SB Live player rankings: Gee Scott Jr. headlines Top 30 wide receivers in Washington high school football

On the heels of our Top 100, where we listed the best high school football players in Washington, we’re now bringing you position-by-position player rankings.

These are early-season rankings based primarily on last year’s performance and spring and summer observations.

Washington is loaded with wide receiving talent, giving us our most expansive position list yet. Here’s a look at the Top 30 wide receivers in Washington, as compiled by Scorebook Live Washington reporters Andy Buhler and Todd Milles.

TOP 30 WIDE RECEIVERS

30. Brennon Vance, Kalama, 6-0, 175, sr. (2B)

(Photo by Vince Miller)

All-state pass catcher is constant big-hitting play waiting to happen.

29. Wesley McIlwaine, Eastmont, 6-0, 175, sr. (4A)

Terrific athlete who can play all over the field. Reigning Columbia Basin/Big Nine defensive MVP.

28. Mike Rivera, Sunnyside, 5-10, 170, sr. (4A)

One of the fastest burners in state, he doesn’t just rely on speed – he runs crisp routes.

27. Zyell Griffin, Evergreen of Vancouver, 6-3, 175, sr. (3A)

(Photo by Andy Buhler)

Speedy playmaker on both sides of the ball. Great size, top athlete in the 3A Greater St. Helens League.

26. Tru Allen, Clarkston, 6-0, 165, sr. (2A)

Can do things athletically on the perimeter others only dream of.

25. Connor Zetterberg, Cascade Christian, 6-3, 175, sr. (1A)

(Photo by Vince Miller)

AP first team all-state WR, USA Today second team all-state DB (all levels), league MVP, what more is there to say? Zetterberg possesses a unique skill set and a solid frame.

24. Brent VanderVeen, Sedro-Woolley, 6-2, 190, sr. (2A)

Eastern Washington commit is a big-play machine.

23. Cameron Sheley, Central Valley, 5-10, 170, sr. (4A)

Sheley is a big reason the Bears are off to a fast start in 2019.

22. Jackson Clemmer, Camas, 6-6, 195, sr. (4A)

Jackson Clemmer, Camas football

The tall wideout has grown since his junior season, and is the top target in the Papermakers’ pass-heavy offense.

21. Ben Fewel, Richland, 6-0, 170, jr. (4A)

ben fewel, richland

Fewel is already having a big 2019, including 14 receptions for 165 yards and two touchdowns in Week 3. He holds an offer from Idaho.

20. Malaki Roberson, Graham-Kapowsin, 5-9, 170, sr. (4A)

Roberson was one of the top wide receivers in the 4A SPSL last season (63 catches, 895 yards, eight touchdowns), and already has a highlight-reel TD catch in 2019.

19. Rishi Daniels, Seattle Prep, 5-10, 175, sr. (3A)

First team all-league selection at receiver and safety as a junior. Holds an offer from Idaho.

18. Jaedon Hall, Lakes, 6-2, 190, jr. (3A)

With Phillip Riley gone, he becomes clear primary outside target in explosive offense.

17. Isaiah Strong, Pullman, 6-3, 170, sr. (2A)

Two-way first-teamer is league’s most talented FBS prospect. Holds offers from Air Force, EWU, Idaho and Montana State.

16. Peyton Brammer, Hockinson, 6-5, 210, sr. (2A)

Peyton Brammer, Hockinson football
(Photo by Andy Buhler)

The Hawks’ top player on both sides of the ball. Had 20 touchdowns and 1,018 yards receiving last year, according to The Columbian.

15. Lamar Campbell, Sumner, 6-1, 175, sr. (4A)

(Photo by Vince Miller)

One of the best cornerbacks in the state, Campbell is a constant big-play threat on offense.

14. Efton Chism III, Monroe, 5-11, 185, sr. (4A)

His coach, and ex-WSU wideout, thinks this Eastern Washington commit is best route-runner in state.

13. Tobias Merriweather, Union, 6-4, 195, so. (4A)

Tobias Merriweather, Union football
(Photo by Andy Buhler)

Tall, fast receiver played in the state championship game as a freshman. Holds offers from Utah, Colorado and Nevada.

12. Chance Bogan, Wilson, 6-4, 195, so. (3A)

(Photo by Todd Milles)

Only a sophomore, the son of former UW football player Nick Bogan might be next great player from Tacoma.

11. Adam Johnson, Olympic, 6-1, 170, sr. (2A)

Johnson has four offers, including Florida State.

10. Jaylen Clark, Lincoln, 6-3, 195, sr. (3A)

Jaylen Clark, No. 8 (Photo by Andy Buhler)

Colorado looks like the favorite to land Clark.

9. Cage Schenck, Woodinville , 5-9, 160, sr. (4A)

Accomplished rare trifecta last season — was all-league first teamer in all three phases.

8. Alphonse Oywak, Kentwood, 6-3, 180, sr. (4A)

Tough matchup on the outside. Committed to Arizona.

7. Justin Baker, Kennedy Catholic, 5-10, 175, sr. (4A)

(Photo by Vince Miller)

Will play for Justin Wilcox at Cal next season.

6. Jabez Tinae, Kennedy Catholic, 6-1, 175, jr. (4A)

(Photo by Vince Miller)

Another one of Sam Huard’s loaded stable of receivers. Has six offers, including USC and Nebraska.

5. Julien Simon, Lincoln, 6-2, 215, jr. (3A)

(Photo by Andy Buhler)

Has 18 offers, including Michigan, Florida and Penn State.

4. Kasen Kinchen, Lake Stevens, 5-11, 165, sr. (4A)

(Photo by Todd Milles)

Kinchen is one of the best DBs in the state, and a clutch wide receiver. He has eight offers, including Cal and Oregon.

3. Junior Alexander, Kennedy Catholic, 6-2, 170, jr. (4A)

Junior Alexander, Kennedy Catholic
(Photo by Vince Miller)

Alexander already has offers from Utah, Arizona, Cal and several others.

2. Emeka Egbuka, Steilacoom, 6-1, 185, jr. (2A)

emeka egbuka, steilacoom
(Photo by Andy Buhler)

Rated the No. 1 athlete in the class of 2021 by 247Sports. Holds offers from Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and many more.

1. Gee Scott Jr., Eastside Catholic, 6-3, 180, sr. (3A)

Gee Scott Jr., Ohio State commit
(Photo by Andy Buhler)

The Ohio State Buckeyes are getting a special player. Just three games into his senior season he has 29 receptions for 512 yards and seven touchdowns.

Watch Scott’s highlights vs. Central Catholic:


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