Junior Rylan Jones helped guide Olympus to an undefeated season that ended with a Class 5A boys’ basketball state title.
The University of Utah commit was named the Gatorade Utah boys’ basketball player of the year for his efforts.
He averaged 18.3 points. 9.9 assists, 6.6 rebounds and 2.9 steals per game for the 27-0 Titans.
“Rylan Jones is the best basketball player I’ve seen in a while,” Highland coach Jim Boyce said in a release. “He can do everything: score, shoot, rebound, assist, play defense. His court awareness and body control are elite. He can beat you in so many different ways.”
PAST UTAH WINNER
2017 • Jaxon Brenchley, Ridgeline
2016 • Frank Jackson, Lone Peak
2015 • Zac Seljaas, Bountiful
2014 • TJ Haws, Lone Peak
2013 • Nick Emery, Lone Peak
2012 • Jordan Loveridge, West Jordan
2011 • Nick Emery, Lone Peak
2010 • Kyle Collinsworth, Provo
2009 • Tyler Haws, Lone Peak
2008 • Chris Collinsworth, Provo