Posted On: 08/7/19 3:13 AM

From summer leagues to team camps, north Louisiana had an abundance of basketball teams improve over the summer. Team improvement over the summer can be a springboard for teams that will be contenders when the season comes around in the fall. In this article, I will take a look at the five teams I think were the best in north Louisiana this summer.

1.  Woodlawn (Shreveport) Knights - 4A

The Knights season ended early with their second round loss to Livonia.  Then they lost all state guard Tramichael Moton to graduation and all of the sudden Woodlawn seemed to be influx.  What did Coach Kenny Sykes do?  He gave the ball to the only Moton left on the roster.  Delatrion Moton (6'4", 2021) took the mantle as primary ballhandler and the Knights went with him.  Outside of two losses in the Neville summer league, Woodlawn beat prep powers like Bossier and Ouachita on route to a two loss summer.  Moton was big time for them with timely shots and rebounds when the Knights needed them most.  The emergence of Michael Jones (6'6", 2020) as a more versatile scoring option also propelled Woodlawn to their summer record.  If they get consistent

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