C Mountain Vista | 2023 CO is the best player statistically in a competitive continental league. Caden is a lengthy 6’8-6’9 forward who does a bit of everything on the court. For a big Caden plays well on both ends, offensively he is a good passer and scoring threat from all over the floor.
Archer VanSickle Archer VanSickle 6'4″ | CG Valor Christian | 2023 State CO is one of the best scorers off of the dribble in the state, who can score from all three levels. When in the zone Archer is one of the hardest players to guard as he is deadly from beyond the three-point arc and in the mid-range.
Gavin Hershberger Gavin Hershberger 5'10″ Rock Canyon | 2023 CO is a floor general who does a great job of getting teammates where they need to be on the offensive end. Gavin is always looking to set up teammates but can score on his own as well, he has a nice three-point shot and is good at scoring floaters and close-range fadeaways.
Aidan Peck Aidan Peck 6'7″ | SG Rock Canyon | 2023 State CO is a lengthy scorer from the wing who can be a potential stat sheet stuffer this upcoming season. Aidan uses his scoring ability to draw in the defense and is a sneaky good passer who can find cutting teammates.
Charlie Spann Charlie Spann 6'5″ | SF ThunderRidge | 2024 State CO is a big wing who will create mismatches with a combination of size and skill. He has a knockdown jumper from outside and can score in a variety of ways when attacking the basket.
Tommy Wight Tommy Wight 6'8″ | SF ThunderRidge | 2024 State CO is a unique prospect as he is a knockdown shooter at 6’8 who likes to play from the wing. He has shown immense potential attacking closeouts with a dribble drive making him a match-up problem for opposing teams.
Cole Scherer Cole Scherer 6'1″ | PG Valor Christian | 2025 State CO was one of the most impressive freshmen in the state last year and is expected to keep up that production this upcoming year. Cole is a talented passer and will make opposing teams pay if left open from three-point land.
Radek Homer Radek Homer 6'1″ | SG Mountain Vista | 2023 State CO is an elite athlete and competitor who gets the job done on both ends of the floor. Radek is a true combo guard who can be effective with the ball in or out of his hands.
Mac Terry Mac Terry 6'4″ | SG Rock Canyon | 2024 State CO is a big guard who can do all the intangibles on the court. For a guard Mac is a very good rebounder who can create second chance opportunities, he also is great at getting his feet set and ready to knock down jumpers in catch and shoot situations.
Hunter Guiles Hunter Guiles 6'1″ | CG Valor Christian | 2023 State CO is a player known for having big scoring performances lighting up teams with his quick shooting stroke. The possibility of him and fellow senior Archer VanSickle Archer VanSickle 6'4″ | CG Valor Christian | 2023 State CO both on fire may create scenarios where Valor just out-scores opponents.
Eli Kim Eli Kim 5'10″ | PG Valor Christian | 2024 State CO is a super shifty guard who can leave defenders in the dust to attack the rim or stop on a dime for a mid-range pull-up. He is another super creative scorer that adds to Valor’s deadly scoring arsenal this upcoming season.
Zach Bowen Zach Bowen 6'6″ | SF Mountain Vista | 2023 State CO is a big wing who can knock down tough shots on the perimeter. He is also an exciting player in fast break scenarios making him fit in perfectly with Mountain Vista’s run and gun style.
Ryan Dixon Ryan Dixon 6'5″ | PF Valor Christian | 2024 State CO is an athletic 6’5 power forward who will man the middle for a smaller Valor squad. With Ryan at the big man spot, it will allow Valor to push the pace where he is a good lob and putback threat.
Asher Weiner Asher Weiner 6'5″ | SF Valor Christian | 2024 CO is primarily a football player but will certainly be a piece that can help this Valor squad. From the wing, Asher is a good shooter, who can also use pump fakes and long strides to get to the basket.