Posted On: 08/7/19 11:00 AM

For some, the first game of the 2019-2020 season is about four months away, but basketball never stops at Prep Hoops. As we prepare for another season, be on the lookout for the upcoming Top 250 Expos in your region. In the mean time, the staff will be hitting you with several preseason nuggets. This series aims to highlight 30 of the best young cores in the DMV. A "young core" consists of players with at least two full years of high school basketball remaining. This includes prospects from the class of 2021 and younger. Here is a brief rundown of #5-1.

#5 GOOD COUNSEL (MD)

The Falcons boast one of the deepest 2021 classes around. Bez Mbeng and Day'sJuan Waters are currently the most polished of the bunch. Jalen Curtis and Antoine Jacks have plenty of experience from which to build upon. RJ Floyd showed some promising signs this summer and Chidera Nwosu brings energy to the group. Kyle Pulliam will be a sophomore to watch down the road, and Corey Chesley is an incoming freshman worth watching sooner.

#4 GONZAGA (DC)

Judah Mintz, Devin Dinkins, Quinn Clark, Jared Turner, and Malik Stute represent one of the stronger 2022 classes you will

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