Editor’s note: The Deseret News picks the MVPs, but the remainder of the all-state teams are based on coaches' votes. This year, 22 of 22 6A coaches submitted votes. Here’s a more in-depth look at all of the first-, second- and third-teamers, including a scouting report comment from an opposing coach.

Steven Ashworth, Lone Peak

6A MVP

Sr., 6-1, Guard

2017-2018 statistics

16.4 points per game

4.1 rebounds per game

7.1 assists per game

3.0 steals per game

Season high

26 points vs. American Fork on Jan. 23

Opposing coach scouting report

“Steven did an amazing job running the show for LP this season. What makes him so difficult to prepare for is that he does everything so well. His basketball IQ is high and his skill level is as good as we've seen in the state these past couple seasons. Steven has a knack for making the right play at the right time. Whether it was a big shot, drawing a foul, getting a steal or securing a huge offensive rebound, he always seemed to be in the middle of the action. Steven has that unique gift to be able to will his team to a victory in a way few high school players can. Any coach would be fortunate to have him running the show for them.”

Past all-state honors

2017 — 5A First Team

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Matt Van Komen, Pleasant Grove

6A First Team

Jr., 7-4, Center

2017-2018 statistics

16.6 points per game

9.3 rebounds per game

Season high

26 points vs. three teams, most recently vs. Perry, Ariz. on Dec. 30

Opposing coach scouting report

“Matt Van Komen has been so impressive in his development while getting better each year. He is very mobile for his size, he runs the floor hard, plays hard and genuinely wants to get better. He changes the game on the defensive end and offensively he is getting better and better with his touch around the rim and can extend out and shoot it with great form.”

Past all-state honors

2017 — 5A First Team

Trevon Allfrey, Copper Hills

6A First Team

Jr., 6-6, Forward

2017-2018 statistics

18.8 points per game

6.2 rebounds per game

1.1 assists per game

Season high

33 points vs. Riverton on Feb. 20

Opposing coach scouting report

“Trevon Allfrey has become one of the better high school basketball players in all of Utah. He truly is a nightmare for opposing teams in trying to prepare for because of the variety of ways that he can help his team win. He has great length and can use it with his ability to score inside. He can also spread the floor with his 3-point shooting ability. He makes you pay for the extra defensive attention you give him with his willingness and skill at finding the open man and passing the basketball. Defensively, he establishes a paint presence for his team with his overall strength and is a great shot blocker against players who do try to challenge him. Trevon is also an outstanding student which just adds to what is already an impressive resume. What may be the most impressive aspect of Trevon Allfrey and his basketball game is the amount of hard work and time that he has put into his craft. With hundreds of hours of practice, Trevon dedicated himself to becoming a great high school player and he has definitely accomplished that goal.”

Sinai Enoch, West Jordan


6A First Team

Sr., 6-0, Guard

2017-2018 statistics

20.0 points per game

3.1 rebounds per game

2.7 assists per game

1.9 steals per game

Season high

31 points at Riverton on Feb. 13

Opposing coach scouting report

“Sinai Enoch had a fantastic senior season that was full of deep threes, and ones, steals and swagger. Having to game plan for Sinai was no easy task because he was always capable of going off on the offensive side of the ball. Playing against West Jordan we would always key on trying to stop Sinai in transition, stay in front of him, all the while getting a hand on his knockdown shooting ability. We were not very successful in doing that because of his ability to make in-game adjustments, his gamer mentality and his willingness to make the right play and pass the ball to the open man when he would draw another defender. We are very excited for him to graduate.”

Richie Saunders, Riverton

6A First Team

So., 6-4, Guard

2017-2018 statistics

18.8 points per game

5.0 rebounds per game

2.3 assists per game

1.9 steals per game

Season high

36 points vs. Murray on Jan. 9

Opposing coach scouting report

“As a young player, Richie Saunders has burst onto the high school basketball scene and forced everyone to take notice. While it would be easy to go through and list his basketball skill set one by one and maybe list a few stats, it probably wouldn't do justice to the impact he has on the game. This is because the number one quality that Richie Saunders has as a basketball player is that so often he simply carries his team to victory. Whatever his team needs, he seems to provide it. He does this because of his competitive nature and ability to come through in big moments. With opposing defenses draped all over him, he continually hits big shot after big shot when his team needs it most. Richie's confidence, game demeanor, and willingness to be a team player has truly made him one of the better players in 6A this season. The future is bright for Richie Saunders.”

Chantry Ross, Lone Peak

6A First Team

Sr., 5-10, Guard

2017-2018 statistics

16.4 points per game

2.3 rebounds per game

4.0 assists per game

3.4 steals per game

Season high

28 points at Layton on Nov. 28

Opposing coach scouting report

“Chantry Ross is a great basketball player. He, in my opinion, is the best all-around player in the state. He does everything well. He can play multiple guard positions, very good catch and shoot, and bounce it into a shot or finish at the rim. He is as a complete and skilled as an offensive player that I saw this year. But the crazy thing is, as good as an offensive player as he is I believe he is an even better defensive player, especially as an on-ball defender, he is so good at pressuring the ball without fouling. Chantry deserves all the accolades he receives and I wish him all the luck as he continues his basketball career.”

Past all-state honors

2017 — 5A Honorable Mention

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Truman Brown, Layton

6A Second Team

Sr., 6-3, Guard

2017-2018 statistics

16.5 points per game

4.3 rebounds per game

3.8 assists per game

3.4 steals per game

Season high

31 points at Weber on Feb. 2

Opposing coach scouting report

“Truman has been a big part of the Lancers success the past two seasons. He has varsity experience, a high skill level, and a good leader. He competes every possession and has a high motor. He was at the top of every opponents' scouting report. He has developed facets of his game offensively every year. He plays on both ends of the floor and Layton was going to go as far as Truman could take them. Truman was a great player this year.”

Casey Brown, Pleasant Grove

6A Second Team

Jr., 6-2, Guard

2017-2018 statistics

14.1 points per game

4.8 rebounds per game

3.5 assists per game

2.0 steals per game

Season high

27 points at Lone Peak on Feb. 13

Opposing coach scouting report

“Casey Brown has improved dramatically in the last year. He has become a very good leader while also improving his scoring and defense. He has been able to get to the rim and shoot from outside. He has a great future.”

Past all-state honors

2017 — 5A Third Team

Dallin Hall, Fremont

6A Second Team

So., 6-2, Guard

2017-2018 statistics

16.9 points per game

4.9 rebounds per game

5.3 assists per game

1.1 steals per game

Season high

25 points vs. Mountain Crest on Nov. 30

Opposing coach scouting report

“Dallin Hall was a matchup nightmare for most teams this year. He is a big strong guard that can take smaller guards to the basket or even post them up. He also shoots a high percentage from the perimeter you have to respect. Dallin is a very heady defender and rebounder that you have to account for during the game. Dallin was easily Fremont’s best player this past season. It will be interesting to see how he follows up an outstanding sophomore season.”

Brock Gilbert, Syracuse

6A Second Team

Sr., 5-8, Guard

2017-2018 statistics

20.0 points per game

7.1 rebounds per game

7.1 assists per game

2.4 steals per game

Season high

33 points vs. Viewmont on Nov. 28

Opposing coach scouting report

“When preparing to play Syracuse, we knew that we had to limit Brock’s opportunities as much as possible. Brock is a very good playmaker with the basketball in one on one situations. He can get to the basket and score on much bigger players and is crafty enough to get his shot off when he needs to. What made Brock even tougher to guard was his teammates willingness to get him open or get him the ball almost every time down the court. Brock also affected the game by finding open teammates for easy baskets, when double-teamed, and his uncanny ability to be in the right spot for rebounds. Coach Anderson and Syracuse will have a hard time replacing Brock next year. “

Past all-state honors

2017 — 5A Honorable Mention

Darrian Nebeker, West Jordan

6A Second Team

Sr., 6-5, Forward

2017-2018 statistics

15.1 points per game

8.2 rebounds per game

3.1 assists per game

1.5 steals per game

Season high

27 points vs. Murray on Dec. 27

Opposing coach scouting report

“Nebeker was one of the best all-around players in the state for the past two seasons at West Jordan. He was tough to defend because he can step out and make threes, but he is also a great driver, who can score in a variety of ways around the basket. This season, he was among the top rebounders in 6A (8.2 per game), with eight double-doubles. He also led his team in assists. He always seemed to make the right play and made his teammates better, which is a big reason why WJ had a great season this year.”

Past all-state honors

2017 — 5A Second Team

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Journey Buba, Kearns

6A Third Team

Sr., 6-2, Guard

2017-2018 statistics

18.0 points per game

4.2 rebounds per game

3.2 assists per game

2.2 steals per game

Season high

32 points at Cyprus on Jan. 3

Opposing coach scouting report

“Super aggressive driver, attacks from the wing with either hand. Can shoot when he gets going. Big, strong and athletic for his position, hard to get by on defense – active and aggressive with his hands. Rebounds really well for a guard, especially offensively. Need to cut him out. He made them go all year – was their emotional leader and their best player. Was MVP of Region 2.”

Past all-state honors

2017 — 6A First Team (Football)

Isaac Johnson, American Fork

6A Third Team

Jr., 6-10, Guard/Forward

2017-2018 statistics

18.2 points per game

5.8 rebounds per game

1.0 assists per game

Season high

30 points vs. Viewmont on Dec. 12

Opposing coach scouting report

“Isaac poses significant matchup problems for most teams. Being 6'10" and able to shoot the three and put it on the floor, it was always a challenge to decide how to guard him. Isaac's post game definitely improved from his sophomore year. He has an array of moves and fakes that made him hard to stop inside. When he steps away from the basket, he is a real threat to hit the mid-range or 3-point shot. It is not often in high school you play against a player with Isaac's stature and skill set. Our game plans vs AF were always geared towards trying to find the best way to not let Isaac beat us.”

Past all-state honors

2017 — 5A Third Team

Josh Sanders, Davis

6A Third Team

Sr., 6-3, Guard

2017-2018 statistics

16.1 points per game

4.8 rebounds per game

3.0 assists per game

Season high

29 points at East on Dec. 14

Opposing coach scouting report

“In order to beat Davis you have to contain Josh Sanders. He played hard, he put a lot of pressure on the defense with his ability to score the ball in so many ways. He can shoot from the outside and beat you off the dribble which is a deadly combination.”

Anel Alagic, Granger

6A Third Team

Sr., 6-3, G/F

2017-2018 statistics

19.0 points per game

5.0 rebounds per game

2.3 assists per game

Season high

33 points at Jordan on Dec. 1

Opposing coach scouting report

“Anel is a very good finisher who can attack the basket off the dribble and also had to respect his shooting. No matter how we defended him he was always getting good looks at the basket, he has been one of the toughest players to defend over the past two years. He demanded a lot of respect from our defense.”

Cooper Mattson, Westlake

6A Third Team

Jr., 6-5, Forward

2017-2018 statistics

14.6 points per game

6.0 rebounds per game

2.1 assists per game

Season high

25 points at Pleasant Grove on Feb. 6

Opposing coach scouting report

“Cooper is an aggressive and smart player who seems to just make the right play. He is able to get to the basket with a strong finishing game and he can shoot the 3 which makes him a tough player to matchup with. He is someone you can tell has put some time into becoming the player that he is.”

COMPLETE TEAM

6A MVP

Steven Ashworth, Lone Peak, Sr., 6-1, G — 16.4 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 7.1 apg, 3.0 spg

6A First Team

Matt Van Komen, Pleasant Grove, Jr., 7-4, C — 16.6 ppg, 9.3 rpg

Trevon Allfrey, Copper Hills, Jr., 6-6, F — 18.8 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 1.1 apg

Sinai Enoch, West Jordan, Sr., 6-0, G — 20.0 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.9 spg

Richie Saunders, Riverton, So., 6-4, G — 18.8 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 2.3 apg, 1.9 spg

Chantry Ross, Lone Peak, Sr., 5-10, G — 16.4 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 4.0 apg, 3.4 spg

6A Second Team

Truman Brown, Layton, Sr., 6-3, G — 16.5 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 3.8 apg, 3.4 spg

Casey Brown, Pleasant Grove, Jr., 6-2, G — 14.1 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 3.5 apg, 2.0 spg

Dallin Hall, Fremont, So., 6-2, G — 16.9 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 5.3 apg, 1.1 spg

Brock Gilbert, Syracuse, Sr., 5-8, G — 20.0 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 7.1 apg, 2.4 spg

Darrian Nebeker, West Jordan, Sr., 6-5, F — 15.1 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 3.1 apg, 1.5 spg

6A Third Team

Journey Buba, Kearns, Sr., 6-2, G — 18.0 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 3.2 apg, 2.2 spg

Isaac Johnson, American Fork, Jr., 6-10, G/F — 18.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 1.0 apg

Josh Sanders, Davis, Sr., 6-3, G — 16.1 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 3.0 apg

Anel Alagic, Granger, Sr., 6-3, G/F — 19.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 2.3 apg

Cooper Mattson, Westlake, Jr., 6-5, F — 14.6 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 2.1 apg

6A Honorable Mention

Max Brenchley, Lone Peak, Sr., 6-5, F

Collin Jeppson, Layton, Jr., 6-10, C

Jackson Brinkerhoff, Lone Peak, Sr., 6-7, C

David Andrew, Kearns, Sr., 6-5, G

Ben Neilson, Riverton, Sr., 6-1, G

Dalton Miller, Bingham, Sr., 6-4, F

Trey Stewart, American Fork, Jr., 6-3, G

Blake Freeland, Herriman, Jr., 6-8, C

Majok Kuath, Kearns, Jr., 6-7, F/C

Tyson Garff, Davis, Jr., 6-6, G