Posted On: 12/30/20 3:30 PM

As the season begins to take shape, this holiday break is the perfect time to start looking ahead - both to the rest of this basketball campaign and the future.

We want to offer up thoughts and highlight those players from each class and each grade level some publicity to try and help them gain the attention of a college coach or two.

As always, if there is someone you feel we missed and deserves recognition, reach out through any means available.

Payton Beckman Payton Beckman 5'4" | PG Panorama | 2022 State IA , Panorama (2022)

Panorama’s Payton Beckman Payton Beckman 5'4" | PG Panorama | 2022 State IA is off to a fast start, scoring a Class 3A high for juniors with 148 points. She also has 35 steals, 28 rebounds and 18 assists.

Beckman is shooting nearly 40 percent from the field with 15 made 3-pointers. She is also effective getting to and converting at the free throw line, making 83 percent of her 40 attempts.

Jaydan Nitchals Jaydan Nitchals 5'10" | SG Estherville Lincoln Central | 2022 State IA , Estherville-Lincoln Central (2022)

Night in and night out, Estherville-Lincoln Central can count on Jaydan Nitchals Jaydan Nitchals 5'10" | SG Estherville Lincoln Central | 2022 State IA for production. The talented junior has 135 points scored with 66 rebounds, 18 assists, eight steals and seven blocked shots.

Nitchals is shooting nearly 48 percent from

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