Posted On: 06/30/20 9:08 AM

South Jersey basketball had a terrific 2019-20 season with five teams finishing in the Top 20. Camden was the state’s top team throughout the season, while Wildwood Catholic avenged its loss in last season’s sectional final with a 80-67 win over Rutgers Prep. Lance WareLanceWare6'9" | PFCamden | 2020#42NationNJ and Taj ThweattTajThweatt6'7" | PFWildwood Catholic | 2020State#180NationNJ were both selected to First Team All-State, while Dajuan Wagner JrDajuanWagner Jr6'2" | PGCamden | 2023State#2NationNJand Jahlil WhiteJahlilWhite6'6" | SGWildwood Catholic | 2020State#258NationNJ were both All-State selections. South Jersey has a number of talented forwards who are capable of making the All-State team. Here are the South Jersey forwards with the best chances of making the All-State team.

Zach HicksZachHicks6'7" | SFCamden Catholic | 2021State#201NationNJ, 6’7 SF Camden Catholic 2021

The Irish have been to three straight Non-Public A South title games and are looking to make it there again in 2020-21. Hicks had a strong postseason run as he averaged 21.3 points per game. The 6’7 forward has a smooth offensive game as he can attack the basket strong, shoot over his defender and finish through contact. Hicks has a good feel for the game and is a strong rebounder. His ability to score the ball makes him a strong candidate to be a member of the All-State

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