Posted On: 11/11/19 4:22 PM

This Friday, public schools will hold official practices/try outs and begin their missions for the 2019-20 season. As we continue to roll out our preseason previews here at Prep Hoops, player of the year candidates always seems to stir up some debate. So without further ado, let the debates begin. Here are the player of the year candidates for Baltimore city.

Justin Lewis | 6'8 | Poly '20

Lewis has been an impact since he stepped on the floor as a freshman at Calvert Hall. Since transferring to Poly, Lewis has made the Engineers the juggernaut of not only the public school conferences, but all teams considered in the area. The 6-foot-8 versatile forward who committed to Marquette this summer should have his most dominant year yet as the Engineers gear up to chase their fourth-straight Class 3A title (third with Lewis on the roster). Lewis' versatility has expanded tremendously since transferring to Poly to the point where he can single-handily dominate a game on both ends. Lewis is certainly the favorite for this award heading into this season.

Will Thomas | 6'5 | Mervo '20

Thomas returns to the court after sitting out

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