Posted On: 01/5/20 12:25 AM

Ras Vanderloo's squad is off to its second consecutive seven-win start and is currently ranked second in the Prep Hoops Poll and fourth in the AP Poll. It's a program that has demanded perfection on every possession and to do whatever it takes to come away with a win when the game is on the line. In the last five seasons, the Black Raiders are an astounding 20-2 in games decided by five points or less. With East's 7-0 start to begin the 2019-20 campaign, it will be looking to reach 20 wins once again. 


1.  The Black Raider backcourt 

Between Jaleque Dunson, Sayvion Armstrong, and Danny Callahan, the Black Raider backcourt is amongst the best in Class 4A when it comes to production.  The three seniors all have their own individual roles and have had success thus far. Dunson is the team-leader who is going to be the consistent scorer, Armstrong will be that scrappy guard who creates plays for his teammates, and Carlson is the gritty player that scraps for 50-50 balls and is a workhorse on both ends of the floor. It should be noted that all three players are averaging over 14 points per game. 



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