There was no question that Wichita Heights TJ Williams TJ Williams 6'4" | SG Wichita Heights | 2024 State #154 Nation KS would remain in the #1 spot. Andrell Burton Andrell Burton 6'4" | SG Campus | 2024 State KS…
There was no question that Wichita Heightswould remain in the #1 spot. from Campus hung on at #2. But below the top two, we did some reshuffling.
Lawrence talented scorergot a bump to the #3 slot after he scored 25 points per game and earned a lot of first team 6A mentions.
The biggest riser in the 2024 update was, who shot all the way from 53 up to 12 on the list. Three other juniors took big jumps in the newest update.
, 6-foot-1 guard, McPherson – 12 from 53 (up 41 slots)
Thompson earned first-team 4A from KSHSAA and the KBCA. After he averaged 12 points per game during the regular season, the junior was brilliant in the state tournament. He got 15 against Wellington, 16 versus Miege, and 17 in the title-game loss to Hugoton. Thompson is a versatile guard who can run the point, score from all three levels, and compete in the paint. He will be one of the state’s top guards back next season.
, 6-foot-3 guard, Eudora – 24 from 30 (up 6 slots)
Sullivan led Eudora back to the state tournament despite heavy losses from the previous season. He averaged 19 points per contest despite every team pouring every ounce of effort into taking him out of the game. He’s a natural scorer who has a size advantage over most guards. He earned second team 4A from KSHSAA and the KBCA.
, 6-foot guard, Northern Valley – 39 from 48 (up 9 slots)
One of the best small school juniors in the state, Thalheim had Northern Valley ranked among the best 1A Div. II schools all season. Following up a great sophomore season, he averaged 14 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals as a junior.
, 5-foot-10 guard, Cheney – 52 from 68 (up 16 slots)
The football star was a shooting star on the court last winter. He earned honorable mention 3A from the publications as a sharp shooting guard. The Cardinals were 17-6 with Voth as their leader.