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Aerial View: The best dunks of the high school basketball season in images (so far)

It’s 10s across the board for these high-flying high school basketball talents, a collective group proverbially jumping out of the gym while throwing down some massive dunks.

From the hardwood action so far 2023-24, these are our favorite slams captured in images across the country…

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East Lansing’s Jayce Branson dunks as Battle Creek Central’s Ke’Marion Tucker, right, looks on during the fourth quarter on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, DeWitt High School.
East Lansing’s Jayce Branson dunks as Battle Creek Central’s Ke’Marion Tucker, right, looks on during the fourth quarter on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, DeWitt High School.

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Rockford Christian’s Christian Cummings attempts to dunk against Lutheran on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024, at Lutheran High School in Rockford.
Rockford Christian’s Christian Cummings attempts to dunk against Lutheran on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024, at Lutheran High School in Rockford.

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Buchtel’s Moustapha Ndao dunks the ball during the second half of a high school basketball game against Firestone, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, in Akron, Ohio.
Buchtel’s Moustapha Ndao dunks the ball during the second half of a high school basketball game against Firestone, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, in Akron, Ohio.

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Oklahoma Christian School’s Luke Gray dunks the ball beside North Rock Creek’s Cason Coomer during a boys high school basketball game between North Rock Creek and Oklahoma Christian School in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024.
Oklahoma Christian School’s Luke Gray dunks the ball beside North Rock Creek’s Cason Coomer during a boys high school basketball game between North Rock Creek and Oklahoma Christian School in Edmond, Okla., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024.

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Franklin Community High School junior Kolt Nelson (35) dunks during the first half of an IHSAA basketball game against Whiteland High School, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, at Whiteland High School.
Franklin Community High School junior Kolt Nelson (35) dunks during the first half of an IHSAA basketball game against Whiteland High School, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, at Whiteland High School.

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TL Hanna sophomore Lucas Wiersma (15) dunks against DW Daniel High during the second quarter at TL Hanna High School in Anderson, S.C. Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
TL Hanna sophomore Lucas Wiersma (15) dunks against DW Daniel High during the second quarter at TL Hanna High School in Anderson, S.C. Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

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Midwest City’s Roy Henderson dunks the ball as Mason Mckenzie, left, and Damareo Janes celebrate during the Putnam City Invitational boys championship basketball game between Midwest City and Norman North at Putnam City High School in Oklahoma City, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024.
Midwest City’s Roy Henderson dunks the ball as Mason Mckenzie, left, and Damareo Janes celebrate during the Putnam City Invitational boys championship basketball game between Midwest City and Norman North at Putnam City High School in Oklahoma City, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024.

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Jan 4, 2024; Montvale, New Jersey, United States; Don Bosco boys basketball at St. Joseph High School. DB #34 Keiner Asprilla dunks the ball in the third quarter.
Jan 4, 2024; Montvale, New Jersey, United States; Don Bosco boys basketball at St. Joseph High School. DB #34 Keiner Asprilla dunks the ball in the third quarter.

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Camden’s Billy Richmond (24) dunks the ball during the game between Camden High School and Whitehaven High School during Memphis Hoopfest at Bartlett High School in Bartlett, Tenn., on Saturday, January 6, 2024.
Camden’s Billy Richmond (24) dunks the ball during the game between Camden High School and Whitehaven High School during Memphis Hoopfest at Bartlett High School in Bartlett, Tenn., on Saturday, January 6, 2024.

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Roosevelt junior Kuaye Noah (25) dunks as the Roosevelt Roughriders compete against the Hoover Huskies in high school boys’ basketball on Friday, January 5, 2024, at Hoover High School. Roosevelt won 83 to 34.
Roosevelt junior Kuaye Noah (25) dunks as the Roosevelt Roughriders compete against the Hoover Huskies in high school boys’ basketball on Friday, January 5, 2024, at Hoover High School. Roosevelt won 83 to 34.

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Monroe’s Jankarlos Mendoza dunks during the Section 9 boys basketball at Pine Bush High School in Pine Bush, NY on Friday, January 5, 2026. Monroe-Woodbury defeated Pine Bush 94-43. KELLY MARSH/FOR THE TIMES HERALD-RECORD
Monroe’s Jankarlos Mendoza dunks during the Section 9 boys basketball at Pine Bush High School in Pine Bush, NY on Friday, January 5, 2026. Monroe-Woodbury defeated Pine Bush 94-43. KELLY MARSH/FOR THE TIMES HERALD-RECORD

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Rossview’s Cam Ward (5) dunks the ball in front of Northeast’s Tayshaun Moose (10) during an high school basketball game Friday, Jan. 5, 2024, in Clarksville, Tenn.
Rossview’s Cam Ward (5) dunks the ball in front of Northeast’s Tayshaun Moose (10) during an high school basketball game Friday, Jan. 5, 2024, in Clarksville, Tenn.

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Sexton’s Hurley Young dunks against Charlotte during the third quarter on Friday, Jan. 5, 2024, at Sexton High School in Lansing.
Sexton’s Hurley Young dunks against Charlotte during the third quarter on Friday, Jan. 5, 2024, at Sexton High School in Lansing.

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Dec 28, 2023; Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA; Francis Marion forward Deldrick Shleton (12) takes the ball in for a dunk against Keith High during the tournament hosted by Paul Bryant High School Thursday.
Dec 28, 2023; Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA; Francis Marion forward Deldrick Shleton (12) takes the ball in for a dunk against Keith High during the tournament hosted by Paul Bryant High School Thursday.

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Sergio Robinson (14) dunks the ball during the Mary G. Montgomery vs Milton boys basketball game at Tate High School in Cantonment on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023.
Sergio Robinson (14) dunks the ball during the Mary G. Montgomery vs Milton boys basketball game at Tate High School in Cantonment on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023.

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Marquette guard Nolan Minessale (23) dunks against Brookfield East during the second half in a game Friday, December 15, 2023, at Brookfield East High School in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
Marquette guard Nolan Minessale (23) dunks against Brookfield East during the second half in a game Friday, December 15, 2023, at Brookfield East High School in Brookfield, Wisconsin.

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Indianapolis Crispus Attucks High School junior Eric Jackson II (10) scores with a slam dunk during the second half of an IHSAA basketball game against Noblesville High School, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, at Southport High School.
Indianapolis Crispus Attucks High School junior Eric Jackson II (10) scores with a slam dunk during the second half of an IHSAA basketball game against Noblesville High School, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, at Southport High School.

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Fishers High School junior JonAnthony Hall (22) scores with a slam dunk after making a move around Kokomo High School junior Zion Bellamy (1) during the second half of a game in the Forum Tipoff Classic, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, at Southport High School.
Fishers High School junior JonAnthony Hall (22) scores with a slam dunk after making a move around Kokomo High School junior Zion Bellamy (1) during the second half of a game in the Forum Tipoff Classic, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, at Southport High School.

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Veterans Memorial’s Sean Mondragon dunks during the game at Ray High School on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Veterans Memorial’s Sean Mondragon dunks during the game at Ray High School on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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East Lansing’s Jayce Branson dunks as Battle Creek Central’s Ke’Marion Tucker, right, looks on during the fourth quarter on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, DeWitt High School.
East Lansing’s Jayce Branson dunks as Battle Creek Central’s Ke’Marion Tucker, right, looks on during the fourth quarter on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, DeWitt High School.

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Peoria High’s Leshawn Stowers dunks on East Peoria in the second half of their boys basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 at Peoria High School.
Peoria High’s Leshawn Stowers dunks on East Peoria in the second half of their boys basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 at Peoria High School.

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Link Academy’s James Brown dunks the ball on the Central Bulldogs in The Pit at Central High School on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023.
Link Academy’s James Brown dunks the ball on the Central Bulldogs in The Pit at Central High School on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023.

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DeSale’s Damone King (21) goes for a slam dunk in the first half against Trinity at DeSales High School. Nov. 28, 2023
DeSale’s Damone King (21) goes for a slam dunk in the first half against Trinity at DeSales High School. Nov. 28, 2023

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Dominick Nicholson (3) dunks again during the Jay vs West Florida high school basketball game in the Esca-Rosa Challenge at Pensacola Catholic High School on Monday, Nov. 20, 2023.
Dominick Nicholson (3) dunks again during the Jay vs West Florida high school basketball game in the Esca-Rosa Challenge at Pensacola Catholic High School on Monday, Nov. 20, 2023.

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Westside shooting guard Jarious Adkinson (1) dunks the ball during the Westside and Augusta Christian basketball at the Ricky Moore Invitational at Westside High School on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023. Westside defeated Augusta Christian 93-59.
Westside shooting guard Jarious Adkinson (1) dunks the ball during the Westside and Augusta Christian basketball at the Ricky Moore Invitational at Westside High School on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023. Westside defeated Augusta Christian 93-59.

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Link Academy’s Kenyon DeMuynck hangs on the rim after a dunk on the Central Bulldogs in The Pit at Central High School on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023.
Link Academy’s Kenyon DeMuynck hangs on the rim after a dunk on the Central Bulldogs in The Pit at Central High School on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023.

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Tyler White (33) takes it to the hoop and dunks during the Booker T. Washington vs Lighthouse high school basketball game in the Esca-Rosa Challenge at Pensacola Catholic High School on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023.
Tyler White (33) takes it to the hoop and dunks during the Booker T. Washington vs Lighthouse high school basketball game in the Esca-Rosa Challenge at Pensacola Catholic High School on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023.

Story originally appeared on High School Sports