Posted On: 12/4/19 2:31 PM
It’s always nice when you watch a kid at a young age and say “he has a chance,” then a few years later you see that he’s reaching that potential. That’s the case for Middleburg junior guard Isaiah Folkes, who I saw as an impressive sophomore at Stonewall Jackson who is now starting to come into his own and getting recognized for it.
The Dragons have started the year on fire, sitting at 3-1 with Folkes being a major part of it. An athletic freak at the point guard position, he often leaves defenders and crowds in awe with his huge dunks despite being just over 6 feet, and his quickness of the bounce makes him very tough to stay in front of. He’s also a good defender which helps set the tone for his team on both ends of the floor.
Folkes is happy with the start, but knows it’s early and there’s a long season in front of them.
“We’ve got off to a great start,” Folkes said. “We have some great chemistry on this team and great players, we just have to continue to bring it moving forward.”
Last year, Folkes was a junior at Stonewall and