Posted On: 12/12/17 9:37 AM
WNC is strong this season in all positions. In this article, we take a look at some of the top big men in the region so far this season.
Ben Beeker (6’9, 2019) Hendersonville High School-Beeker has been having a strong start to the season at Hendersonville High School. The 6-foot-9 Beeker is a long post player that gets most of his points in the paint. He is averaging 17.2 points and 8.3 rebounds per game so far this season for the 5-1 Bearcats. He scored a season-high 23 points against Owen High School.
Landon Henley (6’7, 2019) Tuscola High School-Henley has started the season off with a bang. He is averaging 26 points and 16 rebounds per game so far. He is a skilled 4-man that can score from anywhere on the floor. He scored 27 points against Enka HS and Pisgah HS. He is also a big rebounder, averaging nearly 16 boards per game.
Bryson Price (6’9, 2018) Draughn High School-Price is averaging 17.5 points per game against some good competition in the region. He is 6-foot-9 and 250 pounds. He is a good scorer on the block and can knock down some 10-12 foot jump-shots. He is making 69% of his field goals and is averaging nearly 5 rebounds per game.
Justice Ajogbor (6’9, 2020) Christ School-The sophomore is on his way to being one of the most heavily recruited players in the area, ever. He is long and athletic, has a very soft touch around the rim and is really good at blocking shots and getting rebounds. He picked up offers over the summer from Auburn, UConn, Tennessee, Mississippi State, Davidson and Maryland.
Brandon Stone (6’9, 2019) Christ School-Originally from Pennsylvania, Stone has arrived at Christ School and is becoming a high-major prospect at the Asheville school. He can play a little point-forward and can take the ball on the break after rebounds. He has a soft touch around the basket and can knock down shots out to three-point land. He is a good finisher in transition.