Dug McDaniel

Posted On: 05/1/20 5:00 PM

Many talented ball-handlers are playing high school basketball 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 ball-handlers from Northern Virginia. This is the first 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. 

John Awoke | Annandale ‘23

Awoke is one of the bigger guards on this list, standing well over 6-feet tall, but he keeps the ball on a string and can constantly survey the floor because he does not drop his head. He is an adept paint getter as a result and had no problem penetrating opposing defenses throughout his breakout freshman campaign.

Michael HendersonMichaelHenderson5'7" | PGTC Williams | 2022StateVA | TC Williams ‘22

Henderson is not ig guard, listed at 5-foot-7, but this list is simply not complete without him. He’s super quick and even quicker with the ball in his hands. Henderson gained valuable

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