Posted On: 03/21/18 1:32 PM
2018 ROCKY MOUNT MAVERICK ROSTER 2019 & Unsigned Seniors
Players to Watch
#00 Javeon Jones 6’1 Sr. PG, SG Rocky Mount High School
NCBCA All District 3 – has interest from Barton, Paine, and several JUCOS. Extremely quick, athletic… gets to the rim with ease. High motor. Excellent feet defensively. Vocal defender. Varsity letterman/starter in football.
#01 DeVonte Wiggins 6’4 Jr. SG, SF Northern Nash High School
NCBCA All District 3 – Smooth stroke on jumper. Consistent mid-range game. Excels in pic and pop situations. Can be a lead guard. Thick bodied player who has physicality…rebounds at high rate… Starting QB and college football prospect as well.
#05 TaRod Brown 6’4 Jr. PF, SF Northern Nash High School
Physical in the post. Plays bigger than size. At best on the offensive boards. Solid range on jumpers. Block to block player. Lead HS team in double doubles and scoring. Has received interest from Winston-Salem St. and Holy Cross (has D-I football interest as well).
#12 Chris High 6’2 Jr. PG, Wing Nash Central High School
Rated #20 in NC Class of 2019 by Scoutsfocus.com, #174 nationally. Excellent court vision with high I.Q… Finishes L/R, gets to the rim at will. Quick and fast… aggressive defender with length … versatile, led conference in steals and assist, #6 in conference in rebounding. Has received interest from SC-Upstate, Princeton, Grambling, Yale, Queens (NC), Winston-Salem St., Holy Cross, and (D-II football interest as well.) All- conference Triple Jumper.
#21 Avante’ Simmons 5’8 Jr. PG, SG Nash Central High School
Athletic guard with exceptional bounce. Rebounds well for size. Has transition pull up ability from elbow to 3-point range… fluid hips on defense… long arms
#04 Jeff Dickerson 6’4 Jr. Wing, SF Wilson Fike High School
Very athletic… finishes above the rim… slasher… works well in half court sets… a facilitator… Competitor… reliable mid-range shot selection… excels in transition …. Has received interest from Barton, Fla. Gulf Coast, and Campbell.
#02 Kye’el Martinez 5’8 Jr. SG, PG Cleveland High School
Consistent shot with range. Can score off the bounce or on catch and shoot… scores in rhythm… tough… plays with a chip… finishes L/R on lay ups.. strong handles…
#24 Keyashon Andrews 6’0 Fr. SG, Wing Rocky Mount Prep School
Long and rangy athlete… smooth game… plays with confidence… scores in bunches…especially in catch and shoot situations.
The Mavericks look to get back to being one the top teams nationally as they head into the 2018 Circuit Season. The team has five returning starters and a variety of players poised to make noise on the recruiting circuit. Senior Javeon Jones and juniors Chris High and TaRod Brown provided a variety of scoring options as well as all District # performer DeVonte “Crank” Wiggins. With the addition of versatile wing Jeff Dickerson, expect a lot from this team as they head into competition at the Lineage of Champions’ Augusta Icebreaker.