Gaskins enters his season year with 1,581 career points for the Panthers. Gaskins
Prep Hoops is looking to break down the Charleston area on players throughout the next few days. Lets take a look at some of the top players from Charleston in the SCISA ranks right here.
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Chase CannonChaseCannon6'8" | PFPorter Gaud | 2020StateSC (2020) Porter Gaud
Cannon a left-handed forward will play at Hampden-Sydney College (VA) next fall.
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Tobias LafayetteTobiasLafayette5'11" | PGPorter Gaud | 2020StateSC (2020) Porter Gaud
Lafayette will join Cannon at Hampden-Sydney College (VA) next fall. Lafayette will play football at the school.
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Joel BurgessJoelBurgess6'2" | SGCathedral Academy | 2020StateSC (2020) Cathedral Academy
Burgess looks to be headed to Charleston Southern University as a student this fall according to Generals Head Coach Blake Ferguson. Burgess averaged 16.7 ppg this season for the Generals (14-17).
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Cohen GaskinsCohenGaskins6'3" | PGPinewood Prep | 2021StateSC (2021) Pinewood Prep
Gaskins enters his season year with 1,581 career points for the Panthers. Gaskins a good size guard plays the game with a a lot of edge and toughness. Gaskins isn’t afraid to sacrifice his body on the floor. Gaskins averaged 23.5 ppg, 8 rebounds and 3.2 assists this year. Gaskins shot 49% (202-412) from the floor.
[player_tooltip player_id="927533" first="Lance" last="Saulisbury"] #35
Lance SaulisburyLanceSaulisbury6'10" | CPinewood Prep | 2021StateSC (2021) Pinewood Prep
Saulisbury 6’10 really started to show improvement late in the season. Saulisbury must get stronger in the paint. Saulisbury has the ability to alter and challenge shots on the defensive end. Saulisbury averaged 3.8 ppg, 5.6 rebounds and 2.8 blocks this season. Saulisbury attended Northwood Academy before coming over to Pinewood Prep.
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Mason GrantMasonGrant6'3" | SFPorter Gaud | 2021StateSC (2021) Porter Gaud
Grant averaged 21.9 ppg this season for the Cyclones. Grant a wing player started off his career at Fort Dorchester HS. Grant really likes to stalk the baseline and has a nice mid-range game. Grant really looks to excel in the transition game and is very quick off the floor.
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Cyrus BirchCyrusBirch5'11" | PGNorthwood Academy | 2021StateSC (2021) - Northwood Academy (Summerville)
Birch and Houston have been fixtures for the Chargers the past few years in the back court. Birch likes to penetrate - kick the ball to the open man on the floor. Birch at times gets a little too fancy with the ball. Birch never seems to leave the floor for the Chargers. Birch has been hit with the injury bug the past 2 seasons and will enter his senior year with 702 career points. Birch averaged 13 ppg and 5.7 assists this season.
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Caleb HoustonCalebHouston5'9" | PGNorthwood Academy | 2021StateSC (2021) Northwood Academy (Summerville)
Houston seems to be more comfortable off the ball for the Chargers. Houston plays for his father Anthony Houston on the Chargers roster. Houston has a knack to score the ball. Houston still must get stronger to fight off defenders at times on the way to the rack. Houston averaged 19.1 ppg, 6 rebounds and 5 assists this past season for the Chargers. Houston currently has 1,245 career points.
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Heston FosterHestonFoster6'3" | PFNorthwood Academy | 2022StateSC (2022) Northwood Academy (Summerville)
Foster is crafty around the cup at times scoring the ball. Foster is best suited in the paint and seems to score most of his points a few feet in from the hoop. Foster started off his career at Cathedral Academy before coming over to the Chargers.
Colin McKenzie (2022) - First Baptist
McKenzie played his freshman season at Summerville HS. McKenzie a good size shooting guard - wing can really knockdown shots on the perimeter. McKenzie is a deceptive athlete on the floor and averaged 15.4 ppg this season for the Hurricanes.
Mikey Blandin (2022) - First Baptist
Blandin plays in the post for the Hurricanes. Blandin is a strong player with a great set of shoulders. Blandin averaged 8.2 rebounds this season after transferring in from West Ashley HS.
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Tariq ShabazzTariqShabazz5'9" | SFPinewood Prep | 2022StateSC (2022) Pinewood Prep
Shabazz averaged 17.6 ppg this season for the Panthers after coming over from Summerville HS. Shabazz connected on 42% (149-358) from the floor. Shabazz really likes to have the ball in his hands.
[player_tooltip player_id="976894" first="Darius" last="Singletary"] #3
Darius SingletaryDariusSingletary5'10" | PGCharleston Collegiate | 2022StateSC (2022) - Charleston Collegiate
Singletary a point guard started off at Stall HS before coming over to the Sun Devils this past season. Singletary gets the ball ball to the basket with his ability to change speeds. Singletary can change hands really well on his way to the basket to finish.
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RJ RockRJRock6'4" | PFCharleston Collegiate | 2022StateSC (2022) - Charleston Collegiate
Rock is a deceptive athlete and football player for the Sun Devils. Rock plays below the rim and with his back to the basket. Rock has a thicker frame to bully defenders down in the paint at times. Rock like Singletary both started off at Stall HS before coming over last fall.