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After putting up big numbers at Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colo.) as a junior, star point guard Josh Perkins will head to Huntington Prep in West Virginia for his senior season.

Colorado's burgeoning high school basketball scene took a bit of a hit Friday when star guard Josh Perkins of Regis Jesuit (Aurora) announced he will play at Huntington Prep (W.Va.) as a senior.

Perkins, a 6-foot-2, 175-pound point guard ranked pegged the No. 22 prospect in the 2014 class by 247Sports.com, averaged 25.2 points, 6.9 rebounds and 6.5 assists per game as a junior. Those gaudy numbers helped Regis Jesuit go 21-5 and earned him a spot on the MaxPreps Junior All-American Team.

247Sports national analyst Jerry Meyer believes UCLA is the team to beat in Perkins' recruitment. Baylor, Gonzaga, Kansas and USC are also in the mix.

Both Perkins and Huntington Prep head coach Rob Fulford confirmed the move via Twitter on Friday.

Fulford's upstart independent program has emerged as a national powerhouse virtually overnight. The Express featured top prospect Andrew Wiggins in 2012-13 along with four other Division I-bound seniors, going 30-3 against a schedule that featured teams from a dozen states and Canada.

Perkins isn't the only elite 2014 prospect headed to Huntington in the fall. Tennessee wing/forward Jalen Lindsey – ranked No. 46 nationally among rising seniors by 247 – will also join the Express next season.

247Sports.com's No. 6 2014 prospect Rashad Vaughn, a high-scoring shooting guard from Minnesota, is also considering attending Huntington Prep in 2013-14.

If Fulford's recruiting track record maintains form this summer, the Express are just getting started in the talent acquisition department.