Posted On: 05/13/20 5:00 PM

Who are the best athletes in Northern Virginia? The purpose of this article is to highlight some of the very best, regardless of class. Below you will find, in alphabetical order by last name, 10 of the top athletes you will find in the region. This is part of a series that will aim to highlight players based on various superlatives.

Note: these superlative lists will not be mutually exclusive. If someone can handle the ball and do something else (i.e. shoot) at a high level, they will be included in both lists. 

Elliott Black | SSSAS ’22

Black appears set to take the IAC by storm next season. An athletic forward with a well-built frame, he has broad shoulders, strong arms, and a robust lower half. Black's high-level athleticism allows him to finish in traffic with relative ease.

Isaiah FolkesIsaiahFolkes6'1" | PGMiddleburg | 2021StateVA | Middleburg ’21

Folkes is a highly explosive guard who plays with high energy. His athleticism is evident on both ends of the court. Folkes is a good rebounding guard, a plus defender, and a graceful finisher. 

Avery FordAveryFord6'7" | PFCentreville | 2021StateVA | Centreville ’21

Ford is an elite all-around defender as a result of his length

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