Posted On: 09/11/19 6:00 AM

One of the best teams at the 1A level in the state of North Carolina is the Henderson Collegiate Pride. The Pride made it all the way to last year's 1A State Championship game, where they fell to Bishop McGuinness 55-54. Despite the loss, Henderson Collegiate is back and better than ever with a few newcomers in the stable as well. On Tuesday, with Queens University and Emory & Henry in attendance, I was able to get a look at what to expect.

Top to bottom Henderson is stacked

The Pride are a team loaded with talent and a majority of it is in the 2021 class. They'll certainly be led by 2020 guard Kalib Matthews, who is already committed to Queens University, but with the likes of 2021 Javonte Waverly, 2020 Kameron Brooks and 2021 Akhiris "AK" Holden, they're set to make waves as some of the best juniors at the 1A level. 

There will be a lot of weapons at Coach George Marshall's disposal, that's for certain. Matthews is a certified bucket that can create off the dribble and get any shot he wants on the floor. Waverly is a lockdown defender and a terror on the offensive

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