2019-2020 : Cleaning Up on the Glass

High School
South Carolina

Posted On: 09/7/18 9:15 AM

Prep Hoops takes a look at the top guys in the Palmetto State that clean up on the boards. 

 

Romello Grant

Romello Grant (2019) – Stall HS 

Grant a undersized WARRIOR in the paint for Head Coach Mike Breedlove averaged 13 rebounds last season. Grant started off his career at nearby Military Magnet and ran with Rock Nation Impact this past Grassroots season.

 

Michael Mason #44

Michael Mason (2019) – South Florence HS 

Mason 6’4 (230) Defensive Lineman for the Bruins recorded 122 tackles and 11 sacks. Mason averaged 12 rebounds a game for the Bruins on the hardwood. 

 

Kelton Talford

Kelton Talford (2020) – Great Falls HS 

Talford 6’6 averaged 19.4 ppg and 11.1 rebounds last year for the Red Devils. The Red Devils a Class 1-A school finished the season at (18-5) under Head Coach Jimmy Duncan. 

 

Caleb Martin (2020) – Wardlaw Academy (Johnston)

Martin a slender-sleek forward averaged 15.3 ppg and 10.9 rebounds last season. Wardlaw Academy is a 1-A SCISA School located in the western part of the state in the town of Johnston. 

 

Maliek Brown

Maliek Brown (2020) – Palmetto Christian (Mount Pleasant)  (pictured on front)

Brown 6’3 is a jumping jack and tends to play bigger than his size at times. Brown averaged 22.5 ppg and 10.3 rebounds last season for the Eagles. Brown has scored 1,092 career points in just 2 seasons. 

 

Seth Rivers

Seth Rivers (2019) – Stall HS 

Rivers has made great strides in the past year. Rivers averaged 7.7 ppg, 9.6 rebounds and 5.5 blocks for the Warriors (16-10) last season. Rivers didn’t play summer ball as he was working a summer job. 

 

Ishan White

Ishan White (2019) – Berkeley HS (Monck Corners) 

White 6’7 should see his stats go up this season for the Stags. White averaged 9.8 rebounds last year. White had a great spring on the Grassroots Circuit with TMP and collected several offers. 

 

Stephon Greene

Stephon Greene (2019) – Carvers Bay HS 

Greene 6’6 helped the Bears to the Class 2-A State Championship Game last season. Greene plays football for the Bears as a wide receiver. Greene averaged 9.7 rebounds last season for Head Coach Jeff Mezzatesta. 

 

Darius “JuJu” Williams (2019) – Hemingway HS 

Williams committed this summer to East Carolina University for football next season. Williams has helped the Tigers in the paint the past 2 seasons to win back to back state championships. 

 

KeShawn Toney

Keshawn Toney (2019) – Williston-Elko HS 

Toney will probably NOT play hoops this season as he has committed to the University of South Carolina for football. 

 

Chase Claxton

Chase Claxton (2019) – Legacy Early College (Greenville) 

Claxton recently committed to Winthrop University. Claxton is a extremely quick leaper off the floor. 

 

Xavier Dixon

Xavier Dixon (2019) – Cheraw HS 

Dixon just 6’0 plays so much bigger than his size for the Braves. Dixon averaged 13.4 ppg and 8.4 rebounds on this talented squad.