2017 - 2018 COLORADO
BOYS BASKETBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
SAM
MASTEN
GUARD
ROCK CANYON HS
HIGHLANDS RANCH, COLORADO
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-3
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
22.5
POINTS PER GAME
7.9
REBOUNDS PER GAME
3.4
ASSISTS PER GAME
1.6
STEALS PER GAME
“Sam is a great high school player and plays hard night in and night out. He is very smart and very tough. He can finish at the rim through contact better than just about anyone in Colorado.”
Jarris Krapcha
Head Coach of Eaglecrest High

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-3, 170-pound senior guard had led the Jaguars to a 24-2 record and a berth in the Class 5A state semifinals at the time of his selection. Masten averaged 22.5 points, 7.9 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.6 steals through 26 games. A two-time First Team All-State honoree, he entered the state final four with 1,829 points in his prep basketball career.

Academic Achievement


Masten has maintained a weighted 3.84 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball on scholarship at the University of Northern Colorado this fall.

Exemplary Character


A member of his local chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Masten has volunteered locally at the Ronald McDonald House of Denver and as a youth tutor.