Outlook: Bolstered by a talented junior class that went undefeated as sophomores, Urban Prep-Englewood is the team to watch, followed by Washington, Ag. Science and South Shore.
Top five players
Adoness Baucom, Bowen, G, Sr.; Chris Soczek, Ag Science, F, Sr.; Jimmie Taylor III, Urban Prep-Englewood, C, Jr.; Jermayne Watkins, Washington, G, Sr.; Jeremy Williams, South Shore, F, Sr.
Did you know? With its planned phase-out, South Shore coach Steve Dockery said this is the final year of Tars’ basketball.
Quote: “With just one returning starter from last year’s team, this group is very young in regards to varsity experience.” — Urban Prep-Englewood coach Patrick Herron.
Predicted finish: Urban Prep-Englewood, Washington, Ag. Science, South Shore, Bowen, Longwood.