10 best players in the Arizona HS boys basketball championship games

Michael Taylor
Michael Taylor

State championship are completed and it’s time for The Arizona Republic to rank the top 10 performances in the finals, from the Open to 1A.

Perry Pumas’ Koa Peat (10) drives past Sunnyslope Vikings' Nash Parmley (24) during their Open Division State Championship game at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix on March 4, 2023.

1. Koa Peat, Gilbert Perry, 6-8, So.

Dominant on both ends of the court, he had 35 points, six rebounds and four blocked shots in Perry’s 16-point win over Sunnyslope in the Open final.

2. Luke Shaw, Chandler Valley Christian, 6-2, Jr.

He had 34 points to lead Valley Christian to a second 3A title in a row, a 65-44 win over Kayenta Monument Valley. He made 9 of 20 shots, 4 of 13 3-pointers.

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