Region 8 – AAAAA (2019) Players to Watch

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Posted On: 10/12/18 3:20 PM

Region 8 – AAAAA will have plenty of seniors to watch this coming season. Currently just one is off the board as of now and also a new player has been added to the mix this season. 

 

Preseason Player of the Year : Jamal Edmonson Ashley Ridge HS (Francis Marion (SC) NCAA D2 commit) 

Edmonson averaged 21.3 ppg and 8.7 rebounds for the Swamp Foxes. Edmonson started off at Stall HS in the 8th grade and then attended Northwood Academy for 3 seasons before coming to Ashley Ridge HS.last year. Edmonson is in the ball park of 2,000 career points.

 

Jalen Williams

Jalen WilliamsAshley Ridge HS – Recently transferred back to the area from playing out in Long Island at Our Savior New American the past 3 seasons.  Williams a point guard started off his career at Pinewood Prep. 

 

Romello Grant

Romello Grant – Stall HS 

Grant had a huge season last year for the Warriors. Grant plays bigger than his size and plays best around the basket. Grant averaged 24.7 ppg and 13 rebounds last season for the Warriors. Grant started off his career at Military Magnet. Grant played this summer with Rock Nation Impact.

 

Seth Rivers

Seth Rivers – Stall HS 

Rivers 6’7 averaged 5.5 blocks last season while swatting away 142 shots. Rivers averaged 7.7 ppg and 9.6 rebounds for the Warriors. Rivers has made great progress over the years with his play in the paint. 

 

Jalen Bailey

Jalen Bailey – Stall HS 

Bailey a jet quick left-handed guard can really turn the corner fast with the ball in his hands. Bailey averaged 15.2 ppg and 4.3 assists last season. Bailey came over with Grant last season from Military Magnet. 

 

Devin Ramsey

Devin Ramsey – West Ashley HS 

Ramsey 6’7 has the tools and just needs to figure things out to be effective at times on the floor. Ramsey will play with his back to the basket for the Wildcats. 

 

Marlon “OJ” Hill

Marlon “OJ” Hill – West Ashley HS 

Hill stayed off the grid this summer and didn’t play any Grassroots basketball. Hill is a extremely athletic guard who can really stalk the baseline when he wants to do it. Hill really has some of his best basketball in front of him. 

 

Kenyatta Jenkins

Kenyatta Jenkins – West Ashley HS 

Jenkins moonlights on the football field as a quarterback the past few seasons for the Wildcats. Jenkins a dual threat quarterback can knockdown shots on the floor. Jenkins averaged 12.2 ppg last season for the Wildcats. 

 

Peter Musci

Peter Musci – West Ashley HS 

Musci transferred into the West Ashley HS last season after starting off at Chapin HS. Musci plays with some toughness and grit while on the floor. 

 

Latrell Marshall

Latrell Marshall – Fort Dorchester HS 

Marshall still seems to be figuring things out on the floor. Marshall rebounds the ball well on both ends and plays extremely hard at all times. Marshall will post up and plays extremely active in the passing lanes. New Patriots Head Coach Jacob Smith will look for leadership out of Marshall this coming season. 

 

Mark Mazyck

Mark Mazyck – Summerville HS 

Mazyck is a rangy player who seems to play his best basketball around the paint. Mazyck scored 33 points in the victory over Fort Dorchester last season. Mazyck averaged 12.5 ppg last season for the Green Wave. 

 

Derrick Larry

Derrick Larry – Summerville HS 

Larry had a 3 to 1 assist-turnover ratio last season for the Green Wave. Larry a tough minded point guard plays defensive back on the football field in the fall. 

 

 

Prep Hoops Projections : 

 

Ashley Ridge HS 

Stall HS 

West Ashley HS 

Summerville HS 

Fort Dorchester HS