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Tahlequah Area Players to Watch Unsung Heros & Underclassmen to Watch – Presented By Northeast Oklahoma Health System

Players to Watch



Aidan Sanchez – Hulbert

Aidan gets things done on both sides of the court and makes a huge impact on the team.

Gage Barnes – Keys

Solid all around leader, player, and person

Cayden Lee – Stilwell

Cayden can play any position on the floor and has expanded his game over the summer with different ways to impact the game.

Hayden Smith – Tahlequah

Hayden Smith is a 6’7” post player that is very skilled on the block.

Kegan Bradford – Westville

Kegan is a four year starter at point guard, he can score at the rim, shoot from the perimeter and is very good on defense, an overall great athlete.


Brea Lamb – Hulbert

A very versatile player who can score and make her teammates better.

Kylie Eubanks – Keys

Outstanding player and an equally outstanding person.

Snowda Watie – Stilwell

A very talented and skilled young lady who loves to compete.

Smalls Goudeau – Tahlequah

Very strong and athletic and she knows the game well. UT-Arlington commit

Kelsey Berry – Westville

Kelsey is an outstanding athlete and teammate. She looks to be a key player this season.

Unsung Heroes



Justin Deckard – Hulbert

Justin does the dirty work for the team, he is a key player on defense.

Lane Taylor – Keys

Lane plays great defense and will hit some shots if need be. He will do anything the team needs.

Antonio Wolf – Stilwell

A very quiet young man, who plays hard and does all the little things it takes to be successful.

Jaxon Stickels – Tahlequah

Jaxon is an outstanding athlete and person and he is a hard worker.. Jaxon did not play much when he was younger. He has worked his way into the lineup with his exceptional work habits.

Daxton Hembree – Westville

Daxton comes off the bench and gives the team a spark. He plays hard and is a very athletic four sport athlete. 


Dillin Stilwell – Hulbert

A smart player who does a little bit of everything

Sierra Winkler – Keys

Sierra is one of the hardest workers in the gym and a great team leader

Talib Mink – Stilwell

She plays a several different roles on the team and she possesses great leadership skills 

Lily Couch – Tahlequah

She is a very athletic player with a high motor. She has improved every year and this season should be no different. 

Cindy Lee – Westville

She is everywhere and plays hard 100% of the time and makes stops that you may not notice. 

Underclassmen to Watch



Adam Hinkle – Hulbert

Adam is a hard worker that is expected to do big things this year.

Garin Barnes – Keys

Will do anything he can to help the team

Tyrus Teehee – Stilwell

Big 6’4″ sophomore post, who has developed rapidly and keeps getting better every day. 

Donovan Smith – Tahlequah

Donavan Smith is a very athletic stretch four that can drive and shoot.

Buddy Hammer – Westville

Buddy was injured most of last season and got to play towards the end of January on. He is 6’5″ and a great athlete, he will have a breakout year if he can stay healthy.


Gabby Cook – Hulbert

Talented scoring guard that can shoot and handle the ball very well

Baily Davis – Keys

Baily is going to be a really good player. She works hard and loves the game

Kinley Johnson – Stilwell

Johnson has the potential to have a big year.

Jadyn Buttery – Tahlequah

5’10” long and athletic, knows the game well and should be a key contributor this season.

Samara Harlin – Westville

Harlin is an all around great athlete that will play a bigger role this season.

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