Posted On: 09/9/19 12:07 PM

This year's version of the DMVelite80 is officially in the books, and now the real work begins for the Prep Hoops Staff. We'll be providing comprehensive coverage from the event throughout the upcoming week. Here is a brief look at 10 of the best perimeter defenders we saw at the event.

CASHEUS COVINGTON | 6'3 G | ARCHBISHOP CARROLL '20

Covington was effective as both an on-ball defender and a help defender. He pressured the ball well consistently while remaining active and alert off the ball. Covington clearly takes pride in being a good defender and this was evident on Saturday.

ELIJAH HAWKINS | 5'9 PG | DEMATHA '21

Hawkins is a very pesky on-ball defender who stays in close proximity to his man and contests virtually every shot. He is quick enough to stay in front of most ball-handlers and has excellent hands.

BYRON IRELAND | 6'1 G  | ST. FRANCES '21

Ireland is sneaky strong and tough to create separation against. He gave commendable effort on the defensive side and that alone in this setting was good enough to draw positive results. 

JAKE KOVERMAN | 6'5 SF | SOUTHERN '21

Koverman brings good length to the wing and

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