Posted On: 02/10/20 9:19 AM

We are are in the home stretch of high school basketball season. This time of year, we stars step up and make big plays. Leaders direct their teams toward victories. There will be juniors in Michigan that will play major roles in determining how far their teams go and that will influence the basketball landscape come playoff time. We will look at 5 big time juniors that will be critical at the end of the season.

Shealyn TrippShealynTrippSFMichigan Center | 2021StateMI (SF, Michigan Center)

Championship teams have players like Shealyn TrippShealynTrippSFMichigan Center | 2021StateMI. She’s a 2 way player that will sacrifice for her team. If Michigan Center makes a run, it will be in part because of Tripp making hustle plays.

Ella StemmerEllaStemmer5'10" | SGSaline | 2021StateMI (SG, Saline)

The SEC Red has depth and very game is competitive. Who will come out of the SEC Red and the Ann Arbor area? A lot of that will depend on the dynamic Ella StemmerEllaStemmer5'10" | SGSaline | 2021StateMI. If Saline takes that next step this year, it will be behind their star.

Emaia O’Brien (PG, Chandler Park)

Don’t overlook Chandler Park come playoff time. They have an elite backcourt led by O’Brien.

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