Class AAAA Preview 1st Round Games

High School
South Carolina

Posted On: 02/14/18 9:45 AM

Upper State 

Greenville 65  Union County 60

Jimmy Fritzche

The Red Raiders came out on top to improve 21-2 on the season. Jimmy Fritzche led the charge with 15 points and 8 rebounds.

North Augusta @ Westwood 

Bryson Mozone

The Yellow Jackets have great balance scoring in Bryson Mozone 14.1 ppg, RJ Felton 12.7 ppg, Tez Collins 12.1 ppg and Omarion Byrd 12 ppg. Russell Jones is as quick as they come from side to side on the floor for the Westwood Warhawks.

Belton-Honea Path @ Travelers Rest 

The Devildogs 18-5 are in the playoffs and Region Champions this season. Graham Burton leads the way at 15.3 ppg while Derrick Fields clips the nets for 13.2 ppg.

York @ South Aiken 

Malcolm Kennedy and his York teammates come down to play the T-Breds. Melvin McKie 14.4 ppg and Joshua Drayton 8.6 ppg will look to provide senior leadership for the 13-6 T-Breds.

Midland Valley @ Ridge View 

Crosby Harris-James

Anthoney Ray will need help to keep the Mustangs in the game with Blazers. The Blazers will counter with a load of juniors Crosby Harris-James, Walyn Napper, Malcolm Wilson and  JaVon Anderson.

Eastside @ Daniel 

Pantry McKinney and Brenton Benson will be 2 players to watch in this game.

South Pointe @ Aiken 

Kevin Williamson

The Fighting Green Hornets have a lot of fire power at 20-2 on the season. Kevin Williamson, Jordan Lytes, Calvin Mathis and Antonio Bussey are a few of the key cogs to Head Coach Darris Jackson team.

Wren @ Greer 

Bryce McGowens

Bryce McGowens (2021) has led the Hurricanes all season long. Greer will counter with All-State Selection Chris Davis, Ryan Pearson and Sam Gravley.

Lower State 

Lugoff-Elgin @ A.C. Flora 

Diamante Brown

The Demons are in the playoffs and rely on a 3 headed monster in Bradwin Salmond, Kevon Roberson (18.5 ppg) and Arturo Sealy. Zach Foulks (Lees Mcrae signee) and Diamante Brown (NC/SC All-Star Selection) are a couple seniors on Falcons roster.

Stall @ Myrtle Beach 

Romello Grant

Romello Grant has been the ultimate WARRIOR all season long for the Stall HS Warriors. Grant 25.2 ppg and 13.1 rebounds has the Warriors at 15-9 on the season. Robert Swanson a All-State selection is averaging 19.9 ppg this season for the Seahawks and has scored 1,248 career points.

Dreher @ Lakewood 

Simon Grant

Simon Grant  and TJ Brown will look to lead the Blue Devils just like last season winning on the road. The Gators could stay home for the first 3 rounds will rely on seniors Grant Singleton, Ahkeem Lawson and Terrell Houston to provide leadership. Singleton leads the offense at 15.2 ppg and 4.9 assists

North Myrtle Beach @ Colleton County 

Tristian Nieves

The Chiefs venture down to Walterboro 181 miles away – 3 hour trip. Senior Cooper Chandler a 1st team All Region selection is averaging 14 ppg this season. Tyron Stockdale leads the Chiefs at 14.7 ppg. The Cougars have a few 1,000 plus scorers scorers in Tristian Nieves and De’iajae Ferguson.

Hilton Head Island @ Wilson (Florence)

Ryan Carfley

The Tigers don’t have to leave home to get to the Colonial Life in early March. Alex Caldwell the Class AAAA State Player of the Year and Southeast Missouri State signee will lead the charge tonight. Jamonty Williams, Darius Rhodes, Ryan Carfley (Coker signee) and Allen Williamson will all look to join in the fun tonight.

Darlington @ Orangeburg-Wilkinson 

Yohannes Utsey

The Falcons and Head Coach Ken Howle who will retire after this season will head down to Orangeburg to play the Bruins. The Falcons will rely on Kris’Shawn Hickman, Jalian Smith and Kenynon Scott for scoring. The Bruins will counter with Yohannes Utsey, Jordan Snell and Christian Joseph.

Ephraim Butler

Marlboro County @ Berkeley 

The Bulldogs travel down to Monck Corners to play the Stags. QuanDaveon McCollum will need some help to knock this Stags team off. Ephraim Butler was Region Player of the Year and has good support around him in Ishawn White, Trevur Smalls and Deandre Bryan.

Lower Richland @ Hartsville 

WOW !!! The Diamond Hornets the defending Class AAAA State Champions go over to Hartsville to play the Red Foxes. Christian Brown is back with the Diamond Hornets along with Tevaughn Higgins and Korey Richardson. The Red Foxes will counter with Region Player of the Year Trae Hannibal and Kyron Gray.