Each year since 2006, MaxPreps has recognized outstanding performers in
high school basketball. America's source for high school sports continues
the tradition to close out the 2020-21 season by naming the top player in
each state. Selections are based on team success and individual
excellence, in addition to local and state accolades.
of Our Saviour Lutheran (Bronx)
is the 2020-21 MaxPreps New York High School Basketball Player of the
Year. The 6-foot-3 junior guard helped the Falcons go 21-11 en route to the Grind Session tournament quarterfinals.
Sanders averaged 19 points, seven assists, four rebounds and two steals per contest while shooting 39 percent from 3-point range and 44 percent from the field overall.
Regarded as a three-star prospect according to 247Sports, Sanders hold offers from Bryant, Connecticut, Creighton, Hofstra, Illinois, Manhattan, Massachusetts, Seton Hall, St. John's and Xavier.
state's MaxPreps Player of the Year will be considered for inclusion in
the MaxPreps All-America Team, which is scheduled to be released April