Palmetto State Top Scorers

South Carolina

Posted On: 05/26/18 4:52 AM

Prep Hoops takes a look at some of the top scorers returning next season in the Palmetto State.

Zyan Gilmore (2020) – Clarendon Hall (Summerton) – Team Stroke/Orangeburg Xpress 

Gilmore arrived at Clarendon Hall this last fall from nearby Lake Marion HS. Gilmore averaged 28.4 ppg this past season for the Saints. Gilmore also recorded 30 receptions on the football field for 722 yards. The Saints a 1A SCISA School do play 8 man football.

Trey Smith

Trey Smith (2019) – Landrum HS – God’s Property 

Smith will play his 5th year of varsity basketball come this fall for the Cardinals. Smith a left-handed guard has already scored 2,033 career points in 104 games played in high school. Smith averaged 28 ppg last season for the Cardinals (21-5).

Caleb Leverette

Caleb Leverette (2019) – South Aiken Baptist Christian – Southern Kings 

Leverette plays on the 1A SCISA level. Leverette 6’3 has scored 1,062 points entering his senior year. Leverette averaged 27.4 ppg last season.

David Muncy

David Muncy (2019) – Shannon Forest Christian (Greenville) – Upward Stars Upstate Silver 17U

Muncy helped Shannon Forest Christian to (23-4) with 3 of those losses coming to Spartanburg Day. Muncy recently committed to North Greenville University (NCAA D2) before his senior season. Muncy averaged 24.8 ppg last season and went over 1,000 points in the process. Muncy currently has 1,076 points.

Romello Grant

Romello Grant (2019) – Stall HS (North Charleston) – Rock Nation Impact 17U

Grant is a absolute WARRIOR in the paint. Grant averaged a double-double last season for the Warriors. Grant averaged 24.7 ppg and 13 rebounds which led the state in that category. Grant 6’3 plays strictly inside the paint.

Jalen Coit

Jalen Coit (2020) – Cheraw HS – Upward Stars Southeast 2020 

Coit 5’11 left-handed shooting guard currently has 1,043 career points and will be just a junior this coming season. Coit averaged 22.9 ppg last season after averaged 24 ppg during his freshman campaign. Coit excels on the football field and recorded 55 receptions and 916 yards last fall for the Braves.

Maliek Brown

Maliek Brown (2020) – Palmetto Christian (Mount Pleasant) – TMP 17U 

Brown recorded a double-double last season for the Eagles (28-2). Brown playing up a age group with TMP 17U averaged 22.5 ppg and 10.3 rebounds last season. Brown currently has 1,092 points in his 2 year career.

Chico Carter Jr.

Chico Carter Jr.  (2019) – Cardinal Newman – Team Charlotte 

Carter Jr. recently helped his Team Charlotte squad with the Bob Gibbons Tourney in Suwanee, GA. Carter Jr. averaged 21.8 ppg last season for the Cardinals (22-6). Carter enters his junior season with 1,142 points.