Posted On: 02/21/19 4:45 PM

The bottom half of the class 5A bracket has some heavy hitters in it just as the top half.  While there are some high caliber teams in the bottom half, this section should have some of the best games in the classification.  In this edition, I will take a look at these contest and make predictions on who I think will make it to the second round.

#30 H.L. Bourgeois vs #3 Walker

Walker will host the Braves of H.L. Bourgeois to begin defense of their state championship.  The Braves come in with a versatile and offensive-minded duo in Deondre Buggage (5'9", 2020) and Damon Watkins (5'11", 2020).  Both of them can score the rock and create havoc on the defensive end with their quick hands.  However, they are facing one of the premier point guards the state has to offer in Jalen Cook (6'0", 2020).  He is a one man fast break and press breaker as well as an excellent offensive talent.  Coupled with 6'4 sophomore Brian Thomas, they are a hard duo to contain.  Bourgeois may hang in early if they can score.  They might have a chance to

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