Posted On: 05/21/20 11:00 AM

So far, we’ve taken a look at the top guards and top wings in the Raleigh-Durham area City Rankings. Here, we take a look at the top forwards in the Raleigh-Durham area’s 2021 class.

#1 William FeltonWilliamFelton6'9" | PFMillbrook | 2021VA | 6’9 F/C | Millbrook

Felton is one of the more underappreciated bigs in the Raleigh-Durham area, but he does all the dirty work on the interior. He’s due for a big boost in his recruitment since earning offers from the likes of College of Charleston, Hofstra, Elon, UNC-Wilmington, among other schools in the state.

#2 Zion ConnorZionConnor6'0" | CGPage | 2021StateNC | 6-9 F | GRACE Christian

Itejere is a versatile forward prospect that can operate in the post and the perimeter at GRACE Christian. He’s seen his stock grow a bit as he’s shown his high motor and knack for rebounding the ball and getting to the rim. As he learns to make an impact on every play, he’s a prospect to keep eyes on with offers from Little-Rock, Charleston Southern, UNC-Wilimington, Radford and Elon.

#3 Dante KiesenhoferDanteKiesenhofer6'7" | PFHolly Springs | 2021StateNC | 6’7 F/C | Holly Springs

Kiesenhofer is due for a break out senior season after playing alongside William FeltonWilliamFelton6'9" | PFMillbrook | 2021VA | 6’9 F/C | Millbrook Felton is one of the more underappreciated bigs in the Raleigh-Durham area, but he does all the dirty work on the interior. He’s due for a big boost in his recruitment since earning offers from the likes of College of Charleston, Hofstra, Elon, UNC-Wilmington, among other schools in the state. #2 Zion ConnorZionConnor6'0" | CGPage | 2021StateNC | 6-9 F | GRACE Christian Itejere is a versatile forward prospect that can operate in the post and the perimeter at GRACE Christian. He’s seen his stock grow a bit as he’s shown his high motor and knack for rebounding the ball and getting to the rim. As he learns to make an impact on every play, he’s a prospect to keep eyes on with offers from Little-Rock, Charleston Southern, UNC-Wilimington, Radford and Elon. #3 Dante KiesenhoferDanteKiesenhofer6'7" | PFHolly Springs | 2021StateNC | 6’7 F/C | Holly Springs Kiesenhofer is due for a break out senior season after playing alongside Kaleb ScottKalebScott6'7" | PFHolly Springs | 2020State#351NationNC in 2019-20 fulltime. He’s a prospect that’s slowly learning how to use his size to his advantage. As he gets stronger in the weight room, he’ll be a problem for years to come. He holds an offer from Hofstra with a number of of mid-major programs in contact with him. #4 Jayvon MercerJayvonMercer6'6" | PFEast Wake | 2021StateNC | 6’6 F | East Wake Mercer was a double-double machine at East Wake High this past season while taking home All-Conference honors. He put up 21.2 ppg, 9.0 rpg and 1.1 apg as an inside-out threat in 2019-20 while hooting 62 percent from the field. He’s got a high IQ for making plays when the ball touches his hands and he finds way to make it work for him. #5 Will TyndallWillTyndall6'5" | PFEast Chapel Hill | 2021StateNC | 6’4 F | East Chapel Hill  Tyndall is another underrated forward prospect in the area that did damage in the East Chapel Hill rotation. He produced 16.8 ppg, 8.8 rpg and 2.1 apg in 2019-20 in the frontcourt for the Wildcats while shooting 63 percent from the field. He’s an interior threat that operates with purpose at all times and had nine double-doubles. He’s due for a big senior campaign in 2020-21.  

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