With the 2011-12 hoops season set to tip off, ESPNHS has all the info you need on the top players in Oregon.
We’ve broken down the state’s top 20 players into four teams based on their talent, and included 25 other players who just missed the cut. Keep in mind, these selections are based on past accomplishments and projected on-court performance in addition to recruit rankings.
For a list of the top senior basketball recruits in Oregon, click here.
Oregon All-State Basketball
G: Avry Holmes, North Salem, 6-2/180, Senior
Reigning Central Valley Player of the Year is a tough cover.
G: A.J. Lapray, Sprague, 6-4/175, Junior
“He can shoot the heck out of the ball,” says one local AAU coach.
F: Jake Ehlers, Corvallis, 6-7/200, Senior
Class 5A Player of the Year will suit up for Portland next year.
F: Calvin Hermanson, Lake Oswego, 6-5/180, Junior
Two-time ESPNHS All-State pick tallied 17.4 points last winter.
C: Landen Lucas, Westview, 6-10/240, Senior
Back in Oregon after a stint with Nevada powerhouse Findlay Prep.
G: Austin Dyer, Central Catholic, 6-7/225, Junior
Should be back to 100 percent after recovering from ACL injury.
G: J.T. Flowers, Lincoln, 6-5/190, Senior
Talented guard guided Cardinals to 22 wins last season.
G: L.J. Westbrook, North Salem, 6-3/180, Junior
Oregon State commit poured in 14.8 points a contest last year.
F: Maika Ostling, Dayton, 6-10/230, Senior
Explosive post has played in the last two Class 3A title games.
C: Collin Spickerman, Jesuit, 6-8/200, Senior
Candidate for breakout season after a huge summer campaign.
G: James Reid, Mountain View, 6-2/175, Senior
Selected to the Oregonian’s Class 5A All-State squad last winter.
G: Sam Stelk, Tigard, 6-4/230, Junior
Athletic freak is also a standout on the football field.
F: Connor Griffin, Lake Oswego, 6-5/175, Junior
Local coaches are high on this up-and-coming force in the post.
F: Jeremiah Harris, David Douglas, 6-4/185, Senior
Douglas will be a tough out come playoff time with this forward back.
F: Sean McGill, Southridge, 6-8/250, Senior
All-Metro first-teamer is one of the state’s top back-to-the-basket threats.
G: Brad Branch, Western Mennonite, 6-3/195, Junior
Averaged 16 points during last year’s run to the Class 2A title.
G: Michone Hopkins, Milwaukie, 6-1/180, Senior
Powered Mustangs to 23-4 mark last winter.
G: Alex Roth, West Salem, 6-5/190, Junior
Became an Internet star after his two-handed dunk shattered the glass.
G: Victor Sanders, Jefferson, 6-3/185, Junior
Former Madison star should have the Democrats in the playoffs this year.
F: Tre Battle, Grant, 6-6/200, Senior
Could be in line for a breakout season after tallying 14 ppg last winter.
Other top players
Kameron Chatman, Jefferson, G/F, So.
Xavier Coleman, Jesuit, G, Jr.
Ty Dungannon, Phoenix, G, Sr.
Marcel Frazier, David Douglas, F, Sr.
Cole Gatewood, Westview, G, Sr.
Zach Gengler, Silverton, G, Jr.
Dyrall Good, Westview, G/F, Jr.
Nolan Hansen, Corvallis, F, Sr.
A.J. Hedgecock, Dayton, G, Sr.
Jamel Liggins, Century, G, So.
Tanner Manselle, Sprague, F, Jr.
Kevin Marshall, Wilsonville, G, Sr.
Christian McDonald, Valley Catholic, G, Jr.
Joe McFerrin III, Sunset, F, Sr.
Dalton Milburn, Marshfield, F, Sr.
Dillon Miller, Sheldon, G, Sr.
Frank Norman, Benson, G, Jr.
Khyan Rayner, Jesuit, G, Sr.
Victor Sanders, Jefferson, F ,Jr.
Alex Sattley, Franklin, G Sr.
Jordan Schriber, Tillamook, G/F, Sr.
Demerick Taylor, North Eugene, G, Sr.
Christopher Wells, Grant, G, Sr.
Bryce White, Benson, G/F, Sr.
Alex Young, Phoenix, G, Sr.
David Auguste is an associate editor for ESPNHS and ESPNHIGHSCHOOL.com. Follow him on Twitter @ESPNHSAuguste or email him at David.Auguste@espn.com.